Can’t we all just get along? Historically there have been some challenges when sharing documents back and forth between Google Apps and Microsoft Office 365 apps. The most notable of these exchanges has been between Google Sheets and Microsoft Excel. The workflow usually goes something like this. Someone makes a document in Excel and then emails it to a Google Sheets user. The Google Sheets user then opens the workbook in Sheets and makes some edits.
Antivirus software is dead. What used to be a huge global market of antivirus software vendors like McAfee, Symantec and others is now down to a few players left over. I’m sure I’m going to get a lot of flack for this. Especially from those who work in the tech space. But here it goes. Antivirus software is dead.
I am not sure how I missed this feature but I did. It works in Google Sheets. Anyhoo. Here’s the deal. On occasion when working in Microsoft Excel. I reference data from other workbooks. Enter collaboration. I’m working on a project where we’re collaborating on a set of shared workbooks in Office 365 SharePoint Online. It just so happens that these workbooks need to reference data another in other words books.
I’ve been seeing this show up more and more as I’m doing tech assessments and so I thought it would be worth discussing. There’s a right way and a wrong way to license your Microsoft Office 365 subscriptions. First let’s start with a quick rundown of the common subscriptions that small businesses use.