Before logging into Office 365 Groups, it's a good idea to fully understand what Groups are and how they can be used. In this movie, you will know what the Groups feature is in Office 365, and the four main parts that make up Office 365 Groups: Communication or email using Exchange, Calendars using Outlook, Notes using OneNote, and Files using SharePoint document libraries.
- [Narrator] Just before we login to Office 365 Groups…and start browsing around, it's a good idea, probably,…to get a good foundation or understanding…of what Office 365 Groups really is.…Well, it is a feature of Office 365 obviously,…but it provides a shared workspace for collaborating…and sharing amongst team members.…It's a new way of working with your colleagues…and even people outside of your network.…The four main features or parts of Office 365 Groups…is conversations, calendar, notes, and files.…
So, let's start with conversations.…Well, it kind of works like email.…It does use Exchange.…Each group has its own email address assigned to it,…so it's a great way to stay organized…and keep those conversations separate from your own email.…It's used to communicate with members.…That is, those people who are part of your organization,…but also you can use conversations with external users.…It's very similar to a team site newsfeed in SharePoint,…if you've ever used that, or a Yammer group.…
On we go to the calendar feature which leverages Exchange…
In this course, David Rivers walks users through the basics of Office 365 groups, from creating a group and adding members to finding and joining other groups. Learn how to communicate with colleagues in a group, schedule group meetings, and collaborate on documents and larger projects.
- Describe the benefits of using Office 365 groups.
- Differentiate between group owners and group members.
- Explain how to subscribe or unsubscribe to a group’s email.
- Recall how to leave or delete a group.
- Describe how to schedule meetings with groups.
- Recall who can edit or cancel an event.
- Explain how to find and open a shared file.
- Cite the method for sharing a file externally.