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You might have heard about the new Fluid Framework that’s been in an early public preview since Q4 of 2019. In a nutshell, it’s a new technology and set of experiences that will make collaboration seamless between people of all disciplines by breaking down the barriers between apps in Microsoft 365. The Fluid Framework is on a journey to make work more adaptable, flexible and focused —no matter where the content is edited or shared it’s always connected. We have tried out this technology here at Microsoft to achieve a higher degree of remote collaboration.
As everyone adjusts to the “new normal” of remote work, even agile development teams are learning how to adapt “in-office” processes to function in a remote work environment. A common reaction is to shift all rituals and meetings, like the daily standup, online – however, this is a missed opportunity to make full use of the situation to determine 1) whether the meeting was effective in the first place, and 2) whether there are other approaches and tools to enhance the process to fit the current environment and future.
Resources for Remote Workers
In this difficult time, remote work is becoming the new normal for many companies around the world. Part of this new normal is increased focus on implementing stricter security controls and data loss prevention policies within the solutions that already exist within your environment. We understand that you may be looking at our portfolio of solutions and trying to better understand how we can help provide the appropriate balance of security and productivity.
The coronavirus pandemic is a global moment of hardship, uncertainty, and mortal risk. But in this shared time of great adversity, there is collective concentration to innovate, investigate, and overcome. It is in this spirit that Microsoft MVPs came together from the comfort of their own quarantined homes to do just that.
The Microsoft Federal team has been working hard to provide remote working skilling and instruction to our customers working remote.
We hope you have enjoyed our previous five episodes of the Enabling remote work with Microsoft 365 webcast series! Our sixth part will start on Wednesday, May 20 at 9:00 AM PT. If you have missed any, don’t worry, they will all be available on-demand on the Enabling remote work with Microsoft 365 landing page.
Organizations everywhere are pivoting to a remote work environment, putting the needs of their employees, customers, and communities first. In an effort to continue supporting individuals and organizations each day, we’ve created a new three-part webcast series focusing on enabling remote work. As technology plays a vital role, now more than ever, we’ve paired the webcast series with helpful videos and guidance, to enable you to provide your employees with access to the right tools, resources, and expertise they need to become experts at working remotely.