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Microsoft Office 365
Your Favorite Office Software in the Cloud
This generation of businesses recognizes there has been a paradigm shift in not only how team members work, but also how they communicate with each other. As the era of the lone wolf employee transitions into that of the team, successful businesses understand the importance of providing the ability for collaboration--not only when staff is in the same location, but also increasingly when they’re not.
As more businesses migrate to the cloud, taking advantage of its accessibility and scalability, it is critical that any productivity suite is designed from the ground up to utilize this technology. As a cloud-based system, Office 365, is positioned to continue its dominance in its field and provide your team with a wealth of applications, applications they are already familiar with.
The Capabilities of Office 365
With its transition to the cloud, Office 365 takes the tools your team is familiar with and super-charges them. Using Office 365 means your team is no longer tethered to their desk, but now have the flexibility to go where the business is. As Office 365 is completely cloud-based, your team can access their email, flies and of course Office applications from any location and device. Apart from the proven solutions that come included with Office 365, there is no shortage of business utility that can be accomplished through the cooperative functions the platform enables, as well as the solutions that come with it.
With Office 365, collaboration is not only easy but smart. Using the cloud, multiple people can work on the same document in real-time, even from different locations. Office 365 keeps track of changes, preventing files from being over-written and ensuring that you have the latest version of your document available to you and your team at all time.
No more emailing files to yourself, your team or carrying a USB stick. OneDrive allows you and your team to access your documents anywhere, via browser or office computer. For example, a user can start a project independently, creating their own files to work on. Later, if they then need to pull in one or two of their coworkers, they can do so quite easily, keeping access and edit privileges to the collaborators, controlling how much access is provided and to whom. OneDrive features best-in-class security features to protect everyone’s data.
Does your business have an extensive knowledge base are you considering creating one? SharePoint lets you build intranet sites, create pages, document libraries, and lists to give your team access to your institutional information. Sharepoint also provides document and file management, advanced search features and even an internal social media component known as Yammer. As part of Office 365, Sharepoint data can be accessed from anywhere, anytime.
If a project requires teamwork from its inception, Office 365 offers a centralized digital space that a team can use to share documents and efforts - regardless of where they are located. By utilizing your own business intranet, SharePoint can ensure that your team is empowered to work together on the tasks that you assign. Your processes can be transformed into operational workflows with the tools that SharePoint has to offer.
Learn More About Leveraging Office 365
Don’t go another day without considering the adoption of Microsoft Office 365 and its capabilities into your business, Reach out to Compudata’s team of professionals by calling 1-855-405-8889. Of course, you can also fill out the form on this page.