When you run a small business, you’re going to find yourself using a whole host of different software in order to be able to get things done. This isn’t all too surprising. After all, we are living and operating in the technological age and software can really work to your business’ advantage. Now, when it comes to software, you have a few different choices of suppliers, but Microsoft is one of the world’s most successful and proliferous software developers. So, let’s take a moment to consider a few popular Microsoft products that you should incorporate into your business’ process at some point or another!
Microsoft Word is one of the most popular pieces of software in the world. When it comes down to it, it’s pretty simple. But some of the most basic software meets our business’ basic day to day needs and is consequently indispensable! Microsoft word is word processing software. It allows you to type up and format documents as you please. There are plenty of features to help you to craft stunning or simple documents. You can add page headers and footers. You can create bullet point lists. You can incorporate pictures and add tables. You can even add hyperlinks to documents. No matter what you need your document to convey, chances are that Microsoft Word will meet your needs.
Microsoft Dynamics 365 is much more niche a programme than something like Microsoft Word. It is essentially Microsoft’s next step in its investments associated with Cloud business software. It reinvents critical business applications to be suitable for the cloud age. If your business has already invested in Microsoft Dynamics solutions, or if you intend to invest in Microsoft Dynamics solutions, this new programme guaranteed benefits. It brings together:
- Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
- Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
- Business Intelligence (BI)
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Almost every small business owner has various projects underway that need to be monitored and organised. Microsoft Project can help you to achieve this seamlessly! It is specially designed to help you (or designated project managers) to develop plans, assign resources to different tasks, manage budgets, monitor and track progress, and get a deeper insight into different workloads.
Microsoft publisher is a suite that helps you to create polished, professional layouts with as little hassle as possible. If your business requires promotional material, such as leaflets, posters, or other print advertisements, you can design these on Microsoft publisher – moving different features around to suit your needs. This software is also great for laying out newsletters that could be printed and handed out or sent to consumers via email mailing lists. You also have the added bonus of exporting to industry-standard, non-editable formats!
Microsoft has a seemingly endless amount of different programmes on offer. But hopefully, some of those mentioned above can be incorporated into your business in order to improve you and your employees’ professional experience and progression.