Mondays at Microsoft | Episode 26 Event ended



May 27 2024, 08:00 AM - 08:30 AM (PDT)
Published on May 20 2024 04:03 PM (PDT) by Mark Kashman Microsoft
Edited on May 27 2024 03:50 PM (PDT)

Round out May 2024 with the goodness of community news and events. Your co-hosts, Karuana Gatimu and Heather Cook, present the next informative "Mondays at Microsoft" (episode 26). Join us LIVE at 8am PST on Monday, May 27th, 2024! :hot_beverage:


Mondays at Microsoft | Connect with the Microsoft Community on a bi-weekly basis with Karuana Gatimu and Heather Cook.Mondays at Microsoft | Connect with the Microsoft Community on a bi-weekly basis with Karuana Gatimu and Heather Cook.

Show notes & links to all that was shared: 


  • Microsoft Build. All announcements are located the Microsoft Book of News that is published for all of our events: 
  • Power Platform news at #MSBuild:
  • Introducing Team Copilot, the expansion of Copilot for Microsoft 365 from a behind-the-scenes, personal AI assistant to a new, valuable member of your team:
  • Microsoft Copilot Studio is introducing new agent capabilities, empowering developers to build copilots that can proactively respond to data and events, tailored to specific tasks and functions:
  • Copilot+ PCs are the fastest, most intelligent Windows PCs ever built. With powerful new silicon capable of an incredible 40+ TOPS (trillion operations per second), all–day battery life and access to the most advanced AI models, Copilot+ PCs will enable you to do things you can’t on any other PC:
  • We are excited to add new models to the Phi-3 family of small, open models developed by Microsoft. We are introducing Phi-3-vision, a multimodal model that brings together language and vision capabilities. You can try Phi-3-vision today:
  • Excited to announce the launch the Community News Desk on the Microsoft Tech Community. This represents a unification of amazing work done across Microsoft to a greater audience, and more discoverable location on the MTC. This area on the MTC will host our blog, live events like Mondays at Microsoft and Meet the Makers engineering engagements and more: 
  • We are happy to launch this with the first drop of our M365 Community Conference content on the newly renamed Community Learning channel on YouTube.
  • Microsoft and Khan Academy are announcing a multi-faceted partnership to turn the transformative potential of AI into reality: To start, Microsoft is enabling Khan Academy to offer all K-12 U.S. educators' free access to Khanmigo for Teachers, an AI-powered teaching assistant that frees up teachers’ time so they can focus on what matters most – engaging with and supporting their students. 
  • A neurodiverse team has launched Mentra, a hiring platform that uses Microsoft AI to connect more than 44,000 registered users with fulfilling careers. The platform evaluates more than 75 data points entered by the jobseekers, including their skills, goals and accommodations:
  • Microsoft Places—available in public preview—is an AI-powered app that coordinates when you’re planning to come in and where you’ll work, enables improved connections with coworkers, and optimizes the effectiveness and engagement of the workplace:
  • AI flows, automation shifts from rules-based to AI-based automation that is adaptive and outcome-based. And with the new AI recorder, desktop flows are getting smarter and more intuitive too. Just show and tell—with your voice—and AI recorder will automate for you:
  • To learn more about the Microsoft Global Community Initiative - a meeting place for all who are part of the Microsoft Community ecosystem, all are welcome: We launched a new page listing our newly minted regional directors. -- As part of our Microsoft Global Community Initiative, we invite you to join us for our monthly General Meeting on the third Tuesday of the month - June 18. Sign Up to join us for our monthly meeting at
  • So many great events coming up and all available to check out on We also just launched a community calls page here so you can find community related called host by Microsoft and the community.
  • FYI, learn more about what to expect at TechCon365 - Seattle 


Until next episode, have great times with your community, @Karuana Gatimu and @Heather Newman 

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