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Will Microsoft Teams Kill Email?

by Karin Klinger
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Published on August 31, 2017

In her recent webinar, CBT Nuggets trainer Simona Millham tackled the burning question: Will Microsoft Teams Kill Email? We all want to reduce the number of emails in our inboxes, so Simona took some time to discuss how Microsoft Teams, in conjunction with Office 365, can make a dent in the volume of emails you get on a daily basis.

Here are some of the highlights from Simona's webinar:

1:01 – Microsoft Teams Overview

1:22 – Channels within Microsoft Teams 1:36 – Threaded discussions 2:10 – Text formatting options (attachments, emojis, gifs, stickers, etc.)

4:00 – Adding New Members to Microsoft Teams

4:18 – Notifications

4:45 – Pop-up notifications for @ mentions 5:15 – Activity notifications in the navigation pane

6:12 – Chatting with Individuals in Microsoft Teams

6:51 – Promoting chats to video or audio calls

8:00 – Working with Files in Microsoft Teams

8:18 – Working with files as tabs in Microsoft Teams 8:34 – Using conversations in conjunction with files

9:47 – Using Tabs and Conversations in Microsoft Teams

10:00 – Power BI in Teams (a shameless plug!) 10:29 – Microsoft Planner in Teams

11:03 – Up to 999 Members in a Single Team!

11:24 – Outlook Tips and Tricks

11:31 – Show as conversations option 11:36 – Clean up feature 14:50 – Ignore conversations 16:00 – Email etiquette tip: Don't hijack existing conversations for new topics! 16:12 – Replying to emails using Instant Messaging (IM) 16:48 – Conversation history storing IMs 17:13 – Using automatic replies for communication preferences

Learn how to conquer your email inbox with Simona's new course on Microsoft Teams today!

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