Teams is the fastest growing application in Microsoft’s history and has transformed the Microsoft Modern Workplace. Providing a single hub for communications and collaboration, Teams incorporates Office 365, messaging, meetings, voice, devices, app platforms and more.
Successfully deploying this collaboration tool for business requires a strategic approach. Without a plan focused on deployment, governance and adoption, you can risk data sprawl, loss of information, user resistance or minimal productivity gains. With the right project implementation plan, you can realize a tremendous return on investment – as illustrated in Forrester’s study on The Total Economic Impact of Microsoft Teams.
Our Microsoft Teams consulting services can ensure you realize the value of Teams through effective and secure employee collaboration in the cloud.
Qualitative Benefits & Additional Impact of Microsoft Teams
(Forrester study: The Total Economic Impact Of Microsoft Teams)
We take a “business first” approach to using Microsoft Teams for collaboration – it’s not just deploying the technology, it’s making the technology work for your organization, setting the technology up securely, and training your employees to collaborate most effectively with it.
Our Microsoft Teams consulting services helps you realize the value of Microsoft Teams through careful planning and focus around the activities outlined below:
Roadmap & Planning
We provide a project implementation plan that supports the organization’s business needs. Our roadmap will get the organization to its envisioned future state using Teams to integrate with other systems and automate business processes related to Teams.
We deliver experts who have the skills to lead an organization through deploying Teams in a manner that quickly gets an organization to a secure and operational state while rapidly achieving business goals through increasing employee engagement.
We encourage new ways of working together with more effective use of communication and collaboration technology.
We will help you configure settings and implement processes that work for your business requirements.
Security & Compliance
We enable you to keep your data secure while sharing information across multiple devices, locations and companies. We’ll work with you to assess security needs and recommend the best course of action to protect your organization’s information assets.
We provide strategic and tactical advice and hands-on help for you to start building a Microsoft modern workplace using Teams and the entire suite of Office 365 tools.
Our Office 365 services help you define, design and successfully transition your organization’s collaboration solutions, mobile productivity, business intelligence and security.
Our Accelerator Frameworks Can Help You Roll Out Microsoft Teams With Ease.
To help you get a jump-start with rolling out Microsoft Teams, we’ve developed two Microsoft Teams Accelerator Frameworks, the first being Teams Adoption and Change Management (TACM) followed by Teams Deployment. These are based on Prosci and Microsoft Service Adoption models, Forrester & Gartner best practices and our technical expertise gathered from successful Microsoft Teams implementations.
Accelerator 1 : Teams Adoption & Change Management (TACM)
• Build out a foundation for the remaining TACM phases
• Understand business goals and needs
• Define your change management (CM) strategy
• Prepare your CM team
• Develop your sponsorship model
• Develop CM plans
•Take action to implement plans
• Collect and analyze feedback
• Diagnose gaps and manage resistance
• Implement corrective action
Accelerator 2 : Teams Deployment
- FRAMEWORK : Apply our framework, prioritizing collaboration, communication and content tools.
- READINESS : Use a checklist to assess team collaborations, meetings and calls, applications and governance.
- ENABLEMENT : Establish Teams admin center, and implement security & compliance, and develop Teams support plan.
- PRIORITIZATION : Prioritize steps and phase-in capabilities, moving from basic productivity to meeting solutions.
- FEEDBACK : Leverage quantitative and qualitative feedback to track adoption.
Get the Inside Track on Microsoft Teams
In our ebook, The Inside Track on Microsoft Teams: Your Formula for a Winning Security & Governance Strategy, learn how to achieve a better return on investment, by introducing a clear strategy for security, as well as a governance plan that ensures the application is well tuned to the needs of your organization.