4 Real World Use Cases for Copilot for Microsoft 365

4 Real World Use Cases For Copilot For Microsoft 365

4 Real World Use Cases for Copilot for Microsoft 365

Copilot for Microsoft 365, Microsoft’s response to the GPT revolution, is an AI assistant that empowers you to accomplish tasks with a simple prompt and a click. This powerful tool has revolutionised how businesses operate, bringing the full potential of AI to your existing office applications.

But how do you use Copilot within your organisation? Where can you take advantage of the power of the GPT platform to take your business to the next level?

In this blog, we’ll explore four critical use cases that demonstrate the versatility of Copilot for Microsoft 365. Each use case, spanning different applications, will inspire you to leverage Copilot’s potential fully.

Use Case 1: Writing a report with Copilot in Word.

Using Copilot for Microsoft 365 to write and generate documents in Word is a breeze. Whether it’s a simple letter, an email, or a comprehensive report, Copilot enables you to create professional and elegant documents in seconds. Its ease of use makes it a valuable tool for any business.

All you need to do is ask Copilot to create a report based on the data you input, either by inputting it yourself or letting it take it from your organisation’s data storage. Copilot will do the rest.

It may seem like a full report is too much for Copilot for 365, but Copilot can generate up to 20,000 words from a simple prompt, making it incredibly easy to generate a decently sized report from your data. If the report doesn’t meet your specifications, you can refine your prompts to ensure your output fits your liking.

Let’s say that you need to write a report on your sales statistics, including the weaknesses and strengths of your product. All you need to do is ask Copilot to create a report based on the data you’re inputting and then let Copilot do the rest.

Use Case 2: Analysing data with Copilot in Excel.

Data is vital for your organisation’s success. Copilot lets you analyse your data quickly to find new information, trends, and other insights, all with just a few clicks within your existing Excel applications.

Analysing data with Copilot in Excel

By simply conversing with your Copilot, you can discover discoveries in your data and new ways to view it within your organisation. Copilot will create charts and other documentation to help you further analyse, understand, and act on your organisation.

In addition, Copilot helps you quickly make changes to your whole presentation, letting you use conditional formatting and other visual features to ensure your spreadsheet is as visually clear and appealing as possible.

Use Case 3: Creating a presentation with Copilot in PowerPoint.

As well as Word and Excel, Copilot for 365 works within PowerPoint and helps you create stunning and rich presentations with ease.

Creating a presentation with Copilot in PowerPoint

You can tell Copilot what you want in a single prompt, which will output the presentation. Refine your prompts and use natural language to help Copilot find what you need, and it will adjust to whatever you request.

Copilot can also turn documents from throughout your organisation into an engaging and rich PowerPoint presentation, also estimating how long it should take you to present said document and PowerPoint.

However, Copilot takes this to the next level. You can create a PowerPoint presentation using it and use Copilot to stylise your presentation appropriately with animations, backgrounds, fonts, and everything else that matters within it.

Copilot will also help you stay consistent between presentations by keeping themes, formatting, and everything else the same. This will let you easily maintain a cohesive identity and make yourself seem even more professional. You can complete this with a simple prompt and refinement using natural language to talk to Copilot.

Use Case 4: Collaborating with Copilot in Teams.

Microsoft Teams is already a collaborative platform, but you can also collaborate with Copilot to use Microsoft Teams to its fullest potential.

Collaborating with Copilot in Teams

You can use Copilot to get more out of your communications quickly. From simply asking for summarisations and lists to asking Copilot how you should respond or move forward, Copilot makes collaboration and communication more accessible than ever.

However, Copilot goes further than this by helping you make real-time decisions. For example, you can ask Copilot if an idea is good or bad, which will help you evaluate it accurately and objectively.

Copilot also helps you get caught up on everything you need to know. Just ask what’s been said so far in a meeting or channel, and Copilot will be able to ensure that you’re in the loop without having to interrupt the natural flow of conversation. On top of this, you can use Copilot to get insights from whatever’s said in the meeting and ensure you have actionable insights and information.

Plus, Copilot will also work alongside you to ensure you know everyone’s stance and opinions throughout the conversation, creating summarised perspectives for you to read and help you inform your decisions.

How To Get Started

Copilot for Microsoft 365 is a game-changer for any organisation seeking to leverage the power of generative AI to enhance productivity. These use cases are just a glimpse of how Copilot can revolutionise your daily work life, making tasks more accessible and efficient.

If you’re ready to embark on your journey with Microsoft 365 and Copilot but need guidance, don’t hesitate to reach out. Our team of experts is dedicated to providing the support you need to ensure a smooth transition and a successful start.

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