I ran across this little known feature today and was pleasantly surprised. Worth giving a try.
You can install the plugin from here.
Once installed, open office documents and google cloud connect plugin will show on the document.
Once you sync the documents with the cloud, it will start showing under google docs, so you can grab and edit them when you are on the go:
Remember to install Google Docs on your smartphone as well. It is available for Android. For iPhone and iPad, I didn’t find any apps by google for docs, but you can view the documents by launching Safari and pointing it to docs.google.com.
With Android, you can enter text with voice:
Click on Share to share the documents with others: