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.”
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 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.
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…
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…
Millions of people rearranged their lives to work from home and on the frontlines in 2020. Among those millions were the thousands who work right here at Microsoft—and our challenges aren’t so different from yours. How do we stay connected, informed, and motivated as we transition to the new hybrid work reality?
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…
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Since we introduced Microsoft 365 to individuals and families earlier this year, we have continued to deliver new innovations across our apps and services to help you and your family save time and stay connected. See what’s new below. Locate your loved ones and build better driving habits with Microsoft Family Safety Stay connected even…
Microsoft Productivity Score and personalized experiences—here’s what’s new to Microsoft 365 in October
As I reflect on an action-packed few weeks, I’m struck by how much work has evolved in these past months. And I know our customers feel it too. After quickly moving to remote and hybrid work models this spring, organizations are now seeking sustainable ways to help people collaborate, be productive, and prioritize their wellbeing…
The evolution of Excel Excel is the ultimate decision-making tool. We’re amazed every day by the ways in which you, our customers, use Excel to make better decisions, leveraging the flexibility of the 2D grid and formulas to capture, analyze and collaborate on data. Up to this point, Excel has only had a couple base…
Today, with the launch of Money in Excel, we are embarking on a journey to simplify your day-to-day money decisions to help you stay on track of your longer-term financial goals.
In this world of remote everything, our customers are discovering so many new ways to work and learn online. We’re committed to shipping updates and improvements to our tools that help you stay connected, productive, and secure through the current crisis and beyond.
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XLOOKUP in Excel is generally available to all users on Windows, Mac, and Excel on the web today!
Thanks to new technologies like AI and automation, we can build experiences across devices to connect organizations from the shop floor to the top floor.
We’ll continue to innovate across the Microsoft 365 experience, so our customers always have the best tools to navigate an increasingly distributed and fast-paced world.
AI in Microsoft 365 is driving a significant shift in how people interact with Microsoft 365 applications.
From new Microsoft Teams experiences to the all-new Project Cortex—here’s what’s coming soon to Microsoft 365
Today, at the Microsoft Ignite conference in Orlando, Florida, we announced new Microsoft 365 innovations. From new Microsoft Teams enhancements to the first new service we’ve launched since Teams, we have a lot to share with you!
Microsoft 365 makes work and play more intuitive and natural with innovations in voice, digital ink, and touch
Last week we announced several new capabilities that bring new inking capabilities to our Office apps, including Inking in Slide Show while in PowerPoint on the web and Ink Replay to bring your presentations to life. Today, I’m excited to share our progress with you on a set of innovations to help people be more productive when away from their desk utilizing voice, digital pen, and touch across Office 365 and our Surface devices.