Managing Microsoft Teams: Upgrading to Teams

Microsoft Teams    |    Intermediate
  • 20 videos | 2h 2m 38s
  • Includes Assessment
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Microsoft Teams enables organizations to combine chat, calling, collaboration, meetings, file storage, and app integration into a single user interface. By doing so, this allows users to be more productive and accelerate business outcomes. In this course, you'll explore the necessary steps required to successfully upgrade from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams. Teams upgrade strategies can vary depending on the organization, and include options for selective user or all-in upgrade approaches. You will discover pre and post upgrade tasks, upgrade paths and coexistence modes, upgrade notifications, and meeting migrations. This course is one of several that will help prepare learners for the MS-700: Managing Microsoft Teams certification exam.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Discover the key concepts covered in this course
    Describe considerations when upgrading from skype for business to microsoft teams
    List pre-upgrade considerations involved in the planning, preparing, piloting, and deploying of microsoft teams
    Outline steps involved in a common microsoft teams upgrade
    List post-upgrade steps used to assess upgrade success
    Describe how to define project scope and project vision when upgrading to teams
    Describe objectives and key results (okrs) and key success indicators (ksis) and how they relate to project goals
    Provide an overview of upgrade journeys from skype for business to microsoft teams
    Describe coexistence modes for both organization and per-user
    List public switched telephone network (pstn) considerations when upgrading to microsoft teams
  • Recognize the benefits of conducting a user pilot
    Describe common sections included in an environmental discovery questionnaire
    List considerations when preparing your organization for collaboration and voice services when upgrading to microsoft teams
    Outline steps to ensure an organization is prepared for an upgrade to microsoft teams
    Describe how to prepare a user readiness plan
    Demonstrate how to notify users of an impending upgrade
    Provide an overview of using the teams advisor for deployment assistance
    Demonstrate how to upgrade from skype for business online to microsoft teams
    Describe how to use the meeting migration service (mms) service to update a users existing meetings
    Summarize the key concepts covered in this course

IN THIS COURSE

  • 1m 59s
    Explore the steps that are required to successfully upgrade from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams. Review Teams upgrade strategies, tasks, paths, coexistence modes, notifications, and meeting migrations. FREE ACCESS
  • 8m 55s
    Describe considerations to upgrade from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams. Identify system users and upgrade goals. Assess system requirements, such as bandwidth, device types, and infrastructure capacity. Determine how to measure upgrade success. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Pre-upgrade Considerations of Microsoft Teams
    8m 9s
    Identify pre-upgrade considerations to plan, prepare, pilot, and deploy Microsoft Teams to your organization. Review features of the coexistence mode with Skype for Business as part of the upgrade process. Consider communication channel options for the transition. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Steps to Upgrade to Microsoft Teams
    6m 55s
    Outline steps involved in a common Microsoft Teams upgrade, such as setup of a pilot phase, completion of all pre-upgrade activities, communication coordination, coexistence for both Skype and Teams in the transition phase, and final transition to the exclusive use of Teams. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Post-upgrade Steps Used to Assess Success
    5m 31s
    Review post-upgrade steps to assess upgrade success, such as objectives and key results (OKRs), and key success indicators (KSIs). Establish a change cycle for new products and new features that are up and coming. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Project Scope and Vision When Upgrading to Teams
    4m 6s
    Define project scope and vision for your Teams upgrade. Align stakeholders. Determine decision points. Consider the current state of your business processes and challenges. Evaluate coexistence modes with Skype for Business and Teams. Plan the duration of the coexistence period. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Objectives, Results, Indicators, and Project Goals
    6m 38s
    Take a closer look at two elements of your project to upgrade from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams: objectives key results (OKRs) and key success indicators (KSIs). Evaluate user satisfaction surveys as part of your project plan. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Upgrade Journeys from Skype for Business to Teams
    6m 40s
    In this video, explore upgrade journeys from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams. Review the variety of coexistence and upgrade modes to help you determine which path is best suited to your organization. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Coexistence and Interoperability in Teams
    8m 24s
    Facilitate a smooth transition from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams. Learn how let Skype for Business and Microsoft Teams coexist during a system migration. Explore degrees of overlap and interoperability features between the two applications. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Public Switched Telephone Network Considerations
    9m 19s
    Learn how Microsoft Teams integrates with the public switched telephone network (PSTN), to make standard voice calls, as you transition from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams. Explore various call plans and telephone system configurations. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Benefits of Conducting User Pilots
    8m 16s
    Examine the process and benefits of a pilot program. See how to use small scale pilot programs to identify obstacles, assess feature performance, and observe user experience, to help assure a smooth, successful, full-scale deployment. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Common Sections in a Discovery Questionnaire
    6m 30s
    See how to set up an environmental discovery questionnaire to evaluate all aspects of your IT infrastructure, network configuration, and regular operating processes, to identify any shortcomings, risks or other impediments that might influence your application deployment. FREE ACCESS
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    13.  Considerations When Preparing Services for Teams
    6m 20s
    Identify how you need to prepare your organization for collaboration and voice services, when you upgrade to Microsoft Teams. Examine tenant-wide settings, permission models, network requirements, storage solutions, and many other factors, as you prepare services for Microsoft Teams. FREE ACCESS
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    14.  Organizational Readiness to Upgrade to Teams
    5m 22s
    Examine the steps required to determine your readiness at the organization level to implement Microsoft Teams. Identify stakeholders. Establish a clear project definition, vision, scope, goals, and method of governance. Assess training and support capabilities. FREE ACCESS
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    15.  User Readiness Planning
    3m 42s
    Examine the steps required to determine your readiness at the user level to implement Microsoft Teams. Address user concerns across the organization. Establish user training and support plans. Explore how to enhance readiness through regular user feedback, ratings, and surveys. FREE ACCESS
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    16.  Upgrade Notifications to Users of an Upgrade
    2m 23s
    In this video, we will take a look at how you can notify all of your users about a pending upgrade to Microsoft Teams from Skype for Business. We will explore coexistence options for your current Skype for Business users, and review the App Preferences area for user system configuration options. FREE ACCESS
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    17.  Teams Advisor for Deployment Assistance
    7m 56s
    Review the Advisor for Teams app, to help you to plan and implement your Microsoft Teams deployment. Learn how the app can assess your environment and identify the most common configurations that might require attention, before your actual deployment. FREE ACCESS
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    18.  Upgrade to Teams from Skype for Business Online
    7m 51s
    See how you can perform the upgrade to Microsoft Teams from Skype for Business, for your organization. Explore coexistence options, configuration settings, and transition plans for Skype for Business and Microsoft Teams applications. FREE ACCESS
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    19.  Meeting Migration Service to Update Users' Meetings
    6m 41s
    Explore how to use the Meeting Migration Service (MMS) to update meetings in Skype for Business, to Microsoft Teams meetings through various scenarios. Identify MMS limitations. Review MMS impact on scheduled audio conferences. FREE ACCESS
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    20.  Course Summary
    1m 2s
    In this course, you explored the steps that are required to successfully upgrade from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams. You reviewed Teams upgrade strategies, tasks, paths, coexistence modes, notifications, and meeting migrations. FREE ACCESS

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