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3 ways technology can help rebuild your frontline workforce

The two billion frontline workers, which represent 80 percent of the world’s workforce, have weathered risk, exhaustion, and ongoing disruption throughout the pandemic. From shutdowns to new safety protocols to increased workloads and dwindling inventory, the frontline is constantly facing challenges. Today we are releasing a set of technology innovations and partnerships to reduce stress on the frontline and empower the way they work and interact.

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• 3 min read

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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• 6 min read

Get Yammer in Teams and new features in Microsoft Edge—here’s what’s new to Microsoft 365 in April

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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• 5 min read

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.

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• 6 min read

Empower Firstline Workers and supercharge search—here’s what’s new to Microsoft 365

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.

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• 4 min read

Visio Online and Visio’s new cloud innovations help you unlock creativity

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.

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• 4 min read

Gain complete insights with the Visio visualizations in Power BI Preview

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.

• 2 min read

Automatically create process diagrams in Visio from Excel data

The newest Visio feature, Data Visualizer, automatically converts Excel data into Visio process flows, giving you yet another way to create visually appealing diagrams.

• 2 min read

Visio Online—anywhere, anytime access to your diagrams

We’re excited to announce Microsoft Visio Online, which enables users to share and view Visio diagrams in high fidelity from almost any device using their favorite browser. In addition, we’re releasing JavaScript APIs to help developers extend Visio Online capabilities for specific user needs. —Read on to learn more.

• 4 min read

Visualize work in powerful new ways

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.

• 3 min read

Visio is coming to the web and iOS

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.

• 1 min read

Visio updates—advanced design collaboration, data-linked diagrams and cross-platform coverage

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.

• 2 min read

The new Visio is here—work visually

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.