Microsoft Office has established a position as the most efficient suite of applications for document creation, communication and business information analysis. For many functions, the business platform has evolved from paper to the Web. Microsoft Office 2000 extends desktop productivity to the web, streamlining the way you work and making it easier to share, access and analyze information so you get better results. Office 2000 offers a multitude of new features. Of particular importance for this release are the features that affect the entire suite. These Office-wide, or shared features hold the key to the new realm of functionality enabled by Office 2000. Office 2000 Small Business also includes small business-specific tools and applications designed for small businesses, such as Microsoft Publisher to easily create marketing materials, as well as a set of four Small Business Tools. These tools were designed for small businesses to help manage and grow customer relationships, make better business decisions, and streamline business operations.