The Covid-19 pandemic pushed us indoors. Even after three bouts with the disease, the pandemic is impacting nations with a new wave. The hybrid work culture is being adopted by both big and small businesses. Microsoft Teams has come up with a few new features to help such businesses deal with online interactions. Also Read - Window 11 update: Microsoft to roll out Android apps to 5 new countries
The new MS Teams features are aimed at collaboration and improved communication to enhance coordination. The collaboration tool – Microsoft Teams Essentials has introduced these 3 new features to enable SMBs: Also Read - Microsoft working on a low-cost streaming device to compete with Apple TV
Note: The new Features apply only to Teams Free & Teams Essentials purchased directly from Microsoft. Also Read - Minecraft’s big wilderness update is coming on June 7
Schedule meeting on Mobile
This feature will allow the user to plan meetings on the go. With the latest update, Teams users can schedule meetings on mobile from within the calendar or even the chat window.
To help with communicating with customers, partners and vendors, Teams has introduced this new feature. The users can communicate outside their organization. They will have to entering the full email address or phone number of the desired recipient to start a one on one or group chat. Users can communicate with those outside their organization with no tenant switching needed.
Google Calendar Intergration
The Google calendar integration constantly lets the user highlight what is important. The integration will replace the existing Teams calendar with Google Calendar, although users can switch back at any time.