Yura Lee is the author of Expert Microsoft Teams Solutions; we got the chance to sit down with him and find out more about his experience of writing with Packt.
Q: What are your specialist tech areas?
Yura: Microsoft 365
Q: How did you become an author for Packt? Tell us about your journey. What was your motivation for writing this book?
Yura: My co-worker, Aaron, has invited me to co-author these projects.
Q: What kind of research did you do, and how long did you spend researching before beginning the book?
Yura: Real work learning and experience helped tremendously.
Q: Did you face any challenges during the writing process? How did you overcome them?
Yura: The Packt team helped tremendously with writing clearly and concisely.
Q: What’s your take on the technologies discussed in the book? Where do you see these technologies heading in the future?
Yura: Microsoft Teams continues to be a critical and effective collaboration app built for hybrid work, so you and your team stay informed, organized, and connected — all in one place.
Q: Why should readers choose this book over others already on the market? How would you differentiate your book from its competition?
Yura: Our book covers everything Microsoft Teams has to offer – from collaboration and meetings to telephony and applications and workflow.
Q: What are the key takeaways you want readers to come away with from the book?
Yura: Some key takeaways include understanding all that Teams has to offer, like call queue and auto-attendant capabilities as well as Power Automate connections.
Q. What advice would you give to readers learning tech? Do you have any top tips?
Yura: Be hands on! Test things yourself and see what happens!
Q. Can you share any blogs, websites and forums to help readers gain a holistic view of the tech they are learning?
Yura: Microsoft Tech Community
Q. How would you describe your author journey with Packt? Would you recommend Packt to aspiring authors?
Yura: Packt has a great supportive team. I would recommend to aspiring authors!