Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Office 365 refer to the collection of productivity software applications developed by Microsoft. Here are the key details:

Microsoft Office Suite:

Microsoft Office 365 (now Microsoft 365):

The core applications remain the same, but Office 365/Microsoft 365 provides:

For home/personal use, Office 365 plans like Microsoft 365 Personal/Family are popular. For enterprises, Office 365 Enterprise plans add compliance, security, and IT management tools.

So in essence, Microsoft 365 is the modern cloud-based subscription version, while the Office suite refers to the traditional packaged desktop software.

Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft 365 Features

1. Word Processing1.1. Microsoft WordA comprehensive word processing application.
1.1.1. Document CreationCreating text documents with various formatting options.
1.1.2. TemplatesUsing pre-designed templates for different types of documents.
1.1.3. CollaborationReal-time co-authoring and comments for collaborative document editing.
1.1.4. Advanced Editing ToolsFeatures like track changes, mail merge, and grammar check.
2. Spreadsheet Management2.1. Microsoft ExcelA powerful spreadsheet application for data analysis and visualization.
2.1.1. Data Entry and FormattingEntering and formatting data in rows and columns.
2.1.2. Formulas and FunctionsUsing built-in functions and formulas for calculations and data analysis.
2.1.3. Charts and GraphsCreating visual representations of data.
2.1.4. PivotTables and PivotChartsAdvanced tools for summarizing and analyzing data.
2.1.5. MacrosAutomating repetitive tasks using VBA macros.
3. Presentation Software3.1. Microsoft PowerPointA presentation software for creating slideshows.
3.1.1. Slide CreationDesigning individual slides with text, images, and multimedia.
3.1.2. Templates and ThemesUsing pre-designed templates and themes for a consistent look.
3.1.3. Animations and TransitionsAdding animations and transitions to slides.
3.1.4. Presenter ViewTools for managing presentations during delivery, including speaker notes.
4. Email and Calendar4.1. Microsoft OutlookAn email client and personal information manager.
4.1.1. Email ManagementSending, receiving, and organizing emails.
4.1.2. Calendar and SchedulingManaging appointments, events, and meetings.
4.1.3. Contacts and Address BookStoring and managing contact information.
4.1.4. Task ManagementCreating and tracking tasks and to-do lists.
5. Database Management5.1. Microsoft AccessA database management system for creating and managing databases.
5.1.1. Database DesignDesigning database schemas and tables.
5.1.2. QueriesCreating queries to retrieve and manipulate data.
5.1.3. Forms and ReportsDesigning forms for data entry and reports for data presentation.
5.1.4. Macros and VBAAutomating tasks and enhancing database functionality using macros and VBA.
6. Note-Taking6.1. Microsoft OneNoteA digital note-taking application.
6.1.1. Notebook CreationCreating notebooks to organize notes.
6.1.2. Sections and PagesOrganizing notes into sections and pages.
6.1.3. Multimedia NotesAdding text, images, audio, and video to notes.
6.1.4. Handwriting and DrawingUsing stylus or finger to write and draw notes.
6.1.5. CollaborationSharing and collaborating on notes with others.
7. Project Management7.1. Microsoft ProjectA project management software for planning and managing projects.
7.1.1. Project PlanningCreating project plans and schedules.
7.1.2. Task and Resource ManagementAssigning tasks and managing resources.
7.1.3. Gantt ChartsVisualizing project timelines with Gantt charts.
7.1.4. Reporting and AnalyticsGenerating reports and analyzing project data.
8. Communication and Collaboration8.1. Microsoft TeamsA collaboration platform for chat, meetings, and file sharing.
8.1.1. Chat and MessagingReal-time text chat for individuals and groups.
8.1.2. Meetings and CallsAudio and video meetings, including screen sharing.
8.1.3. File SharingSharing and collaborating on files within teams.
8.1.4. Channels and TeamsOrganizing conversations and projects into channels and teams.
8.1.5. IntegrationsIntegrating with other Microsoft and third-party apps.
9. Cloud Storage and Sharing9.1. OneDriveA cloud storage service for file storage and sharing.
9.1.1. File StorageStoring files in the cloud for access from any device.
9.1.2. File SharingSharing files and folders with others, with various permission levels.
9.1.3. SyncingSyncing files between local devices and the cloud.
9.1.4. CollaborationCollaborating on documents in real-time.
