MS Ignite Digest  Teams & AI with Tom Arbuthnot!
Nov 29, 2023 5:00 PM

MS Ignite Digest Teams & AI with Tom Arbuthnot!

by HubSite 365 about Peter Rising [MVP]

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In this video, I chat with Microsoft MVP Tom Arbuthnot all about Ignite. Tom shares his key takeaways on: Teams AI & Copilot SharePoint Premium And more! Connec

In the ever-evolving world of digital collaboration, Microsoft Teams continues to lead the way with its latest updates and features, unveiled at the Microsoft Ignite 2023 conference. This special edition of 'What’s New in Teams' not only covers the usual monthly updates but also offers a comprehensive look at the innovations announced at the conference

Overview about all Microsoft News about Teams, Teams Rooms and Teams Premium

From the integration of AI to enhance the user experience to new functionalities aimed at improving virtual teamwork and communication, Microsoft Teams is setting a new standard for the future of work. As we navigate the challenges and opportunities presented by a flexible, hybrid workforce, these updates provide crucial insights into how technology can foster better team cohesion and efficiency. 

Copilot for Microsoft Teams

Since its general availability, Copilot has shown significant improvements in productivity and work quality, now integrated with Teams.

New Copilot Features in Teams

  • Meetings: Use of Copilot in meetings without retaining transcripts for privacy.
  • Chat and Channels: Writing assistance and pre-canned prompts for efficient communication.
  • Calls App: Enhanced post-call experience with AI in the Teams Phone app.

Customization and Creative Tools

  • Customizable announcement backgrounds in Channels with AI assistance.
  • Intelligent Recap Integration with Copilot for meeting summaries.
  • Collaborative Notes with AI-assisted real-time note-taking.
  • Whiteboard Integration for visualizing meeting discussions.

Voice Isolation and Personalized Backgrounds

Introduction of voice isolation for clear communication and AI-powered personalized backgrounds for meetings.

Teams Rooms and Devices Enhancements

Advancements in Teams Rooms include speaker recognition and enhanced BYOD features.

Microsoft Mesh

An immersive 3D experience for virtual collaboration in Teams, including customizable avatars and interactive environments.

Frontline Workers Support

Microsoft 365 F3 Licenses now include Copilot, aiding frontline workers with AI-assisted capabilities.

Additional Teams Features

  • Loop components in channels, simplified notifications, and code block enhancements.
  • New keyboard shortcuts and customizable emoji reactions.

Teams Phone Upgrades

New features for Teams Phone include shared calling, protected voicemail, and market expansion.

Webinar and Town Hall Improvements

Enhanced privacy and data management in webinars and town halls with new features like hiding attendee names and Teams Webinar Graph APIs.


Read the full list of Features in Microsoft Teams Blog