An IT view of Google Docs vs. Microsoft Word Online
Matt Kapko |
July 1, 2015
Traditional document applications are still among many workers' core computing apps, but the cloud-based Google for Work and Microsoft's Office 365 suites facilitate more collaborative, real-time workflows. The differences between Google Docs and Word Online are sometimes indiscernible, but for the millions of people who spend hours with the platforms each week, small variances can be a big deal.
"A cloud migration can also be a great time to clean shop organizationally around business processes, around folder structure, around approval processes," Burke says. "If you bring all of your legacy up to the cloud, you're really not running the cloud."