Microsoft has announced it will hold a new event in New York on November 2 dedicated to the world of Office . As VentureBeat notes, the last time there was a great event related to Office was in 2014 when the company announced the arrival of Office for iPad. In this new invitation is no mention, however, to collaboration tools and therefore it is possible that Microsoft will stop to speak of Skype Teams that you speculates already for a long time.

Skype Teams, according to the latest rumors, should be a new collaboration tool dedicated to the work teams that you should place as competitors of well-known and appreciated Slack . Microsoft’s new platform should have features such as channels, the possibility of private communications for groups, file sharing and sharing of emoji and GIF. In addition, the new service will be characterized by functionality “ Threaded Conversations ” where users can respond directly to a comment on a channel in a manner similar to what you do on Facebook .

Users will also be able to start video chatting both in the channels and in private messages. Skype Teams will also fit perfectly into Office 365 .

Obviously, the case of presumptions, but in just over 10 days Microsoft will unveil its new axes in the field Office. The event of November 2 will not, however, the only for Microsoft. The October 26 in fact, there will be a hardware event that could be presented the much-discussed Surface All-in-One .