Well, it has happened. The much anticipated official reveal of Microsoft Teams has taken place. Some of us have been talking about it for a while now though.

Microsoft Teams is free to Office 365 commercial customers on the Business Essentials, Business Premium, and Enterprise E1, E3 or E5 plans.

Microsoft Teams will sit at the heart and be the hub of team collaboration within Office 365.

I am exploring it now and I will write more fully on it soon.

At the October IoD Directors Briefing, which I run each month in Guildford, we had 55 business leaders all sharing insights and experiences around ‘Collaboration’ and I hinted at the announcement.

The bottom line? Internal email is a clunky, last millennium solution to today’s internal collaboration and communication challenges. Whilst email mastery is still an essential productivity skill, it is no longer enough in today’s high volume, high velocity workload management environments.

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