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How OpenAI Could Shape the Next Wave of Collaborative Platforms

July 1, 2024

Via: No Jitter

The basic functionality of collaboration platforms hasn’t fundamentally changed since the pandemic started. These platforms enable video conferencing with desktop sharing and text chat, which added up to a reasonable facsimile of in-person collaboration — and while that’s good enough to keep teams working in concert across physical distances, is that all there is to the collaboration platform experience?

Enter Copilot. Microsoft took the lead in promoting the idea of a new wave of collaboration, where AI assistants let people prioritize which meetings they attend, how they will follow up on action items generated in those meetings, and how to use those meetings’ output in future work.

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