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Microsoft Office 2016 is the familiar suite of Office products including applications such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for use on a single PC or Mac. The Office 2016 package is a one-time purchase. The applications are not automatically updated; to get the latest version, you must purchase Office again when the new version becomes available.Best Productivity ToolMicrosoft Office 2016 is a well known service. Almost every organization is using those applications that is provided by Microsoft Office. I also personally and organizationally use Microsoft Office products. Basically we are using Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point Software which are the main product/applications of Microsoft Office 2016. All the documents that are stored for future that are documented by Microsoft Word. In presentations and press meetings we are use Microsoft Power Point for making slides. Every department of my organization regularly uses Microsoft Office. Lastly I want to say that an organization is incomplete without Microsoft Office and it is most necessary for every company.,Microsoft Word: Best for composing and formatting any kinds of documents. There are so many advanced features in Microsoft word that's really helpful. Formatting - in general, easier on MS Word plus have a lot more options than other software (everything from table of contents, styling, cover pages, page numbering etc. are much more feature rich and capable than other software). Microsoft Excel: I think this is the best software from Microsoft Office 2016. I love using MS Excel. I use it for very simple to very complex things, but it is not a database. This software contains multiple worksheets and this can link between in same file or other files. It can perform great calculations. Microsoft PowerPoint : If you want to make a formal presentation, one of the best supportive tools you can use to create visuals for those attending is Microsoft PowerPoint. It can be found in Microsoft Office 2016 for both personal and business use.,There should be more purchase choices available for Microsoft Office 2016. If new types of charts are updated into Microsoft Excel then it would be more helpful for its users. Microsoft Outlook is a bit confusing to set up and use because of its numerous options.,9,Perhaps the biggest benefit that more recent versions of Office and the Office 365 platform usher in for business users has to do with how it embraces the cloud-based world in which we now live. Data created and stored online, Office is now accessible from any computer on the planet with an active Internet connection. This allows employees to be just as productive at home (or in an airport lounge, or in a local coffee shop) as they could be if they were sitting in front of a computer in their office. Along the same lines, another massive benefit of Microsoft Office for business has to do with the way it allows its users to embrace mobile computing. As most of the modern day smartphones that millions of people carry around with them are literally more powerful than the shuttles that sent men to the moon in the 1960s, it makes sense that a solution would come along to allow them to leverage that power to their advantage. Microsoft Office lets users create documents from any device, anywhere, with no exceptions. Modern day versions of Microsoft Office also unlock the power of collaboration at the business level. It offers a wide range of different tools that make it easy for multiple employees to all work on the same files from separate computers. Office 365 also includes calendaring, contacts, online meeting and other functionality designed to make it easier than ever to collaborate with people OUTSIDE a business as well. A business user and their own client can remotely collaborate on the same files at the same time, making it easier to meet demands and exceed expectations across the board. If your business has a lot of data. To the point where it can become difficult to deal with and cope. Microsoft can take the burden off by helping to manage the security aspects. However, some businesses might not be comfortable with this as understandably, they’d want their data controlled by their own employees rather than surrendering it to an external company. Microsoft have strict safety and management regulations in place to help protect your information, as well as the security features. However, these regulations may interfere with your business’s daily activities (for example, preventing particular types of files from being imported). If that is the case, certain Office 365 plans, such as the Enterprise plan, allow you to control your own data.,G Suite,G Suite, Zoho Projects, Zoho ReportsMicrosoft Office 2016 to Infinity & BeyondWe are currently using Excel 2016 to track and evaluate weekly project performance through the collection of performance data and evaluating the data through the compilation of metrics and charts/graphs. We use Power Query for the engagement of different sets of data and to automate the updating of the performance metrics and graphs.Word is used to create/distribute processes and procedures. PowerPoint is used to create meeting briefs and of course Outlook for day to day communications and then I personally use OneNote for the compilation of general notes and information. We are currently migrating to O365 where we hope to tap into the many collaborative features that come with O365 and the SharePoint environment.,Power Query (now known as "Get & Transform" under the Data tab in Excel 2016) and Power Pivot greatly enhance data engagement and removes many of the limitations previously found in Excel regarding the size of data the user could engage with. The interfaces in both Power Query and Power Pivot are really intuitive and one could find themselves quickly putting together data automation with little to no coding knowledge. If you haven't heard of Power Query (like the many people that say Excel is obsolete) please YouTube it...It's great!!!! The addition of the Power Query add-in makes Excel a real game changer. I'm really appreciating the direction I see Microsoft heading with their latest