Two weeks ago Google introduced a new feature for its Workspace office suite services. It was about the ability to use the generative AI model in Gmail and Docs, and now that option has started its life. public testing phase.
The initial phase of testing is available to a limited number of users who are part of certain trust sets with business users, end users, and students (18+) in the United States. Those invited to evaluate this capacity must register in this preliminary access and activate it, being able to cancel that option at any time.
By using generative AI in Gmail, the system will take care of create a draft all kinds of messages, from a birthday invitation to a letter of introduction for a job.
The new assistant is also capable of reviewing what the user has written to improve the writing, summarize it or include a series of points as a summary. It is even possible to change the tone of a message to a more formal one.
Something similar will happen with Docs: thanks to this new tool it will be possible to reformat a text to make the AI convert it into something more detailed or more concise.
The model offers in addition to writing in “blog posts” or “lyrics” mode. The button “help me write” (Help me write) will make it possible to press it to write a request (prompt) to explain to Gmail or Docs what we want it to write and in what style.
From there we can vote on that generated text, see another option of the same request or “refine” the result to later insert it into our document.
A Google they will expand the availability of the tool to other countries and users “over time”. Those interested can keep up to date with the news in this case on the website specifically created for Google Workspace AI solutions.
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