An Easy Guide to MS Office 365 – Facilitating CollaborationProma Nautiyal
Collaboration is important when it comes to daily lives and businesses. People need to share data, information, lists, reports and presentations. Now consider, a second and more dynamic variable added to it, flexibility.
We do understand that digital world is dynamic and so are we. Business-on-the-go has become a thing. With a rise in employees working from remote locations and the need to share work and update information simultaneously, dynamic collaboration has become more important than ever before.
Now, let’s add a third variable, scalability. As the business grows so does information, the content, and the employee base it initially started off with. How does a business manage all this growth and expansion at the more intangible technological level?
Thankfully, Cloud computing has helped answers these queries and provided solutions on which software architects are still building upon. Cloud has provided the solid base on which the future of technology can be built.
By outsourcing their technological and storage requirements to cloud, businesses can rid their valuable space and time by focusing on their core competencies. They no longer have to worry about hardware. They do not have to think about in-house servers and adding one more to the existing ones, every time there is an expansion.
Enter MS Office 365
Launched in June 28, 2011, MS Office 365 is Microsoft’s very own productivity software bundle. Available to both business and consumers in packages and subscriptions customized to fit each of their needs, Office 365 pretty much makes your job of collaborating while ensuring maximum productivity, as easy as it could be.
The enterprise version of Office 365 for businesses, is a wealth of apps that includes all kinds of features such as creating, sharing, and storing documents, social networking, scheduling, online meetings, and much more. There is an app for each of your business needs. Let’s take a closer look to learn more:
Office 365 products – A product for every need
For corporates, Microsoft offers 3 different plans: Enterprise E1, E2, E3. To make sure we cover all the apps, let’s talk about the E3 package.
Calendar allows you to schedule meetings and events and share them with fellow participants and get automated notifications to remind you for the same.
Delve as the name suggests delves into bring you insights about the people you work with and the content you work on with them.
Dynamics 365 is a powerhouse of apps for which is and business requirements. It could be sales, marketing, finance.
Excel, the all the powerful tool to up your number-game with charts, tables, and formula. Break down numbers, get useful insights through data models and analyze them using various charts and tables.
Flow, create automated workflows between services and various apps without any coding. Receive notifications, collect data, and synchronize files by automating all mundane tasks.
Forms, create engagement tools for your target audience in the form of polls, surveys, and quizzes.
Newsfeed, stay updated on all the latest news of your organization and engage in meaningful conversations with your colleagues.
One Drive, your very own cloud computing tool, that helps you store, share, and access content from any location and any device.
One Note understands the importance of writing/drawing/typing notes and keeping them handy for future use.
Outlook, business-email for all your correspondences. Secure, encrypted and delivered to you through a richly designed user interface, complete with great features that you access through both desktop and web browsers.
People helps you keep all your contacts in one place, be it business or personal. It makes keeping in touch, easier than ever.
Planner is your all-rounder planner which help you plan, organize your to-do lists and appointments, assign tasks, share, communicate and collaborate.
PowerPoint, helps you reap the benefits of its newest themes and designs and helps you design presentations like a professional designer.
SharePoint allows and encourages seamless collaboration by helping you store content and knowledge on the cloud. The best Windows app to boost teamwork.
To-Do, manage your day with this simple and easy-to-use to-do app.
Word, how can we forget the quintessential MS Office app. Now available with attractive themes and designs for all your documents. More powerful than ever.
Yammer is your organization’s very own social networking platform, where you can collaborate, share updates, and engage in conversations about workflows with ease.
There are many more apps and benefits included in the new Office 365 app. Get your subscription, today. Get in touch with us @ for more information and the latest offers.