product offerings. It's more team-centric with focus placed on collaborating with multiple stakeholders. Especially when you find yourself in the cloud and working with O365. Portability, I enjoy being able to engage my files regardless the platform I may find my self on; tablet, pc, laptop or smartphone. The wealth of free training material available from Microsoft is a big plus. I've never found myself engaging an issue where the answer wasn't just a web search away.,I would like to see Power BI desktop to be made a part of the Office Suite.,10,So far the introduction of Office 2016 has been positive with additional opportunities for the product to be further leveraged in other business areas.,Microsoft Power BI, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Project Server, MS SharePoint, PowerApps,8000VBA is the Power Behind the Curtain in Microsoft OfficeMicrosoft Office is used across the company. It's everywhere.,VBA is the Power Behind the Curtain in Microsoft Office It’s fun to criticize Microsoft Office tools as complex and hard to control. Beginners are daunted by the feature set, and experienced users still find certain features to be perplexing. It’s true that in some cases, a special-purpose, non-Microsoft tool might better suit your needs. But think of Office as a huge toolset that is jammed with untapped features, and the more you know about them, the more you’ll appreciate and rely on them for sophisticated solutions. The most significant untapped feature of every Office app is the built-in, user-accessible programming language. It’s called VBA (Visual Basic for Applications). With a qualified programmer, VBA can manipulate the user interface features such as menus and toolbars, drive custom user forms and dialog boxes, import and export data to other Office and non-Office applications, and accomplish almost anything your brain can conceive. Just as it’s impossible to list everything that software can do, it’s impossible to list what VBA can do. Suffice to say that, if you see anyone at work perform the same task more than once, it’s worth investing in a VBA macro to perform that task for the rest of time. If you’re willing to invest in VBA macros, you’ll see that they create efficiencies that far outweigh or totally eliminate the frustration you may have had with an individual feature.,- -,10,An investment in VBA macros for Word, Excel, Access, or Powerpoint can automate a tedious or repetitive process. "Automated" implies the process is faster and more reliable than before.Microsoft Office Just Works, So I Can Just WorkI use Microsoft Office 2016 for composition, everything from blog posts and web articles to ebooks and print materials. I use Access to keep track of clients, projects, and payments. I use Excel for data analysis. I use PowerPoint for occasional slideshow presentations. Previously, I was using free alternatives, which I found to be less than stable and sometimes incompatible with my clients' needs. Microsoft Office 2016 is a solid product with exceptional documentation and support communities.,Microsoft Office 2016 is exceptionally stable, which means I'm not fighting with updates and incompatible programs. Office documents are universally-accepted around the world, and converters and emulators just don't do the job quite right. Office runs offline, which means I don't have to worry about connectivity issues working with an online-only program. Office (Excel and Word) works on Android, so I can review and edit documents on the go.,The subscription model is kinda disappointing, but everyone seems to be doing it, so I guess I can't complain.,8,Alternatives often had me wasting time looking for solutions or learning things again. Office minimizes wasted time. Subscription model means Office is always updated, so I don't have to shop for software packages every year or every version. Universal compatibility had eliminated previous problems I had with clients' documents and presentations. Great community and tech support for when I can't figure things out on my own.,Apache OpenOffice and Google Drive,Google Drive, Todoist, Toggl, QuickBooks Self-Employed, Skype, Slack, UberConference, Upwork, WixOffice is the best tool for any business.Microsoft Office is used all across the organization in every department. Human resources uses Excel to create databases of personnel of the company and of resumes received; Word to write memorandums and notifications and Powerpoint to present indicators to the CEO. In engineering, we use Excel mostly for macro programming, automation of processes, and for mathematical calculations since it comes with several preprogrammed functions. We also use Microsoft Word to create documents for our clients and Powerpoint for visual representations.,Microsoft Excel is an excellent tool with all its pre-programmed tools and functions. Microsoft Words allows to create documents easily and it's the go-to tool for technical writing in engineering. Microsoft Powerpoint is really easy to master and creates excellent presentations, and since almost everybody uses Office all the presentations can be displayed at almost every computer. The ability to activate the developer option in almost all of Microsoft Office programs allows us to automate several of the tasks needed to do on a regular basis. The programs are really compatible. For example, creating different documents with Word by using Excel databases is really easy and consumes almost no time at all.,When automating processes with Microsoft Excel it sometimes need lots of processing power. If it was made somewhat lighter and the iterations faster it would be great. Powerpoint presentations can be a little bit rigid and the transitions could be smoother. Microsoft Word sometimes feels a little bit clunky, especially when working with titles and page breaks.,10,Almost all of the products required by our clients consist of Excel databases or programs, Word documents or Powerpoint presentations so it has allowed us to make great revenue. The fact that Office includes so many useful programs makes buying lots of software not needed. One could start a business just by having Microsoft Office.
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October 30, 2018

