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Microsoft Teams for your frontline workforce

Unify your organization’s communications and business processes for frontline workers onto one secure platform.

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The Total Economic Impact™ of Microsoft Teams 1

Transform your entire workforce

About 78% of leaders said that equipping frontline workers with technology is key to success.2

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    Teams can empower your frontline for the future of work

    Provide frontline workers with tools that give them flexibility, a sense of purpose, and the right knowledge to improve business outcomes.

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    Give workers flexibility to focus on what matters

    Help frontline workers spend more time on crucial processes and customer interactions, and less time on manual tasks and schedule conflicts.

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    Help people embrace your company mission

    Create brand ambassadors and operation champions by recognizing great work and empowering your frontline with tools to align them to company goals.

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    Provide the right knowledge at the right time

    Exceed business expectations by making it easy to onboard new employees, share insights, and collect great ideas on the ground.

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  • Three mobile displays of an urgent chat in Teams, the walkie talkie being used in Teams and a dashboard for Shifts in Teams.

    Facilitate frontline workforce communication and connection

    Connect deskless workers with the right people, tools, and knowledge to get their job done.

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    Create a single platform for teamwork

    Enable your teams to share rich information and communicate effectively with tools like messaging, emails, calls, file sharing, and channels.

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    Surface information at employees' fingertips

    Meet your people where they are with a company-branded app to access company news, tools, and resources.

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    Ensure important communications reach the frontline

    Enable leadership to communicate to the frontline with targeted announcements relevant for specific frontline locations, departments, or roles.

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    Consolidate frontline operations and processes

    Automate task and service processes with digital workflows that connect to systems of record and create a unified platform for your workforce.

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    Streamline processes with customizable or configurable apps

    Solve unique business challenges with configurable, out-of-the-box apps or easily customizable apps that digitize manual and fragmented processes.

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    Provide one platform for your frontline apps

    Add or integrate the services your frontline workers use most into one location for easy access.

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    Streamline shift and task management

    Empower workers to manage their time and tasks with self-service tools.

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    Obtain critical insights from the frontline

    Help the frontline make informed decisions with self-service analytics while giving corporate a holistic view of frontline performance.

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  • Three mobile displays of a list of retail trainings in Viva Learning, badges in a community and a home feed in Viva Engage.

    Use social, intranet, learning, and wellbeing features

    Empower frontline workers to build new skills and engage in an inclusive company culture.

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    Facilitate dialogue across leadership and the frontline

    Spark meaningful discussions across the entire workforce with tools to foster an open dialogue and give frontline workers tools to express themselves.

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    Simplify training, onboarding, and continuous upskilling

    Keep employees up to date on required training while empowering them to discover content that helps them learn new skills.

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    Facilitate expression, recognition, and accessibility

    Increase morale among frontline teams and employees by encouraging peer recognition, supporting wellbeing, and providing tools for self-expression.

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  • Help protect your workforce

    Keep your business safer with built-in security and compliance across identities, email, apps, and endpoints.

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    Simplify user experience and scale deployment

    Help frontline workers stay productive with fast sign-in and secure access to relevant resources.

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    Help secure identities and access

    Centralize visibility and control of your frontline workers, devices, and apps by enforcing remote access policies.

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    Help prevent and detect attacks across your organization

    Detect and respond to attacks across identities, emails, apps, and endpoints, and control the use of shadow IT by restricting compromised users.

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    Protect and govern data to stay in compliance

    Classify, protect, and prevent sharing of sensitive content wherever it lives—in messages, emails, files, apps, or devices.

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See how organizations are empowering frontline workers with Teams

Boots Opticians

Boots Opticians uses Microsoft Teams to keep frontline workforce seeing 20/20 for improved customer care.

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Milton Keynes University Hospital

“With this caliber of endpoint management technology, anything is possible. If someone in the security community or a National Health Service peer comes to me with a complex question, I tell them to check out Microsoft Intune.”

Ibrar Mahmood: Cyber Security Manager, Milton Keynes University Hospital

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Get Microsoft Teams today

Your frontline workforce is essential to your business. Invest in them with simple, intuitive solutions from Teams and Microsoft 365.

Microsoft 365 F1

Originally starting from USD$2.25 now starting from USD$2.25

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user/month

(Annual commitment)

  • Lay the foundation for secure communication.

  • Microsoft Teams

  • SharePoint, Microsoft Viva Engage, Viva Connections, and Viva Learning

  • OneDrive

  • Mobile and web versions of Microsoft 365 apps3

Microsoft 365 F3

Originally starting from USD$8.00 now starting from USD$8.00

USD$8.00 USD$8.00

user/month

(Annual commitment)

  • Drive secure frontline operational efficiency.

    Everything in Microsoft 365 F1, plus:

  • Power Apps

  • Power Automate

  • Outlook, web access only

  • Enhanced security, compliance, identity, and management

  • Windows

Resources

Unlock a new future for frontline workers

New data shows that now is the time to empower frontline workers with the right digital tools.

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Explore product innovations

Check out the new technology innovations and partnerships that power the way the frontline work.

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Rethink hybrid for frontline

Learn how hybrid work is different for frontline workers and how to set them up for success.

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Redefine your frontline

Learn why leaders should redefine how they view and value frontline workers in a new world of work.

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Envision frontline worker solutions

Discover guidance, best practices, and resources to implement simple, intuitive, and secure solutions.

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Browse training resources

Check out videos and step-by-step guidance on how to use Shifts, Tasks, Walkie talkie, and other apps and features.

Get started with Microsoft Teams today

  • [1] The Total Economic Impact™ Of Microsoft Teams: Cost Savings And Business Benefits Enabled By Teams As A Unified Platform For Communication And Collaboration. A Forrester Total Economic Impact™ Study Commissioned by Microsoft, April 2023.
  • [2] The Physical, Virtual Future of Retail: A Better In-Store Experience for Connected Consumers. A Harvard Business Review Analytic Services briefing paper.
  • [3] Microsoft 365 mobile app limited to devices with integrated screens 10.9” diagonally or less.

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