Microsoft has a pretty tight grip over affairs concerning office management, in the sub-continent. Most offices here use office solution for their dauily business, for small business especially, the switch over to google based solution may prove to be a little uncomfortable and unfeasible financially. For the corporate side it might be a different story, however for other outlets working under these or for independent ones the move may just be a little too tedious to be desireable.
PowerPoint and Word are not the same as Excel in terms of the barrier to switch. If all you need is a way to present text with pretty pictures in a slideshow format, PowerPoint is the default app, but it's not hard to find alternatives that work just as well or better. But Excel has an incredible library of macros and functions that third parties have made that make excel very difficult to find better apps that can do all the things excel can. Plus, people share Excel files in ways that people do not share PowerPoint files.
Well I second your opinion however my reservation was about Google Docs' editing capability on mobile devices. Google Docs is just not that user-friendly on mobile devices like it is on computers' larger versions. Despite my opinion about Google Docs on mobile, I feel that it is more of the mobile device's limitation rather than Google Docs itself when it comes to editing.
Google many times but I dont think its that much possible eventhough it looks like in the paper itself. I feel these 2 shoyuld be seperated by all means since if not it will be a loss for the community.
Totally correct. Google treats its Google Docs spreadsheets like a beta product and pushes out "improvements" constantly all the time -- whether or not you like them as a user. If its improvement break your spreadsheet -- oh well, time to re-do all your work. That's not acceptable for an enterprise product.
Google Docs makes viewing and editing documents and spreadsheets on the go easier. I have yet to find another platform or suite that allows the same conveniences that Google Docs offers. MS really has to do a lot with Office to catch up in this sector if they want to actually be seen as a 'competitor.' In my humble opinion.
It's unfortunate that you have to pay so much attention from day to day in fear that they may push an update that could break current functionality. It's neat that Google does their little updates here and there instead of making you do one large update like Microsoft, but at least with Microsoft's, you can plan it far in advance and will know the changes and can even work with the users if it will impact them.
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