Home
%3CLINGO-SUB%20id%3D%22lingo-sub-1389666%22%20slang%3D%22en-US%22%3ERe%3A%20Return%20to%20work%20-%20Office%20space%20distancing%3C%2FLINGO-SUB%3E%3CLINGO-BODY%20id%3D%22lingo-body-1389666%22%20slang%3D%22en-US%22%3E%3CP%3EHello%2C%3C%2FP%3E%3CP%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FP%3E%3CP%3EIm%20a%20nearly%20a%20newbee%20about%20teams%20Shift%20and%20others.%20It%20would%20be%20great%20if%20you%20can%20share%20a%20guide%20of%20what%20you%20did%20to%20make%20this%20solution%3C%2FP%3E%3CP%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FP%3E%3CP%3ERegards%3C%2FP%3E%3C%2FLINGO-BODY%3E%3CLINGO-SUB%20id%3D%22lingo-sub-1390401%22%20slang%3D%22en-US%22%3ERe%3A%20Return%20to%20work%20-%20Office%20space%20distancing%3C%2FLINGO-SUB%3E%3CLINGO-BODY%20id%3D%22lingo-body-1390401%22%20slang%3D%22en-US%22%3E%3CP%3EHi%20-%20Really%20interested%20in%20this%20solution%2C%20we%20haven't%20used%20Shifts%20yet%20so%20have%20little%20experience%2C%20as%20Stephanie%20asks%20above%20do%20you%20have%20any%20setup%20guidance%20to%20this%20particularly%20solution%3F%3C%2FP%3E%3CP%3EThanks%3C%2FP%3E%3C%2FLINGO-BODY%3E%3CLINGO-SUB%20id%3D%22lingo-sub-1401177%22%20slang%3D%22en-US%22%3ERe%3A%20Return%20to%20work%20-%20Office%20space%20distancing%3C%2FLINGO-SUB%3E%3CLINGO-BODY%20id%3D%22lingo-body-1401177%22%20slang%3D%22en-US%22%3E%3CP%3EGreat%20article%20with%20genius%20ideas%20for%20using%20the%20Microsoft%20suite%20for%20people%20returning%20to%20work.%26nbsp%3B%20Thank%20you%20for%20sharing!%3C%2FP%3E%3C%2FLINGO-BODY%3E%3CLINGO-SUB%20id%3D%22lingo-sub-1401284%22%20slang%3D%22en-US%22%3ERe%3A%20Return%20to%20work%20-%20Office%20space%20distancing%3C%2FLINGO-SUB%3E%3CLINGO-BODY%20id%3D%22lingo-body-1401284%22%20slang%3D%22en-US%22%3E%3CP%3EHello%20Simon%2C%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FP%3E%0A%3CP%3E%3CBR%20%2F%3EWe%20are%20planning%20to%20write%20another%20article%20with%20instructions%20on%20how%20to%20enable%20shifts%20and%20enable%20above%20scenarios.%3CBR%20%2F%3E%3CBR%20%2F%3EPradeep%3C%2FP%3E%3C%2FLINGO-BODY%3E%3CLINGO-SUB%20id%3D%22lingo-sub-1380806%22%20slang%3D%22en-US%22%3EReturn%20to%20work%20-%20Office%20space%20distancing%3C%2FLINGO-SUB%3E%3CLINGO-BODY%20id%3D%22lingo-body-1380806%22%20slang%3D%22en-US%22%3E%3CP%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22%22%3EAll%20industries%20are%20making%20great%20strides%20over%20the%20last%20few%20months%20to%20ensure%20employees%20could%20return%20to%20work%20safely%20while%20maintaining%20social%20distance.%20As%20the%20country%20now%20seeks%20to%20re-open%20the%20economy%2C%20the%20essential%20step%20becomes%20testing%20and%20limiting%20the%20number%20of%20people%20who%20could%20return%20to%20work%20safely.%20The%20leaders%20today%20are%20thinking%20more%20about%20employees%2C%20families%20and%20communities.%20The%20pandemic%20warrants%20a%20new%20way%20to%20think%20of%20rebuilding%20operations%2C%20modernize%20productivity%20platforms%20and%20embrace%20these%20new%20technologies.%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FP%3E%0A%3CP%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FP%3E%0A%3CP%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22%22%3EThe%20learnings%20from%20this%20pandemic%20will%20make%20organizations%20rethink%20how%20office%20buildings%20are%20designed%20for%20future%20and%20shared%20spaces%20that%20could%20be%20structured.%20While%20employees%20across%20divisions%20are%20learning%20how%20to%20utilize%20these%20modern%20technologies%20such%20as%20Microsoft%20Teams%2C%20the%20need%20for%20a%20limited%20workforce%20to%20be%20present%20at%20office%20locations%20will%20continue%20for%20a%20certain%20time.%20This%20requirement%20has%20created%20an%20additional%20burden%20on%20organizational%20leaders%2C%20particularly%20facilities%20and%20logistics%20division.%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FP%3E%0A%3CP%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FP%3E%0A%3CP%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22%22%3EOne%20solution%20is%20to%20use%20Shifts%20in%20Microsoft%20Teams%2C%20which%20is%20a%20schedule%20management%20tool%20that%20helps%20you%20create%2C%20update%2C%20and%20manage%20schedules%20for%20your%20team.%20The%20same%20platform%20could%20help%20facilities%20and%20office%20managers%20to%20manage%20and%20limit%20employees%20to%20work%20based%20on%20location.%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FP%3E%0A%3CP%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FP%3E%0A%3CP%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22%22%3EIt%20works%20on%20Teams%20mobile%2C%20desktop%20and%20web%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FP%3E%0A%3CP%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FP%3E%0A%3CP%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22%22%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22lia-inline-image-display-wrapper%20lia-image-align-center%22%20image-alt%3D%22entire%20page.jpg%22%20style%3D%22width%3A%20999px%3B%22%3E%3CIMG%20src%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Fgxcuf89792.i.lithium.com%2Ft5%2Fimage%2Fserverpage%2Fimage-id%2F190676i472691E819D13E18%2Fimage-size%2Flarge%3Fv%3D1.0%26amp%3Bpx%3D999%22%20title%3D%22entire%20page.jpg%22%20alt%3D%22entire%20page.jpg%22%20%2F%3E%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FP%3E%0A%3CP%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FP%3E%0A%3CP%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CSTRONG%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22TextBodyEmph%20color_TextEmph%22%3EKey%20features%20include%3A%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FSTRONG%3E%3C%2FP%3E%0A%3CUL%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22paragraph_2xdAI1QWAy3%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22%22%3EOffice%20managers%20share%20available%20spaces%20to%20the%20employees%20based%20on%20location%20or%20floor%2C%20where%20employees%20reserve%20spaces%20on%20a%20first-come%2C%20first-serve%20basis%2C%20or%20after%20approval.