Microsoft Office 2016 Review: "Best Productivity Tool"

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Microsoft Office 2016 is a well known service. Almost every organization is using those applications that is provided by Microsoft Office. I also personally and organizationally use Microsoft Office products. Basically we are using Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point Software which are the main product/applications of Microsoft Office 2016. All the documents that are stored for future that are documented by Microsoft Word. In presentations and press meetings we are use Microsoft Power Point for making slides. Every department of my organization regularly uses Microsoft Office. Lastly I want to say that an organization is incomplete without Microsoft Office and it is most necessary for every company.
  • Microsoft Word: Best for composing and formatting any kinds of documents. There are so many advanced features in Microsoft word that's really helpful. Formatting - in general, easier on MS Word plus have a lot more options than other software (everything from table of contents, styling, cover pages, page numbering etc. are much more feature rich and capable than other software).
  • Microsoft Excel: I think this is the best software from Microsoft Office 2016. I love using MS Excel. I use it for very simple to very complex things, but it is not a database. This software contains multiple worksheets and this can link between in same file or other files. It can perform great calculations.
  • Microsoft PowerPoint : If you want to make a formal presentation, one of the best supportive tools you can use to create visuals for those attending is Microsoft PowerPoint. It can be found in Microsoft Office 2016 for both personal and business use.
  • There should be more purchase choices available for Microsoft Office 2016.
  • If new types of charts are updated into Microsoft Excel then it would be more helpful for its users.
  • Microsoft Outlook is a bit confusing to set up and use because of its numerous options.
Microsoft Office 2016 is well suited for Real-time co-authoring, simplified document sharing, capability to send large files using OneDrive and Skype integration. I don’t personally see any downside or disadvantage of Microsoft Office 2016, other than its high cost for a license. There are some small issues that are bothering me like data security, email archiving and eDiscovery, email quotas and limitations.
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May 28, 2018

Review: "Microsoft Office 2016 to Infinity & Beyond"

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We are currently using Excel 2016 to track and evaluate weekly project performance through the collection of performance data and evaluating the data through the compilation of metrics and charts/graphs. We use Power Query for the engagement of different sets of data and to automate the updating of the performance metrics and graphs.

Word is used to create/distribute processes and procedures. PowerPoint is used to create meeting briefs and of course Outlook for day to day communications and then I personally use OneNote for the compilation of general notes and information. We are currently migrating to O365 where we hope to tap into the many collaborative features that come with O365 and the SharePoint environment.

