Custom backgrounds coming to Microsoft Teams within the next few months

At Build 2019 Microsoft announced an improvement to their Background Blur feature in Microsoft Teams which would use AI to let you completely replace your environment with whatever image you want, without an inconvenient green screen. Since then it seems Microsoft employees have been having great fun with the feature, but regular users have been … Continue reading Custom backgrounds coming to Microsoft Teams within the next few months

Microsoft imposes service restrictions on Office 365 to cope with demand

The Novel Coronavirus outbreak has forced employees to work from home which has increased the stress on different service providers. We recently saw companies like Netflix and YouTube reduce the streaming quality to take some weight off the infrastructure. Now, Microsoft has sent out an advisory notifying Office 365 tenants of imminent changes to reduce the load on the … Continue reading Microsoft imposes service restrictions on Office 365 to cope with demand

Is Microsoft Teams is feeling threatened by Zoom video conferencing solution?

Zoom is a rapidly growing video conferencing startup which went from a niche solution to being used by numerous Fortune 500 companies, and has zoomed to prominence due to the coronavirus crisis. Microsoft’s Teams solution has benefitted from the same crisis and has seen massive growth to more than 44 million daily users. https://twitter.com/h0x0d/status/1240674193533894656 It … Continue reading Is Microsoft Teams is feeling threatened by Zoom video conferencing solution?

Fast Company rates Microsoft most innovative company due to Teams’s success, leaving some Slack-jawed

Fast Company has awarded Microsoft the title of the Most Innovative Company of 2020 in the category of the Workplace.  The company won the title specifically for the success of their Microsoft Teams collaboration project, with Fast Company saying: “It’s hard to argue with Microsoft’s dominance: Teams has more than 20 million daily users, with 91 … Continue reading Fast Company rates Microsoft most innovative company due to Teams’s success, leaving some Slack-jawed

Microsoft Teams has new competitor from Google

If Microsoft has Office 365 Google has G suite , Microsoft has Microsoft Teams whereas Google?Yes, Google is developing another messaging service. According to The Information, Google is now working on an enterprise communication service that brings together several Google products including Hangouts Meet, Hangouts Chat, Gmail and Google Drive. Just like Microsoft Teams, Google … Continue reading Microsoft Teams has new competitor from Google