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How to Invite Hotmail and Gmail Users to a Microsoft Teams Meeting

Working remotely has been such a pleasure, right? Telecommuting as a concept has had a positive impact on the business environment, allowing organizations and their employees to be productive in remote locations. While the benefits of telecommuting are unprecedented and significant, working remotely has also [...]

Microsoft Viva Learning: your new study buddy

Whether you’re an expert in your field or have just switched professions or maybe you’re just a curious being, there are always more opportunities to learn. The great part about the world we live in today is the extreme innovation that is constantly taking place. As a result, there is an abundance of information shared across the internet [...]

Microsoft Viva Topics demystified

Artificial intelligence is taking over the world. Time to stop fearing SkyNet and embrace Johnny 5, friends! Whether we like it or not, the way business gets done is changing. According to Gartner, in the past four years, the number of businesses adopting artificial intelligence [...]

Microsoft Viva Connections: What is it, exactly?

One of the more obvious challenges presented by a remote work environment is the lack of social connection. It can be easy to feel isolated and disconnected when you’re working behind a screen all day alone in your living room. Having social connections has been [...]

Viva Insights: what is it and what are the benefits?

Every single day that you show up to work, whether virtually or in the office, you’re releasing data. And for better or for worse, technology usually captures this data. Your work patterns, habits, and tendencies are valuable insights that can be analyzed to improve the [...]

What is Microsoft Viva – the four modules explained

As an organization, you’re constantly looking for the best tools, processes, and applications available to better yourself and your employees. The employment world is all about employee experience and growth lately, after all! And in theory, this is a great concept. However, one issue is [...]

4 non-meeting related communication tips for Microsoft Teams

When you think about Microsoft Teams, the first thing that comes to mind is probably something along the lines of hosting meetings or chatting with co-workers – but there's so much more to it. Microsoft Teams promotes efficiency and productivity within your workspace through a variety of features – no meetings required!  Let’s take a [...]

Team engagement in a remote environment using Microsoft Teams

We now know that we’re capable of working remotely, and I think it’s fair to say that we have gotten pretty used to it, whether we wanted to or not! It has been such a long time!  Seeing so many organizations adopt remote work simultaneously surely brought a lot of questions: are you [...]

Leverage Microsoft Forms during Teams Meetings

At this point, we’re all well aware of the struggles that arise when trying to ask a question during a large remote meeting. Either someone forgets to go off mute, there’s background noise or everyone starts talking at once – we’ve all been there. Microsoft Teams presents a much simpler option of asking a [...]

What is Microsoft Bookings?

Let's be honest, we all live very busy professional lives. Why would we waste our precious time communicating back and forth – or even pick up the phone! - with a potential client to book a consultation - we wouldn’t! Microsoft Bookings allows both you and your customers to save time and efficiently get that first meeting booked in your [...]

Why brand your virtual background in Microsoft Teams

These days practically everyone is connecting through virtual meetings. They provide the flexibility that so many people desire, even though we were slightly forced into it. However, some may say that despite all the benefits of virtual meetings, they still fall a little flat. They [...]

4 overlooked meeting options in Microsoft Teams

Organizing and attending Microsoft Teams meetings have now become everyone's job. We all hold so many video calls each day, it'd be a bummer if we didn't know how to leverage all the right meeting options! While we are busy working in these meetings, Microsoft [...]

How to find file versions in Microsoft Teams

I'm sure you've been in a situation where you accidentally click a button and all of the sudden, it's as if you're looking at a completely different document and you're wondering to yourself, what have I done? Believe it or not, you're not alone. This [...]

Manage your Teams with Valo Teamwork

It is no secret, Microsoft Teams is where you live and breathe as your office quickly shifted to remote work. MS Teams is one of the most popular apps – well in the workplace at least. As a communication platform, it allows you to better [...]

Using Microsoft Planner for managing project tasks

It should come as no surprise that organizations that have a project management process are far more likely to deliver projects on time and under budget than those that don't. Despite this seemingly obvious fact, it's surprising is that only 46% of organizations actually do [...]

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