Collaborative Apps – Build Intent Workshop

Build solutions for your customers to drive organizational goals and create collaborative experiences.

With the Collaborative Apps Workshop, you can help customers learn how to maximize the value of Teams by integrating apps and workflows tailored to their business needs. Introduce them to custom-built collaborative apps, process automation tools, and discover custom line-of-business solutions. Leverage the rich set of Teams capabilities and help your customers increase workforce productivity, automate repetitive tasks, and create collaborative experiences. Workshop deliverables include:

  • Understanding customer's business needs and goals
  • Showcasing the capabilities of Microsoft Teams to fit customer's requirements
  • Delving into solution ideation to explore personas, understand the problem and analyze Teams features and capabilities
  • Recommend a Teams solution design to implement as a valuable POC

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Partner Readiness

Enable partners to effectively land workshop scenarios

Collaborative Apps Workshop Delivery Guide
Delivery guide on how to deliver the Collaborative Apps Workshop.
Collaborative Apps Workshop Overview
Provides an overview of the workshop, its agenda and why we should focus on collaborative apps.
Sales and Marketing

Engage prospective customers and recommend workshop activities

Customer Flyer
Customizable template of the workshop summary.
Collaborative Apps Email Template
Customizable email template to engage customers.
Assess the Customer

Evaluate customer scenarios in preparation for workshop activities

Pre-Engagement Questionnaire
Pre-engagement questionnaire on customer environment and scenarios.
Pre-Engagement Kick-Off
Introduction the workshop, scope, module selection, deliverables.
Art of the Possible

Execute workshop activities and drive customer engagement

Art of the Possible Kick-Off
Kick-off meeting for the Art of the Possible phase of the workshop.
Connect and Collaborate with Apps
Introduction to collaborative apps, personas, examples of key collaborative app partner integrations and its success stories.
Automate Business Processes with Low Code
Overview of Microsoft Power Platform and how it works with Teams.
Build customer LoB Apps
Introduction to a cross-industry custom scenario walk-through, showcase Teams Platform capabilities.
Virtual Visits and Bookings
Showcase scenarios for Virtual Visits, Microsoft Bookings and E-prescriptions app template.
Ticket Resolution and Self-Service Support
Showcase ServiceNow integrations with Microsoft Teams, illustrate the value of Remote Support and FAQ Plus app templates.
Approvals/Digital Signing
Illustrate how to simplify approval processes with Approvals app, explore Adobe Sign scenarios.
Enhance Workforce Management
Showcase how to simplify shifts, task management and create customized solutions.
Process Automation
Showcase how to integrate Power Platform to automate routine processes and tasks for frontline.
Connected Frontline
Showcase how to create engaged and connected workforce with Viva Connections and build out customized Connections Dashboards.
Customer LoB Experience – Hybrid Workplace
Illustrate the value of Building Access and TeamLink Apps. Showcase how to build better culture with Co-Worker Appreciation App and Employee Ideas Power App.
Identity and Access Management
Understand identity challenges and how Azure AD provides complete identity and access management solutions.
App Governance Guide
Understand app governance policies and permissions.
Tailored Industry Solution Samples
8 Industry Custom Solutions Samples with walk-through, architecture and best practices.
Build the Plan

Create recommendations and next steps for customer scenarios

Build the Plan Kick-Off
Kick-off meeting for the Build the Plan phase of the workshop.
Scenario Analysis and Prioritization
Use this scenario analysis framework to identify pain points and use cases.
Adoption and Change Management
Drive Adoption of apps and LoB solutions with communication, training and awareness strategy.
POE Template
Proof of Execution of the workshop completion, also known as the Report and Recommendations file.

Increase workshop efficacy through examples and test materials

Demos and Guided Simulations
Guided simulations for 1st, 3rd party apps, Power Platform and LoB scenarios.
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Investments and incentives

Partner investments and incentives can help drive the technical and workplace innovations you need to advance your business and your customers’ digital transformation. Let’s build, innovate, and grow together to make more possible.