Microsoft Teams is at the frontlines of your internal communications and meetings are a regular part of your day-to-day. While it’s easy to join a meeting, many of us miss even the most essential features Teams offers. With remote meetings more relevant than ever, we’ve put together some tips to help you perfect them. Take a look at our infographic or read further to learn how to action these tips.
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Updating or checking the agenda for the meeting can ensure everyone is up-to-speed on the topic at hand.
A mic and speaker can ensure you are heard and that you can hear everyone else.
Turning your camera on is the best way to stay connected with colleagues, partners, and clients from a distance.
Recording the meeting will allow you to access the information discussed at a future date. You can use the recording to review the discussion or shared it with a colleague that couldn’t make it.
Blurred or custom backgrounds are a great way to keep things professional and keep your home private.
Are you curious about the best way to leverage backgrounds in Microsoft Teams? Our very own Digital Workplace And Office 365 Consultant, Miguel Tena, can help in his blog post, “Microsoft Teams Background, more than just a pretty feature.”
It’s easy to get distracted when you don’t have a clear visual focus. Sharing your screen, along with point 7, will help make sure everyone stays focused.
According to the Social Science Research Network, 65% of people are visual learners. Using Whiteboard for visual explanation can help provide a clearer picture to many.
Your recordings get stored in Microsoft Stream. Share them with your groups or embed them into a SharePoint site.
Use @ in Teams to notify everyone who took part in the meeting or other colleagues with meeting information.
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