Collaboration among workers is always a key to an organization’s success...
However, during a crisis like the one we are currently living through, collaborating effectively can be a key differentiator from your competition.
A study published in the Harvard Business Review (HBR) collected ten years of data to study the link between collaboration and financial performance across dozens of professional service firms, financial institutions, and health care organizations, starting from the 2007-2008 financial crisis. The results showed that organizations with the most highly collaborative workers grew their business during the crisis. The business of the middle group declined slightly, and the least collaborative companies suffered lost revenue which still hadn’t been recovered five years after the recession ended.
Your staff may be willing to work better together, but they must have the right tools to enable them to collaborate effectively. Microsoft Teams brings together the full breadth and depth of Office 365 to provide a true chat-based hub for teamwork while providing you with the opportunity to create a more open, fluid digital environment.
Interlink’s Teams Energize Workshop and Implementation program will help you create a customized workspace to allow your workforce to be more productive.
The Teams Energize program helps you:
- Build user awareness of the tool and how best to use it
- Develop a vision of your specific organizational needs and how Teams will benefit your users
- Deploy and configure Teams with built-in compliance and governance tools
- Establish change management processes to ensure users adopt and utilize the technology
Microsoft Teams is built on existing Microsoft technologies woven together to ensure the highest productivity for your staff.
Interlink’s Teams Energize Workshop & Implementation includes:
- Envisioning and technical review
- Pilot team identification and creation of adoption plan
- Configuration of Microsoft Teams
- Teams Adoption and Change Management
The program also includes three main workshops all of which may qualify for Microsoft funding assistance:
The HBR report concludes that “by promoting cross-silo collaboration, your organization is more likely to survive the current hard times and thrive when they’re over.”
Learn how Microsoft Teams can help you create an enhanced collaborative environment by visiting www.interlink.com/teams-workshop.
Interested in learning more? View our similar blog: ON-DEMAND WEBINAR | Understanding Microsoft Teams Meeting & Conferencing.
 7 Strategies for Promoting Collaboration in a Crisis, by Heidi K. Gardner and Ivan Matviak, Harvard Business Review, July 8, 2020