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One year in: 7 urgent trends for leaders in the shift to hybrid work

In April 2020—just a month into a global pandemic that triggered a worldwide move to remote work—my team and I shared early research on how work was changing. There was so much we didn’t know back then, but we did know there was no going back. As I said at the time, “This moment will change the way we work and connect with each other forever.”

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Introducing Webinars in Microsoft Teams: Easy, professional webinars to engage customers

Over the last year, we have found new ways to create engaging virtual experiences at work. We’ve transformed spaces in our homes to offices, developed new skillsets for remote collaboration, and in some cases, adopted new technology to get work done. I often hear from our customers about the burden of using different tools to…

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Equipping everyone with the right devices and accessories for hybrid work

Recently, Microsoft unveiled new devices and accessories to help people do their best work from anywhere. The future of work is hybrid. To empower people to thrive in this new world of work, business leaders will need to provide everyone with a plan for enabling that work, as well as spaces and technology that help…

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View live transcripts in Microsoft Teams meetings, track Excel changes, and increase hybrid work security—here’s what’s new to Microsoft 365

This month, we’re announcing some top requested features like tracking changes in Excel and live transcriptions in Teams, as well as some soon-to-be-favorites like meeting recaps, turning Word documents in presentations, and more.

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Beyond Calibri: Finding Microsoft’s next default font

We’ve commissioned five new custom fonts–which should be the next default font?

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Microsoft 365 apps now available for Amazon Fire tablets

Today, we’re pleased to announce that the Microsoft Office and OneNote apps are now available for Amazon Fire tablets in the Amazon Appstore. Combined with the Outlook and OneDrive apps already available for Amazon Fire tablets, these apps extend your Microsoft 365 benefits across even more devices. We’ve timed the release of these apps in…

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Research shows your brain needs breaks—Outlook and Microsoft Teams can help

One thing is certain: hybrid work is the future of work. People want increased flexibility and a blended work model that grants them the freedom to work when and where it’s most comfortable for them. Hybrid work can deliver a future that people want and a future that I think will be better—but that doesn’t…

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How Microsoft Teams is powering hybrid work and the frontline in manufacturing

We have learned over the past year that no business is impervious to everything. We also learned—or were reminded—how critical manufacturing ecosystems are to our daily lives.

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What’s new in Microsoft 365 for individuals and families

In the northern hemisphere, spring is upon us. Spring is often a time of anticipation for warmer weather and long days spent outside. And the anticipation is greater this spring as some parts of the world make progress against the COVID-19 pandemic, creating the possibility of increased mobility and social interaction later this year. For…

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One year in: 7 urgent trends for leaders in the shift to hybrid work

In April 2020—just a month into a global pandemic that triggered a worldwide move to remote work—my team and I shared early research on how work was changing. There was so much we didn’t know back then, but we did know there was no going back. As I said at the time, “This moment will change the way we work and connect with each other forever.”

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Delivering legal technology to help you adapt to what’s next

Legal departments are increasingly being called on to not only help navigate a broad range of issues but also to show organizational leadership and become strategic partners to the business.

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Improve your presenting skills with additional platforms and new features for PowerPoint Presenter Coach

PowerPoint Presenter Coach now available on all platforms We love hearing feedback from our customers, and we’re excited to announce that PowerPoint Presenter Coach is now available on all platforms. PowerPoint Presenter Coach was first introduced in PowerPoint for the web, and both students and professionals have been utilizing this feature to become more confident…

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How to use Office apps with Microsoft Teams to collaborate and create today

In a time of hybrid work business leaders want to empower people to come together and share their best ideas. We want to help with solutions that are fluid, dynamic, and cloud powered to enable collaboration from anywhere. Over the past year, we’ve learned a lot about working remotely, but recognize that spontaneous creativity and…