How to Use Microsoft Forms to Refine Business Processes

Microsoft Forms is a lightweight application that makes it simple for users to create surveys and various types of polls.

How to Use Microsoft Forms to Refine Business Processes

The Microsoft Office 365 Enterprise platform provides multiple applications that businesses of all sizes can use. Such applications are available in both a traditional perpetual model as well as a user-based subscription model. Regardless of which model a business takes advantage of, the applications can increase productivity and reduce overhead expenses. This is particularly true of the Microsoft Forms application. Keep reading to learn how to use Microsoft Forms to refine business processes and save time and money.

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What Are Microsoft Forms?

Microsoft Forms is a lightweight application that makes it simple for users to create surveys and various types of polls. Educational institutions especially benefit from the application because it allows them to create quizzes for students, teachers, and parents. This is of immense benefit when planning and conducting staff activities. Businesses benefit from Microsoft Forms by using it to do any of the following:

  • Collecting customer feedback
  • Organizing company events
  • Measuring employee satisfaction
  • Gathering data for product quality and safety improvement

Who Is Microsoft Forms Intended For?

Microsoft Forms is incredibly user-friendly, making it an ideal application for almost any business or entity. Even solo entrepreneurs use Microsoft Forms to collect feedback from clients they conduct business transactions with. This allows them to gather and store valuable data, which can then be leveraged for business growth purposes. Large companies and enterprises benefit from Microsoft Forms because it enables them to collect and analyze data via a single database platform that can be remotely accessed at any time by anyone with the correct credentials.

What Platforms Are Compatible With Microsoft Forms?

Microsoft Forms' versatility is another way in which the application helps users refine business processes. It can be operated on Windows, Mac, Android, and iOS platforms, making it favorable among companies that have bring-your-own-device policies.

Can I Use Microsoft Forms in a Browser-Based Form?

The Microsoft Forms' versatility extends even further thanks to its ability to be used on the web in a browser-based form. This means that you don't even have to download the application to a device to access the Microsoft Forms platform. As of now, it is compatible with the following browsers:

  • Internet Explorer 11
  • Edge
  • Chrome (latest version)
  • Firefox (latest version)
  • Safari on iOS (latest version)
  • Chrome on Android (latest version)

Three Ways to Refine Business Processes With Microsoft Forms

Here are the three best ways to refine business processes with Microsoft Forms. After implementing each of these methods, you can then use the collected data in unique ways because it will be personalized to your company and specific needs.

Conduct Surveys

  • Identify and solve business concerns
  • Learn about customers and clients
  • Pinpoint potential new customers
  • Conduct market research to build new strategies
  • Locate new business opportunities

Create Quizzes

  • Increase email subscribers
  • Create case studies
  • Gather data through emails
  • Turn leads into customers
  • Conduct research for educational purposes
  • Learn what customers want

Build Polls

  • Gather free product feedback
  • Gain a better understanding of clients and customers
  • Spark engagement around a topic
  • Create user-generated content
  • Increase website traffic

The Takeaway

Need help getting started with Microsoft Forms? Check out this super helpful YouTube video or give LI Tech Advisors a call today.