Top 5 Microsoft Copilot Features

23 April 2024
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Microsoft 365 Copilot is revolutionising the way businesses operate on a day-to-day basis.

As the name suggests, Copilot is an AI-powered assistant and is described by Microsoft themselves as ‘your everyday AI companion’.

With its smart capabilities, Microsoft Copilot empowers users to work smarter, not harder, improving their performance and helping speed up monotonous tasks.

Before we break down some of its top features, let’s take a more detailed look at Microsoft Copilot.

Microsoft Copilot: What Is It?

In short, Microsoft Copilot is an AI-powered productivity tool that harnesses the power and capabilities of machine learning and natural language processing to enhance workplace efficiency and teamwork in the Microsoft ecosystem.

Integrating Microsoft Copilot across Microsoft applications has the ability to modernise the workplace and revolutionise how businesses of all sizes approach and tackle daily tasks.

So, what are some of the top features?

The top five Microsoft Copilot features include:

  1. Intelligent email management 
  2. Data insights and visualisation 
  3. Productivity recommendations
  4. Real-time transcription and summarisation 
  5. Automated content generation 

1. Intelligent Email Management

The first Microsoft Copilot feature is intelligent email management.

Wading through long email threads can quickly zap employees’ productivity, and important information can quite easily get lost if thorough attention isn’t paid.

This, in turn, can have a direct impact on efficiency across your whole organisation, especially when you consider that ‘on average, a person receives about 121 emails per day’.

A key benefit of intelligent email management is that it can summarise long email threads in Outlook, helping users understand the key takeaways in a fraction of the time.

With Copilot, then, businesses can improve efficiency and free up time for users to focus on more pressing tasks.

Ogi worker using Microsoft Copilot.
Email management is easy and efficient with Microsoft Copilot.

2. Data Insights & Visualisation 

Another key feature of Microsoft Copilot is data insights and visualisation. 

Copilot uses AI algorithms to analyse data within Microsoft 365 applications and can assist with complicated and complex tasks in Excel, from generating formulas to creating charts and graphs.

This can help users to visualise complex information, simplifying data analysis and allowing users to gain valuable insights from their data faster.

This is hugely beneficial for businesses in that Microsoft Copilot not only helps to facilitate informed and data-driven decision-making but also streamlines complex processes.

3. Productivity Recommendations

A key feature of Microsoft Copilot is its ability to offer productivity recommendations.

Microsoft Copilot enables users to optimise their workflows by providing intelligent recommendations based on their usage patterns.

Copilot can save each member of your team 90 minutes a week by reducing the time spent on administrative tasks. The impact of this cannot be overstated, particularly when you consider that ‘users report a 70% increase in productivity since integrating Copilot into their workflows’.

If you’re looking to improve productivity across your organisation with Microsoft Copilot, Ogi Pro are on hand.

Our experts can help your business stay ahead as Copilot utilises the best AI advancements to improve productivity, efficiency and bring customer service benefits. 

To learn more about Microsoft Copilot, please visit our website or get in touch with a member of our team today.

Workplace incorporating Microsoft Copilot into their processes.
Integrating Microsoft Copilot across Microsoft applications is modernising workplaces.

4. Real-Time Transcription & Summarisation 

The next feature of Microsoft Copilot is real-time transcription and summarisation. 

Copilot can automatically transcribe meetings in real-time, highlighting the speaker’s identity by including the speaker’s name alongside what was said, provided participants have recorded their voices for Copilot.

What’s more, Microsoft Copilot can also summarise the content of meetings clearly and efficiently, bringing employees up to speed within a matter of minutes with digestible summaries.

As such, Copilot can free up employees’ time and focus, enabling them to concentrate their efforts on high-value activities, achieve more in less time, and deliver a better service.

5. Automated Content Generation 

Lastly, an important feature of Microsoft Copilot is the automated content generation feature.

It can generate document drafts and emails based on user prompts, helping workers efficiently manage their inboxes and digital to-dos.

Its ability to automate repetitive tasks across several applications is beneficial not only in that it streamlines the writing process but also allows for improved focus to support more strategic activities.

Routine tasks have never been simpler with the help of Microsoft Copilot.

Microsoft Copilot supporting a workplace meeting.
Microsoft Copilot can summarise meetings clearly and efficiently.

How We Can Help

Microsoft Copilot can offer assistance across various tasks and numerous applications.

If you’re interested in adopting Microsoft Copilot into your business, Ogi Pro can help.

As one of Wales’s largest Microsoft partners, we’ll help you get the most out of the collaboration tools you need. 

With our expert advice and Microsoft business cloud solutions, we can provide friendly, professional business support and solutions to aid your digital transformation journey.

Get in touch with a member of our team today.

Written by Jemima for Ogi.

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