Teams: #FightCorona – How do I chat with others outside of my organisation?

In the last blog, we created Teams, and Channels and we looked at the three ways to chat with other users in the organisation. However, this was within the organisation. Part of the magic of Teams is that it allows us to chat and work with people outside of the organisation too. Most people today work with people outside of their organisation - customers, suppliers, consultants, vendors, peers. It's therefore important to understand how we do it.

Teams: #FightCorona – How do I join or create a team? Create a channel? Start a chat?

Now that you are orientated, it's time to get to hands on and get into some teamwork! The first place to start is creating Teams and joining other Teams - how can we even begin to work in Teams if we aren't even part of them right? We'll then move on to creating channels - those defined sections of a team where we can chat and collaborate with other members. We'll cap this blog with 3 ways we can start a chat with the team. Chat is considered to be the core experience of Teams - and what most of us love doing!

Teams: #FightCorona – Desktop Client Orientation 101

Ok. Day one. You've just been told that you need to start using Teams. Your admin has installed it on your machine and has logged you in. You don't know where to begin. What is a Team? What is a channel? What is a tab? Let's get acquainted.