If you work in a large corporate environment, then you most likely know the importance of instant messaging tools, emails, file sharing programs and more.
Of course, those of you that value efficiency above else know that there is a category of programs that incorporate all of the above, namely collaborative tools.
These advantages are precisely what made Microsoft Teams one of the most popular programs used in large US companies.
How MS Teams grew as a company as time passed by
- In July 2019, Microsoft announces that MS Teams has reached 13 million daily active users.
- In November 2019, Microsoft announced that MS Teams has reached 20 million active users.
Today, Microsoft has revealed an unprecedented stat regarding MS Teams:
91 of the U.S.’s 100 largest companies is now using Microsoft Teams.
If you too are interested in using Microsoft Teams, then check out these handy guides that will get you started right away:
- How to install and use Microsoft Teams on Windows 10
- How to migrate from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams
- Facing Microsoft Teams sign in error? Try these solutions
- How to create and manage teams in Microsoft Teams
- Microsoft Teams is Down: How to Get Through the Outage
Slack claims it is better than MS Teams
In an attempt to alleviate the monopoly of Microsoft teams in the collaborative software market, Slack revealed that it is far more engaging compared to MS Teams:
- Slack has over 5 billion actions during a normal work week
- Slack’s paid customers spend more than 9 hours daily connected to their service
- This includes spending about 90 minutes daily actively using Slack.
- 87% of sU.S.-based users aid that Slack improved collaboration and communication inside their organization.
This news comes in light of the COVID19 phenomena where companies ask more and more of their employees to work from home whenever possible. That being said, having a good collaborative tool that will supplement the lack of human interaction is more crucial than ever.
This eventually leads to an increase in popularity for communication tools like MS Teams, Zoom, Hangouts, Slack, and others.
What’s your take on Microsoft Teams’ increased popularity? Share your thoughts in the comments section below and we’ll continue the talk.