Microsoft Teams: The Cloud Office of Tomorrow

Launched in 2017, Microsoft Teams had a quiet start. It was perceived as an visual upgrade to the ageing Skype platform rather than a potential new communication platform. Being used to Skype (despite the multitude of problems plaguing the users over the years), Microsoft Teams resided under the start menu, ignored and forgotten, in mostContinue reading “Microsoft Teams: The Cloud Office of Tomorrow”

The Choice Of Work-Life Balance

The other day, a partner of one of the top 3 consulting firms (in the world) visited a campus for student interaction. One question naturally was “How’s work-life balance at your firm?”. To this, the lady replied: Consulting is a demanding job, opt for it only if you’re willing to travel constantly. And being oneContinue reading “The Choice Of Work-Life Balance”

Streamlining Communication

Any organization has multiple communication channels besides the traditional email and phone-there is MS Teams, Google Meet, Zoom, Slack and so on (let’s call it IM channels). While the intent is to boost collaboration for greater efficiency, the parallel presence of multiple IM channels only proves to be counterproductive-people do not know who uses whatContinue reading “Streamlining Communication”

2 reasons why I prefer Zoom over Teams?

With remote working in place, the necessity for virtual connect has increased drastically-Zoom and Teams surging are taking center stage in a normal work day. My clients use both in parallel. And it’s both a good and a bad thing (for my work system atleast). Lately, I’m trying to shift my virtual connects and remoteContinue reading “2 reasons why I prefer Zoom over Teams?”