Microsoft Teams vs SharePoint

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Microsoft Teams vs SharePoint: What are the differences?

Microsoft Teams: Chat-based workspace in Office 365. See content and chat history anytime, including team chats with Skype that are visible to the whole team. Private group chats are available for smaller group conversations; SharePoint: Content collaboration for the modern workplace. It empowers teamwork with dynamic and productive team sites for every project team, department, and division. Share and manage content, knowledge, and applications to empower teamwork, quickly find information, and seamlessly collaborate across the organization.

Microsoft Teams and SharePoint are primarily classified as "Group Chat & Notifications" and "File Storage" tools respectively.

Some of the features offered by Microsoft Teams are:

  • All your content, tools, people, and conversations are available in the team workspace
  • Enjoy built-in access to SharePoint, OneNote, and Skype for Business
  • Work on documents right in the app

On the other hand, SharePoint provides the following key features:

  • Authentication
  • Business Intelligence
  • Web Content Management

Macy's, Heimdal Security, and Sainsburys are some of the popular companies that use Microsoft Teams, whereas SharePoint is used by Schlumberger, Tzunami, and Sope. Microsoft Teams has a broader approval, being mentioned in 47 company stacks & 33 developers stacks; compared to SharePoint, which is listed in 8 company stacks and 6 developer stacks.

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What is Microsoft Teams?

See content and chat history anytime, including team chats with Skype that are visible to the whole team. Private group chats are available for smaller group conversations.

What is SharePoint?

It empowers teamwork with dynamic and productive team sites for every project team, department, and division. Share and manage content, knowledge, and applications to empower teamwork, quickly find information, and seamlessly collaborate across the organization.
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      Skype’s text, voice and video make it simple to share experiences with the people that matter to you, wherever they are.
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