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Microsoft 365 Copilot is Coming Soon to Transform M365 in a Big Way

By Chris Boudreau | May 29, 2023

It is well-known that Microsoft 365 increases productivity and is widely used by individuals and companies around the globe. According to Statista stats, MS Office is the most commonly used worldwide, having a market share of 87%, while over 1 million companies utilize Microsoft 365. 

No doubt, the M365 brand name refers to a suite of software products that provide productivity-related services to its members. Every day, Microsoft is constantly striving to enhance productivity and user experience within its software ecosystem.

Recently, Microsoft announced the exciting invention and the upcoming release of Microsoft 365 Copilot. This new innovative tool of Microsoft aims to transform the modern workspace of M365 in a big way, promising to bring more creativity, efficiency, and productivity into the workspace. How?

This article highlights what you need to know about Microsoft 365 Copilot and how it can transform the M365 workspace.

What is Microsoft 365 Copilot?

Microsoft 365 Copilot is a productive tool that integrates the capabilities of Large Language Models with corporate data and Microsoft 365 apps. It is built on Chat GPT-4 model.

Microsoft 365 Copilot is one of the breakthrough solutions for Microsoft as it uses the power of AI to release an extraordinary degree of automation. Microsoft 365 Copilot has been said to elevate AI integration by allowing users to communicate with Microsoft apps using natural language. As a result, it boosts productivity and efficiency by letting users organize all their important documents which are saved on Microsoft 365 with the power of AI.

The primary purpose of Microsoft 365 Copilot is to assist people and businesses in working faster, more productively, and more creatively. Also, it allows users to generate texts, formulas, or creative presentations based on the content that can be found in Microsoft 365 applications such as Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, or Teams, among others.

Each user has complete control over Microsoft 365 Copilot’s use because it helps in automating and simplifying complex tasks.

How does Microsoft Copilot work?

Microsoft Copilot works in two ways, both of which are completely integrated with Microsoft 365. 

Firstly, it is integrated into Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams, and others. Once Microsoft 365 Copilot is integrated into the Microsoft Office programs, it works to eliminate the pain of administrative procedures while increasing your productivity, creativity, and time.

Secondly, it works with business chat. Business Chat is a newly launched Microsoft software that creates a better user experience for the user. It works inside the Large Language Model, and M365 applications allowing you to access your data from across all documents, emails, presentations, contacts, and meetings. 

Ways Microsoft 365 Copilot Will Transform M365

There are various ways this new Microsoft 365 Copilot tool will revolutionize and transform the way users use M365. Some of these include


Bring about a Boost in Creativity in MS Offices


Microsoft 365 Copilot brings about creativity in the 3 core MS offices in the following ways

MS Word

Microsoft 365 Copilot generates a first draft in MS Word based on information gathered from throughout your business as needed. It helps the user write, modify, summarize, and create documents. It is also capable of producing a one-page executive summary, referencing all sources, and including photos, graphs, and tables to enhance users’ creativity.

MS Excel

Microsoft 365 Copilot uses natural language queries to help users understand and explore their data. Based on their input, it has the ability to expose correlations, present what-if situations, and recommend new formulae. It may also produce sophisticated visuals to aid with trend identification and understanding.

MS PowerPoint

Microsoft 365 Copilot boosts the creativity of users by allowing them to quickly summarize lengthy presentations and use natural language commands to change layouts, reformat text, and add animations with exact timing. 


Increases Productivity in M365 Applications


The tool will seamlessly integrate with popular M365 applications such as Outlook, and Teams in the following ways

Microsoft Teams

Microsoft 365 Copilot in Teams increases the productivity of meetings and gives users a recap of a meeting they missed. It could contain short paragraphs describing the topics presented as well as bullet points or tables that list items.


Microsoft 365 Copilot in Outlook lets you handle your email messages quickly, giving you more time for critical conversations. It gives concise overviews of email conversations with various points of view and open questions that need to be addressed. 


Streamline and Simplify Productivity


Microsoft 365 Copilot is designed to be a virtual companion that assists users in maximizing their productivity within the M365 suite. By leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies, Copilot will understand user preferences and anticipate their needs. As a result, the Microsoft 365 Copilot will simplify complex tasks, automate repetitive actions, and empower users to focus on more strategic and creative activities.


Seamless Integration and Extensibility


Recognising the diverse needs of businesses and users, Microsoft 365 Copilot will seamlessly integrate with existing M365 features and services. Furthermore, Microsoft 365 Copilot will provide extensibility options, allowing organizations to customize and enhance their capabilities to align with specific workflows and industry requirements. This flexibility ensures that Copilot becomes a valuable asset across various sectors and empowers users to leverage its full potential.


Enhances skills


As Microsoft 365 Copilot is powered with AI, it helps enhance users’ 365 skills and lets them quickly master what they’re yet to learn in a short period. It helps automate and simplify complex tasks and enables them to achieve more results in less time. 

Get Ready to Boost Your Productivity with Microsoft 365 Copilot

If you are considering adopting the Microsoft 365 Copilot for your organization, our Partner IT team can help in the adoption and create a personalized MS solution that is tailored to your needs. 

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