In the first article, I mentioned that Office has 12,000 features. I knew people will wonder how did I get that number. So I published a breakup of feature count. Now the next thought which comes to your mind is – “Ok, I know the number now. But I Don’t need so many features”. Absolutely right!
Right in the sense – your thought process is exactly how everyone thinks.
Fortunately, this thought process is ABSOLUTELY WRONG!
Read on to find out why. (What is fortunate about it? – that is also explained).
Here is a series of articles about this commonly performed comparison.
It offers an unconventional yet practical perspective.
- Google Docs vs. MS Office: Want vs. Need – the concept with few examples
- We are doing a feature comparison. So we should know the quantification as well.
How many features does Microsoft Office have?
- Google Docs vs. MS Office: “I don’t need all these features”
This post discusses the commonest response to feature explosion in Microsoft Office
more articles coming soon …
I am confronted with this question quite often while conducting Office Efficiency sessions.
In spite of writing 716 blog posts as on date, I have not covered this topic – intentionally. Why not? Because if you actually compare the products, concluding that Microsoft Office (and Office 365) is better is a no-brainer.
Problem: There seems to be a lot of confusion and ambiguity in the minds of decision makers, users and IT professionals about this issue.
Solution: Let us compare some features and try to reach a conclusion.
Don’t worry too much about the content of this visual. I just tried to make it look like a poster with lot of filler text.