For all organizations that are keen for a competitive edge, modern solutions are the basis for its functioning. Not to mention they are a great convenience for employees to tackle everyday challenges. Meet the ones that are most useful at work!
Tech-savvy small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) created more new jobs and drove more revenue gains over the past three years than SMEs using little technology, according to a research commissioned in October 2018 by Microsoft Corp. and independently conducted by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), a global management consulting firm and a leading adviser on business strategy.
Work from anywhere
Microsoft Teams is a well-known and increasingly used tool dedicated to teamwork, used by 329 K organizations globally, of which as many as 80 are on the Fortune 100 list. Teamworks is a convenient platform that allows working in project groups across departments. It offers file storage, conversations and project details. As part of cooperation, the solution allows for video conferencing in groups and 1:1 meetings, without looking back. Literally.
Thanks to artificial intelligence that identifies the speaker and blurs the background, users do not have to worry about a place to conduct a meeting without any interruptions. By the end of 2018, Microsoft is to add recording a video meeting and playing back selected fragments by timecodes and verbal description.
Efficient team work is the key to the success of the entire organization. Apart from creating meetings, MS Teams allows preparing optimal task delegation plans for all employees. The tool allows sharing online work so that each member of the team can check what is still to be done. They can also edit the plan and mark a swap with another member of the team.
With Microsoft Search, you can easily find all documents and files without interrupting your work. With the search box in a prominent place, in the Edge, Bing, Windows and Office, you can always find the data you need with just one click. Search also allows you to browse for, e.g. accommodation for business trips.
Presentations you’ll be proud of
Thanks to artificial intelligence in Microsoft 365 presentations will win the hearts of even the most demanding audience. PowerPoint’s new feature, Ideast, gives the user ideas for eye-catching visual creations. Additional features will also be added to Excel. Apart from listings of tables, it will allow access to information about a company, or stock prices. An additional function of image recognition from a photo or notes will allow transferring data to a spreadsheet.
Integration according to your needs
LinkedIn is a powerful business tool that aggregates information on companies from diverse industries. Given its potential, Microsoft has enabled connecting to a LinkedIn account with Office 365. This allows collaboration on documents in Word, Excel and PowerPoint with contacts from your network, and sending messages directly from Outlook.
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