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John Rice

ON-DEMAND WEBINAR | Understanding Microsoft Teams Meeting & Conferencing

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Microsoft has positioned Microsoft Teams as the client for Intelligent Communications in Office 365. 

And, many organizations now use Teams as their central hub because it brings all communications features including Messaging, Meetings, Calling, and Collaboration into a single client interface.  

During this on-demand event, Interlink’s collaboration experts will provide you with an in-depth overview of Microsoft Teams Meetings and how to get the most out of it. Our team also covers the capabilities of Teams Meetings and Live Events, as well as the new Advanced Communications Meetings option.

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Bryant Shumate

Microsoft Lists | What is it?

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Microsoft Lists is a Microsoft 365 app that helps users create, share, and track work through lists that are simple, smart, and easy to use.
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Microsoft recently announced Microsoft Lists and it’s is coming this summer! Whether you create a standalone list, work collaboratively, or use it with SharePoint or Teams, it will save you time, effort, and increase productivity by keeping track of items, issues, assets, contacts, and more!

Microsoft Lists – An Overview

Microsoft Lists will be available through web and mobile applications. From there, users can create new lists, share, and access recent/favorite lists in one central location. Microsoft Lists will be integrated into Microsoft Teams. This will transform how users stay productive and on track both individually and with a team. Users can create new lists directly within Teams and utilize ready-made templates for common scenarios. These templates will have preconfigured structures, forms, views, and formatting available.

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Matt Scherocman

Microsoft Teams Licensing is Confusing – Here is an Overview!

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We know how confusing Microsoft Licensing can be. Here is an overview and explanation of your options when it comes to Microsoft Teams!

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What Does the Video Cover?

This video provides a high-level view of multiple Microsoft Teams Licensing options. Watch it to learn more about:

  • Teams Licensing options
  • Teams included in Business, E, and F Plans
    • Instant Messaging & Presence
    • Web Meetings
    • Audio Conferencing (PSTN Conferencing)
    • Teams Phone System (PBX)
    • Teams Calling Plan – Domestic (PSTN Calling)
  • Meeting Room Systems and Conference Phones
    • Microsoft has two SKUs for licensing meetings and calling on a per-device basis

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How Interlink Can Help

Microsoft Teams brings chat, content, people, and tools together, all in one hub, wherever you are. Teams integrates with your Office 365 subscription productivity suite and feature extensions that can integrate with non-Microsoft products as well! Contact Interlink to discuss licensing options and which is best for your organization today!

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Mike Wilson

Improving and Developing Last Minute Remote IT Strategies

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Learn how your organization can effectively develop and improve strategies for working remotely during the COVID-19 crisis. 

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Interlink's CTO and Vice President, Mike Wilson, participated in an online roundtable discussion with experts in medicine, finance, employment law, IT, and public relations regarding some important ways you can prepare your business to deal with the fallout of the coronavirus. (You can view the entire roundtable webinar here!) While most of us haven’t felt the direct impact of someone we know becoming infected, most are experiencing indirect impacts. Many employees have been sent to work from home, schools have closed, major community events have been postponed, and travel plans are canceled - just to name a few.

In this article, we summarize some of the key IT takeaways that can help you maintain business continuity while balancing business risk versus IT security. It is our goal at Interlink to offer aid and assistance to businesses and organizations struggling with transitioning, even temporarily, to a remote office setting. 

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Max Donaldson

Microsoft Kaizala | Reasons your Firstline Workers will Love This Simple & Secure Mobile Chat App for Work

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See what Microsoft Kaizala is, how you get it, and how it’s different from Microsoft Teams

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A common struggle for organizations is figuring out the best way to bridge the gap in communication between corporate offices and their firstline workers – the people who work in service or task-oriented roles across a variety of industries such as retail, hospitality or manufacturing. Oftentimes, associates in these roles want a more convenient and secure way to connect with their team, view company resources, and manage their schedules or shift changes. As a solution, Microsoft has developed Kaizala – the messaging app that brings unique capabilities to Microsoft 365, with its ability to connect and engage people both inside and outside of an organization’s directory – including contract workers, vendors, partners, suppliers, and customers.

Sound a little familiar? Microsoft Teams already offers features like instant chat, mobile applications, and even Shifts for firstline workers, so why do you need a Kaizala integration at all? Kaizala was designed to complement Teams – which is why Microsoft recently announced they would be delivering Kaizala capabilities into Microsoft Teams as part of an integrated offering. Read on to learn more about Kaizala, including what it is, how you get it, and how it's different from Teams...

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Welcome to the Interlink Cloud Blog

All content provided on this blog is for informational purposes only. The owner of this blog makes no representations or warranties regarding the information from our partners or other external sources.