Are you among the many people waiting for Microsoft to release the 2019 version? You are not alone as many people and especially business men are eagerly waiting after seeing the preview launched in April this year to get the full features. The new version is expected to come with interesting features and especially for entrepreneurs. Microsoft is expected to release to the market the latest version of its business and productivity software late in this year 2018. A release after MS Office 2016, the 2019 version is expected to be more preferred for those who use downloaded software.

Microsoft Office 2019 will be able to be used by everyone but when Microsoft was making it, the main target users were entrepreneurs. The new version will only require users to pay one-time fee then have access to all updates and features as you would like without making other payments.

Entrepreneurs have the following features to make maximum use of in the Microsoft version, 2019:

• Excel

Businesses majorly use Excel for any survival. The new version will bring Power Pivot, 2D maps, Power Query enhancements and also new functions of Excel which businesses can take advantage of. The new version will enable publishing of anything from Excel to the Power BI.

• Outlook

Microsoft has added more improved users’ details, support as well as the salient mentioned in the inbox of Outlook.

• Word

When you download Microsoft Word, its new version word is black themed and in it incorporated learning tools, new text-to-speech features and personalized sounds.


The new versions lays focus on managing images so as to turn them to 3D through use of pencil intensified case.

Benefits of Microsoft Office 2019 to Entrepreneurs

For the past years, it has been believed that through cloud computing programs businesses will make more profit. The new version, Microsoft 2019 is expected to offer more productive and interesting differences compared to other versions formerly released. Some of the benefits entrepreneurs will reap from the new version include:

1. Real-time co-authoring

This is a feature which enables businesses see want their associates currently are doing either in a complicated presentation or even in a word document. Also, it enables you get to know anything that you are doing despite of the type of device in use.

2. Simplified sharing of documents

The new version will make the sharing more convenient to any business using the office 2019. The office will come with a share button located on every office application on its upper right. You will only need to make a simple one click and the document is shared. This will help entrepreneurs run the business different departments through a click of a button to share information in the organization.

3. Smart attachments

Previous versions of Microsoft require that when you are to attach a document to an email about to send, you have to go back and locate the file. However, with the new version, 2019, if the document you are about to share is a recently worked on document, it will be displayed when you click on share button via Outlook among the documents list. This will improve speed of business operations.

4. Better version of History

Creativity and collaboration can be quite messy with the documents you are sharing changing anytime. To ensure the business files are kept easily accessible, the 2019 office version comes with History section on its File menu.

5. New tool called Delve

Delve is a new tool first integrated in the Microsoft Office 2016 version. The tool works to ensure that it gives users access to every aspect of the data stored. As well any documents consorted, shared or made through the Office are also accessible through the tool. Microsoft 2019 will as well include the feature which will enable businesses retrieve documents with each aspect well stated as originally written.

By Chakraborty

Dr Chakrabarty is the Chief Innovation Officer of IntuiComp TeraScience. Earlier she was Assistant Professor of Delhi University, a QS ranked university in India. Before that she has held research positions in IIT Mumbai, IIT Chennai and IISc Bangalore. She holds 2 patents and over 20 research publications in her name which are highly cited. Her area of research is in smart technologies, integrated devices and communications. She also has a penchant for blogging and is an editor of Business Fundas.