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From empowering frontline workers to accessibility improvements—here’s what’s new in Microsoft 365

This month, we’re bringing new capabilities to help empower the frontline workforce, make content more accessible across Microsoft 365, and more.

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• 5 min read

From empowering frontline workers to accessibility improvements—here’s what’s new in Microsoft 365

This month, we’re bringing new capabilities to help empower the frontline workforce, make content more accessible across Microsoft 365, and more.

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• 6 min read

Reduce the load on frontline workers with the right management technology

Frontline workers have enough to deal with during the pandemic. Microsoft’s unique approach is designed to make their lives easier.

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• 7 min read

3 ways technology can help rebuild your frontline workforce

The two billion frontline workers, which represent 80 percent of the world’s workforce, have weathered risk, exhaustion, and ongoing disruption throughout the pandemic. From shutdowns to new safety protocols to increased workloads and dwindling inventory, the frontline is constantly facing challenges. Today we are releasing a set of technology innovations and partnerships to reduce stress on the frontline and empower the way they work and interact.

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• 5 min read

New Microsoft Teams Essentials is built for small businesses

Perhaps no one has been hit harder over the past 20 months than small businesses. To adapt and thrive in this new normal, small businesses need comprehensive solutions that are designed specifically for them and their unique needs.

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• 6 min read

Stay in the flow of work with new collaborative apps for Microsoft Teams

In the past 20 months, we’ve witnessed an explosive growth of virtual interactions, with people collaborating more—both inside and outside their organizations, with greater frequency and across more applications than ever before. The question facing us now is, how can we shift from merely adapting to thriving with hybrid work?

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• 8 min read

Microsoft Viva is now generally available to help transform your hybrid work experience

Earlier this year, we began the journey of building the first employee experience platform (EXP) for the digital era with Microsoft Viva. Our vision was to foster a culture of human connection, purpose, growth, wellbeing, and results

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• 8 min read

Microsoft Office—Transforming for the hybrid world

Microsoft Office is changing with the times. That is why we are reimagining Office, adding new apps to respond to new opportunities, and making Office a universal, interactive canvas for creators of all kinds.

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• 9 min read

What’s new in Microsoft 365—How we’re empowering everyone for a new world of hybrid work

If there’s one thing we know, it’s that hybrid work is here to stay. But the big question is: what will the next decade of work look like and how will you prepare?

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• 7 min read

Gartner recognizes Microsoft as Leader in Unified Communications as a Service and Meetings Solutions

Hybrid work has become a part of our reality. We’ve had to rethink everything from where, when, and how we work. Navigating this new normal is both challenging and uncomfortable at times.

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• 10 min read

3 ways to support frontline workers in a hybrid world

When the working world split between those who could work from home and those who could not, the frontline transformed beyond anyone’s expectations. Frontline workers—the associates at the forefront of your customer interactions, the clinicians delivering patient care, and those running your operations on the ground—have long been underserved by technology and are only now…

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• 8 min read

Empower your hybrid workforce today with Windows 11

We are excited to announce Windows 11 is now generally available. We reimagined Windows 11 to be the operating system for hybrid work. I encourage you to begin your Windows 11 pilots and upgrades today for all eligible PCs with confidence that Windows 11 is the most productive, most collaborative, and most secure version of…

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• 3 min read

It’s easier to create together with Microsoft 365 and Office 2021

Today, we’re announcing more details about what consumers, students, and small businesses can expect from both Microsoft 365 and Office 2021 on October 5, 2021. Microsoft 365 is the best way to get access to the latest apps and features that help you stay productive, protected, and connected. Plus, it’s the best value—in addition to…