How to get a better ROI and save one day a week with Microsoft Teams
Giving access to the right tools is often not sufficient to build a successful digital workplace. Training, empowering, and supporting your staff is mandatory to ensure they succeed in the digital era. To add to the complexity, when numerous tools are adopted, security and compliance are more difficult to sustain.
The more, the merrier rule does not apply here; adopting a new collaboration tool should increase productivity and save time, not be another burden for your employees. Adopting numerous tools with similar functionalities can result in confusion and resistance towards change. Furthermore, adopting numerous tools is resulting in distraction by constant switching between the apps. Switching between the applications is not only a matter of losing time but also re-engagement.
A Forrester Total Economic Impact™ Study of Microsoft Teams, published in 2019, reported that information workers save 15 minutes per day by having features and information sources available within Teams. The latest Forrester study, published in July 2020, showed that by using Microsoft Teams and its unified communication and collaboration capabilities, employees can save 15 to 25 minutes a day. In other words, information workers can save between 1 and 2 hours a week by utilizing a hub for teamwork which allows them to integrate