Microsoft is moving forward with Microsoft Teams rapidly as it extends the capabilities of Skype for Business, bringing together chat, meetings, calling, collaboration, app integration, and file storage into a single interface.

Teams enables you to share materials within a collaboration group, group your conversation using channels, access ingoing and outgoing data through connection to third-party applications and more.

In brief, Skype for Business is an application for communication and Teams is an application for collaboration.

Microsoft outlines the key features of Teams for new users:

Teams —
 Teams can be dynamic for the project-based work, as well as ongoing, to reflect the internal structure of your company.

Meetings —  Meet with teams of 10 or 10,000. Host audio, video, and web conferences with anyone inside or outside your company.

Calls —  Make clear and reliable calls on a global scale, even if they’re not using Teams. 

Integration — Add your favourite Microsoft and third-party services or build custom apps for your unique business needs.

Commands  —  Use the command box to search for specific items or people and take
quick actions.

Companies that are making full use of Microsoft’s Office 365 are in the best position to migrate to Teams, however, Skype for Business will continue to be available in Office 365.

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