To get your point across, style matters. Making your point takes flair and sometimes some swagger, and you always need substance. So, your message needs to be complete and your document’s format needs to be what you intended. Of course, you want to have all of the pieces in your message, including your charts and your images. And you want to have the right look and feel. I like to call this the “fidelity” of the document.
Don’t lose your mojo by using Google Docs to share documents. Share your information and ideas with Office Web Apps.
I've shared Office documents with Google Docs, and here’s what can happen:
In short, the people you communicate with can get the wrong message, because Google Docs often doesn’t deliver your Office documents the way you created them on the desktop –They can get lost in translation, become incomplete, and certainly lack the sizzle.
Also: take a look at the differences between using Office Web Apps and Google Docs.