Microsoft Teams was originally launched in 2017, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, workers have to start working remotely to avoid the further spread of the virus, which has attracted more attention in 2020, but many people are not fully aware of the way Teams works satisfaction.
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Take a look at how Microsoft and the Microsoft team are tracking you.
Microsoft 365 productivity score
Teams is a team collaboration software, employers and employees can easily communicate in real time, making collaboration easier, as if everyone is working together in the same office.
In addition to chat and video conferencing, the software also has a variety of different functions, such as a task management system.
However, in addition to collaboration, the Microsoft team also helps employers keep track of employees, although this is exactly why some people are less interested in using software that has almost everything you need.
according to ZDNetWhen the company decided to add a feature called 365 Productivity Score, people began to question and criticize the team. This feature is actually a way of assessing the level of productivity based on how employees use Microsoft 365 products (such as Teams, Word and Excel).
How the team tracks you
Although this feature is not as powerful as other employee tracking software that tracks keyboard and mouse usage, constant screenshots of your device or even low-key images taken through a webcam, many people still don’t believe that Microsoft’s productivity score can actually be measured The productivity of employees, especially when they work from home.
And, despite the lack of creepy features, some experts still consider it to be a widespread workplace surveillance tool.
In order to calculate the productivity score, Microsoft 365 must track everything, including the number of emails sent, the number of replies, the channel of responses, the number of times posted on Yammer, and so on.
In this way, the team will have to track every action taken by the user on the platform.
According to the online technical magazine, Teams will be able to check all your voice chats, shared meetings, voice mails, file data, and details in your profile, such as email addresses and numbers.
This is the entire content of the terms of the platform, you can pass Microsoft’s website.
Since June 2020, the company has been open to the goods they track and store.
Is your boss watching you?
Then, in September, the tech giant offered more services to users, such as recording the number of emergency messages shared, the number of messages sent by users in private chats, and apparently preventing you from blocking someone and more.
The numbers of scheduled meetings and ad hoc meetings are separate.
Many employees who use Microsoft Teams are very worried about managers’ use of the platform, such as a Reddit user. Published Ask their boss on the forum website if they are using the platform for surveillance.
However, due to the variety of functions, and many aspects are still using Teams for work collaboration, it is best to use the platform only for work-related things.
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