Office 365 Microsoft Productivity Swiss Knife

Since the release of the Microsoft Software as a Service (Office 365) and it was proved by evidence and real products that really it is a Swiss knife for productivity and collaboration.

what is Office 365?

Per Microsoft Office 365 is a cloud-based subscription service that brings together the best tools for the way people work today. By combining best-in-class apps like Excel and Outlook with powerful cloud services like OneDrive and Microsoft Teams, Office 365 lets anyone create and share anywhere on any device.

Why I call it Productivity Swiss Knife?

The Swiss Army knife is a pocketknife or multi-tool and Office 365 offers indeed a multi tool for collaboration, team engagement and business productivity.


Here you are some of the many services that Office 365 Provides that proves that it is a strong Swiss knife:

  • SharePoint: One of the main pillars of the Office 365, allows to create sites, share documents and a lot more.
  • Mail: support sending emails as if you have exchange on your own data center.
  • Skype for Business: making business meeting, join from phone and share slides.
  • OneDrive: work with your files wherever you are.
  • Staff Hub: Microsoft Staff Hub makes it easy for managers to create, update and manage shift schedules for their team, streamlining. what has been a labor-intensive process.
  • Planner/Tasks: Organize work visually.
  • Teams: new generation of chatting and online meetings with bots technology.
  • Forms: create your own survey very quickly and easily.
  • Yammer: your company social network to facilitate the collaboration and information sharing between employees
  • Delve: bringing search to you, with delve that is based on Graph APIs, you get a view of all documents, meetings, people you work with and the documents they are working on.

Some links and references if you would like to learn more about Office 365: 

Office 365 Home Page

Office 365 Training Resources

Office 365 Planner How to Guide


By John Naguib (Twitter,  TechNet Profile,  MVP Profile)


Comments (6)
  1. pituach says:

    Awesome short promo for Office 365 😉

  2. Thanks John,
    I really like this kind of posts which describe a lot in in short! it’s very attractive to read and share a lot as well

    1. John Naguib says:

      Thanks Mohamed for the nice feedback, indeed we try in the Wiki Ninja Official blog to follow this style, for more detailed steps and deep technical I use the TechNet wikis

  3. Pete Laker says:

    Thanks John, good summary

  4. Great article, straight and helpful! You were able to summarize in few lines the main functionalities of the Office365, congrats!
    Thanks for your contribution

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