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.”
The future of work is collaboration without compromise—wherever, whenever.
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…
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…
Outlook is adding new calendar features and updating our overall experience to help you manage and make the most of your day.
Football season has started, and keeping track of the games you care about can be challenging. Outlook’s Interesting calendars help you stay on top of your favorite teams, sports and games.
Go beyond a person’s basic contact details with a deeper, more intelligent people experience in Outlook on the web. Improvements released today help you better understand where a person is within the organization, the projects and people they are working on as well as the emails and files you have exchanged with one another.
Use the new Interesting calendar feature to add your favorite Summer Games events to your Outlook calendar.
Outlook is expanding the availability of two new experiences to do just that—Focused Inbox and @mentions. These new experiences add to several recently released features, all aimed at helping you take control of your mailbox.
Outlook now has new experiences that help you stay on top of your travel plans and package deliveries.
The Lightning for Outlook add-in is the latest solution from Salesforce and Microsoft’s strategic partnership, making mutual customers more successful.
Building strong relationships is key to being successful in business. Strong relationships grow by developing personal connections, which are best made face-to-face in an informal, friendly environment, over a cup of coffee. Starting today, we are making it easier for you to do business while building that personal connection through the new Starbucks for Outlook add-in.
Today, we are introducing the Outlook watch face for Android Wear. With the Outlook watch face, you can quickly see an overview of your day’s schedule along with key details on where you need to be next. Staying on top of your day has never been easier.
Today, we are thrilled to bring the first holographic email and calendaring apps, Outlook Mail and Calendar, to Microsoft HoloLens.
Earlier this year we introduced a new Outlook.com and began rolling out an exciting new email and calendar experience to users worldwide. If you currently use Windows Live Mail 2012 to connect to Outlook.com, it’s time to update your email application to enjoy a seamless transition to your upgraded account.