Microsoft recently announced the release of a new feature called Microsoft 365 CoPilot, which is set to revolutionize the way we work with Microsoft 365. CoPilot is designed to make it easier for users to navigate and use the many features of Microsoft 365, while also providing a more personalized and intelligent experience.
So, what exactly is Microsoft 365 CoPilot? Simply put, it is an AI-powered digital assistant that uses machine learning to understand a user’s needs and preferences, and provides personalized recommendations based on that information. CoPilot can help users perform a variety of tasks, from scheduling meetings to creating presentations to answering questions.
One of the key benefits of CoPilot is that it can save users time by automating repetitive tasks and suggesting more efficient ways to accomplish tasks. For example, if a user is creating a presentation and has already used a certain image in a previous presentation, CoPilot will suggest that image to be reused, saving the user the time and effort of searching for it again.
Another advantage of CoPilot is its ability to provide intelligent insights and recommendations based on a user’s activity and preferences. CoPilot can analyze a user’s email and calendar history to identify patterns and suggest ways to improve productivity. For example, if a user frequently schedules meetings at a certain time of day, CoPilot might suggest setting a recurring reminder to make the process easier.
CoPilot is also designed to be intuitive and easy to use. It can be accessed through the Microsoft Teams interface and is available on desktop and mobile devices. CoPilot can be personalized to suit individual needs and preferences, and users can provide feedback to help improve the system.
Speculation on pricing is rampant, but only unsubstantiated rumours for now. The most likely model they will go with is a pay-per-use system, similar to how Cloud Computing pricing works. Teams will have to take care in how employees use it if this is the case, as while the marginal cost will likely be small, it can quickly grow if employees aren’t informed on proper usage. Small businesses in particular stand to both benefit the most from CoPilot, and also risk significant bills as a result.
Overall, Microsoft 365 CoPilot is an exciting new feature that has the potential to revolutionize the way we work with Microsoft 365. Its AI-powered digital assistant capabilities can help users save time, improve productivity, and provide a more personalized and intelligent experience. If you’re a Microsoft 365 user, it’s definitely worth giving CoPilot a try to see how it can enhance your productivity and streamline your work processes.
You can watch the full presentation – which somehow is quite captivating for the full ~38min run-time – on YouTube here!
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