The past seven days were pretty busy for Microsoft, with not only the advent of the Inspire 2020 digital event, its Q4 FY2020 earnings, but also the Xbox Games Showcase. Be sure to catch up below.
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At Inspire, Microsoft was quick to highlight the security and compliance enhancements it's making to its services, as well as the various actions it is taking for partner enablement.
Today at its Inspire 2020 conference, Microsoft announced a bunch of new features that are coming to its Teams collaboration service. There are new Power Platform features, and more.
Today at its Inspire 2020 conference, Microsoft announced that its Universal Print service, which was announced back in March, is available in public preview for businesses to test.
Back in May at its virtual Build conference, Microsoft announced Lists, a new Microsoft 365 app. At Inspire, the firm announced that the web app is rolling out this month with mobile apps coming soon.
With regards to its Dynamics 365 platform, Microsoft has released Connected Store in preview. Fraud Protection is available with two new capabilities, while Customer Voice has been unveiled as well.
With the first anniversary of its ISV Connect program having been reached, Microsoft has commented on how the initiative has grown over the past year, and has also hinted toward upcoming improvements.
The new pre-built solution for the Power Platform focuses on helping customers prioritize health, safety, and security, in order to ensure that employees return to their workplace with confidence.
In terms of sustainability initiatives, the new steps announced at Inspire 2020 today are specifically aimed at accelerating progress towards Microsoft's goal of being carbon negative by 2030.
Back in March, Microsoft confirmed the cancellation of Inspire 2020. Today, Microsoft updated the official Inspire website, and it now includes a note confirming the dates of the digital-only event.
As a result of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, Microsoft has decided to cancel the in-person side of its partner event, Inspire. The event was planned to take place from July 20 to 24.