At this time we’re excited to announce the supply of Meet, an app to assist organizations drive more practical conferences and streamline assembly catch-up.
The place and the way we work proceed to evolve as organizations experiment with hybrid work and methods to assist extra flexibility. Over the previous few years, digital conferences have emerged as a cornerstone of a profitable hybrid work implementation. But, we’ve all felt the burden of a packed calendar, and needed to make powerful choices round prioritization. In addition to the time spent in conferences themselves, there may be the added job of getting ready for conferences, compiling associated content material, and catching up on previous discussions. Now, greater than ever, customers want instruments that assist them make fast choices and take fast actions to optimize their assembly workload.
Meet is an app obtainable within the new Microsoft Groups expertise that centralizes all of your frequent assembly preparation and catch-up actions, serving to to boost assembly effectivity by simplifying the prep work and decreasing time spent reviewing missed conferences. Meet supplies a single view of upcoming conferences in addition to current previous conferences, and allows fast discovery of assembly content material like chats, information, agendas, shared paperwork, and assembly recap.
To entry Meet, first be sure you are utilizing the brand new Groups expertise by flipping the toggle within the higher left nook of the Microsoft Groups app.
Then upon getting enabled New Groups, from the ‘view extra apps’ choice (three dots icon) within the Groups navigation bar, seek for ‘Meet’. When the app seems, right-click to pick ‘Pin’ which can pin the app to the navigation bar for simple entry going ahead.
Within the “Up subsequent” part, you’ll see your upcoming conferences and important data at-a-glance. Simply put together for conferences with entry to assembly content material just like the agenda, shared paperwork, and assembly chat.
You should use the chat earlier than the assembly begins to share any necessary updates or kick off the dialogue prematurely. Utilizing the assembly chat earlier than and after the assembly helps guarantee any asynchronous collaboration or dialog occurs in a single shared discussion board for continuity.
Meet may even floor clever insights like whether or not a gathering is outdoors your working hours, if no contributors have RSVP’d, who invited you to the assembly, in addition to what number of complete persons are invited.
Along with seeing all of your essential conferences and knowledge, you can even take fast actions inside Meet. You’ll be able to ship updates and make requests with one click on, whether or not you’re the assembly organizer or an attendee.
Fast prompts for assembly organizers embrace Report which opens assembly settings to activate automated recording, Ship reminder which routinely writes a message within the assembly chat reminding invitees to RSVP, and Reschedule.
Fast prompts for assembly attendees embrace Request recording which routinely writes a message within the assembly chat asking contributors to report, Working late which routinely writes a message within the assembly chat notifying contributors that you simply’re working late, and one-click Be a part of to hitch conferences seamlessly.
Within the “Latest” part of Meet you will note your most up-to-date conferences, and you may filter the listing by the “All” tab, the “Content material” tab which can filter for conferences that had shared content material, or the “Recorded” tab which can filter for conferences that had been recorded.
You can even seek for particular conferences via the search bar, which lets you seek for conferences based mostly on key phrases or audio system.
For Groups Premium customers, Meet routinely integrates with clever recap. Customers can see identify mentions and AI-generated duties within the “Latest” part, and might navigate to the total clever recap web page with one click on.
Be taught extra about Meet on the assist web page.