Teams is a new feature for group chats in Office 365.
In this tutorial in the Office 365 from Scratch series,
Peter Kalmström, shows how the admin can enable Teams and
how to get started with the new workspace.
The demo was recorded soon after the Teams Preview was released,
and some things are changed in the current version. Most
of what Peter shows in the demo works in the same way, though.
Teams is meant to be a hub for team work, and everyone who
is used to Skype chats will quickly understand how Teams
work. It is built on Office 365 Groups, and the Office apps
as well as various other applications can be reached from
within Teams. Skype is also integrated for voice and video
conferences, but the chat part is totally Office 365 and
In the demo below Peter shows how to do this in a team chat:
Reach Teams if the the icon does not show up in
the App Launcher
Create a team
Add people, groups or distribution lists to a team