How Foundation Home Loans is using Microsoft Teams
“Teams has really helped to connect departments, in a way never imagined. Teams has also been Instrumental in communicating with brokers and key partners and is really easy to use.”
Because there is a wealth of rich functionality in Teams, the company decided to do a staged roll-out to ensure that users initially have access to the apps most critical to their roles. They have moved all meetings and video conferencing to Teams, which has allowed staff to feel more connected.
Chris Lomas, Director of IT at Foundation Home Loans, confirms: “We are using Teams for daily executive meetings, 1:1s and I have a Teams-based stand up every morning with our IT management team. This is something we have rolled out during Covid-19 to keep people engaged and connected.”
The business is embracing Teams for project collaboration, using functionality like screen sharing. Colleagues are also connecting with one another via Teams Chat and telephony. They also recently delivered an all hands Virtual Town Hall from the CEO.
Feedback on Teams has been extremely positive. “Our colleagues love it. It’s the best application we’ve had in years,” says Chris.
Colleague Jeff Knight, Director of Marketing, confirms: “Teams has really helped to connect departments, in a way never imagined. Teams has also been Instrumental in communicating with brokers and key partners and is really easy to use.”