Understanding Key Components of Office Professional Plus - dummies

Understanding Key Components of Office Professional Plus

By Rosemarie Withee, Ken Withee, Jennifer Reed

Microsoft Office Professional Plus includes a number of productivity applications that are installed on a user’s computer using the click-to-run technology in Office 365. Installation is fast and simple. When the applications are ready for use, the updates are deployed in the background so users always have access to the latest version of the Office applications. Use this reference to understand the uses for the applications available in Office Professional Plus.

Component Description
Word Commonly used for word processing such as creating and editing documents.
Excel A spreadsheet application used for data analysis and numeric manipulation.
PowerPoint A presentation application ideal for communicating concepts and ideas, sales presentations, and more.
Outlook An application used for email, contacts, tasks, and calendars. Its calendaring features include scheduling meetings (with Skype for Business integration), reserving meeting rooms and other resources, and visibility to free/busy information.
OneNote An application used for digitally capturing and organizing notes.
Publisher An application used for desktop publishing. You can create and share brochures, newsletters, postcards, greeting cards, business cards, and more. It comes with great looking templates, so you can quickly get started without prior desktop publishing experience.
Access A database application used to collect, store, manipulate, and report on data.
InfoPath An application designed to create nifty and useful forms that are used to collect data from people.
Skype for Business When you need to connect with other people at work, Skype for Business is the tool for you. Such features as instant messaging, web conferencing, screen sharing, polling, and whiteboards enhance productivity.