With the release of Office for Mac 2016, Microsoft brings a long overdue refresh to its flagship suite of productivity applications for Mac users. As well as design changes that deliver similarities to the Windows versions of the applications, the latest upgrade - currently free of charge while it remains in preview stage, prior to full release later this year - harnesses the power of cloud computing to deliver Office 365 collaboration features.
Microsoft Outlook is an application used for managing personal information including email, tasks, contacts, and calendars. It is one of the programs that is included when you install Microsoft Office on your computer. While Outlook has many useful features, one of the most useful is the ability to create new search folders which let you conveniently access priority emails.
The spreadsheet is one of the most valuable tools available to business managers and owners, and Microsoft Excel is the most popular spreadsheet program. Excel has many features that make it popular. Among the most useful is the ability to create charts and graphs that allow users to visualize their data.
Like it or not, there will be a time when you have to give a presentation. Most people will use Microsoft PowerPoint to create it and will generally do a good job of setting up the presentation. Where some stumble is if they have to input information or a graph from an Excel spreadsheet into the presentation.
Microsoft Office is one of the more popular programs, often found on systems regardless of the OS. For businesses one of the more useful Office programs is Excel. Excel has a near infinite number of uses. One problem with Excel is that it almost does too much, and some spreadsheets can become unwieldy.
With the release of Microsoft’s Windows 8 a few months away, Microsoft has been announcing updates to their multitude of products. One of the biggest changes that is due is a new version of Microsoft Office. While the finished product most likely won’t be available until after the release of Windows 8, there is a technical preview - Office 15 - available.
Many business owners and managers use Microsoft’s spreadsheet program, Excel, on a daily basis. It has become the go-to program for basic book keeping, forecasting, scheduling, chart making, and much more. It’s safe to say we are comfortable with it, and some may even call themselves experts.