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From expanded live captioning and transcripts to prepare for Windows 11—here’s what’s new in Microsoft 365

This month, we’re announcing enhanced captioning in Microsoft Teams meetings, co-authoring in encrypted documents, expanded Microsoft Endpoint Manager capabilities, and more.

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Brace yourselves: Hybrid work is hard. Here’s how Microsoft Teams and Office 365 can help

The shift to remote work over the last 18 months is one of the most significant changes in work culture since the Industrial Revolution. To understand how this change is impacting our customers and Microsoft employees, we’ve been conducting regular research and internal surveys. As reported in our recent Work Trend Index, survey data shows…

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From Windows 365 to Q&A in Microsoft Teams meetings—here’s what’s new in Microsoft 365

This month, we’re announcing the general availability of Windows 365 along with new capabilities across Teams, Yammer, Office, and more.

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Closer together in Tokyo: How Microsoft Teams created a shared virtual experience

This year we have seen into each other’s homes, with surprise guest appearances from our kids and pets. We have learned about each other, how we can work effectively from home or from anywhere, and what we can achieve when we come together with purpose and empathy. Technology has been our enabler, bringing us closer together through a…

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Get nostalgic with new Microsoft Teams backgrounds

It’s that time of the week again: #ThrowbackThursday. The day we reflect on old pictures, funny GIFs, and the nostalgic moments that have defined us over the years.

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New hybrid work innovations in Microsoft Teams Rooms, Fluid, and Microsoft Viva

The future of work is collaboration without compromise—wherever, whenever.

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Bringing Visio to Microsoft 365: Diagramming for everyone

With the shift to hybrid work comes the need for business leaders to create a new, flexible operating model spanning people, places, and processes. Every business process will need to be transformed and diagrams are often the starting point for many process updates. They enable leaders across the organization to improve and visually communicate processes…

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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.

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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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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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Improve your presenting skills with additional platforms and new features for PowerPoint speaker coach

Updated on September 9, 2021: Presenter coach has been renamed to speaker coach in PowerPoint and Microsoft Teams. For more information, please see the Tech Community blog.  PowerPoint speaker coach now available on all platforms We love hearing feedback from our customers, and we’re excited to announce that PowerPoint speaker coach is now available on…

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How IT is transforming the employee experience at Microsoft

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?