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Introducing Microsoft Teams, the Chat-Based Workspace in Office 365 for businesses

Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Corp has introduced the messaging system for businesses Microsoft Teams on Wednesday. This is the chat-based work space in Office 365. Microsoft Teams is throwing the direct competition for the fast-growing start-up Slack and Facebook’s Workplace services.

Now this new Microsoft Teams will be the part of their Office 365 service. (The cloud-based software suite currently having more than 85 million monthly active commercial users)

Slack has the customers which included the top companies like Buzz Feed, CBS Corp, Universities and US government with more than 4 million daily active users in the month of October.  Slack is the San Francisco-based organization, took the full-page ad in the New York Times on Wednesday addressing the release of the Microsoft Teams.

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“We’re genuinely excited to have some competition,” Slack mentioned in the ad. This is the cool advertisement and provoking that how far it has established their mark.

The availability of Microsoft Teams Preview to the Office 365 commercial customers with the enterprise or business plans will be starting from Wednesday.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella unveiled this chat based work space Microsoft Teams. This service is the next step in the company’s mission to reinvent the productivity.

Microsoft Teams Features

Here are some of the features of Microsoft Teams

A hub for teamwork: Provide the instant access for your team everything they need in the Office 365.

Chat for today’s teams: Have the flexible communications at the moment and keep everyone in the know.

Security teams can trust: It provides the enterprise security and compliance features which you expect in the Office 365

Customization for each team: Craft your Microsoft Teams work space for including the content and features according to your needs you access and use each day.

Satya Nadella Briefs AI implementation in Upcoming Microsoft Products

Satya Nadella

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has briefed about the company’s implementation of Artificial Intelligence. He also indicated a situation where in future there will be no names even to name the advancements that take place.

At present, the Artificial Intelligence has been adopted in many of the Microsoft products. The interaction took place in the city of Atlanta.

He also expressed his concerns about the problems that minimize human intention and time in information explosion and the ability to make sense out of it.

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Google’s game-playing artificial brain has though far better than human brains reach, Nadella did not get enthusiastic. AI has got appreciation from the Tesla CEO, Elon Musk too for its amazing performance.

Microsoft has included AI in its products. Cortana with Windows 10 Operating System alone has around 133 million users monthly. Apart from this many other applications and soft wares will be provided with AI. This will be more useful for the corporate and commercial firms and companies.

This is useful for all the sections of the techies. Developers and users have their motives fulfilled with AI introduction into the Microsoft products. Office 365 will be mainly benefited for the company as this will make the usage vaster. PowerPoint representation and other assigned elements of the package can be enhanced.

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The internal CRM tool of the company has already implemented AI. The utilities that are derived from it just amazing for the company employees. The sales and services are being ascertained with high-level performance.

Bingo images are now assigned to the office 365 excel sheets to design and save the maps. Face detection and other tools like sensor and voice controls are now the new inclusions with the introduction of AI into the product package.

What’s interesting is that Microsoft CEO is not so happy about the various usages of AI. His concerns are also not negligible as they have a valid point to think. Hence, the usage an the future should be taken care of.

Microsoft Acquires Genee App To Make Scheduling Service Much Smarter

Microsoft Acquires Genee App To Make Scheduling Service Much Smarter

Microsoft Corp. made another acquisition designed to make the software and services smarter. The company has announced its new possession of Artificial Intelligence powered scheduling tool Genee. The company will also be incorporating these capabilities in future versions of the office 365 cloud-based productivity suite.

Genee offers virtual personal assistant in two ways, first through email and second through messaging chatbots on Facebook, Twitter, Skype and through traditional SMS. Using natural language processing algorithms, Genee will understand the contents of the conversation. This could come into hands of Microsoft as the company is planning to enhance its virtual assistant Cortana which challenges Apple’s Siri and Google’s Now.

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Microsoft would be performing well at adding the AI capabilities to the Office 365 suite, and would make the Outlook service smarter. This bonds well with the recent Microsoft acquisition of the Sunrise calendar app. Sunrise Calendar app is more powerful and rich in its features which schedule automatically. This gives a significant advantage to Office 365.

Microsoft wants to create a niche in the Google’s Android dominated the market and Apple’s iOS. At this moment Enterprise and productivity apps, as well as services, are necessary for the Microsoft. It is reported that Genee will be shutting down on 1 September, but the existing calendar entries created will remain no change. The app doesn’t allow new users instead.

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“Genee uses natural language processing and optimised decision-making algorithms so that interacting with a virtual assistant is just like interacting with a human one. We consider Microsoft to be the leader in personal and enterprise productivity, AI, and virtual assistant technologies, so we look forward to bringing our passion and expertise to a team that is committed to delivering cutting-edge language and intelligence services,” Microsoft mentioned in a blog post.

However, it is not mentioned on when Genee’s AI algorithms will be added to Microsoft apps. It is expected that the integrating will start with individual apps first.