May 19, 2022

Microsoft AI Tool Turns a Business’s Data Into Wikipedia-Like Snapshots

From The Wall St. Journal:

A tool that Microsoft Corp. introduced Monday uses artificial intelligence to automatically generate Wikipedia-like pages of information about a company’s products, projects and customers.

The employee-productivity tool, Project Cortex, is part of the Microsoft 365 software and will be available to all enterprise customers early next year.


The tool uses AI models to comb through millions of data points that a business stores in Microsoft services, including those found in emails, documents and calendars. It then automatically generates “topic cards” about company projects, products, customers and internal experts.

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See Also: Introducing Project Cortex (via Microsoft 365 Blog)

See Also: How a New AI-Powered Service Is Helping One Global Company Transform Employee Knowledge Sharing

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