%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22paragraph_r1eAI1gWAy3%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22%22%3EOffice%20managers%20to%20let%20departments%20manage%20allocated%20spaces.%20Departmental%20managers%20coordinate%20across%20their%20teams%20and%20help%20central%20response%20teams%20track%20status%20across%20an%20organization.%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22paragraph_e8eAI1wWAy3%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22%22%3EOffice%20managers%20to%20let%20the%20department%20admins%20manage%20the%20open%20spaces.%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22paragraph_RFeAI1AXAy3%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22%22%3EOffice%20managers%20to%20publish%20a%20list%20of%20suggested%20activities%20during%20the%20day%20the%20employee%20will%20be%20onsite.%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22paragraph_sVdAI1QVAy3%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22%22%3EEmployees%20could%20simply%20swap%20their%20spaces%20via%20mobile%20device%20in%20case%20they%20cannot%20visit%20the%20office.%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22paragraph_fcdAI1gVAy3%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22%22%3EEmployees%20interact%20with%20office%20managers%20and%20report%20any%20incidents%20that%20need%20attention.%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22paragraph_SjdAI1wVAy3%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22%22%3EFacilities%20bot%20to%20help%20get%20answers%20questions%20and%20engage%20the%20expert%20as%20needed.%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22paragraph_FqdAI1AWAy3%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22%22%3EOffice%20managers%20to%20send%20location-specific%20communications%20to%20employees.%3CBR%20%2F%3E%3CBR%20%2F%3E%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3C%2FUL%3E%0A%3CH3%20id%3D%22toc-hId-1146204680%22%20id%3D%22toc-hId-1146204680%22%20id%3D%22toc-hId-1146204680%22%20id%3D%22toc-hId-1146204680%22%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22%22%3EEnable%20Microsoft%20Shifts%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FH3%3E%0A%3CP%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22%22%3EShifts%20comes%20with%20every%20Teams%20license%20(no%20additional%20cost)%20and%20your%20IT%20admin%20has%20the%20option%20to%20roll%20this%20solution%20in%20your%20environment%20very%20quickly.%20For%20simplicity%20of%20use%20the%20admin%20can%20pin%20the%20app%20on%20the%20mobile%20device%20as%20part%20of%20the%20app%20policies%20for%20simple%20discoverability.%20We%20hope%20this%20method%20will%20help%20with%20a%20facilities%20team%20to%20manage%20the%20social%20distancing%20requirements.%20Review%20below%20links%20for%20more%20details%20on%20enabling%20this%20solution.%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FP%3E%0A%3CUL%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22paragraph_k6HLR0EhSEA%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22%22%3EReview%20details%20about%20Microsoft%20%3C%2FSPAN%3E-ERR%3AREF-NOT-FOUND-Shifts%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22paragraph_XDHLR0UhSEA%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22%22%3EReview%20details%20on%20how%20to%20%3C%2FSPAN%3E-ERR%3AREF-NOT-FOUND-enable%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22%22%3E%20Microsoft%20Shifts%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22paragraph_KKHLR0khSEA%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E-ERR%3AREF-NOT-FOUND-Graph%20%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22%22%3EAPI%20for%20advanced%20scenarios%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22paragraph_7RHLR0_iSEA%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22%22%3ESample%20Teams%20%3C%2FSPAN%3E-ERR%3AREF-NOT-FOUND-App%20templates%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22paragraph_wXHLR0EiSEA%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22%22%3EAdvanced%20scenarios%20such%20as%20%3C%2FSPAN%3E-ERR%3AREF-NOT-FOUND-connectors%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22%22%3E%2C%20auto%20approval%20and%20flows%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3C%2FUL%3E%0A%3CP%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FP%3E%0A%3CP%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22%22%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22lia-inline-image-display-wrapper%20lia-image-align-center%22%20image-alt%3D%22office%20manager%20approval.jpg%22%20style%3D%22width%3A%20999px%3B%22%3E%3CIMG%20src%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Fgxcuf89792.i.lithium.com%2Ft5%2Fimage%2Fserverpage%2Fimage-id%2F190678iB07C77CFF67F442A%2Fimage-size%2Flarge%3Fv%3D1.0%26amp%3Bpx%3D999%22%20title%3D%22office%20manager%20approval.jpg%22%20alt%3D%22Desktop%2Fweb%20view%20for%20the%20approver%22%20%2F%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22lia-inline-image-caption%22%20onclick%3D%22event.preventDefault()%3B%22%3EDesktop%2Fweb%20view%20for%20the%20approver%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FP%3E%0A%3CP%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22%22%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22lia-inline-image-display-wrapper%20lia-image-align-inline%22%20image-alt%3D%22End%20user-%20access%20schedule.jpg%22%20style%3D%22width%3A%20999px%3B%22%3E%3CIMG%20src%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Fgxcuf89792.i.lithium.com%2Ft5%2Fimage%2Fserverpage%2Fimage-id%2F190680i363040E53F1E0D09%2Fimage-size%2Flarge%3Fv%3D1.0%26amp%3Bpx%3D999%22%20title%3D%22End%20user-%20access%20schedule.jpg%22%20alt%3D%22End-users%20can%20access%20the%20schedule%20from%20any%20device%22%20%2F%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22lia-inline-image-caption%22%20onclick%3D%22event.preventDefault()%3B%22%3EEnd-users%20can%20access%20the%20schedule%20from%20any%20device