Will the Real Microsoft Copilot Please Stand Up?

by | Aug 30, 2023

In the ever-evolving landscape of software development, tools and assistants have emerged to make Way of Working (WoW) not just simpler, but also more intuitive. Among these game-changers is Microsoft’s Copilot, an AI-powered assistant that promises to revolutionize the way we work.

Yet, Microsoft Copilot is not really a single product, but actually multiple products and capabilities that will be featured in much of the Microsoft product line. So, in this article, we will attempt to parse out the different Microsoft Copilot offerings – to echo a sentiment, “Will the real Microsoft Copilot please stand up?” Let’s review the current Microsoft Copilot landscape.

Microsoft Copilot includes the Generative Pretrained Transformer, commonly known as GPT, is a language model crafted by OpenAI. It leverages advanced deep learning methods in natural language processing (NLP) to produce text strikingly akin to human composition. The most recent iteration of this model is GPT-3.5.


A copilot for every Microsoft Cloud experience Graph


Go-to-market segments have been envisioned by Microsoft to target specific business scenarios. Since each product has its own release schedule, links to each known or announced product is available below:

Microsoft Copilot Announced Products (check each for availability):

Microsoft 365 Copilot (Introducing Microsoft 365 Copilot | Microsoft 365 Blog)

Dynamics 365 Copilot:

Copilot in Power Platform:

Microsoft Security Copilot:

Windows Copilot:

GitHub Copilot:

Copilot in Microsoft Content Services:

Copilot Roadmap:


As Microsoft continues to make investments in AI, expect that the product list will continue to grow as AI assist becomes more a WoW.