Microsoft Teams for Manufacturing
Empower all workers, from the factory floor to the customer’s door, with a one-stop shop for frontline optimization.
Drive productivity and prepare for the future
Help workers perform at their best
Optimize inspection and maintenance processes and connect your factory workers using Microsoft Teams.
Seamlessly connect your workforce
Bring your frontline workers together so they can quickly respond to changing circumstances.
Provide the right knowledge
Help your teams make decisions in real time by providing all the information they need in one place.
Ensure future-proof productivity for your workforce
Empower manufacturing workers with modern solutions for real-time communication, collaboration, process and workflow automation, and skills development.
Enable real-time communication and collaboration
Equip your entire workforce with the tools and devices they need to better connect, engage, and deliver.
Automate processes and workflows
Optimize production and profitability by reducing manual effort from the factory floor to the field.
Upskill your workforce for the future
Provide the training and development tools your frontline workers need to succeed today and tomorrow.
Streamline and strengthen security
Increase asset and workforce productivity while improving security for IT, OT, and industrial IoT across the manufacturing value chain.
Learn more about transforming your frontline workforce
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Mitsubishi Electric boosts connection among employees, speeds digital business transformation with Teams.
Siemens offers a more secure, flexible approach to remote work for employees with Teams.
Frequently asked questions
Frontline workers and managers are shift-based, mobile-first workers. They have various names, such as frontline workers and essential workers. They’re the first to have contact with your customers, the first to work with your product, and the first to represent your brand. For example, your frontline workforce may include store associates, customer service representatives, nurses, doctors, and factory operators.
The frontline worker capabilities are available in all Microsoft 365 commercial offerings. Some capabilities are not available in the free version of Teams or in Microsoft offerings for government.
Microsoft StaffHub was retired on June 30, 2020. StaffHub capabilities are being built into Teams. Learn more.
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-  The Total Economic Impact™ Of Microsoft Teams For Frontline Workers, a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting, July 2022.
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