Meeting Insights in Mobile Outlook

If you live off your mobile device, you know it’s not very easy to look at a meeting on your calendar and find any related information that might help you prepare. Now in the mobile version of Outlook on iOS and Android, there’s a new feature called Meeting Insights, and it will gather any documents or emails that might be relevant for you. It’s a great example of how Microsoft is using machine learning to make you more efficient. Here’s what it looks like…

Here’s my Outlook calendar on my iOS phone. For this illustration, I’m going to focus on my 1:15 pm meeting with HR:

Machine generated alternative text:
AT&T 
2:14 AM 
January 
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5 
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Yesterday • Wednesday, January 8 
12:00 PM 
30m 
1:15 PM 
30m 
4:00 PM 
30m 
15 mins. - High Five Drawings 
for HR

When I click into that calendar entry, I get all the associated details that I would expect to see:

Machine generated alternative text:
AT&T 
2:15 AM 
Calendar 
15 mins. - High Five Drawings for HR 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 
1:15 PM 1:45 PM (30 minutes) 
Repeats every 3 months on the 
2nd Wednesday 
Accepted 
Skype Meeting 
(Organizer) 
Duff, Thomas 
Edit RSVP 
Join

But if I scroll down, I see the new Meeting Insights section. That has files that are related to this meeting (this particular one is stored in OneDrive), as well as any related emails that Outlook could find:

Machine generated alternative text:
AT&T 
2:15 AM 
Calendar 
• • (Organizer) 
Duff, Thomas 
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Meeting Insights 
Here's information you might find relevant to this event. 
You'll only see content you have access to. 
HRDrawingEntries201912 
XLSX 
Show More 
10 minutes before, Busy 
Email 
Forward Invitation 
ID

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