%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FP%3E%0A%3CP%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22%22%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22lia-inline-image-display-wrapper%20lia-image-align-inline%22%20image-alt%3D%22Incident%20report%20bot.jpg%22%20style%3D%22width%3A%20999px%3B%22%3E%3CIMG%20src%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Fgxcuf89792.i.lithium.com%2Ft5%2Fimage%2Fserverpage%2Fimage-id%2F190679iFB15534BBC448726%2Fimage-size%2Flarge%3Fv%3D1.0%26amp%3Bpx%3D999%22%20title%3D%22Incident%20report%20bot.jpg%22%20alt%3D%22Employees%20can%20report%20incidents%20for%20facilities%2Flogistics%20to%20take%20action%20on%22%20%2F%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22lia-inline-image-caption%22%20onclick%3D%22event.preventDefault()%3B%22%3EEmployees%20can%20report%20incidents%20for%20facilities%2Flogistics%20to%20take%20action%20on%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FP%3E%0A%3CP%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22%22%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22lia-inline-image-display-wrapper%20lia-image-align-inline%22%20image-alt%3D%22Facilities%20communicator%20bot.jpg%22%20style%3D%22width%3A%20999px%3B%22%3E%3CIMG%20src%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Fgxcuf89792.i.lithium.com%2Ft5%2Fimage%2Fserverpage%2Fimage-id%2F190677i713E92DF97F2557D%2Fimage-size%2Flarge%3Fv%3D1.0%26amp%3Bpx%3D999%22%20title%3D%22Facilities%20communicator%20bot.jpg%22%20alt%3D%22Announcements%20pertaining%20to%20location%2Fdepartment%2Fbuilding%20specific%20details%20can%20be%20shared%20with%20all%20employees%22%20%2F%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22lia-inline-image-caption%22%20onclick%3D%22event.preventDefault()%3B%22%3EAnnouncements%20pertaining%20to%20location%2Fdepartment%2Fbuilding%20specific%20details%20can%20be%20shared%20with%20all%20employees%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22lia-inline-image-display-wrapper%20lia-image-align-inline%22%20image-alt%3D%22Facilities%20bot.jpg%22%20style%3D%22width%3A%20999px%3B%22%3E%3CIMG%20src%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Fgxcuf89792.i.lithium.com%2Ft5%2Fimage%2Fserverpage%2Fimage-id%2F190681i89E4A585A00AC17B%2Fimage-size%2Flarge%3Fv%3D1.0%26amp%3Bpx%3D999%22%20title%3D%22Facilities%20bot.jpg%22%20alt%3D%22In%20case%20of%20any%20doubts%20or%20questions%2C%20employees%20can%20get%20quick%20and%20easy%20support%22%20%2F%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22lia-inline-image-caption%22%20onclick%3D%22event.preventDefault()%3B%22%3EIn%20case%20of%20any%20doubts%20or%20questions%2C%20employees%20can%20get%20quick%20and%20easy%20support%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FP%3E%0A%3CH3%20id%3D%22toc-hId--661249783%22%20id%3D%22toc-hId--661249783%22%20id%3D%22toc-hId--661249783%22%20id%3D%22toc-hId--661249783%22%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22%22%3ESummary%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FH3%3E%0A%3CP%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22%22%3E%3CSPAN%3EOur%20thoughts%20are%20with%20the%20people%20affected%20and%20essential%20service%20professionals%20working%20around%20the%20clock%20to%20help%20those%20in%20need%20and%20help%20each%20of%20us%20and%20our%20families.%20As%20they%20are%20working%20hard%2C%20we%20hope%20this%20solution%20will%20help%20office%20managers%20open%20their%20offices%20while%20maintaining%20social%20distance%20guidelines.%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FP%3E%0A%3CP%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FP%3E%0A%3CH3%20id%3D%22toc-hId-1826263050%22%20id%3D%22toc-hId-1826263050%22%20id%3D%22toc-hId-1826263050%22%20id%3D%22toc-hId-1826263050%22%3EAuthors%3C%2FH3%3E%0A%3CP%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22lia-inline-image-display-wrapper%20lia-image-align-inline%22%20image-alt%3D%22Pradeep%20headshot.jpg%22%20style%3D%22width%3A%20200px%3B%22%3E%3CIMG%20src%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Fgxcuf89792.i.lithium.com%2Ft5%2Fimage%2Fserverpage%2Fimage-id%2F190694i74753B734A77524D%2Fimage-size%2Fsmall%3Fv%3D1.0%26amp%3Bpx%3D200%22%20title%3D%22Pradeep%20headshot.jpg%22%20alt%3D%22Pradeep%20headshot.jpg%22%20%2F%3E%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FP%3E%0A%3CP%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22%22%3E%3CSPAN%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3CA%20href%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Fwww.linkedin.com%2Fin%2Fpradeep-bethi%22%20target%3D%22_blank%22%20rel%3D%22noopener%20nofollow%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%22%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22%22%3E%3CSPAN%3EPradeep%20Bethi%2C%20Customer%20Success%20Director%20for%20Healthcare%20and%20Lifesciences%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FA%3E%3C%2FP%3E%0A%3CP%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FP%3E%0A%3CH4%20id%3D%22toc-hId--1778142772%22%20id%3D%22toc-hId--1778142772%22%20id%3D%22toc-hId--1778142772%22%20id%3D%22toc-hId--1778142772%22%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22%22%3E%3CSPAN%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22lia-inline-image-display-wrapper%20lia-image-align-inline%22%20image-alt%3D%22Vasu_cropped_preview.jpeg%22%20style%3D%22width%3A%20200px%3B%22%3E%3CIMG%20src%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Fgxcuf89792.i.lithium.com%2Ft5%2Fimage%2Fserverpage%2Fimage-id%2F190695i99A5F52FD4AA42C7%2Fimage-size%2Fsmall%3Fv%3D1.0%26amp%3Bpx%3D200%22%20title%3D%22Vasu_cropped_preview.jpeg%22%20alt%3D%22Vasu_cropped_preview.jpeg%22%20%2F%3E%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FH4%3E%0A%3CP%3E%3CA%20href%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Fwww.linkedin.com%2Fin%2Fvasusharma%2F%22%20target%3D%22_blank%22%20rel%3D%22noopener%20nofollow%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%22%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