Due to COVID, I conducted many Dual Monitor Teams Presentations, meetings and live events. Here are the best practices you should know. This will minimize mistakes and eliminate trial and error. Reading time 12 min.
Problem: It is difficult to conduct Teams presentation on slow internet bandwidth. Furthermore, Videos embedded inside slides will not show properly. Solution: The solution is simple. Upload the presentation before the meeting starts instead of sharing the presentation window or desktop. Uploaded presentation now renders very fast and from the cloud directly. Your bandwidth does not matter at all. Problem related to solution: All attendees (including anonymous guests) can move to next slide (or any slide) in the presentation on their own. Of course you can prevent it by disabling Private Viewing in Device settings.
Teams Live Events are used for live streaming to large audiences (max 10,000). Common uses are online training, address to staff by the management, corporate announcements and events, entertainment and so on. I conducted 15 live events in 15 days and learnt a lot in the process. Here are some best practices I have learnt.
Microsoft is conducting a global, online conference using Teams as I am writing this article. It is a great way to learn how to not just work remotely, but deliver 100’s of sessions to 1000’s of people across the world remotely. Here is what I learnt – and what YOU can use to do the same!