10 practical steps to maximise end-user adoption in MS Teams

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MS Teams Collaboration and end-user adoption

Microsoft Teams is changing workplace collaboration by bringing together chat, meetings, apps, bots, personal storage, and calls into one interface. But ensuring that you have the right strategy and approach is key to maximising end-user adoption and employee engagement. Getting this right ensures that Microsoft Teams can be an effective hub for team collaboration, accelerating digital transformation by improving your organisation’s communication, collaboration, and productivity.  

But with so many features available, there is a risk of taking on too much, too soon. The key to the successful roll-out of Microsoft Teams is putting in place the right strategy and approach from the start. This will help you to avoid many of the common pitfalls.   

Whether your organisation is new to Teams, or you’re tasked with ramping up  end-user adoption and engagement, this guide will walk you through 10 best practices that will enrich your Microsoft Teams deployment and ensure your people are thriving in using the tool – the ultimate goal.

10 practical steps to maximise end-user adoption in MS Teams

1. Building the required foundation

2. Identify use case scenarios

3. Implement in stages – keep it simple!

4. Change management is not optional

5. Plan your naming convention and information architecture

6. Use Teams features to minimize distractions

7. Take governance seriously

8. Sharing and guest access

9. Skype to Teams transition

10. Monitor usage and measure success

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