22%22%3E%3CSPAN%3EVasu%20Sharma%2C%20Customer%20Success%20Manager%20for%20Healthcare%20and%20Lifesciences%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FA%3E%3C%2FP%3E%0A%3CH4%20id%3D%22toc-hId-709370061%22%20id%3D%22toc-hId-709370061%22%20id%3D%22toc-hId-709370061%22%20id%3D%22toc-hId-709370061%22%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FH4%3E%0A%3CH4%20id%3D%22toc-hId--1098084402%22%20id%3D%22toc-hId--1098084402%22%20id%3D%22toc-hId--1098084402%22%20id%3D%22toc-hId--1098084402%22%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22%22%3E%3CSPAN%3EContributors%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FH4%3E%0A%3CP%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22%22%3E%3CSPAN%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22lia-inline-image-display-wrapper%20lia-image-align-inline%22%20image-alt%3D%22Kensi%20headshot.jpg%22%20style%3D%22width%3A%20200px%3B%22%3E%3CIMG%20src%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Fgxcuf89792.i.lithium.com%2Ft5%2Fimage%2Fserverpage%2Fimage-id%2F190696iD54E08966FFCAB00%2Fimage-size%2Fsmall%3Fv%3D1.0%26amp%3Bpx%3D200%22%20title%3D%22Kensi%20headshot.jpg%22%20alt%3D%22Kensi%20headshot.jpg%22%20%2F%3E%3C%2FSPAN%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FP%3E%0A%3CP%3E%3CA%20href%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Fwww.linkedin.com%2Fin%2Fkensington-schmidt-71669856%22%20target%3D%22_blank%22%20rel%3D%22noopener%20nofollow%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%22%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22%22%3E%3CSPAN%3EKensington%20Schmidt%2C%20Customer%20Program%20Manager%20-%20Firstline%20Workers%2C%20Microsoft%20Teams%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FA%3E%3C%2FP%3E%0A%3CP%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FP%3E%0A%3CP%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22%22%3E%3CSPAN%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22lia-inline-image-display-wrapper%20lia-image-align-inline%22%20image-alt%3D%22Amir%20headshot.jpg%22%20style%3D%22width%3A%20200px%3B%22%3E%3CIMG%20src%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Fgxcuf89792.i.lithium.com%2Ft5%2Fimage%2Fserverpage%2Fimage-id%2F190697iCF9E80F1EDB94BA2%2Fimage-size%2Fsmall%3Fv%3D1.0%26amp%3Bpx%3D200%22%20title%3D%22Amir%20headshot.jpg%22%20alt%3D%22Amir%20headshot.jpg%22%20%2F%3E%3C%2FSPAN%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FP%3E%0A%3CP%3E%3CA%20href%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Fwww.linkedin.com%2Fin%2Famircory%22%20target%3D%22_blank%22%20rel%3D%22noopener%20nofollow%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%22%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22%22%3E%3CSPAN%3EAmir%20Cory%2C%26nbsp%3BPrincipal%20Product%20Manager%20-%20Firstline%20Workers%2C%20Microsoft%20Teams%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FA%3E%3C%2FP%3E%0A%3CH3%20id%3D%22toc-hId--1108587506%22%20id%3D%22toc-hId--1108587506%22%20id%3D%22toc-hId--1108587506%22%20id%3D%22toc-hId--1108587506%22%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FH3%3E%0A%3CH3%20id%3D%22toc-hId-1378925327%22%20id%3D%22toc-hId-1378925327%22%20id%3D%22toc-hId-1378925327%22%20id%3D%22toc-hId-1378925327%22%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22%22%3E%3CSPAN%3ERelated%20posts%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FH3%3E%0A%3CP%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CSTRONG%3E*Note%3C%2FSTRONG%3E%3CEM%3E%3A%20This%20list%20will%20be%20update%20periodically%20over%20the%20next%20several%20days%3C%2FEM%3E%3C%2FP%3E%0A%3CUL%3E%0A%3CLI%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CA%20href%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Ftechcommunity.microsoft.com%2Ft5%2Fhealthcare-and-life-sciences%2Fbuild-employee-resilience-with-people-manager-teams%2Fba-p%2F1403111%22%20target%3D%22_blank%22%20rel%3D%22noopener%22%3EBuild%20employee%20resilience%20with%20people%20manager%20teams%3C%2FA%3E%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22_0l40gMtj3RJJ54%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CA%20href%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Ftechcommunity.microsoft.com%2Ft5%2Fhealthcare-and-life-sciences%2Ftips-for-delivering-at-scale-live-events-to-remote-workers%2Fba-p%2F1227196%22%20target%3D%22_blank%22%20rel%3D%22noopener%20noreferrer%22%3ETips%20for%20Delivering%20at%20Scale%20Live%20Events%20to%20Remote%20Workers%20%E2%80%93%20Business%20Continuity%20Communications%3C%2FA%3E%26nbsp%3B%26nbsp%3B%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22_tdAgivRTeMb834%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CA%20href%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Ftechcommunity.microsoft.com%2Ft5%2Fhealthcare-and-life-sciences%2Fquick-start-setting-up-your-covid-19-health-bot%2Fba-p%2F1230537%22%20target%3D%22_blank%22%20rel%3D%22noopener%20noreferrer%22%3EQuick%20Start%3A%20Setting%20Up%20Your%20COVID-19%20Health%20Bot%3C%2FA%3E%26nbsp%3B%26nbsp%3B%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22_7ICZ5Qi8OyyKbd%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CA%20href%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Ftechcommunity.microsoft.com%2Ft5%2Fhealthcare-and-life-sciences%2Fimplementing-the-crisis-management-portal-hls-show-me-how%2Fba-p%2F1232530%22%20target%3D%22_blank%22%20rel%3D%22noopener%20noreferrer%22%3EImplementing%20the%20Crisis%20Management%20Portal%20%E2%80%93%20HLS%20Show%20Me%20How%3C%2FA%3E%20%26nbsp%3B%20%26nbsp%3B%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22_rpHKAJIAi3xyLa%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CA%20href%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Ftechcommunity.microsoft.com%2Ft5%2Fhealthcare-and-life-sciences%2Fthe-quot-power-quot-platform-in-healthcare-monitoring-hand%2Fba-p%2F345136%22%20target%3D%22_blank%22%20rel%3D%22noopener%20noreferrer%22%3EMonitoring%20hand%20hygiene%20adherence%3C%2FA%3E%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22_ulNKlExLwBzuaV%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%E2%80%A6%3CEM%3Emore%20coming%20soon.