Welcome back to your monthly roundup of the latest developments across the Microsoft 365 suite. Each month we strive to keep you updated with the most recent products and features, so you can continue getting the most from your Microsoft 365 investment.

In this article, we look at updates for Microsoft Teams, Copilot, Power Platform and Viva.

Teams’ Interactive Meetings

Teams meetings just got a lot more fun. Participants can now send live reactions like emojis during meetings, visible to all attendees in real-time. Plus, meeting organisers can customise the Together Mode scenes with their own images or virtual environments for a personalised touch.

Loop’s Seamless Collaboration

Loop components can now be inserted directly into Outlook emails, enabling seamless collaboration right within your emails. And the best part? Loop will use AI to automatically generate concise summaries of these components, saving you from reading through lengthy content.

Power Platform Updates

Power Apps Portals is introducing new capabilities to create external-facing portals and websites using low-code tools.

Power Automate is integrating AI models built using AI Builder into cloud flows for intelligent automation scenarios.

Power Virtual Agents bots can now handle voice conversations across multiple channels like Microsoft Teams, websites, etc.

Microsoft Viva

Viva Glint

Glint is offering the ability to customise text and macros in survey and team conversation email communications. You can even customise your logos and use a custom sender domain for your emails.

Viva Goals

Viva Goals is introducing the ability to add images to check-in notes and review dashboards, making your ideas visually appealing.

Power Platform

Intelligent Automation AI Builder is introducing new AI models for document processing, conversational intelligence, and predictive analytics. These can be integrated into Power Apps, Power Automate, and Power Virtual Agents. Plus, the popular Power Automate Desktop tool for robotic process automation is now available for Mac users too.

We hope you found this month’s update helpful, and that you can utilise some of the above features to improve useability and employee experience. We regularly share tips on making the most of your Microsoft 365 investment onLinkedIn or you can subscribe to our newsletter for monthly insights. Or get in touch with our team to discuss your next project.

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