Microsoft Teams; using one monopoly to aid another
The title is not going to be a surprise to anyone reading this, but I’m getting frustrated and I have to vent.
At Sharkmob1 we use Microsoft products… not really surprising; Microsoft Office is extremely common and- we make games.
What is nice about Sharkmob is that we get a lot more freedom to pick tools that work well for us, at Ubisoft2 it was often an uphill struggle to get anything paid for (so: things like SSO never happened, and you had a seperate account for everything! BAH).
The reason I say this is because Teams being free for Office users is an immediate sell. It doesn’t matter if anything is better or if teams is awful. (and I’m not saying that, even if I personally dislike it), but this is enough for Ubisoft to just use it without further reason.
However, at Sharkmob we can have Slack enterprise, Github Premium, Zoom, 1Password, Jetbrains, whatever works best, and we use...
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