Build the next generation of collaborative apps for hybrid work
The world around us has dramatically changed since the last Microsoft Build. Every customer and partner is now focused on the new realities of hybrid work—enabling people to work from anywhere, at any time, and on any device.
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.”
If you feel like you are juggling more meetings, emails, and chats than ever, you’re probably right—and you’re certainly not alone. In our recent Work Trend Index annual report, Microsoft shared data that clearly illustrated how the digital intensity of workers’ days has increased substantially. Email is no exception—the number of emails delivered to commercial…
For much of 2020 and 2021, people have endured missing their friends and loved ones. Yet while physical distance has separated us, we have also rediscovered the power and importance of being together. 2020 reminded us that success isn’t fully celebrated without the ones who helped. Holidays aren’t as memorable without connecting with friends and…
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…
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…
To succeed in a new world of work, leaders need to embrace extreme flexibility. Here’s how.
At Ignite this week, we're announcing many new features and capabilities to help everyone thrive in a new hybrid world of work.
We’ve commissioned five new custom fonts–which should be the next default font?
Even before COVID-19 turned our lives upside down, a new generation of digital tools was opening up new possibilities for the future of work. What we didn’t expect was that this future would arrive almost overnight last March, as millions of businesses around the world responded to the pandemic by moving to remote and hybrid…
To help enable digital transformation and societal impact across Africa, Office 365 is now generally available from our new cloud datacenters in South Africa.
Announcing the public preview of FIDO2 security keys support for passwordless sign-in to Azure AD.
Microsoft 365 updates help to improve security, meet compliance regulations, build visually impactful presentations, and keep you in your workflow.
Microsoft endpoint management (System Center Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr) and Microsoft Intune working together) is now managing more than 175 million Windows, Mac, Android, and iOS devices.
Microsoft Azure and Office 365 are now generally available from new cloud regions in the United Arab Emirates, with Dynamics 365 and Power Platform to follow.
New to Microsoft 365 in April—new tools to streamline compliance and make collaboration inclusive and engaging
This month, we released new features and services in Microsoft 365 to help you meet your compliance requirements, manage security policies, and reach more audiences with your content.
Announcing the public preview of Security Policy Advisor, a new intelligent service that helps IT admins improve the security of Office 365 ProPlus clients by providing recommended security policies tailored to that specific group.
Lower your risk of compromise from a password spray attack by preventing users from selecting easily guessed passwords.
This month, we released new features in Microsoft 365 to help you boost teamwork, save time, and streamline your IT management.
Now available in public preview, Windows Virtual Desktop is the only service that delivers simplified management, a multi-session Windows 10 experience, optimizations for Office 365 ProPlus, and support for Windows Server Remote Desktop Services (RDS) desktops and apps.
People are at the heart of any business. Employees need great software tools to do their best work. And IT pros need the best management and security solutions. Today, we’re announcing several new Microsoft 365 enhancements to help IT reduce costs, increase security, and boost employee productivity.
With Windows 7 End of Support one year away (and Office 2010 not far behind), there’s never been a better time to shift to a modern desktop with Microsoft 365.