Microsoft has just made it easier to work on PowerPoint presentation with others, by now supporting collaborative editing. This allows two or more people to edit and add comments to a document that can be seen by others in the group. You’ve been able to do this with PowerPoint Online for many years, but now Microsoft has opened it to a larger audience by adding the feature to the desktop app as well.
The full Office suite has been working on collaborative editing for a while now. When Word first got support over a year ago, Microsoft said that collaborative editing would come to Excel and PowerPoint in “the near future”. The timing wasn’t exactly right, but the first has just become available. Microsoft’s biggest productivity competitor is Google Docs, and since this has been one of their advantages, it
Microsoft’s biggest competitor has been Google Docs, and with its strengths being collaborative editing features for a long time, they’re rolling this out to help match up Office suite with Google Docs, Spreadsheet, and Slides.