You are here

What should I use my community for?

Promote activities

You can share news, updates and promote upcoming events. 

Key features:

  • Office online (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote)
  • Microsoft Teams (instant chat, video/auto meeting and conference, channels)
  • SharePoint (mini site, events, recent documents, blog post)  
  • Forms (online surveys)

Example: APS News

Share information with community members about activities happening across government. Build a trusted source of information that is sent out on a regular bases, usually by the community owner. 

Community type: - open

Build a network

Bring together like-minded people to engage on topics, interests, or areas of practice. 

Key features:

  • Office online (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote, Outlook)
  • Microsoft Teams (instant chat, video/auto meeting and conference, channels)
  • SharePoint (mini site, events, recent documents, blog post)  
  • Forms (online surveys)
  • Delve (personal profiles)

Example: Procurement

Connect with other procurement specialists and interested members. Share and develop documents and foster participation in the community. 

Community type: - open 

Collaborate on a project

Bring your teams together to meet virtually, co-author documents and track tasks.

Key features:

  • Office online (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote, Outlook)
  • Microsoft Teams (instant chat, video/auto meeting and conference, channels)
  • SharePoint (mini site, events, recent documents, blog post)  
  • Forms (online surveys)
  • Delve (personal profiles)
  • Planner (task management)

Example: Cross agency project

Collaborate with other members online. Organise virtual meetings, co-author documents and manage individual and group tasks to meet a project mandate or objective.

Community type: - closed, hidden

Support Type: