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Microsoft Teams Notifications

Get Your Head Around Microsoft Teams Notifications

If you’re getting too many Microsoft Teams notifications, rest assured you’re not alone. Or perhaps you’re not getting any and there’s clearly a problem. Or maybe it’s that you’re getting some but at the wrong time and they’re not the ones you want. In order to avoid notification overload on any platform, it’s important to ...

Zoom Whiteboard

Zoom Whiteboard Launches: Here’s How To Use It

In April 2022, Zoom launched a new revamped virtual whiteboard feature. The new whiteboard includes key collaboration features like: Persistence: Zoom Whiteboard is now accessible not only during Zoom meetings but also as a standalone feature before and after meetings. This is great for asynchronous collaboration. Power: You and your team can attach sticky notes, ...

Slack etiquette

Slack Etiquette Guide: 10 Do’s And Don’ts

Slack etiquette. A phrase you’re familiar with or an alien concept? It’s rarely anything in between. The nature of chat apps makes it tempting to blur the lines of workplace conversation. Are emojis unprofessional? Should I share a photo of my breakfast? How do I reply to messages without breaking up the flow of conversation?  ...

How to use threads in Microsoft Teams

Tom Arbuthnot Explains Microsoft Teams Threads & Replies

When researching how to use threads in Microsoft Teams, you get a lot of negativity from users used to Slack threads and other platforms like Reddit where threads are the lifeblood. Rather than this be a blog post comparing how different platforms use threads, we’ve asked Microsoft MVP, Tom Arbuthnot, to author a section on ...