Microsoft Teams Tips and Tricks

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    As featured in Market Watch, Inc., Fortune, Forbes, and Entrepreneur:
    Discover how to work more efficiently with Microsoft Teams, the popular collaboration app in Office 365. In this concise, targeted course, Nick Brazzi shares tips that can help power users get even more use out of Teams. He goes over useful commands and keyboard shortcuts that can help you streamline your workflow, and explains how to use Teams as a hub to access information from different Office 365 apps. Plus, he demonstrates how to leverage different communication options; explores some particularly useful apps in Teams; and shares how to work with bots and messaging apps.


    • Nick Brazzi

      Senior Staff Instructor, LinkedIn Learning

      Nick Brazzi is a staff author on productivity and mobile topics for LinkedIn Learning.

      A former Apple educator, Nick has been teaching desktop productivity and video editing for over 10 years. Before joining, he was a software trainer and instruction designer for Apple, and a regular guest speaker for several Macintosh user groups in the Silicon Valley. In his spare time, Nick demonstrates his skills in various unicycle-related sports.

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  • Welcome

    – Welcome to tips and tricks for Microsoft Teams. I’m Nick Brazzi. This course focuses on those extra features that are not absolutely necessary to work in teams, but can really enhance or speed up your work if you spend a lot of time in Teams. We’ll start with techniques for streamlining how you work. Office 365 is a collection of several apps and services that can communicate with each other. So we will see how to use Teams as a single hub application for Office 365. We will integrate external storage tools into Teams, so you can share files more easily. And we will look at keyboard shortcuts and quick commands that you can trigger from the command box. Then we’ll get into tools for improving communication with your teammates. You can target messages to specific people using @mentions and we’ll see the advanced features you can use in video calls. Then we’ll finish up with apps. Small pieces of software that add more functionality to Teams. We’ll explore some specific, useful apps in Teams that may help you be more productive, or just help you understand how apps work in general. Then we’ll explore the different subcategories of apps including bots, messaging apps and connectors. If you are already familiar with Teams and you’re looking to learn some of the more advanced features, this course is for you. Let’s get started.

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  • Contents

    • IntroductionIntroduction
    • 1. Streamline Work in Teams1. Streamline Work in Teams
    • 2. Communication Options in Teams2. Communication Options in Teams
    • 3. Explore Some Useful Apps and Bots3. Explore Some Useful Apps and Bots
    • ConclusionConclusion