You know how politics are off the table for conversations in the office or on dates? The heated conversations about elections don’t pale in comparison to the SharePoint vs. Teams debate, but they are strong contenders. The Microsoft community has STRONG opinions about SharePoint and Teams.
However, you can have your cake and eat it too.
Introducing the Great Compromise of SharePoint and Teams!
Instead of forcing one tool over the other, use both tools effectively and harmoniously. Afterall, the backend of Teams is SharePoint. Make the right thing to do for the company the easy thing to do for employees.
Combine the pros and preserve the best of both worlds.
This way you get the best of both worlds: content re-use thanks to SharePoint metadata and fluid and intuitive chat on documents using Teams. Here are some tips to get it right:
You can’t pick a favorite. You need both. harmon.ie provides easy access to both SharePoint locations and Teams Channels Files Tab and all within Outlook. So, you caneasily classify, store documents on SharePoint and share a SharePoint link with your team on Teams.
You need to get your employees on board. Your employees prefer Teams. They like chatting. They like doing their thing without needing IT. All is not lost! Check out a viable solution here.