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.
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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…
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…
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.
Improve collaboration across apps and customize experiences—here’s what’s new to Microsoft 365 in February
This month, we’re introducing capabilities to help teams collaborate on content more easily, interact with apps in more ways, and customize their productivity experiences.
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.
Visio’s newest cloud-first innovations and Visio Online—our web-based solution for creating professional diagrams—can help unlock your organization’s creative potential through greater insights and visual problem solving.
Visio and Power BI now work together. With just a few clicks, Visio diagrams become an interactive Power BI visualization to help you drill into specific data points, gain a better understanding of the overall picture and make informed decisions faster.
The newest Visio feature, Data Visualizer, automatically converts Excel data into Visio process flows, giving you yet another way to create visually appealing diagrams.
January updates to Visio Pro for Office 365 include database reverse engineering capabilities and new third-party content to help users create diagrams that meet industry standards.
Today, we’re excited to announce Visio Viewer for iPad and Visio Online Preview, enabling users to share or access diagrams from nearly anywhere, gain operational insights and explore real-world diagrams easily. —Read on to learn more.
Announcing the pre-release of Visio Online and Visio on iPad to enable cross-platform consumption of Visio diagrams as well as updates to Visio Pro for Office 365, from one-step data linking to diagrams, to advanced design and collaboration with the enhanced AutoCAD support.
Visio is the industry-leading diagramming solution used by over 12 million users and we’re thrilled to share our latest innovations. The new Visio makes it easier to define business processes, document best practices, visualize the future state of transformative initiatives, and stay on top of operational insights. Using Office 365, you can share Visio diagrams with everyone and communicate one version of the truth to drive organization-wide alignment.