%20Be%20sure%20to%20check%20back%3C%2FEM%3E%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3C%2FUL%3E%0A%3CP%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FP%3E%0A%3CP%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CSTRONG%3EResources%3A%3C%2FSTRONG%3E%3C%2FP%3E%0A%3CP%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FP%3E%0A%3CP%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CSTRONG%3ERemote%20Teamwork%20with%20Microsoft%20Teams%3C%2FSTRONG%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FP%3E%0A%3CUL%20id%3D%22_eFw7Vhsx9WS5Q1%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22_9tiGZZf5uI9SMC%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CA%20href%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Fdocs.microsoft.com%2Fen-us%2FMicrosoftTeams%2Fsupport-remote-work-with-teams%22%20target%3D%22_blank%22%20rel%3D%22noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%22%3ESupport%20Remote%20Workers%20using%20Microsoft%20Teams%3C%2FA%3E%20%26nbsp%3B%20%26nbsp%3B%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22_HtZJq1OBhCVJxW%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E-ERR%3AREF-NOT-FOUND-FAQ%3A%20Support%20Your%20Remote%20Workforce%20%26nbsp%3B%20%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22_CoBHBMMuTqfTwK%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3EPrepare%20Your%20Organization's%20-ERR%3AREF-NOT-FOUND-Network%20for%20Teams%20%26nbsp%3B%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22_j9XMtntQkXj4MY%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E-ERR%3AREF-NOT-FOUND-Working%20Remotely%20in%20Teams%20%26nbsp%3B%20%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22_hZYTXk1hJAi30K%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3EDay%20in%20the%20Life%20of%20a%20Remote%20Worker%20-ERR%3AREF-NOT-FOUND-Infographic%26nbsp%3B%26nbsp%3B%26nbsp%3B%26nbsp%3B%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3C%2FUL%3E%0A%3CP%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CSTRONG%3ECrisis%20Management%20Portal%3C%2FSTRONG%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FP%3E%0A%3CUL%20id%3D%22_zPrNHTOV41s6xg%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22_hHfKHmY5pEDjMf%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CA%20href%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Ftechcommunity.microsoft.com%2Ft5%2Fmicrosoft-sharepoint-blog%2Fbuild-a-crisis-management-site-to-connect-people-and-information%2Fba-p%2F1216791%22%20target%3D%22_blank%22%20rel%3D%22noopener%20noreferrer%22%3EBuild%20a%20crisis%20management%20site%20to%20connect%20people%20and%20information%3C%2FA%3E%20%26nbsp%3B%20%26nbsp%3B%20%26nbsp%3B%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22_nMucOCjtTXRrFH%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CA%20href%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Flookbook.microsoft.com%2Fdetails%2F8f8337d2-b1f6-4a84-91a4-9081f841f0f6%22%20target%3D%22_blank%22%20rel%3D%22noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%22%3ECrisis%20Communications%20Portal%20Template%3C%2FA%3E%20%26nbsp%3B%20%26nbsp%3B%20%26nbsp%3B%20%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22_kDyxS70DrgS8QX%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CA%20href%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Ftechcommunity.microsoft.com%2Ft5%2Fyammer-blog%2Fkeeping-employees-informed-and-engaged-during-difficult-times%2Fba-p%2F1216032%22%20target%3D%22_blank%22%20rel%3D%22noopener%20noreferrer%22%3EKeeping%20employees%20informed%20and%20engaged%20during%20difficult%20times%3C%2FA%3E%20%26nbsp%3B%20%26nbsp%3B%20%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22_7ED3b5x75zrWAk%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CA%20href%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Fdocs.microsoft.com%2Fen-us%2Fmicrosoftteams%2Fplatform%2Fconcepts%2Fbuild-and-test%2Fapp-studio-overview%22%20target%3D%22_blank%22%20rel%3D%22noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%22%3EQuickly%20develop%20apps%20with%20App%20Studio%20for%20Microsoft%20Teams%3C%2FA%3E%20%26nbsp%3B%20%26nbsp%3B%20%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22_yReF1g05doCC9m%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CA%20href%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Ftechcommunity.microsoft.com%2Ft5%2Fhealthcare-and-life-sciences%2Fbusiness-continuity-making-the-most-of-your-existing-microsoft%2Fba-p%2F1212363%22%20target%3D%22_blank%22%20rel%3D%22noopener%20noreferrer%22%3EBusiness%20Continuity%20-%20Making%20the%20Most%20of%20Your%20Existing%3C%2FA%3E%20%26nbsp%3B%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22_u5xLgkQrEvdYeR%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%26nbsp%3B%3CA%20href%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Ftechcommunity.microsoft.com%2Ft5%2Fhealthcare-and-life-sciences%2Fbusiness-continuity-making-the-most-of-your-existing-microsoft%2Fba-p%2F1212363%22%20target%3D%22_blank%22%20rel%3D%22noopener%20noreferrer%22%3EMicrosoft%20Cloud%20Productivity%20Investments%3C%2FA%3E%20%26nbsp%3B%20%26nbsp%3B%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22_OKKkizOqgLVygE%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CA%20href%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Fblog.meenavalli.in%2Fpost%2Fspfx-covid-19-tracker-webpart%22%20target%3D%22_blank%22%20rel%3D%22nofollow%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%22%3ESPFx%20COVID-19%20Tracker%20WebPart%3C%2FA%3E%26nbsp%3B%26nbsp%3B%26nbsp%3B%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3C%2FUL%3E%0A%3CP%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CSTRONG%3ECompany%20Communicator%3C%2FSTRONG%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FP%3E%0A%3CUL%20id%3D%22_qcncoJauOHsM2Y%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22_EUc2GSzqAcVJA2%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CA%20href%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Fdocs.microsoft.com%2Fen-us%2Fmicrosoftteams%2Fplatform%2Fsamples%2Fapp-templates%22%20target%3D%22_blank%22%20rel%3D%22noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%22%3EOverview%20of%20Microsoft%20App%20Templates%3C%2FA%3E%20%26nbsp%3B%20%26nbsp%3B%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22_QKJXk6IqCAnXzy%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CA%20href%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Fgithub.com%2FOfficeDev%2Fmicrosoft-teams-company-communicator-app%2Fwiki%2FSolution-overview%22%20target%3D%22_blank%22%20rel%3D%22noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%22%3ESolution%20Overview%20%3C%2FA%3E%26nbsp%3B%20%26nbsp%3B%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22_U6QF3zPOXWGmAo%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CA%20href%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Fgithub.com%2FOfficeDev%2Fmicrosoft-teams-company-communicator-app%2Fwiki%2FDeployment-guide%22%20target%3D%22_blank%22%20rel%3D%22noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%22%3EDeployment%20Guide%20%3C%2FA%3E%26nbsp%3B%20%26nbsp%3B%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22_tEe0AeQAUqFMjW%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CA%20href%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Fgithub.com%2FOfficeDev%2Fmicrosoft-teams-company-communicator-app%22%20target%3D%22_blank%22%20rel%3D%22noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%22%3EGitHub%20Repository%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FA%3E%26nbsp%3B%26nbsp%3B%26nbsp%3B%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3C%2FUL%3E%0A%3CP%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CSTRONG%3ECrisis%20Communicator%3C%2FSTRONG%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FP%3E%0A%3CUL%20id%3D%22_EWjETsl1qQjOHz%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22_f1U2bG2QqJB5m7%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CA%20href%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Faka.ms%2FCrisisCommunicationAppFAQ%22%20target%3D%22_blank%22%20rel%3D%22noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%22%3EFrequently%20Asked%20Questions%3C%2FA%3E%20%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22_IWeaY18nX9s7C3%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%26nbsp%3B-ERR%3AREF-NOT-FOUND-Download%20App%20(-ERR%3AREF-NOT-FOUND-Github-ERR%3AREF-NOT-FOUND-)%20%26nbsp%3B%20%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22_XtviZ0oyFirWja%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CA%20href%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Faka.ms%2Fcrisis-communication-app-docs%22%20target%3D%22_blank%22%20rel%3D%22noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%22%3EApp%20Documentation%3C%2FA%3E%20%26nbsp%3B%20%26nbsp%3B%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22_GGHY0KTB84DDhw%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CA%20href%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Fpowerapps.microsoft.com%2Fen-us%2Fblog%2Fcrisis-communication-a-power-platform-template%2F%22%20target%3D%22_blank%22%20rel%3D%22noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%22%3EPower%20Apps%20team%20blog%20%3C%2FA%3E%26nbsp%3B%20%26nbsp%3B%20%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22_vCPLJsuwa9jpPG%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CA%20href%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Ftechcommunity.microsoft.com%2Ft5%2Fmicrosoft-teams-blog%2Fcoordinate-crisis-communications-using-microsoft-teams-power%2Fba-p%2F1216715%22%20target%3D%22_blank%22%20rel%3D%22noopener%20noreferrer%22%3ETeams%20Engineering%20Blog%3C%2FA%3E%26nbsp%3B%26nbsp%3B%26nbsp%3B%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3C%2FUL%3E%0A%3CP%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CSTRONG%3EIntroduction%20and%20Microsoft%20Response%20to%20COVID-19%3C%2FSTRONG%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FP%3E%0A%3CUL%20id%3D%22_o2QeQvX5RI5F4v%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22_Lh7QVAhQ3KMGa8%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CA%20href%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Fwww.microsoft.com%2Fen-us%2Fmicrosoft-365%2Fblog%2F2020%2F03%2F05%2Four-commitment-to-customers-during-covid-19%2F%22%20target%3D%22_blank%22%20rel%3D%22noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%22%3EMicrosoft%20Press%20Release%20on%20our%20commitment%20to%20our%20customers%20during%20COVID-19%3C%2FA%3E%20%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22_r2De2s2X5ZMskT%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E-ERR%3AREF-NOT-FOUND-Crisis%20Management%20-ERR%3AREF-NOT-FOUND-PowerApp%26nbsp%3B%26nbsp%3B-ERR%3AREF-NOT-FOUND-Microsoft%20Offers%206%20Months%20of%20Office%20365%20E1%20%26nbsp%3B%20%26nbsp%3B%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22_PmbrAal8yHGbjT%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CA%20href%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Ftechcommunity.microsoft.com%2Ft5%2Fmicrosoft-sharepoint-blog%2Fbuild-a-crisis-management-site-to-connect-people-and-information%2Fba-p%2F1216791%22%20target%3D%22_blank%22%20rel%3D%22noopener%20noreferrer%22%3EBuild%20a%20crisis%20management%20site%20to%20connect%20people%20and%20information%3C%2FA%3E%20%26nbsp%3B%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22_mS9HDBpalBO2ol%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E-ERR%3AREF-NOT-FOUND-Brainstorm's%20-ERR%3AREF-NOT-FOUND-Quickhelp-ERR%3AREF-NOT-FOUND-%20Platform%20for%20End%20Users%20%26nbsp%3B%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22_fPQeBwJoqmvYfv%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CA%20href%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Fwww.microsoft.com%2Fen-us%2Fresearch%2Fproject%2Fhealth-bot%2F%22%20target%3D%22_blank%22%20rel%