This Week in Teams #OTSTWIT E11 – July 10, 2020

This Week in Teams E11 – July 10, 2020

This week Craig and Jay dig into the recent meeting enhancement updates. We’ve been talking about 7×7 video mode since Microsoft announced 3×3, and we’ve started to see the new 49-person mode in the wild. And then, seemingly out of nowhere, they released “together” mode.

Together what? Built on their AI and automatic background sensing, Microsoft is giving us a view of what it would look like with everyone in the same room. The view everyone is sharing right now looks a bit like a lecture hall, maybe stadium seating? But on top of that, there have been previews of smaller settings like the meeting table (reminded me of that scene in Demolition Man, frankly)

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Demolition Man (1993) – under estimating the future of virtual meetings in 2032.

Other things we discussed included Cortana in the mobile app, a little more information on the Tasks app (joining Outlook Tasks, Planner, and more), and some updates on the Power Platform.

Got a suggestion for what we should talk about in a future episode? Let us know in the comments!

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