With the current environment of a competitive labor market, rising interest rates, and uncertain economy, companies are constantly seeking ways to save costs by using what they already own. One such avenue is leveraging the powerful suite of tools and services offered by Office 365. By building products on this comprehensive platform, businesses can tap into a multitude of competitive advantages. From seamless collaboration and communication capabilities to enhanced security measures and scalability, Office 365 empowers teams to work smarter and more efficiently. This article explores the compelling advantages that arise from building products on Office 365, and why DynamicPoint has chosen this platform for its AP Invoice Automation, Employee Expense Management and Customer / Vendor portal application. 

Integration with Microsoft ecosystem: Office 365 is deeply integrated with other Microsoft products and services, such as SharePoint, Teams, Azure, and Power Platform. This integration allows for seamless collaboration, data sharing, and interoperability across various tools and platforms, providing a unified experience for users.

Familiarity and user adoption: Office 365 includes popular applications like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook that are widely used in business environments. By building products on Office 365, you leverage the familiarity and existing user base of these applications, making it easier to onboard users and drive adoption.

Robust and scalable infrastructure: Office 365 is built on Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform, which provides a highly scalable and reliable infrastructure. By leveraging Office 365, you can take advantage of Microsoft’s extensive data centers and global network, ensuring your products can handle growing user bases and deliver reliable performance.

Security and compliance: Microsoft invests heavily in security and compliance measures for Office 365. By building products on this platform, you inherit the security features, encryption, and compliance certifications offered by Microsoft. This can be a significant advantage, especially for businesses that deal with sensitive data or need to comply with specific industry regulations.

Extensibility and customization: Office 365 provides extensive APIs and development tools, such as Microsoft Graph and SharePoint Framework (SPFx), allowing you to extend and customize the platform to meet specific business needs. This flexibility enables you to build tailored solutions that integrate with existing Office 365 services and enhance productivity.

Collaboration and teamwork: Office 365 offers powerful collaboration features through tools like Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, and OneDrive. By building products on Office 365, you can leverage these collaboration capabilities to enable real-time co-authoring, document sharing, and seamless communication among users, fostering teamwork and enhancing productivity.

Mobile and cross-platform support: Office 365 provides mobile apps and supports multiple platforms, including Windows, macOS, iOS, and Android. By building products on Office 365, you can ensure your applications are accessible and usable across different devices, increasing user reach and engagement.

Overall, building products on Office 365 can provide a competitive edge by leveraging the integration, familiarity, scalability, security, extensibility, collaboration, and cross-platform support offered by the platform. That is why DynamicPoint has constructed its AP Invoice Automation (EasyAP365), Employee Expense Management (EasyEXP365), and its Customer and Vendor Portal products all within the Office 365 framework. To learn more about how to use these products within your organization, visit our website.