The new standalone tool, Zoom Surveys, will allow users to create, edit and share polls and quizzes to measure employee and customer engagement.
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Copilot Studio is designed to enable enterprise users to tailor Microsoft’s Copilot generative AI tool to their own workflows, and even create and publish their own AI assistants.
Factory technicians will be able to point to objects and ask the generative AI assistant for guidance on repairs and maintenance.
The Planner app will include premium features that enable more in-depth project management, as Microsoft moves to offer a broad range of functionality within one tool.
Companies that don’t proactively move to keep remote employees aligned with corporate goals and culture run the risk of turning them into ‘gig’ workers.
While enterprises are attracted by the potential to save employee time on certain tasks, generative AI is largely unproven in the business world — and will require a range of efforts to deploy it safely and effectively.
Generative AI features are fast becoming table stakes for productivity and collaboration applications. Coda hopes to stand out in the market by eschewing add-on fees and integrating with multiple enterprise data sources.
Meta’s latest headset is pitched primarily at consumers. But as with other devices in its AR/VR portfolio, the Quest is also suited to immersive training for employees — and improved ‘passthrough’ capabilities make collaboration a more realistic possibility.
The generative AI assistant will be available to enterprise customers for $30 per user each month; meanwhile, an invite-only early access program for SMBs has begun.
The metaverse concept has faced a lot of skepticism, but industrial firms appear keen to deploy technologies, such as digital twins and virtual reality devices, that serve as the precursors to more immersive and interconnected environments.
Global spending on collaboration apps continues to rise as businesses deploy software across their organisations, according to IDC. But the rate of growth has slowed as adoption of videoconferencing tools matures and vendors trim prices.
Slack is already working to include new generative AI tools in its popular collaboration app. But the company is taking a methodical approach before rolling out any new features.
As Microsoft embeds the AI generative assistant into its various apps, customers are getting nervous about potential copyright claims.
The company continues to build out native functionality within its collaboration app with the addition of tasking capabilities similar to those offered by Asana and Trello.
Google will match rival Microsoft’s pricing with its Duet AI assistant, which is available as an add-on to customers in its Enterprise tier – at $30 per user each month.