Microsoft Office 2010 Professional Plus Features
The Programs Businesses Need to Get Ahead of the Competition
If a business has any hope of shooting past its competitors and overtaking its part of the market, it needs the tools that make that possible. In the digital world, those tools almost always start with Microsoft Office. With Microsoft Office 2010 Professional Plus, every user will get all of the following programs:
Microsoft Word 2010: Create all the documents your business needs and get even more from them. With Word 2010, users can work with more templates than in previous editions and even edit PDF files. Whether your business needs to create an invoice or write up a proposal, Word is the program for you.
Microsoft Excel 2010: Keep track of your expenses, your employees, and your accounts through Microsoft Excel. In 2010, Excel is even more powerful, with more visualizing options in charts and graphs, and more data capabilities through Pivot.
Microsoft PowerPoint 2010: Turn a boring sheet of facts into a dynamic presentation with PowerPoint. Users will be able to build up presentations that bring together charts, text, pictures, media like audio and video, and much more. These are then enhanced with animations, transitions, and templates to make every data point stand out.
Microsoft OneNote 2010: A program some might associate with students, but OneNote 2010 has plenty to offer to businesses as well. With the ability to make your notes reflect the data you’re receiving (including text, photos, links, pictures, charts, audio and video), businesspeople can better keep track of information from every meeting.
Microsoft Outlook 2010: Manage much more than just your email with Microsoft Outlook 2010. While the inbox and emailing experience is excellent, Outlook also provides an integrated calendar, task manager, and contact book. All of these come together to make it easier to communicate and stay on top of all your deadlines.
Microsoft Publisher 2010: Start making professional looking materials for your business with Microsoft Publisher 2010. You can create everything from business cards to posters, from brochures to calendars. In every case, the advanced features in Publisher make it easier to get high level results with low level skills.
Microsoft Access 2010: Manage your data on a more advanced level with Microsoft Access 2010. You’ll be able to organize vast amounts of data more effectively with macros and IntelliSense, which also make it easier to discover business intelligence solutions lurking in your data.
The Other Programs: Microsoft Office 2010 Professional Plus doesn’t just include the above major programs, there are also a number of other programs that come along to provide a more comprehensive and powerful business experience. Among those programs are Microsoft InfoPath, Microsoft Communicator 2010, and Microsoft SharePoint Workspace 2010. These programs help businesses reach out into the online world, communicate more effectively, and share and collaborate with colleagues for easily.
More Features for a More Powerful Office Experience
Aside from the programs listed above, Microsoft Office 2010 Professional Plus includes several cross-program features that are worth highlighting separately. Among the great advancements found in the 2010 edition are:
The Ribbon, which changes how you work with your programs: Get to your program tools more easily with the Ribbon, which makes serious advances on the traditional toolbar found in previous editions. Tools are now better organized, easier to personalize, and easier to find when you need them.
Backstage view, which makes it easier to control your programs: Get to the major commands for your document in Backstage view, and you’ll get the whole document window to show you the various options available in the 2010 Office edition. These options include adding encryption and other security features, as well as working with a more advanced Preview, and sharing the file with others.
Co-authoring, which provides a whole new kind of collaboration: For the first time, Microsoft Office 2010 goes beyond just basic collaboration by making it possible to develop documents and comment on them in real-time with other users.