Welcome, Microsoft 365 Copilot

March 16, 2023
4 min read

On March 16, 2023, Microsoft announced Microsoft 365 Copilot at a LinkedIn Live event. Microsoft describes the service as an "AI-powered tool that boosts productivity and creativity in the Microsoft 365 world". The service integrates with popular Microsoft apps like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Teams, but also with Power Apps, Power Automate and the Microsoft Graph API. The new business chat feature streamlines work across data and apps in Microsoft Teams.

Microsoft 365 Copilot aims to support users in their work. Copilot uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to analyze a user's work patterns and make suggestions on how they can become more productive. The service is designed to work in the background, allowing users to focus on their work while Copilot handles the more mundane tasks by taking care of the repetitive and time-consuming ones. The service will be available to Microsoft 365 users and will be included with their subscription in the future.

To get an impression of the functionality, see some screenshots from the live event below.

Microsoft 365 Copilot is a comprehensive approach because it is designed to provide personalized and proactive assistance to users in their work within the Microsoft 365 environment.

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Copilot will be integrated in all Microsoft Office products.

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Copilot will make suggestions that can be redefined and modified.

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The service will generate documents that can be seamlessly exchanged between Office products.

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It can even produce speakerĀ“s notes in Power Point.