3D%22noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%22%3EMicrosoft%20Health%20Bot%20Service%3C%2FA%3E%20%26nbsp%3B%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22_DvMoMnppx3z9BE%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E-ERR%3AREF-NOT-FOUND-%3CA%20href%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Fdocs.microsoft.com%2Fen-us%2Fhealthbot%2Fhandoff-teams%22%20target%3D%22_blank%22%20rel%3D%22noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%22%3EHow%20to%20use%20the%20Azure%20%3C%2FA%3E%3CA%20id%3D%22text_ZnLJf7yESP2%22%20class%3D%22%22%20href%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Fsupport.office.com%2Fen-us%2Farticle%2Fwhat-is-shifts-f8efe6e4-ddb3-4d23-b81b-bb812296b821%22%20target%3D%22_blank%22%20rel%3D%22noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%22%3EHealthBot%3C%2FA%3E%5B%23%24dp51%5D%20to%20hand%20off%20to%20a%20live%20agent%20using%20MS%20Teams%20%26nbsp%3B%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22_oE5nYhP7CFn6HH%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CA%20href%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Fmsit.powerbi.com%2Fview%3Fr%3DeyJrIjoiNzBkMDFiODUtOWJkZS00YzUyLWEwMTQtMzk4OWNkYzZkOWJiIiwidCI6IjcyZjk4OGJmLTg2ZjEtNDFhZi05MWFiLTJkN2NkMDExZGI0NyIsImMiOjV9%22%20target%3D%22_blank%22%20rel%3D%22nofollow%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%22%3EPower%20BI%20Dashboard%20Showing%20Corona%20Virus%20Data%3C%2FA%3E%20%26nbsp%3B%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22_qGccZe2Y9MeASr%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E%3CA%20href%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Ftechcommunity.microsoft.com%2Ft5%2Foffice-365-blog%2Fhow-to-quickly-optimize-office-365-traffic-for-remote-staff-amp%2Fba-p%2F1214571%22%20target%3D%22_blank%22%20rel%3D%22noopener%20noreferrer%22%3EQuickly%20optimize%20Office%20365%20traffic%20for%20remote%20staff%20%26amp%3B%20reduce%20the%20load%20on%20your%20infrastructure%3C%2FA%3E%20%26nbsp%3B%20%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3CLI%20id%3D%22_QUoyMGDZT6LfP4%22%20dir%3D%22ltr%22%3E-ERR%3AREF-NOT-FOUND-Five%20ways%20Azure%20AD%20can%20help%20you%20enable%20remote%20work%26nbsp%3B%26nbsp%3B%26nbsp%3B%26nbsp%3B-ERR%3AREF-NOT-FOUND-Work%20remotely%2C%20stay%20secure%20%E2%80%93%20tips%20for%20CISOs%26nbsp%3B%26nbsp%3B%26nbsp%3B%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FLI%3E%0A%3C%2FUL%3E%3C%2FLINGO-BODY%3E%3CLINGO-TEASER%20id%3D%22lingo-teaser-1380806%22%20slang%3D%22en-US%22%3E%3CP%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FP%3E%0A%3CP%3ELearn%20how%20you%20can%20use%20the%20Shifts%20functionality%20within%20Teams%20to%20bring%20structure%20around%20how%20limited%2Fconstrained%20assets%20like%20office%20spaces%20are%20managed%2C%20empowering%20your%20employees%20to%20do%20their%20best%20work.%3C%2FP%3E%3C%2FLINGO-TEASER%3E%3CLINGO-LABS%20id%3D%22lingo-labs-1380806%22%20slang%3D%22en-US%22%3E%3CLINGO-LABEL%3EEmployees%20first%3C%2FLINGO-LABEL%3E%3CLINGO-LABEL%3EFirstline%20workers%3C%2FLINGO-LABEL%3E%3CLINGO-LABEL%3Ehealthcare%3C%2FLINGO-LABEL%3E%3CLINGO-LABEL%3EMicrosoft%20365%3C%2FLINGO-LABEL%3E%3CLINGO-LABEL%3EModern%20workplace%3C%2FLINGO-LABEL%3E%3CLINGO-LABEL%3Eoffice%20capacity%20management%3C%2FLINGO-LABEL%3E%3CLINGO-LABEL%3Ere-open%3C%2FLINGO-LABEL%3E%3C%2FLINGO-LABS%3E%3CLINGO-SUB%20id%3D%22lingo-sub-1405200%22%20slang%3D%22en-US%22%3ERe%3A%20Return%20to%20work%20-%20Office%20space%20distancing%3C%2FLINGO-SUB%3E%3CLINGO-BODY%20id%3D%22lingo-body-1405200%22%20slang%3D%22en-US%22%3E%3CP%3EGreat%20idea%20thank%20you%20!%3C%2FP%3E%3C%2FLINGO-BODY%3E%3CLINGO-SUB%20id%3D%22lingo-sub-1422079%22%20slang%3D%22en-US%22%3ERe%3A%20Return%20to%20work%20-%20Office%20space%20distancing%3C%2FLINGO-SUB%3E%3CLINGO-BODY%20id%3D%22lingo-body-1422079%22%20slang%3D%22en-US%22%3E%3CP%3E%3CA%20href%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Ftechcommunity.microsoft.com%2Ft5%2Fuser%2Fviewprofilepage%2Fuser-id%2F108001%22%20target%3D%22_blank%22%3E%40Vasu%20Sharma%3C%2FA%3E%26nbsp%3B%2C%20%3CA%20href%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Ftechcommunity.microsoft.com%2Ft5%2Fuser%2Fviewprofilepage%2Fuser-id%2F462403%22%20target%3D%22_blank%22%3E%40bethi%3C%2FA%3E%26nbsp%3B%26nbsp%3BGreat%20use%20case%20scenario%20for%20Shifts!%3C%2FP%3E%3CP%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FP%3E%3CP%3EWould%20you%20provide%20more%20information%20on%20%22%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22%22%3EAdvanced%20scenarios%20such%20as%3CSPAN%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3CA%20href%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Fdocs.microsoft.com%2Fen-us%2Fconnectors%2Fteams%2F%22%20target%3D%22_blank%22%20rel%3D%22noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%22%3Econnectors%3C%2FA%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22%22%3E%2C%20auto%20approval%20and%20flows%3C%2FSPAN%3E%22%3F%20Having%20to%20approve%20individual%20requests%20creates%20a%20burden%20on%20the%20coordinators%20and%20since%20it's%20not%20possible%20to%20assign%20a%20group%20within%20Shifts%20to%20a%20specific%20approver%2C%20we%20would%20prefer%20having%20requests%20auto-approved.%20However%2C%20Teams%20currently%20has%20only%20three%20triggers%20none%20of%20which%20has%20anything%20to%20do%20with%20Shifts%3A%201.%20When%20a%20channel%20message%20is%20added%3B%202.%20When%20a%20new%20team%20member%20is%20added%3B%20and%203.%20When%20I%20am%20mentioned%20in%20a%20channel%20message.%20With%20only%20these%20three%20triggers%2C%20how%20do%20we%20build%20an%20auto-approval%20flow%20and%20use%20the%20action%20%22Shifts%3A%20Approve%20an%20Open%20Shift%20request%22%3F%20Shifts%20is%20missing%20all%20of%20the%20triggers%20we%20used%20to%20have%20available%20in%20StaffHub%20complicating%20adoption%20and%20this%20is%20time-sensitive%20right%20now%20while%20offices%20are%20starting%20to%20re-open%20in%20a%20few%20days.%3C%2FP%3E%3C%2FLINGO-BODY%3E
Microsoft

