20 Useful Microsoft Teams Tips to become More Productive

13 January 2020

At the end of last year, ClearPeople ran a “Tips for Teams” series on social media. We have summarised some of the key tips below.


Key tips for Marketing

  1. Check your Activity Feed for notifications that require your actions
  2. Join team meetings on your smartphone
  3. Turn a file into a tab 
  4. Create new channels within your team and invite key team members
  5. Don’t remember where you saved a document? Use the command box to easily find your document

Read more Marketing Tips for Teams here.


Key tips for Sales

  1. View notices and feeds from a Dynamics CRM connector
  2. Research company information by using the Power BI dashboard tab
  3. Check out WhoBot to find people of interest
  4. Start a private chat with your colleague
  5. Record your meetings while you’re working in the background

Read more Tips for Teams for Sales here.


Key tips for HR

  1. Schedule a large volume of meetings in Microsoft Teams calendar
  2. Alert people by using the @mention in teams
  3. Add Planner to create a project board for tracking team tasks 
  4. As a team owner, add Forms to create surveys and polls 
  5. Run interview over Teams by using the high-quality video calling function 

Read more Tips for Teams for HR here.


Key tips for IT Project Manager

  1. Follow channels to keep track of what’s going on
  2. Run Azure Devops through Teams
  3. Add your favourite tools to your channel with tabs
  4. To share important messages, use Announcements instead of posting a normal message
  5. Customise your team to make it a great place for people to get work done

Read more Tips for IT Project Managers here.



We make Teams easier, more secure and intuitive

  • Improve user experience and adoption of Teams with Atlas - ClearPeople's award-winning digital workspace solution
  • Atlas Connect enables centralised governance of Teams for business users 
  • Improve Teams search experience using Group Explorer. This powerful tool is your launchpad to all collaboration areas not only in Teams but across Office 365 
  • Become far more security and compliance aware with our add-on feature for Group Explorer 

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