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How To Integrate Microsoft Teams With Google Calendar

How To Integrate Microsoft Teams With Google Calendar

Living with two apps that do almost the same thing can be infuriating. But also, more often than not, unavoidable. Instead of fighting against each other, it’s possible to integrate Microsoft Teams with Google Calendar. So rather than duplicating content across platforms, read on to find out to connect Microsoft Teams and Google Calendar. Easy ...

Microsoft Teams Suggested Replies

Quickfire Guide To Microsoft Teams Suggested Replies

Your Teams app is busy.  There are messages coming in all over the place and you’re nearing notification overload. Surely there’s a way to make this more productive? Well, how about using suggested replies to speed up basic interactions? In this post, we’ll introduce the suggested replies in Microsoft Teams and provide guidance on how, ...

Webex vs GoToMeeting

Webex vs GoToMeeting: A Real-World Comparison

Unarguably two giants of the online meeting world, Webex vs GoToMeeting is now a battle of full collaboration suites. We’re talking about messaging, calling, and meetings—rather than just which meeting platform is better? As your business evolves into a digital-first environment, choosing the right collaboration platform is a huge decision for the next decade. In ...

Webex Breakout Rooms

Quick Setup Guide For Webex Breakout Rooms

Webex breakout rooms extend the features of Webex meetings and collaboration into dedicated groups away from large meetings. Breakout rooms offer meeting participants the opportunity to meet in smaller groups away from the main session.  Attendees of virtual workshops or online classrooms can share ideas, collaborate on projects, and network using breakout rooms. They are ...

How to integrate Slack with Outlook

How To Integrate Slack With Outlook

What are the two apps you keep option almost all day? Slack and Outlook, right? And because they’re open, you’re susceptible to flicking between them to conduct repetitive tasks. One thing you do in Slack, you replicate in Outlook. It’s 2022 and we live in a world of automation. Why can’t you integrate the two? ...

How to enable live transcription on Zoom

How To Enable Live Transcription On Zoom

“I can’t hear you. Can you please speak louder?” Are you tired of situations like these in Zoom meetings? Is manual transcription too time-consuming a process to even consider?  Everyone could use a closed captioning and transcription feature for such situations. Good news! It’s here. In this post, we introduce Zoom’s live transcription feature and ...

Zoom breakout rooms

How To Set Up Your First Zoom Breakout Room

One of the most helpful Zoom features we’ve come across is Zoom breakout rooms. Here, members can have separate private sessions set up by the host away from the main Zoom meeting.  These are particularly useful when there are lots of members and not enough time for each of them to speak during the meeting ...

Microsoft Teams emojis

Microsoft Teams Emojis: When, How, And Why To Use Them 🤔

It might seem a trivial aspect on the face of it but Microsoft Teams emojis have become a staple in the way we use asynchronous messaging. From a laugh to notify your colleague you found them funny (even if you didn’t) to a sad face to save you from fumbling the words, written communication needs ...