# Collaboration / Video
Offering a sneak preview of the rapidly intensifying competition between two of the world’s top software companies, Microsoft executive VP Judson Althoff said recently that CRM without chat is “arcane” and that Teams is years ahead of Slack.
Extending Microsoft Teams to not only bring collaborative tools to your company or project team but also to utilize and build off of the Power Platform's offerings to automate mundane tasks as well as enhance communications across departments, teams, or any other groups working together on common or different workstreams every day. Session Level: Intermediate
If this year has proven anything, it’s that businesses need to unite their workforce, remote and in the office, with the right collaboration tools. Microsoft Teams is THE collaboration platform to seamlessly connect your employees. Teams allows you to chat, meet, call, and collaborate all in one place, empowering remote workers to stay productive. In this session, you will learn the skills needed to become a Teams Administrator, including how to plan, deploy, and manage Teams with apps, channel meetings, audio conferencing, and live events. This session will be available for CPE credits pending completion of session survey post event. Level: Basic