At present we’re excited to announce the provision of Meet, an app to assist organizations drive simpler 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’s the added job of making 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 accessible within the new Microsoft Groups expertise that centralizes all of your frequent assembly preparation and catch-up actions, serving to to reinforce assembly effectivity by simplifying the prep work and lowering time spent reviewing missed conferences. Meet offers a single view of upcoming conferences in addition to current previous conferences, and permits fast discovery of assembly content material like chats, recordsdata, agendas, shared paperwork, and assembly recap.
To entry Meet, first be sure to are utilizing the brand new Groups expertise by flipping the toggle within the higher left nook of the Microsoft Groups app.
Then after you have enabled New Groups, from the ‘view extra apps’ possibility (three dots icon) within the Groups navigation bar, seek for ‘Meet’. When the app seems, right-click to pick out ‘Pin’ which can pin the app to the navigation bar for straightforward entry going ahead.
Within the “Up subsequent” part, you’ll see your upcoming conferences and important info at-a-glance. Simply put together for conferences with entry to assembly content material just like the agenda, shared paperwork, and assembly chat.
You need to use the chat earlier than the assembly begins to share any essential updates or kick off the dialogue upfront. 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 can even floor clever insights like whether or not a gathering is outdoors your working hours, if no individuals have RSVP’d, who invited you to the assembly, in addition to what number of whole individuals are invited.
Along with seeing all of your important conferences and knowledge, it’s also possible to take fast actions inside Meet. You possibly can 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 embody Document which opens assembly settings to activate automated recording, Ship reminder which robotically writes a message within the assembly chat reminding invitees to RSVP, and Reschedule.
Fast prompts for assembly attendees embody Request recording which robotically writes a message within the assembly chat asking individuals to file, Operating late which robotically writes a message within the assembly chat notifying individuals that you simply’re working late, and one-click Be 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 record 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.
It’s also possible to seek for particular conferences by way of the search bar, which lets you seek for conferences primarily based on key phrases or audio system.
For Groups Premium customers, Meet robotically 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.
Study extra about Meet on the assist web page.