Microsoft Teams is the leading workplace collaboration tool. Its capabilities extend beyond video conferencing to allow for pre-meeting discussions and post-meeting recaps.With Decisions, you don't need a new tool; it turns Microsoft Teams into acomprehensivehub to successfully manage meetings.
In a recent survey with more than 7,000 respondents, Gartner found that 31 percent considered one of the biggest challenges to remote meeting success being the failure to set and share an agenda and set a purpose and goal.
Don’t rely on bullet points to organize your meetings.Decisions allows you to createa collaborative agenda withassigned topic owners, clear purpose for each topic, relevant documents attached to the agendaitself andfeatures that enable participants to leave comments and suggest topics of their own.
There are more distractions when people work from home,and unlike in-person meetings, virtual meetings lack many of the informal and non-verbal cuesthat help keep meetings on track. In the same Gartner survey, 38 percent of participants rated engagement as a top challenge to productive remote meetings.
Agendas created with Decisions include atime-keeping function,and add-ins like Speak Now and Vote Now help manage the conversation.
It takes just one click to generate meeting minutes in Microsoft Word or OneNote from the agenda when you use Decisions.
Twelve percent of respondents in the previously mentioned Gartner survey ranked managing meeting outcomes the number one hurdle to productive meetings - 39 percent put it in their top five.
Decisions smart language function inside the minutes templates recognizes and records tasks and decisions. They automatically sync to Microsoft Planner and all tasks will be available for viewing right from the meeting agenda. The task owner will receive email reminders as their tasks are due.
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