Many people are familiar with the common Microsoft Office suite of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, but few businesses appreciate the other tools that can help companies move from the world of physical meetings to home working.
If you are used to drawing up ideas onto a whiteboard with colleagues.
– helps multiple people do the same thing.
Performing your company meetings via Microsoft Teams
is a great way to boost team morale. If you record each meeting you can then share them to anyone unable to attend via Microsoft Stream
If you need to work outside the office on your laptop but need to access company data then Microsoft OneDrive
can copy files locally and manage the synchronisation when you are online.
Furthermore, if you are online, Word, Excel or PowerPoint files on Microsoft OneDrive
can be shared with colleagues who can edit these at the same time as you. Collaboration has never been so easy.
Company newsletters or communications
Instead of sending out emails to all staff, use Microsoft Sway
to quickly create interactive presentations that follow specific storylines and render perfectly on desktops, tablets or mobile.
Get a great understanding of what is working (and what needs improvement) using Microsoft Forms
to easily create surveys with built into reporting to analyse the results.
Progressing projects while everyone is working from home can be challenging. Try using Microsoft Planner
as a simple project management platform to assign tasks, measure effort, and demonstrate progress.
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Performing face to face meetings can be easily done using video over Microsoft Teams
, then using Microsoft OneNote
to capture actions and conversation topics.
Read more about Microsoft Teams
Or how to get Office 365