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Microsoft 365 brings together Office 365, Windows 10, and Enterprise Mobility + Security. It delivers a complete, intelligent, and secure solution to empower people.

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Restore and maintain personal connections with new Microsoft Teams Calling features

Restore and maintain personal connections with new Microsoft Teams Calling features

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From new apps in Microsoft Teams meetings to Endpoint DLP—here’s what’s new to Microsoft 365 in November

From new apps in Microsoft Teams meetings to Endpoint DLP—here’s what’s new to Microsoft 365 in November

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Making it easier to stay caught up with Cortana in Microsoft 365

With recent events leading to the world’s largest work-from-home shift, we could all use some assistance to stay caught up with work while juggling personal responsibilities. We’re featuring updates available starting today with Cortana, your personal productivity assistant in Microsoft 365, to make it easier to get time back on your busy schedule and focus…

From Microsoft Teams to Fluid Framework—here’s what’s new and coming soon to Microsoft 365

It’s opening day for Build, and the first time we’re holding our annual developer conference entirely online. In this era of remote everything, technology is enabling us to keep providing experiences like Build even though we can’t meet in person. As CEO Satya Nadella put it recently, “We’ve seen two years’ of digital transformation in…

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Improve virtual meetings and bring consultations online—here’s what’s new to Microsoft 365 in March

What a month it’s been. In just a few weeks, the way we work and live has changed. Our customers’ needs have never been clearer, or more urgent, than they are right now. And our top priority is to help you meet those needs by building the tools that help you enable your employees to…

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Microsoft Teams at 3: Everything you need to connect with your teammates and be more productive

This week marks the third anniversary of Microsoft Teams. It’s been an incredible three years, and I’m inspired to see the way organizations across the globe are using Teams to transform the way they work. Today, I’m going to share some new Teams capabilities across a few different aspects of the Teams experience, many with…

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2 weeks in: what we’ve learned about remote work

In the two weeks since our team here in the Puget Sound moved to remote work, the fight against COVID-19 has intensified. Many people in countries across the world are simply staying home. And with schools, churches, businesses, and offices closed, we are discovering what it’s really like to be home with our families at…

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Helping small and medium-sized businesses work remotely with Teams

This week in the Puget Sound region, we hit another difficult milestone related to COVID-19. As local cases continued to mount, our government told many in-person businesses to remain temporarily shut until the outbreak is contained. And governments across the country and around the world have taken similar measures. Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), already…

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Staying productive while working remotely with Microsoft Teams

How do you move tens of thousands of employees to remote work overnight? With the COVID-19 outbreak spreading around the world, that was the big question on our minds at Microsoft last week. Then, last Wednesday, we just did it—sending out an email that asked approximately 50,000 Microsoft employees in the Seattle area to work…

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Our commitment to customers during COVID-19

With COVID-19 continuing to impact people and countries around the world, teams everywhere are moving to remote work. Earlier this week, I posted a letter from Lily Zheng, our colleague in Shanghai, detailing her team’s experience using Microsoft Teams to work from home during the outbreak. Lily’s team is one of many. Here at Microsoft in the Puget Sound, we’re encouraging…

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Empowering the NFL with Microsoft Surface and Microsoft Teams

In 2013, we established a deep technology partnership with the NFL. Our mission with the partnership was simple: use technology to empower the people who make the game of football great—the coaches, players, officials, and fans. Nearly seven years later, Microsoft Surface has become a vital tool for the NFL on and off the field,…

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Working remotely during challenging times

COVID-19 has impacted the lives of people around the world. Travel restrictions and new rules on large public gatherings have changed the daily routines of millions. Over the past few weeks, many of my colleagues and customers have approached me to ask: What can we do to help? Lily Zheng is a good friend and…