As part of its commitment to strengthening AI capabilities, Redmond tech bellwether Microsoft introduced new AI-backed capabilities in Microsoft 365, a year after its launch. Microsoft, a leader in cloud-based software suite is making the workforce smarter by giving them the tools to work smarter. Here are a slew of features with AI-infused capabilities.
The software giant introduced Microsoft Teams, also in the free version that enables unlimited chat messages and search and also allows app integrations with 140+ business apps to choose from—including Adobe, Evernote, and Trello. Besides the company, also enables enterprises to create live and on-demand events in Microsoft 365. The company blog enumerated how AI-powered capabilities can help create an on-demand event.
- A speaker timeline, which uses facial detection to identify who is talking, so you can easily jump to a particular speaker in the event.
- Speech-to-text transcription, timecoding, and transcript search, so you can quickly find moments that matter in a recording.
- Closed captions to make the event more accessible to all.
Workplace Analytics Solution
The company also announced a new Workplace Analytics solution, that leverages collaboration insights from the Microsoft Graph. This helps teams run meetings, create time for focused work. Through this feature, companies can use aggregated data in Workplace Analytics to identify opportunities for improving collaboration, then share insights to their respected departments via
In an attempt to streamline work-life balance, the company will roll out “nudges”, powered by MyAnalytics in Microsoft 365, that will flag emails on certain parameters such as mailing co-workers post work hours.
Microsoft Whiteboard which is available for Windows 10, is soon coming to iOS and will be previewed on the web. This application enables people to collaborate virtually by letting co-workers ideate, iterate and work remotely. With a pen or touch and keyboard, one can make notes, freeform drawings, tables, shapes and even insert images from web directly.
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