Getting things done with Office 365 Collaboration Tools

They say time is money, and anyone who’s serious about Getting Things Done knows all about the importance of time management.

Often the biggest issue is team productivity. Time management is a major issue in most businesses.

Thankfully Office 365 is packed with a ton of productivity boosting tools to make things easier and more efficient.

We take a look at five great collaboration tips that can help you and your staff get more done, in less time. Supercharge your IT productivity.

1. Share and collaborate on PowerPoint presentations

Instead of emailing presentations to your colleagues and waiting for feedback, you can now collaborate instantly with OneDrive or SharePoint Online for Office 365. Invite people to comment and edit directly from within PowerPoint and access your presentation wherever you are.

Watch the video and discover how easy it is, or read Microsoft’s quick guide here.

2. See who’s doing what with Delve

Instead of frantically trying to find that important document you need for your 2pm meeting, you can now instantly search any document within your company’s Office 365 suite and find out who’s working on it.

Watch the video and discover how easy it is, or read Microsoft’s quick guide here. 

3. Co-ordinate projects with Microsoft Teams

Hailed by Microsoft as “the hub for teamwork”, Microsoft Teams is a complete chat and online meetings solution that allows users to collaborate on tasks and projects in real time. If you’ve heard of Slack, this is Microsoft’s version of it. And we love it.

Watch the video and discover how easy it is, or read Microsoft’s quick guide here. 

4. Write and share notes with OneNote

Take notes on any device or platform, wherever you are, with this smart digital notebook. Because notes are all stored in the Cloud you’ll never lose your 3am Eureka moments, and can share your ideas with colleagues whenever they spring to mind. And if you’re not a big fan of typing, there’s a handy scribble
option which allows you to write your notes with a stylus or your fingertip.

Watch the video and discover how easy it is, or read Microsoft’s quick guide here. 

5. How to Collaborate with OneDrive and Sharepoint

Working on joint projects can be frustrating. Especially when you have to be logged onto the company network to access documents, or wait for someone to email them to you.

With Office 365, you can securely share files, edit together in real time, and be productive wherever you are, on any device. Learn how to share documents from any device, and collaborate with your team through OneDrive and SharePoint.

Read more about Sharepoint and OneDrive collaboration and watch our video and discover how easy it is.

Need advice or support?

Dragon IS is an IT support company based in Milton Keynes. We work with small and medium sized businesses, helping them with a broad range of issues relating to their IT systems, processes and procedures.  From expert advice and guidance, to introducing systems that can effectively scaleup with a growing business, call us for an informal chat on 01908 613 080 or email


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