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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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Windows 10 in cloud configuration: The cost-effective, secure, and simple solution for the new digital workforce

From remote and hybrid employees to frontline workers in the field, empowering everyone with the secure solution for cloud-optimized devices.

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The evolution of mobile productivity, even when we’re a little less mobile

What’s the one essential you’d go back home for if forgotten? Maybe it’s your mask. But also, your mobile phone, right? Your personal organizer, your digital wallet, your instant camera—your mobile device has become the most essential tool you use to stay connected to the people and things that are important at home, at the office,…

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From breakout rooms in Microsoft Teams to AI in To Do—here’s what’s new to Microsoft 365 in January

This month, we’re announcing the general availability of highly requested features Tasks publishing and Breakout rooms in Teams along with new capabilities in Teams and Microsoft 365 services.

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Introducing WorkLab: A new digital publication devoted to the future of work

Join us as we build work’s future together.

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3 ways retailers can shape the new normal with their frontline workforce

People are at the heart of every organization’s success. The pandemic has brought into sharp focus just how truly essential the frontline retail workforce is to our lives and global economy. Learn how retailers can empower their frontline workforce with Microsoft Teams exceed customer expectations, make products and processes better, and create connections across the entire organization.

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The Starbucks app in Microsoft Teams—a new way to show appreciation for your colleagues this holiday season and beyond

The new Starbucks app makes it easy to treat your colleagues to coffee by sending a Starbucks eGift within Microsoft Teams this holiday season and beyond, plus new backgrounds from Starbucks to add holiday cheer to your meetings.

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4 ways Microsoft 365 is improving the experience for Mac users

Microsoft 365 native app support for Apple Silicon Macs.

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New ways to celebrate holiday festivities with Microsoft Teams

New features include holiday-inspired backgrounds, Breakout rooms and tips for hosting a virtual office holiday party.

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Over 200 million users rely on SharePoint as Microsoft is again recognized as a Leader in the 2020 Gartner Content Services Platforms Magic Quadrant Report

Today, we are honored that for the fourth year in a row Gartner has recognized Microsoft as a Leader in the Content Services Platforms Magic Quadrant for 2020.

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Restore and maintain personal connections with new Microsoft Teams Calling features

Earlier this year, IT leaders around the globe were forced to reprioritize their roadmaps, resources, and budgets to equip employees for remote work practically overnight. Suddenly, the use of video communications skyrocketed. People adjusted quickly to moving meetings online, but one of the most notable challenges driven by the shift to remote work has been…

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Our commitment to privacy in Microsoft Productivity Score

At Microsoft, we believe that data-driven insights are crucial to empowering people and organizations to achieve more. We also believe that privacy is a human right, and we’re deeply committed to the privacy of every person who uses our products. As part of that commitment, today we’re making changes to Productivity Score.

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Microsoft Teams recognized as a Leader in Gartner UCaaS and Meetings Solutions Magic Quadrants

Microsoft Teams has become the new way to work for over 115 million daily users who come together every day to meet, call, chat, and collaborate. Today, we are honored to be recognized by Gartner as a Leader for both Meeting Solutions and Unified Communications as a Service in their latest Magic Quadrants. Microsoft was…