In today’s fast-paced business world, flexibility and adaptability are tantamount to your success. Regular business hours have become almost non-existent due to mobile technology. Employees now travel the world with a variety of devices that are used to complete tasks and carry out business duties. Maintaining productivity can be very difficult without the right platform for you and your employees to work with.
According to a report compiled by BCG Systems Inc., Microsoft Office 365 has become the platform for businesses to remain competitive and meet high demand in our fast-paced world. Here are the top six ways Microsoft 365 is increasing productivity:
Microsoft 365 allows you and your employees to access company email, documents, calendars and contacts from anywhere, anytime allowing for immediate response for time-sensitive business concerns. Seamlessly operable on most mobile devices, tablets, PC and MAC computers, this Office edition eliminates the need to search for Wi-Fi hot spots while you are on the move and ensures productivity can be achieved at all times.
Fast and Easy Adoption
Office 365 integrates seamlessly with the apps you and your employees are already familiar with, meaning training and downtime to learn new software are non-existent. Although Microsoft has included all of the new tools required to meet today’s business needs, all of the tools and software applications they use daily are part of the package.
Regardless of where you may be working from, the advanced technologies offered by Microsoft 365 allows shared work spaces for projects and documents. Changes can be made in real time with tracking capabilities rather than having to save and send documents in order for everyone to have the most recent versions. Leveraging the power of the Cloud, productivity is maximized as people can work simultaneously on files or documents.
Flexibility and Minimized Investment
Not all businesses are the same and as growth occurs, investment in technology usually comes with it. Microsoft 365 has the flexibility to grow with you, with plans for businesses under 25 people, light computer usage businesses and businesses which are heavily computer-reliant. Since it can be used with almost any device, an investment in computer hardware and expensive server systems is generally not required, which means productivity remains high and costs are manageable.
Downtime Becomes Redundant
Office power outages, travel time and other events which would normally cause downtime for your business become a thing of the past due to the cloud computing capabilities of Microsoft 365. As long as you and your employees can access the Internet, you will maintain productivity and access to all of your emails, contacts and more from a computer or mobile device.
With built-in security, Microsoft 365 ensures your data is protected regardless of where it is being accessed. Malware, spam, phishing attacks and other threats are deflected to make sure your data is safe and you can focus on what matters most – running your business efficiently and with maximized productivity.