Team collaboration tool tightly integrates with Microsoft Office 365
Early this year, you may have read how to share, save, or edit the latest OneDrive and SharePoint Online files from Webex Teams. With this, there is no more versioning trouble and no need to leave your favorite app for a meeting, messaging, or whiteboarding.
And now, with Office 365, Webex Teams evolves your collaborative experience in another context.
You now have the ability continue your Webex Teams conversations within the Office application of your choice including Powerpoint, Word, Excel. This functionality is brought to you by the new Webex Teams add-in for Office 365.
You may have seen and enjoyed it at Cisco Live San Diego, but if not, here’s a glimpse:
So, when should you use the add-in?
These are a few of our recommendations/real life scenarios on the best uses of this add-in:
- When you’re so “in the zone” or extremely focused in the Microsoft Office application that you don’t notice what’s happening around you
- At times you want to reference messages from Webex Teams
- When you want to send a quick clarifying question to a teammate
We are committed to eliminating app switching.
And there are messaging capabilities:
To get the info you need to finalize your Office document, you may chat with teammates over Webex Teams in different ways:
- Search for an existing space with them
- Create a new space dedicated to the Office file work and add participants
The beauty of this experience is demonstrated at the next opening of that Office file. The same persistent space will be opened magically so that users won’t have to search again for the most contributing teammates.
You can open or close this handy add-in at any time, allowing you to see what you need, when you need. Any messages sent or received via the add-in will be consistent in your Webex Teams application.
And we are not stopping there. Stay tuned for continued updates and as always, let your imagination go- keep asking us for more!
Free to use:
To enjoy this experience, all you need is both an Office365 and a Webex Teams account.
If you don’t have a Webex Teams account yet, no worries we got you covered with our free trial.
If you have a Webex Teams account already, get the Add-in and enjoy it.
If you want to learn more, you can do so here.
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