Microsoft has this week rolled out new features and enhancements to its Office 365 suite of applications, yesterday n San Francisco, Harry Shum, executive vice president of Microsoft AI & Research, demonstrated how the company is integrating intelligent technologies across the company’s core products to make artificial intelligence available to everyone. With the simple goal of helping people deliver their best work throughout the day every day.
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Office 365 is built on Microsoft’s powerful platform for AI that makes advancements in machine learning and AI accessible to every developer and organization. From document translation to intelligent threat detection, AI is already enhancing the productivity experience of over 120 million commercial Office 365 users. New Office 365 AI capabilities this month help subscribers discover insights from data, leverage organizational knowledge, arrive on time for events, and more.
Today, we’re announcing the preview of Insights in Excel—a new service that automatically highlights patterns it detects, which makes it easier for everyone to explore and analyze their data. Powered by machine learning, Insights helps identify trends, outliers, and other useful visualizations, providing new and useful perspectives on data. Insights begins rolling out in preview to Office insiders this month.
Every workplace is unique, and understanding the internal acronyms in use across an organization can be essential to success. Today, we announced a new Microsoft Word feature called Acronyms. Powered by machine learning, Acronyms helps people understand shorthand that is commonly used in their own workplaces by leveraging the Microsoft Graph to surface definitions of terms that have been previously defined across emails and documents. Acronyms will begin rolling out to Word Online for Office 365 commercial subscribers in 2018.
For a full rundown of all the new artificial intelligent features making their way to Office 365 jump over to the official Office 365 blog by following the link below.