Teams ‘Together mode’ – hyped or helpful
Microsoft released a number of updates to Teams in July including the anticipated 7×7 view. Among the many improvements rapidly being rolled in to Teams, “Together mode” was a little perplexing to me.
The entire world is undergoing change. We need to look out for each other, but you can’t help anyone if you haven’t helped yourself first. Make sure you, your family and your friends are okay before moving further out to help other people.
We are all in the same crisis, but we are not all in the same situation. Everyone has knowledge and now is the time to put it to positive use. Big or small your skills may help someone who is struggling right now. If you know something, show something.
The mass shift to working from home has been a big change for workers, but also a change for practitioners. Technology, communications, digital workplace and change management practitioners have had to pivot and re-focus.
With the COVID-19 situation changing rapidly our CEO Craig Scroggie and the leadership team made the decision to have all non-essential members of the NEXTDC team work from home. This was a decisive move to commit to social distancing and stopping the viral spread.
As a digital workplace practitioner I get great value out of community led events which share not only information about products, but how to leverage them to create real value. That is why I am excited to be part of the team bringing Microsoft 365 Saturday to Melbourne in May.