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Choosing the right technology for the task

In today’s time it might feel like there is more than just one tool for the task. In Office 365 there is Yammer, Groups, Lync, Skype, Shared Mailboxes, Site Mailboxes etc, etc…

This post will try to explain what solution you should use and match it to the different scenarios that you encounter in your worklife.

If you want to provideUse
Social IntranetYammer
External collaborationYammer
Unstructured collaboration (feedback, brainstorming)Yammer
Employee engagementYammer
Team collaborationOffice 365 Groups
Structured CollaborationOffice 365 Groups
File creation, collaboration and storage Office 365 Groups
Organize email in a hierarchy layoutPublic Folders
Allow users file access from OutlookSite Mailboxes
Allow users to send messages on behalf of a groupShared Mailboxes
Communicate with large groups ( > 300 ) or nested groupsDistribution Groups
Moderate Groups conversationsDistribution Groups
Business process workflow on a siteTeam Sites
Have a one to one callLync ad hoc call
Have a weekly meeting Scheduled Lync Meeting
Take meeting notesShared meeting notes from Lync or outlook

Please tweet me or comment on all different solutions and answers that I have missed

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