Microsoft is introducing the power to combine fashionable workplace apps like Asana into meetings on its Teams collaboration platform. Teams meetings have been beforehand restricted to chats and channel communications, however now customers can combine 20 new apps into their meetings. For occasion, you can talk about and modify a challenge constructed in Asana with others directly inside a Teams assembly.
The new apps for meetings be a part of the more than 700 already accessible in the Teams App Store, Microsoft stated.
The firm can be making its Power Platform — which gives low-code instruments to construct and deploy apps, chatbots, and workflows — accessible proper inside Teams. The Power Apps app for Teams is a maker studio the place customers can handle app knowledge and connections, and construct and modify app interfaces.
Its Power Automate app for Teams has a workflow designer and templates to assist customers automate routine duties, and its Power Virtual Agents app for Teams lets customers construct, deploy, and handle low-code bots.
In addition, Microsoft is making its Dataverse for Teams, a low-code knowledge platform, typically accessible for use in Teams to assist admins management the info used to construct apps and different processes in Teams.
Microsoft Teams now has 115 million every day energetic customers, an uptick of more than 50 p.c from simply six months in the past. Although Teams is more of a Slack competitor, it has added a slew of latest videoconferencing options to capitalize on the variety of folks working from dwelling as a result of pandemic to higher compete with Google Meet, Zoom, and others. Microsoft added a Together Mode that permits contributors to take a seat nearly subsequent to one another, and it has made more third-party apps accessible for use throughout Teams meetings.