Recently, the use of Microsoft Teams has increased enormously. Of course this has to do with the coronavirus, which forces companies to work from home as much as possible. But Microsoft Teams is also by far the best solution available now to communicate and work together remotely, in a pleasant way.
Forrester Consulting conducted a research into the benefits of Microsoft Teams for organizations and employees. These are the main benefits according to the study ‘The Total Economic Impact of Microsoft Teams’:
Microsoft Teams reduces the total number and duration of meetings. Meetings conducted via Teams are more reliable and of very high audio-video quality, resulting in less time spent addressing setup and call-quality issues. And with Teams, companies can save on many other communication software and hardware solutions, such as web conference software and telephony solutions. Additionally, Teams reduces the number of overnight business trips.
Employees can save up to 4 hours a week through improved collaboration and information sharing. With Teams it is easier to find and share the information you need. This makes life of managers and decision-makers easier as well. They come to a decision 17.7% faster, because information is readily available and they can communicate quickly with each other.
"Microsoft Teams saves users time (varies based on role): 1.1 to 8.0 hours per user per week."
Customize and expand
With Teams, less time is spent on switching between applications. This saves time and it is more pleasant. You can also extend the use of Teams to customers, suppliers and partners. This enables better collaboration across organizations.
Work with confidence
Having all resources and documents available in Teams, within the same reliable, cloud-based environment, ensures that employees can continue their job all the time. The costs for IT compliance and eDiscovery are also reduced with Teams.
The benefits of Microsoft Teams can best be summarized as:
Having all solutions in one place for improved collaboration and information sharing as well a more efficient meetings saved users time (varies based on role): 1.1 to 8.0 hours per user per week
So the time has come to work more productively and pleasantly, with Microsoft Teams!