In this video, Phil Gold discusses how chat and email differ. Learn why online chats can be a more effective way to carry on discussions with your team, and how Spark can facilitate that.
- [Narrator] So, we're about to start looking at…how you connect and communicate with people in Spark.…But before we go any further,…I wanna have a little philosophical discussion…about why we're even doing this.…Now, some of you may be saying,…why do we need another way to talk to people?…Email works just fine for sending messages.…Why don't we just stick with it?…The fact of the matter is, email is a great tool…when it's used right, but it has it's limitations.…
It can be really difficult to follow a long email chain,…especially if there are multiple people in it.…And it's very possible that not…everyone involved is on every email.…So not everybody has the same information.…Using a chat or messaging tool like Spark…allows you to have the entire conversation in one place,…and it's always visible to all the participants.…Any accompanying files are attached to the conversation…rather than individual messages.…
If people want to leave the conversation they can.…If they want notifications every time something happens,…
- Updating your profile and settings
- Chatting with people
- Sharing files in chats
- Starting calls
- Adding other people to calls and chats
- Adjusting permissions
- Adding spaces and teams
- Using the Spark mobile app
Skill Level Beginner
Making the most of Spark2m 17s
1. Getting Started with Spark
Download desktop app2m 46s
2. Communicating with People
4. Organizing and Connecting
5. Spark on Mobile
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