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Microsoft launches “Games for Work” for business teams

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The show includes classics like Minesweeper, Solitaire, IceBreakers, and Wordament.

‘Games for Work’: Microsoft encourages Teams users to play (Photo:

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Minesweeper, Solitaire, IceBreakers and Wordament: the software giant Microsoft has withGames for workHe released a bunch of games for rather boring team meetings Articles The company indicates that at least two people are required for each of the included games. The number of subscribers can be increased to 250. The titles are also ad-free. Participants can become active or just watch.

Targeted increase in productivity

According to Microsoft, games played at the same time should increase productivity and, in particular, the collaboration of employees participating in a virtual meeting. “Games enhance creativity, collaboration, and communication in a unique way,” asserts Jill Braff, Director, Microsoft.

Microsoft presents a publication for 2019 study from Brigham Young University. According to the study, video games in workgroups improve productivity by 20 percent more than traditional team building methods. The ‘Games for Work’ app is only available to paying Teams customers, and Microsoft is finally telling it.


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