Features of Microsoft 365 F1

Microsoft 365 has recently introduced a new software bundle titled Microsoft 365 F1 for all the first-line workers. The first-line workersis the heartbeat of any industries and first faces of the company like people behind the counter, operating the production line, on the phone with customers and running day-to-day operations to plan, execute, test, deal and meet the new products in the market or the clients. Use of modern technology to empower frontline workers like Microsoft 365 F1 will be very useful.

Microsoft 365 F1 is a combination of Windows 10, Office 365 F1 (formerly known as ‘K1’ for kiosk /Frontline Workers) and Enterprise Mobility + Security suite. This will be the push for front-line workers to upgrade their hardware too. According to Microsoft, few OEM’s companies are going to make devices, which are compatible with front-line employees or workers considering more affordable as compared to the Microsoft Surface Laptop. The devices are expected to offer a starting price of $275.

One of the most popular and very useful features StaffHub newly included in Microsoft 365 F1 with the aim to help workers manage their everyday activity, where the user can easily create and manage their schedules and can keep themselves informed about the changes in those schedules. They can quickly create, assign, track, swap shift and complete the tasks and much more.

Microsoft 365 F1 gives the capability to the workers to convert their ideas into action. It allows the worker to manage, create, update and schedule their task very easily. It also provides training as well as proper content to train the users. Microsoft 365 F1 introduces some new tools, which are very helpful and easy to handle.

With all of the above Microsoft already have Office Online, Yammer & Sway that help the organizations to manage their work, stay connected with each other and create the engaging web-based reports, interactive presentations respectively. It minimizes the cost to manage all the stuff and gives the high-end security. Such as:

  • Foster culture and community
  • Train and upskill employees
  • Deliver real-time expertise
  • Digitize business processes
  • Minimize risk and cost

Comparison between Office 365 F1 and Microsoft 365 F1:

Features Office 365 Microsoft 365 F1
Office Application Office online Yes Yes
Collaboration Services
  • Business class email(2Gb) and calendar on outlook
  • SharePoint Yammer and groups
  • IM , Presence, Meetings and  1:1 HD video chat/ audio
  • Microsoft teams chat-based workspace
Yes Yes
Content Storage and Consumption
  • 2 GB of cloud space
  • Enterprise video service and portals
Yes Yes
Schedule and Task Management Microsoft StaffHub, PowerApps and Flow Yes Yes
Threat Protection Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics, Windows defender antivirus and Device Gourd Yes
Identity and Access Management Azure active directory P1, Windows Hello Yes
Device And App Management
  • Microsoft Intune
  • Windows Autopilot, Fine Tuned, user experience and Window Analytic Device Health
Information Protection Windows information Protection and BitLocker Yes

(Data source Microsoft)

With all the above features, the organization can automate their team process to manage Firstline Workers to move the business forward.

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