All industries are making great strides over the last few months to ensure employees could return to work safely while maintaining social distance. As the country now seeks to re-open the economy, the essential step becomes testing and limiting the number of people who could return to work safely. The leaders today are thinking more about employees, families and communities. The pandemic warrants a new way to think of rebuilding operations, modernize productivity platforms and embrace these new technologies.

 

The learnings from this pandemic will make organizations rethink how office buildings are designed for future and shared spaces that could be structured. While employees across divisions are learning how to utilize these modern technologies such as Microsoft Teams, the need for a limited workforce to be present at office locations will continue for a certain time. This requirement has created an additional burden on organizational leaders, particularly facilities and logistics division.

 

One solution is to use Shifts in Microsoft Teams, which is a schedule management tool that helps you create, update, and manage schedules for your team. The same platform could help facilities and office managers to manage and limit employees to work based on location.

 

It works on Teams mobile, desktop and web

 

entire page.jpg

 

Key features include:

  • Office managers share available spaces to the employees based on location or floor, where employees reserve spaces on a first-come, first-serve basis, or after approval.
  • Office managers to let departments manage allocated spaces. Departmental managers coordinate across their teams and help central response teams track status across an organization.
  • Office managers to let the department admins manage the open spaces.
  • Office managers to publish a list of suggested activities during the day the employee will be onsite.
  • Employees could simply swap their spaces via mobile device in case they cannot visit the office.
  • Employees interact with office managers and report any incidents that need attention.
  • Facilities bot to help get answers questions and engage the expert as needed.
  • Office managers to send location-specific communications to employees.

Enable Microsoft Shifts 

Shifts comes with every Teams license (no additional cost) and your IT admin has the option to roll this solution in your environment very quickly. For simplicity of use the admin can pin the app on the mobile device as part of the app policies for simple discoverability. We hope this method will help with a facilities team to manage the social distancing requirements. Review below links for more details on enabling this solution.

  • Review details about Microsoft Shifts
  • Review details on how to enable Microsoft Shifts
  • Graph API for advanced scenarios
  • Sample Teams App templates
  • Advanced scenarios such as connectors, auto approval and flows

 

Desktop/web view for the approverDesktop/web view for the approver

End-users can access the schedule from any deviceEnd-users can access the schedule from any device

Employees can report incidents for facilities/logistics to take action onEmployees can report incidents for facilities/logistics to take action on

Announcements pertaining to location/department/building specific details can be shared with all employeesAnnouncements pertaining to location/department/building specific details can be shared with all employeesIn case of any doubts or questions, employees can get quick and easy supportIn case of any doubts or questions, employees can get quick and easy support

Summary

Our thoughts are with the people affected and essential service professionals working around the clock to help those in need and help each of us and our families. As they are working hard, we hope this solution will help office managers open their offices while maintaining social distance guidelines.

 

Authors

Pradeep headshot.jpg

 Pradeep Bethi, Customer Success Director for Healthcare and Lifesciences 

 

Vasu_cropped_preview.jpeg

Vasu Sharma, Customer Success Manager for Healthcare and Lifesciences 

 

Contributors

Kensi headshot.jpg 

Kensington Schmidt, Customer Program Manager - Firstline Workers, Microsoft Teams

 

Amir headshot.jpg 

Amir Cory, Principal Product Manager - Firstline Workers, Microsoft Teams

 

Related posts

*Note: This list will be update periodically over the next several days

 

Resources:

 

Remote Teamwork with Microsoft Teams 

Crisis Management Portal 

Company Communicator 

Crisis Communicator 

Introduction and Microsoft Response to COVID-19 

6 Comments
Frequent Visitor

Hello,

 

Im a nearly a newbee about teams Shift and others. It would be great if you can share a guide of what you did to make this solution

 

Regards

New Contributor

Hi - Really interested in this solution, we haven't used Shifts yet so have little experience, as Stephanie asks above do you have any setup guidance to this particularly solution?

Thanks

Contributor

Great article with genius ideas for using the Microsoft suite for people returning to work.  Thank you for sharing!

Microsoft

Hello Simon, 


We are planning to write another article with instructions on how to enable shifts and enable above scenarios.

Pradeep

Occasional Contributor

Great idea thank you !

Contributor

@Vasu Sharma , @bethi  Great use case scenario for Shifts!

 

Would you provide more information on "Advanced scenarios such as connectors, auto approval and flows"? Having to approve individual requests creates a burden on the coordinators and since it's not possible to assign a group within Shifts to a specific approver, we would prefer having requests auto-approved. However, Teams currently has only three triggers none of which has anything to do with Shifts: 1. When a channel message is added; 2. When a new team member is added; and 3. When I am mentioned in a channel message. With only these three triggers, how do we build an auto-approval flow and use the action "Shifts: Approve an Open Shift request"? Shifts is missing all of the triggers we used to have available in StaffHub complicating adoption and this is time-sensitive right now while offices are starting to re-open in a few days.