Written by Tim on 02 February 2022

Microsoft 365 Hidden Features

Do you have a Microsoft 365 license? So many of us do and yet most of us only make use of part of our license – Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. In actual fact with most Microsoft 356 licenses there are lots of hidden features which you can also make the most of. Many of these are really helpful and could make a big difference to your day-to-day activities.

When you’re paying for a license, why use part of it when you could benefit from all of it?!

We’re huge advocates for Microsoft 365, not to mention, it’s now Microsoft’s fastest-growing consumer product – ever! So, we thought it would be useful to share some of its features that you might not be aware is a part of your license which could add real value to your day-to-day business.

 

Microsoft Bookings

Bookings is an online booking and scheduling app which allows you to organise and manage appointments, saving time and streamlining the booking experience for you and your customers. No more double booking!

 

Microsoft Kaizala

Kaizala is a simple work management and mobile messaging app which allows you to engage securely with your networks – including partners, suppliers, and customers – all in one place. You’ll be able to connect and coordinate with anyone!

 

Dynamics 365 Customer Voice

Customer Voice allows you to gather and track customer metrics that matter, allowing you to build better experiences. It’s super easy to manage and enhances the customer experience.

 

Microsoft MyAnalytics

MyAnalytics is an app designed to help employees and their managers gain insight into how businesses spend their time, with the goal of optimising tasks and making them more efficient. The app can track time spent in meetings, Outlook emails, productivity and much more!

 

Microsoft OneNote

In summary, OneNote is your online digital notebook. You’re able to organise, tag, draw and even record voice notes! This one, cross-functional notebook will satisfy all your note-taking needs.

 

Microsoft Lists

Microsoft Lists lets you stay on top of it all, helping to organise events, issues, assets and more. You can track and manage your lists wherever you’re working and easily share with others. You’ll never forget anything!

 

Microsoft Planner

With Microsoft Planner, you can create Kanban boards using content-rich tasks with features including files, checklists, and labels. You can then integrate your planner into Microsoft Teams and check visual status charts – all in the Microsoft cloud.

 

Microsoft Stream

Microsoft Stream enables you to drive engagement and productivity with video. For example, you can deliver live and on-demand events for up to 10,000 attendees, streamed seamlessly from home, at work or on the go. All your videos in one place, wherever you are!

 

Microsoft Sway

Create visually striking newsletters, presentations, and documents in minutes with Microsoft Sway! Save time, captivate your audience, and easily add content from anywhere.

 

Microsoft Power Automate

Power Automate will expand your automation capabilities across desktop and mobile platforms, allowing you to create and manage flows on the go!

 

Microsoft Delve

Manage your entire Microsoft 365 profile using Microsoft Delve. It’ll help you discover and organise information which is likely to be the most interesting.

So, there we have it! If you’d like to chat to us to see how we can help you unlock all the benefits that Microsoft 365 has to offer, give us a call 01625 837800

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