What is Microsoft Teams?

Microsoft Teams is a communication and collaboration platform that brings everything together in shared workspace within Office 365.

Teams offers the following primary functionalities:

Communicate

  • Chat
  • Online Meetings
  • Presence (free\busy)

Collaborate

  • Host and record multimedia conference calls
  • Share desktop, whiteboard, and applications
  • File sharing
  • Work simultaneously on documents and presentation
  • Collaborate with people both inside and outside our organization

Availability

Microsoft Teams is available to all Seneca employees and students.

Accessing Microsoft Teams

  • Desktop or laptop: It is recommended to use the Teams app on your Seneca computer.  If you would like to install Microsoft Teams on a personal computer, visit the Microsoft Teams Download site.
  • Mobile:The Teams app is also available for Android, iOS and Windows Phone 10.
  • Web:To access Teams on your browser, go to teams.microsoft.com

Introduction

Here is quick look at Microsoft Teams and its features.

Microsoft Teams Quick Guide

Additional Resources