What is Microsoft Teams?

Microsoft Teams is an application that enables and enhances teamwork via the close integration of collaboration, communication and the full range of Microsoft 365 products.

For information on Teams features and how to use them, please use the links below.


More about Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is software that enables you and your team to work together remotely by giving you a collaboration platform to work within. With Teams you can:

  • Host meetings with your colleagues and classmates
  • Use chat to message each other
  • Collaborate on documents in real-time together
  • Store your shared files
  • Use tools like Microsoft Planner to help everyone keep on track of team tasks.

Teams was rolled out at Strathclyde in October 2020. Here are some of the case studies showing how Strathclyde people have been using it so far:

You can find other case studies on the Cloud Transformation SharePoint site, including how Strathclyde is adopting some of the more advanced tools in the Microsoft 365 toolkit, like Power Automate.

For help on how to get started with Teams visit our Teams Training and support pages, or our FAQs, including how to get the Teams App.

If you want to know more about how we are exploring new more effective ways of working with each other using the new Microsoft 365 apps, sign up to the Cloud Transformation Team site and be part of the conversation. You will be able to see our Microsoft 365 Roadmap and get early access to join up for orientation and training events like our Teams Orientation Webinar as well as participate in surveys and vote for what apps and functions you would like to see rolled out next.


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