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

EWS in Exchange online is about to be retired

In 2018, Microsoft announced the discontinuation of feature updates to Exchange Web Services (EWS) in Exchange Online, urging developers to transition to Microsoft Graph. Now, Microsoft has announced that starting October 1, 2026, EWS requests from non-Microsoft applications to Exchange Online will be blocked.

This is a significant change that emphasizes the need for IT departments to take action. It's crucial to start mapping existing tools, scripts, or integrations that rely on EWS and plan for their transition.

There's no direct way to opt out of this change. The change only applies to Microsoft 365 and Exchange Online. EWS in Exchange Server will not be affected.