10. Publishing10.1. Microsoft PublisherA desktop publishing application for creating professional documents.
10.1.1. Template-Based DesignUsing templates for designing brochures, flyers, and newsletters.
10.1.2. Layout and FormattingAdvanced layout and formatting tools for creating polished documents.
10.1.3. Print and DistributionTools for printing and distributing documents.
11. Scripting and Automation11.1. VBA (Visual Basic for Applications)A programming language for automating tasks within Office applications.
11.1.1. Macro CreationWriting macros to automate repetitive tasks.
11.1.2. Scripting in ExcelUsing VBA for advanced Excel automation.
11.1.3. Scripting in AccessEnhancing Access database functionality with VBA.
12. Cloud Services12.1. Exchange OnlineCloud-based email and calendaring service.
12.1.1. Email HostingHosting business-class email with a custom domain.
12.1.2. Calendar SharingSharing calendars with colleagues for scheduling.
12.1.3. Security and ComplianceAdvanced security and compliance features for email.
13. Advanced Collaboration13.1. SharePoint OnlineA web-based platform for collaboration and document management.
13.1.1. Document LibrariesStoring and organizing documents.
13.1.2. Team SitesCreating sites for team collaboration.
13.1.3. WorkflowsAutomating business processes with workflows.
13.1.4. Intranet and ExtranetBuilding internal and external websites for communication.
14. Communication and Meetings14.1. Microsoft TeamsAn integrated platform for communication and collaboration.
14.1.1. Teams and ChannelsOrganizing communication into teams and channels.
14.1.2. Meetings and WebinarsHosting online meetings and webinars.
14.1.3. Live EventsStreaming live events to large audiences.
14.1.4. IntegrationsIntegrating with other Microsoft 365 apps and third-party services.
15. File Storage and Management15.1. OneDrive for BusinessA cloud storage service for business file management and sharing.
15.1.1. File Syncing and SharingSyncing and sharing files across devices and with colleagues.
15.1.2. Version HistoryTracking changes and restoring previous versions of files.
15.1.3. Data Loss PreventionAdvanced security features to prevent data loss.
16. Business Applications16.1. Microsoft Power BIA business analytics tool for data visualization and reporting.
16.1.1. Data ConnectionsConnecting to various data sources.
16.1.2. Reports and DashboardsCreating interactive reports and dashboards.
16.1.3. Data SharingSharing insights and dashboards with colleagues.
16.2. Microsoft PlannerA task management tool for planning and tracking team tasks.
16.2.1. Task Creation and AssignmentCreating and assigning tasks to team members.
16.2.2. Task BoardsVisualizing tasks on boards for better management.
16.2.3. Progress TrackingTracking progress of tasks and projects.
17. Security and Compliance17.1. Microsoft 365 Security CenterTools and features for securing Microsoft 365 environments.
17.1.1. Threat ProtectionAdvanced threat protection features for email and collaboration tools.
17.1.2. Compliance ManagementTools for managing regulatory compliance and data privacy.
17.1.3. Data GovernanceManaging data lifecycle and retention policies.
18. Identity and Access Management18.1. Azure Active DirectoryCloud-based identity and access management service.
18.1.1. User ManagementManaging user identities and access rights.
18.1.2. Multi-Factor AuthenticationAdding an extra layer of security to user logins.
18.1.3. Conditional AccessDefining policies for access based on conditions.
19. Development and Automation19.1. Power AppsA suite of apps, services, connectors, and a data platform for building custom apps.
19.1.1. App CreationBuilding custom business apps without extensive coding.
19.1.2. Data IntegrationConnecting apps to various data sources.
19.1.3. CustomizationCustomizing apps with advanced features and integrations.
19.2. Power AutomateA service for automating workflows between apps and services.
19.2.1. Workflow CreationCreating automated workflows for repetitive tasks.
19.2.2. Integration with Office 365Automating tasks within Microsoft 365 apps.
19.2.3. TemplatesUsing pre-built templates for common workflows.
20. Customer Relationship Management20.1. Microsoft Dynamics 365A set of intelligent business applications for CRM and ERP.
20.1.1. Sales ManagementManaging customer relationships and sales processes.
20.1.2. Customer ServiceTools for providing efficient customer service.
20.1.3. Marketing AutomationAutomating marketing campaigns and activities.