Office 365 Groups is a service developed with collaboration in mind. It works with the Office 365 apps you use already so you can collaborate with your teammates when writing documents, creating spreadsheets, working on project plans, scheduling meetings, or sending email.
By creating a group in Outlook you’ll get:
You don’t have to manually create any of those resources; creating the group automatically creates them for you and assigns the necessary permissions for your group members so they can start using them right away.
You can access these resources through the familiar Microsoft Outlook 2016 desktop client, via Outlook on the Web or using Groups apps on iOS, Android or Windows Phone.
If you would like additional information before using Office 365 Groups, please see the following links:
Learn more (information provided by Microsoft)
Video introduction (a short introduction, approximately 1.30 minutes regarding the key functions of Office 365 Groups)
Video in Addskills Online (detailed information, approximately 6 minutes, for staff only)
How to create an Office 365 Group
Naming conventions and rules
Data storage at JU
Seminars on campus (for staff)
Content updated 2017-04-10