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Collaboration

Now more than ever, teamwork drives innovation. Help your customers transform workforces into high-performing teams.

You want to grow your business. We know how.

Partnering with Microsoft pays off.

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The opportunity

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Development

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Grow your practice

The opportunity

Smart collaboration starts here

Microsoft Teams was created as a secure hub for conversation and collaboration—giving team members with diverse perspectives visibility to what’s happening, as it’s happening.

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Foster creativity

Offer customers tools to visualize information in new ways, work with voice, ink, touch, and connect experiences across devices.

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Support teamwork

Customers can co-author documents, connect with SharePoint, network across the organization with Yammer, and much more.

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Support first-line workers

They’re the first to engage with customers, see the products in action, and represent your brand. Read how to best support them.

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Collaboration market opportunity: Forrester Report

Today, helping customers build collaboration practices provides major growth opportunities for your business. In fact, the average gross margin on end-to-end Microsoft 365 collaboration solutions is more than 60 percent.

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Collaboration specializations

By adopting modern tools for collaboration, your customers not only empower employees—they can provide smarter products and solutions to their own customers.

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Modern, effective collaboration

Features like content sharing, enterprise security and compliance, and a team conversation hub can transform the way you work.

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Employee engagement

Share information via intelligent intranets, manage first-line workers’ schedules, and inform decisions with collective insights.

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Business transformation

Securely manage intellectual property, integrate apps with existing systems, and empower employees with artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning.

Support first-line workers through collaboration

First-line workers comprise 80 percent of the global workforce, which is why 78 percent of business leaders say that connecting and empowering them is critical. With Microsoft 365, customers can digitize, streamline processes, and help first-line workers perform more efficiently.

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First-line worker hours saved: 116

By automating scheduling and digitizing paper-based processes, Microsoft collaboration solutions are creating new efficiencies.

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Turnover reduced by eight percent

Customers using Microsoft 365 are seeing an increase in employees’ engagement, sense of belonging, and a reduction in turnover.

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Reduction in security breaches: 61 percent

With more secure access to company systems and intellectual property, customers have seen lower breach remediation costs.

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USD6.5 million net value

Businesses that have adopted Office 365 F1 have saved millions by optimizing collaboration for their first-line workforces.

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“First-line workers represent the majority of the world’s workforce. That’s a lot of opportunity we can go after and a lot of ways we can help our clients. With Microsoft 365 F1, we now have something really compelling to offer. For me, that’s very, very exciting.”

— Tim Wallis, CEO, Content and Code

Opportunities for first-line worker collaboration

Tools like Office 365 F1 and Microsoft StaffHub are saving first-line workers 116 hours each year, reducing turnover, significantly improving security, and optimizing business performance.

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Manufacturing

With real-time shift information, incident reporting, and mobile access to training materials, your customers empower their teams.

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Retail

Associates can use chat to connect with supervisors, share best practices with team members, and request time off or shift swaps.

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Hospitality

Keep things running smoothly with real-time scheduling, reporting, and easy access to training materials and service updates.

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