Microsoft shared some latest innovations that are uniquely designed to help organizations and people across the world in their shift to hybrid work.
Microsoft are continuing to build on our recent announcements, from making Windows 365 available to everyone to introducing new features in Microsoft Teams and across Microsoft 365 designed to empower your people to work from anywhere.
Microsoft Productive From Anywhere With Windows 365
At Inspire, Microsoft declared Windows 365, a cloud administration that acquaints another way with experience Windows 10 or Windows 11 (when accessible). Presently by and large accessible, Windows 365 gives everybody, from assistants and project workers to programming engineers and mechanical architects, the organization to associate with their applications, information, and settings from any device. With Windows 365, you can start chipping away at a PC at the kitchen table, get back on track on a tablet in the vehicle among arrangements, and wrap up on your work area when you get to the workplace. Windows 365 is consistently prepared for you to bounce back in—in any event, when you switch gadgets—and makes it simpler for associations to scale to meet yearly bustling periods by killing the strategic intricacy and security difficulties of giving new equipment to part timers.
Work Together And Personalize Your Microsoft Teams Meeting Experience
Microsoft introducing additional collaborative apps from Microsoft partners, a new Q&A app for Microsoft Teams, a new Communities app, and more.
Take notes and edit records right within Teams with new partner apps—Microsoft announced the general availability of new collaborative apps from Microsoft partners. Confluence Cloud by Atlassian in Teams is designed to enable more effective meetings where users can take notes with a Confluence notes panel inside a Teams meeting. Confluence makes team notes digestible and action-oriented and allows users to format notes such as action items, decisions, code snippets, mentions, and tables. These notes are then formatted and automatically shared in a Teams channel.
Salesforce for Teams is also now generally available. With this collaborative app, sales and service teams using Salesforce Sales Cloud or Service Cloud can bring account data and records into their Teams workspace for better collaboration and decision making. With the Salesforce for Teams app, users can pin Salesforce records to channels, chats, and calendar meetings to easily keep access to them—with an expanded set of supported Salesforce records, including Custom Objects.
Simplify virtual health workflows for your frontline healthcare workers—To help healthcare workers schedule and manage virtual appointments more effectively, Microsoft have added Microsoft Bookings with Microsoft Teams in all Microsoft 365 for frontline workers product licenses. For example, with the Bookings app in Microsoft Teams, healthcare workers can easily schedule, manage, and conduct virtual visits for simple telehealth workflows. Microsoft 365 for frontline workers provides an attractive, low-cost licensing option for healthcare providers that are interested in using Teams to support virtual health and care team collaboration.
Add open or moderated Q&As to any Teams meeting— To help provide a more structured question and answer experience during larger meetings, Microsoft introduced the new Q&A app that enables attendees to ask and reply to questions before and during a meeting. Organizers and designated presenters can mark best answers, filter responses, moderate and dismiss questions, and pin posts. Responses to questions are threaded in a conversation with the original question. Designated presenters can act as co-moderators to help screen questions. The Q&A app will be generally available in September. To add Q&A to a meeting, simply add the app during the scheduling process.
Experience the new Communities app in Teams and Outlook for web—The Communities app for Microsoft Teams brings a full-fidelity community experience, powered by Yammer, into Microsoft Teams. In the coming weeks, Microsoft updating the app’s design, bringing enhancements to notifications and deep-linking, and adding new capabilities like suggested communities, which uses AI to recommend valuable communities to join.
Increase Productivity With New Features In Your Favorite Apps
Microsoft introduced suggested attachments in Microsoft Planner and the ability to create shapes in Visio for the web.
Find your files more effectively with suggested attachments—Planner now supports suggested attachments in tasks. Now, when you want to add attachments to a task, Planner will show you a list of related files for you to select from. No more hunting through your folders, servers, or cloud storage to find the right file to attach. Suggested attachments in Planner automatically recommends files that you might want to attach to the plan, saving you time. To experience the new capability, within a task in Planner for the web, scroll down to the bottom of the task to find the Suggested attachments section and select Add next to the file you’d like to attach.
Create shapes in your diagrams in Visio for the web—Currently, when you select a shape to add to your diagram from the available shape sets, the shape is added with predetermined dimensions. You then have to resize the shape based on their requirements. To help, we’ve added the Draw Shape tool, enabling you to draw shapes, including rectangles, squares, lines, circles, and ellipses, at the size and location you prefer. To create a shape in your diagram from the Insert tab, select the Draw Shape drop-down, select the shape you want, click anywhere in the canvas, and then drag to draw the shape.