  • Power Query (now known as "Get & Transform" under the Data tab in Excel 2016) and Power Pivot greatly enhance data engagement and removes many of the limitations previously found in Excel regarding the size of data the user could engage with. The interfaces in both Power Query and Power Pivot are really intuitive and one could find themselves quickly putting together data automation with little to no coding knowledge. If you haven't heard of Power Query (like the many people that say Excel is obsolete) please YouTube it...It's great!!!! The addition of the Power Query add-in makes Excel a real game changer.
  • I'm really appreciating the direction I see Microsoft heading with their latest product offerings. It's more team-centric with focus placed on collaborating with multiple stakeholders. Especially when you find yourself in the cloud and working with O365.
  • Portability, I enjoy being able to engage my files regardless the platform I may find my self on; tablet, pc, laptop or smartphone.
  • The wealth of free training material available from Microsoft is a big plus. I've never found myself engaging an issue where the answer wasn't just a web search away.
  • I would like to see Power BI desktop to be made a part of the Office Suite.
Microsoft Office 2016 provides a complete toolset that will meet the needs of most office environments. When paired with Microsoft's cloud services the product really goes a long way to empowering the end user/team to become more efficient and engaged with the day to day business operations.
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May 18, 2018

Microsoft Office 2016 Review: "VBA is the Power Behind the Curtain in Microsoft Office"

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Microsoft Office is used across the company. It's everywhere.
  • VBA is the Power Behind the Curtain in Microsoft Office
  • It’s fun to criticize Microsoft Office tools as complex and hard to control. Beginners are daunted by the feature set, and experienced users still find certain features to be perplexing. It’s true that in some cases, a special-purpose, non-Microsoft tool might better suit your needs. But think of Office as a huge toolset that is jammed with untapped features, and the more you know about them, the more you’ll appreciate and rely on them for sophisticated solutions.
  • The most significant untapped feature of every Office app is the built-in, user-accessible programming language. It’s called VBA (Visual Basic for Applications). With a qualified programmer, VBA can manipulate the user interface features such as menus and toolbars, drive custom user forms and dialog boxes, import and export data to other Office and non-Office applications, and accomplish almost anything your brain can conceive.
  • Just as it’s impossible to list everything that software can do, it’s impossible to list what VBA can do. Suffice to say that, if you see anyone at work perform the same task more than once, it’s worth investing in a VBA macro to perform that task for the rest of time.
  • If you’re willing to invest in VBA macros, you’ll see that they create efficiencies that far outweigh or totally eliminate the frustration you may have had with an individual feature.
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May 17, 2018

Microsoft Office 2016 Review: "Microsoft Office Just Works, So I Can Just Work"

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I use Microsoft Office 2016 for composition, everything from blog posts and web articles to ebooks and print materials. I use Access to keep track of clients, projects, and payments. I use Excel for data analysis. I use PowerPoint for occasional slideshow presentations. Previously, I was using free alternatives, which I found to be less than stable and sometimes incompatible with my clients' needs. Microsoft Office 2016 is a solid product with exceptional documentation and support communities.
  • Microsoft Office 2016 is exceptionally stable, which means I'm not fighting with updates and incompatible programs.
  • Office documents are universally-accepted around the world, and converters and emulators just don't do the job quite right.
  • Office runs offline, which means I don't have to worry about connectivity issues working with an online-only program.
  • Office (Excel and Word) works on Android, so I can review and edit documents on the go.
  • The subscription model is kinda disappointing, but everyone seems to be doing it, so I guess I can't complain.
Honestly, Office seems to have everything covered, at least for what I use it for. Offices everywhere need it, from one-man-army to Fortune 500 companies. A home user on a personal computer might have less use for a paid Office subscription, though, because it's simply too powerful for writing the occasional letter or homework.
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April 02, 2018

Microsoft Office 2016 Review: "Office is the best tool for any business."

