Generative AI tools reach the mainstream: discover Microsoft’s latest AI offerings
Generative AI tools attracted attention last year with examples such as ChatGPT and DALL-E, and since then there has been much talk about commercial applications. In this article, we explore Microsoft’s latest AI-driven offerings and how they make doing business easier for partners.
What is generative AI?
Generative AI is a type of machine learning capable of creating a wide range of new content. The recent developments are due to the convergence of two recent developments in AI research: large language models (LLMs) and generative adversarial networks (GANs).
Microsoft’s latest AI-powered offerings
- Microsoft 365 Copilot
Copilot is a new AI assistant integrated into Dynamics 365, based on the power of ChatGPT. It helps automate tasks such as routine data entry and content generation.
- The new Bing
Microsoft has added new natural language processing capabilities to its Bing search engine to better understand user queries and generate more relevant results. Bing can now integrate other media such as images, videos, news articles and social media into search results.
- Microsoft Cognitive Services
This is a suite of cloud-based tools and APIs that allow partners and their customers to integrate AI and machine learning into their services. It includes functionalities such as text-to-speech, translation and language analysis.
- Microsoft Translator
A new cloud-based AI service that provides real-time translation services to end users. Partners can use Translator’s API to build custom applications for their customers.
- Microsoft Bot Framework
This comprehensive framework helps build chatbots that can work in any industry. It enables partners to develop services that answer routine customer queries and reduce customer service costs.
- Microsoft Viva Insights
Viva is an employee experience platform that helps improve employee well-being and work-life balance. Viva Insights generates a high-quality overview of work habits and productivity and helps make data-driven decisions.
- Speaker Coach
Integrated into PowerPoint, Speaker Coach provides AI-powered personal assistant services to give users feedback and tips on their presentation performance so they can practice in private.
Through these new AI-driven technologies, Microsoft partners and their customers can benefit from more efficient work processes and time savings on routine tasks. Stay on top of the latest AI developments and leverage the potential of generative AI in your business.
These new generative AI technologies, implemented by Microsoft, enable partners and their customers to increase efficiency and productivity by automating routine tasks. By integrating AI-driven tools such as Microsoft 365 Copilot, Bing, Cognitive Services, Translator, Bot Framework, Viva Insights and Speaker Coach, organizations can focus on innovating, strategically planning and growing their business. Embrace the power of generative AI tools and stay abreast of the latest developments to remain effective and competitive in the ever-changing technological world.