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Businesses are needing to explore remote working strategies to a new level. Your classic Office apps have hidden features to help, like publishing a Word doc online, modern @ mentions commenting, colour coding meetings or broadcasting PowerPoint live. Simultaneous co-authoring also now exists in Excel, PPT & Word desktop apps now, plus I mention some Google Docs features at the end too.
Microsoft Office newer features (from Office 2019 or more recent) are shown in blue text, some may only be available in the subscription version e.g. Excel 365, and within that, there are many release cadences ranging from semi-annual to multiple times per week with Office Insider. To see your version, click File> Account.
The meeting tips (and extras) are shown in the video here:
Many features explained in this section (and others from the next section) are explained in this video:
Most are explained in the video from the previous section.
If your organisation is a Google user instead of Office 365, it can enjoy similar characteristics to those mentioned above. Here are some standouts worth mentioning:
This is the classic Office Apps but Microsoft Office has many modern apps like OneDrive, Teams, Planner and Forms that are also very useful to consider during these times, I will cover these in an upcoming blog post.