When you move to the Office 365 cloud you will be treated to some key features and benefits. Your organization will continue to use the same software that has been operative for quite a long time now but hereafter, you will shift the load onto Microsoft. A host of some of the important benefits is listed below:
Greater Productivity Generated With Office 365:-
Management consultants prefer to liberally use the term of ‘productivity’ as according to them it is a powerful word. However, in reality productivity can be summed up in a simple question. Can an assigned job be effortlessly performed? For those who came in late, Microsoft has made heavy investments and burned the midnight oil in research on Office 365 to enable a trouble free experience for both administrator and end user.
The initiative is to attain greater productivity in terms of policy and procedure documents in Word composed by a business analyst or an administrator in the process of establishing or formation of new employee. Obviously, when the technology gets out of the way and you have time to concentrate on the job at hand, you tend to become more productive. Copy and paste job may be a revolution in terms of giving wings to loads of typing work. Moreover, typewriter is preferable to a Word processor… relatively speaking.
Access From Anywhere With Office 365:-
It is advantages galore when accessing your enterprise software over the internet. Devises such as computer, desktop, laptop, mobile devices or tablet and internet or phones connection respectively is what you need to simply get connected to your enterprise software as the software is running in a Microsoft data center.
A single source of the truth is available consistently when accessing from a centrally located data. Lengthy file names of Excel documents sent by e-Mail are history as in modern day it is a breeze accessing changed document from your mobile device in the comfort of your home and your colleagues viewing the updated documents from their phones in real time.
Further with SharePoint Online which is part of the Office 365 module, a single file like Forecast_Q1_2011.xlsx, is entrenched in Microsoft’s globally distributed billion dollar centers. The document lives in the cloud literally! To enable viewing the document by anyone from the organization from anywhere around the globe, the security permission can be set up accordingly.
Incidentally, the security can be as tight and lenient as desired. If anybody from the organization wishes to see a company policy document but only want a select group of staff of a particular department to edit the document, this is also possible. Further, it is the responsibility of SharePoint for all the versioning. Moreover, it allows checking out a document and editing the same so that simultaneously no one else can perform the same task.
If you want to collaborate on the document in real time it is possible by using your web browser.
Working With Office 365:-
In April 2017 Windows Vista was given a decent burial! Microsoft does not always come out with the best software. Windows 7 filled the vacuum with a versatile fully loaded workhorse.
Microsoft realized, albeit late, that users are adamant and do not easily give up the things that they are comfortable with. A case in pointer is, Office 365 has not changed your favourites even one bit. However, only difference is that they are now seamlessly connected to the enterprise software living out in the cloud. Your favourite applications are now resting in the cloud.
Among the benefit and feature about SharePoint 2010 and Office 2010 is you can work with the former without ever having to leave the Office applications. Incidentally, you could fire up Word and can check out a document stored in SharePoint. You could even have the liberty of reviewing the versions and make necessary changes or can even leave notes, for your colleagues, in order to carry out instructions. Behind the scene, SharePoint is handling the content management functionality with great dexterity.
Office 365 Reliable & Fully Secured:-
Security and reliability are critical issues of an organization that deals with customers on a real time basis. These issues are on the priority list of Microsoft, so your IT team can be rest assured as the matter is in safe hands. Now they can focus on other important matters related to users so that enterprise software can be put to optimal use.
Inherently Microsoft understands the discomfiture or inhibition that the organization has when offering them confidential tasks. However, Microsoft has broad service level agreements that help you to relax.
Office 365 Efficiently Provides IT Control:-
At any given time, IT personnel as part of their duty would like to find out what the staff is doing with their systems. Normally, due to user error, trouble shooting could occur in any of the systems in any department. The systems are programmed to do what they are supposed to do. Microsoft put in efforts in research to create an extensive, but simple and intuitive level of control for administrator.