Last month at Inspire, Microsoft announced a bunch of new capabilities for Microsoft 365. These features that help enhance teamworking, including a free version of Microsoft Teams. 

Microsoft also introduced a plethora of new features across Microsoft 365. These features that will help organizations such as yours, empower employees.  Updates that help streamline management of common tasks and, improve data visualization.

Let’s Check out the Microsoft 365 new features for July

Microsoft Planner capabilities in SharePoint team sites

We integrated Planner with SharePoint to bring new task management capabilities directly into team sites. You can now add a plan directly to your team site from within SharePoint and embed Planner boards and chart views from those plans within SharePoint pages and news posts. This integration enables team members to easily access and interact with project tasks, while keeping important resources in a single repository.

Microsoft 365 July update interface

Visio Visual for Microsoft Power BI

Power BI subscribers can now use powerful Visio visualization capabilities, right in Power BI. With Visio Visual, you can create interactive Power BI dashboards using Power BI data sets and Visio visualization tools to quickly illustrate and compare data with charts and diagrams.

Microsoft 365 usage analytics in Power BI

We announced the general availability of Microsoft 365 usage analytics in Power BI. Now, Microsoft 365 usage data can be connected directly to Power BI to help you better understand the services you own. We also introduced a new Teams usage report, which provides an overview of how your organization works together in Microsoft Teams, with details on various functions like chat, channels, and meetings. By using Microsoft 365 usage analytics, admins can drive improved adoption of services throughout their business and better leverage IT spend.

Threaded comments in Microsoft Excel

They introduced threaded comments to Excel, improving collaboration on shared documents and providing a consistent experience across Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Threaded comments enable you to easily follow conversations taking place around content in a document and directly interact with coworkers using @mentions and nested replies. These improvements make it easier to work on spreadsheets with multiple collaborators and enhance readability and editing across devices.

LinkedIn Sales Navigator in the Microsoft 365 people card

Microsoft has enhanced the Microsoft 365 people card to include information from LinkedIn Sales Navigator. This update allows you to surface profile information for your prospects and customers everywhere their people card appears in Office 365 – helping you to build better relationships. LinkedIn Sales Navigator in the Microsoft 365 people card is rolling out soon to Microsoft 365 and Office 365 commercial customers in Outlook for the web.

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