Microsoft announced that it will no longer offer new features for Office 2013 by the end of the month. So if companies want continued support from Microsoft, they’ll have to upgrade to the new version, and they’ll have to do it soon. Here’s a quick rundown about the tech giant’s announcement and what it could mean for your business.
Microsoft Excel is one of the most versatile office tools available to business owners and managers. This spreadsheet creator allows for users to track hours, sales, and really almost any kind of data. It also allows data to be manipulated, usually by visualizing it, so that it is easier to digest and understand.
Take a look at computers in almost every business and it’s guaranteed that a large percentage of them will be running Microsoft Office. There are many different versions of Office, and Microsoft will officially release a new version of Office – 2013 – in Q1 2013, and businesses will be looking to upgrade.
These past few months of 2012 have been big for Microsoft, with the officially announcement of Windows 8, two new tablets and new versions of nearly every Microsoft product. The Redmond, WA based company has indeed been busy. One of the more recent developments is a new version of Office, Office 2013 or Office 15 as the technical preview labels it.