There are three Microsoft 365 tools that are typically used for office communication and collaboration: Microsoft 365 Groups, Yammer, and Microsoft Teams. While these three are similar, did you know that there are subtle differences that set them apart from each other? Let's take a look at some of these.
Understanding Microsoft 365 collaboration tools
Groups, Yammer, and Teams: When should you use them?
While most Microsoft 365 apps serve a particular purpose, tools like Outlook Groups, Yammer, and Microsoft Teams can all be used for office communication and collaboration. However, there are a few small differences. Read on to learn more.
With Outlook Groups, every member gets a shared inbox, calendar, project planner, notebook, and document library.
Understanding Office collaboration tools
Office 365 is so chock-full of apps, it’s sometimes difficult to keep track of them all. Sure, you have the most popular tools like Word and Skype for Business, but there are three tools in the lineup that seem like they could be used the same way: Outlook Groups, Yammer, and Microsoft Teams.
Getting staff to use collaboration tools
An organization might have the most state-of-the-art technology in the world at its disposal, but none of it matters if people don't use it. Here are five good ways to ensure collaboration tools adoption for your business.
#1 Conduct an audit and have your use cases ready - The first thing you need to do is run an internal audit to figure out which collaboration tools are in your environment and why.
Office 365: Tools and tips for business
Office 365 is the office productivity tool of choice because it has everything business users could possibly need. That said, most of them aren’t maximizing their Office 365 investment. That’s why we’re recommending some of the lesser-known and underused tools to help you work more efficiently.
Differentiating Groups, Yammer, and Teams
Yammer, Outlook Groups, and Microsoft Teams have plenty in common. They’re all Office 365 tools designed for sharing files and communicating with colleagues. So what differentiates each from the other and when should you use them? Here's a quick rundown to help you decide.