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Anyone in strategy at a tech company (FAANG, unicorns, startups) and use a Mac? I’ve been told google suite is mostly used. Windows obviously wins with Excel, but unsure of Mac benefits (if any)

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The benefit to GSuite being short on features is that nobody will ever ask you to do something in Sheets that’s best done in a purpose-built analytics tool. Google has the largest enterprise fleet of macs in the world.

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Btw there is also Office for Mac. Switching doesn’t mean you lose Excel by any means. Operating system and productivity app are independent variables.

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