Microsoft has been using terminology some users might find confusing. Microsoft Teams is a tool, you can create a Team in Microsoft Teams, but can you create a Group too?
In the digital landscape, it can be easy to get caught up in some of the jargon thrown around about the solutions we provide our clients. In recent years, some terms have gotten even more confusing with the introduction of Microsoft Teams.
So, what exactly is the difference between Microsoft Teams, a Team, or a Group? Though each helps to facilitate collaboration, they’re all unique in their own way. Let’s dig into some of the terms Microsoft has been using to describe their new collaboration platform.
In order to create a frame of reference for these common terms, we established some key definitions:
At Bulb Digital, we believe a solution that’s meant to better your workplace shouldn’t create confusion. We chose to highlight these terms to resolve some of this confusion and because Microsoft Teams can be an important asset to any organization. Its user-friendly interface makes getting started incredibly straightforward, but understanding its core components first is a must.
If you want to continue exploring Microsoft Teams as a collaboration solution, you can reference Microsoft’s quick start guide to give you an idea of what to expect when rolling out this technology to your team. When we work with our clients, we always start the process by information gathering. Doing so gives us deeper insight into key members and features that should be phased into a rollout in order to create a strong foundation for continued adoption of the technology In the end, it’s all about putting systems in place to help ensure that the solution is working strategically for you and your business.