Microsoft Office is a collection of office-related applications. Each application serves a unique purpose and offers a specific service. Microsoft Office was first announced by Bill Gates on August 1, 1988, in Las Vegas.

Microsoft Office includes application like; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook and Publisher applications.

Word is used to create letter and other document.

Excel is a spreadsheet program that is used to create grids of text, number and formulas specifying calculation. It is used to record expenditure, budget plan and income.

PowerPoint is a computer program that allows you to create informative and professional presentation.

Microsoft Access is an information management tools that helps you store information for references, analysis and reporting. It helps you analyze large amount of data.

Mainly used as an email application, Outlook is considered a personal information manager, coordinating your calendars, task managers, contacts, notes, journals, and browsing sessions. Outlook can be used as a stand-alone app, or it can be networked to connect multiple users to shared mailboxes and calendars under a single organization

Microsoft publisher is a  publishing application, differing from Microsoft Word in that the emphasis is placed on page layout and design rather than text composition.