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Groups & Teams (Office 365)

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Microsoft Office 365 Groups and Teams are cloud collaboration features for communication, coordinating group efforts, and sharing information. Available through the Office 365 suite of cloud services, Office 365 Groups allows users to create and manage ad hoc "groups" for collaboration. Microsoft Teams is a platform that combines workplace chat, meetings, notes, and attachments.

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What is a Group?

A Group is focused on email and file collaboration and includes:

  • Shared Group inbox
  • Shared calendar
  • SharePoint Document Library
  • Shared OneNote Notebook
  • SharePoint Team site
  • Planner

How to Create a Group
Instructions »

What is a Team?

A Team is focused on chat, file and content collaboration and includes:

  • Persistent chat with channels and independent group chats
  • SharePoint Document Library
  • Shared OneNote Notebook
  • SharePoint Team site
  • Planner (with multiple plans)
  • Teams client interface with channels, tabs, and apps
  • Integrated Skype-like functionality

How to Create a Team
Instructions »


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