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Microsoft Office is used all across the organization in every department. Human resources uses Excel to create databases of personnel of the company and of resumes received; Word to write memorandums and notifications and Powerpoint to present indicators to the CEO. In engineering, we use Excel mostly for macro programming, automation of processes, and for mathematical calculations since it comes with several preprogrammed functions. We also use Microsoft Word to create documents for our clients and Powerpoint for visual representations.
  • Microsoft Excel is an excellent tool with all its pre-programmed tools and functions.
  • Microsoft Words allows to create documents easily and it's the go-to tool for technical writing in engineering.
  • Microsoft Powerpoint is really easy to master and creates excellent presentations, and since almost everybody uses Office all the presentations can be displayed at almost every computer.
  • The ability to activate the developer option in almost all of Microsoft Office programs allows us to automate several of the tasks needed to do on a regular basis.
  • The programs are really compatible. For example, creating different documents with Word by using Excel databases is really easy and consumes almost no time at all.
  • When automating processes with Microsoft Excel it sometimes need lots of processing power. If it was made somewhat lighter and the iterations faster it would be great.
  • Powerpoint presentations can be a little bit rigid and the transitions could be smoother.
  • Microsoft Word sometimes feels a little bit clunky, especially when working with titles and page breaks.
In spite of the small limitations I mention, Microsoft Office is the best tool for any business. Microsoft Excel alone works as a swiss army knife. It has so many options and functions that can make a simple spreadsheet work wonders. I can't seem to find any scenarios where it's less appropriate. Working as a developer with Excel is just great and having the ability to automate tedious repetitive work easily is the best.
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February 22, 2018

Microsoft Office 2016 Review: "All about the Office"

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It is actually used throughout the Church for administrative duties but my outfit uses it to mainly project PowerPoint slides of songs and others during church service mostly. I use the other products as well a lot for your information: for reporting tasks, spreadsheet tasks, and so on. The Admin staff use it for their day to day activities like making weekly bulletins, and minutes preparation.
  • Presentations
  • Spreadsheet tasks
  • Documentations
  • Browsing the Internet
  • Sometimes hang
  • Sometimes hard to get help on a specific task you want accomplished
  • There should be enhanced security of its browser
If you want to make a presentation to a number of people, you shouldn't miss using ppt package for such tasks. I've the others and now Office 2016 and results have really paid out. It really simplifies things. Also for documentations, if you want to send out a report, Word comes in handy and you can add lots of features to your report to make it more appealing to read.
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April 19, 2017

Microsoft Office 2016 Review: "Why You should Choose Microsoft Office"

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Microsoft Office is used by corporate office personnel and select managers who operate remotely. We use the e-mail, Excel, Word & Powerpoint applications. This suite of applications addresses most of our needs and wants. Actually, I wish that other remote users within our company would make use of the applications.
  • Excel spreadsheets & charts.
  • Powerful Powerpoint presentations for use by our sales personnel.
  • e-mail which affords us the opportunity to communicate effectively, organize our correspondence.
  • Menu options for accessing specific features could be more easily located or arranged.
  • Help menu could more powerful with more specific solutions.
  • Customization could be easier.
[Microsoft Office is well suited for] Budget preparation, Tracking expenses, effective and efficient communication; it is a necessary and very suitable suite of applications for any finance or accounting group. Sales personnel love the slide feature of PowerPoint for emphasis during a presentation to a customer or sales prospect. I do not see scenarios where the Office suite is not suitable for use.
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April 13, 2017

Microsoft Office 2016 Review: "Microsoft Office is the best option FOR your office!"

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Many of us use Microsoft Office 2016. All different departments of the company does. We use Excel for pricing workbooks, cabling workbooks, for reporting, etc. and for many other things. We use Microsoft Word for proposals, as well as PowerPoint if we want them to be a bit more flashy. It is very very useful, not one day goes by that we do not use it. It is very user-friendly, even the technicians can use it with no issues even if they aren't in the administrative department.
  • Very user-friendly, easy to use.
  • In Microsoft Excel, you can use formulas to add up prices automatically, so you don't have to keep using a calculator- it automatically calculates it for you.
  • In Microsoft PowerPoint, it is very easy to use and it can really make a presentation look amazing! I love all of the different options.
  • For Microsoft PowerPoint, I would like to see more themes added.
Microsoft Office 2016 is well-suited for data entry, keeping track of reports, accounting, etc. Microsoft Word for example, is very user-friendly for typing up a letter, or creating a proposal. However, it may not be well-suited for those who are always on-the-go.
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About Microsoft Office 2016

Microsoft Office 2016 is the familiar suite of Office products including applications such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for use on a single PC or Mac. The Office 2016 package is a one-time purchase. The applications are not automatically updated; to get the latest version, you must purchase Office again when the new version becomes available.
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