Microsoft Copilot is all around...

  As the debut of Microsoft 365 Copilot approaches, there are a lot of Copilot features set to be introduced across the Microsoft 365 ecosystem. Here are a few noteworthy additions: Microsoft has unveiled a series of innovative features in the upcoming releases of Windows 11, some of them are already released, and some are currently available in preview builds. The Windows 11 Copilot, conveniently located in the taskbar, eliminates the need to open your Edge browser. It is seamlessly integrated with Bing Enterprise Chat (BEC) and ChatGPT, making it really easy to get started on your creative journey. Included in Windows 11 is the new co-creator feature in Paint. This feature, also in preview, is integrated with DALL-E and provides a swift and straightforward method for creating illustrations and images. If you possess a knack for crafting descriptions, you can generate quite impressive imagery. Another AI-powered feature is image creation directly from BEC. This feature, also integrate

A couple of new Teams features an admin might want to know about

 A couple of policies have received new settings or defaults over the past couple of weeks, and here are some of those i think you might want to look into.

Message translation:
Message translation has now been set to default "on" in the global user policy. If your users have assigned custom policies, these might not have that setting turned on by default. If you want to allow your users this handy feature, Make sure to go through your policies according to this guide.

Allow more badges in the Praise app:
You can add a little flare to the praise app by adding more custom badges for your organization. But this requires the admin to add these badges in the Teams Admin portal. This feature should be rolling out by the end of September.

Meeting policy and meeting expiration:
Teams is introducing meeting expiration to their meeting policies. Which to my understanding will ensure all meetings created by a user will no longer be accessible to anyone. Previously, the meeting policy would only affect new meetings after the policy was implemented, but the new way it will work is to expire any previously created meeting by the affected user. Read more about how this works here.

**Updated 30/8/2020 with a correct link to the meeting expiration**