Outlook Calendar for Windows has picked up some new features in Office 365 this week, all aimed at helping you manage your time more effectively. In a blog post this week (via MSPU), Microsoft detailed a wide variety of new features built directly from user feedback.
Kicking things off is a new option in the meeting form to specify required and optional attendees while making it faster to create invites. And while you're putting together invites, Microsoft will now suggest names of people you work with as you start typing out attendees.
Also speeding things up is the ability to set default durations for meetings, along with the ability to reserve multiple rooms in multiple locations via the Room Finder. Microsoft is also working to limit confusion due to time zone differences, and each attendee will now see meetings in their local time instead of the organizer's.
Rounding things out is attendee tracking, which provides tracking information on who is invited and who has responded for organizers and attendees. Organizers can also now use the "Response Options" menu to allow or disable forwarding of invites to others by optional attendees.
These features are available now in the Office 365 Monthly Channel, Microsoft says.
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