Productivity is changing. Long gone are the days of clocking in with a time card and counting the hours you’ve been sat at a desk. Instead, both employers and employees are measuring productivity on the merit of work.
Kick-off meetings, status update meetings and feedback meetings. Client meetings, team meetings and supplier meetings. Quick catch-up calls and quarterly round-up calls. Scrums, huddle-ups and stand-ups.
Earlier today in San Francisco, Harry Shum, executive vice president of Microsoft AI & Research, demonstrated how Microsoft is infusing intelligent technologies across our core products to make artificial intelligence (AI) available to everyone, with the simple goal of helping people deliver their best work.
Microsoft introduced the Azure Bot Framework more than two years ago and companies have been building chatbots for a variety of scenarios ever since. Today, the company made generally available the Microsoft Azure Bot Service and Microsoft Cognitive Language Understanding service (known as LUIS).