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6 unique Microsoft tools to fuel business growth

Posted by Taylor Cheetham on Aug 2, 2020 8:02:50 PM
Taylor Cheetham

6 unique Microsoft tools to fuel business growth

Microsoft 365 is an all-in-one solution that strengthens your business operations and allows your organisation to work more efficiently. It comes bundled with Office 365, Windows 10 Professional and Enterprise Mobility + Security.

With so much content packed into one bundle, it’s easy to overlook specific tools and applications.

If you are already using Microsoft 365 or considering an upgrade from Office 365, here are some additional tools which you can add to your business ecosystem to further drive efficiency and productivity.

 

Applications that don’t get talked about enough

Power BI

Power BI gives you a more in-depth insight into your business operations and performance, allowing you to make informed decisions based off intelligible insights. 

Information is collected and analysed from a variety of data sources which is processed to create captivating and easy to read graphs and charts, giving you a clear visual of your company data for further analysis.

 

Power Apps

Power Apps is a simple to use platform that enables you to build professional-grade mobile and web applications. Allowing you to turn your manual business processes into digital, automated processed without having to write code.

While being easy to learn, you can build complex projects that were once only possible through high-end development tools. 

 

Visio

Microsoft Visio allows you to create eye-catching flowcharts and diagrams. With a comprehensive library of built-in shapes, objects, and stencils, it makes creating flowcharts and diagrams, a streamlined and straightforward process. There is also the option to import custom shapes.

 

Project

Microsoft Project makes project management simple by enabling your team to set goals by creating schedules, managing budgets and distributing resources. There is support for project planning, project tracking, budget setting, analysing resource collection and development. Microsoft Project allows users to gain an overall view of their planned projects and activities through the timeline view.

 

Whiteboard

Microsoft Whiteboard will take your team meetings to the next level by enabling remote collaboration.

Each user has an avatar and can add to the virtual whiteboard on their device from any location. Whiteboard works with a pen, keyboard or touch, allowing you to add text and create images quickly. There is also the ability to recognise and enhance shapes, turning your sketches into clean and organised diagrams and tables.

 

Microsoft 365 learning pathways

Microsoft 365 learning pathways is an on-demand and customisable training platform that enables you to get the most out of your Microsoft 365 subscription. Giving your staff access to training will increase the usage of different applications enhancing business operations and boosting productivity.

Microsoft 365 learning pathways allows you to create customised training playlists and programs to meet overall business needs or for specific teams and individuals that require specialised education.

All the content is updated regularly and distributed to your site through the Microsoft online content catalogue. 

 

If you are interested in learning more about Microsoft 365 and how it can benefit your business, contact us today to book a consultation with one of our Microsoft experts.

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