The great thing about Google is that they are constantly innovating and updating their products. As a result, there are often features that roll out that go undiscovered by users. Here are 5 hidden gems for individuals who use Google Drive to be aware of:
Cloud computing is being embraced by businesses of all sizes – from small businesses to large corporations. Many small businesses are ‘moving to the cloud’ so that they can take advantage of key benefits including: cost savings, flexibility to work from anywhere, ability to collaborate with colleagues on a document, data security, and improved efficiency.
Unfortunately, Google Apps doesn’t come with the contact sharing baked in as well as some users expect (especially if they are migrating from Lotus Notes or Microsoft Exchange). Directory users can be shared but external ones can’t unless you use the API. So for most small businesses what are your options? Here are 5 options for sharing external (contacts in your “My Contacts” group) with other users in your domain:
According to a recent report, Canadians spend more time online that most countries. Whatever the reason, we’re seemingly more connected all the time, especially with the advent of fast 4G and LTE networks and smartphones. Even traditionally offline areas like airplanes are moving towards providing internet access (albeit for a fee). Air Canada and Westjet are both working to make WiFi available on their domestic and international flights. Cloud solutions like Google Apps for Business realize that although offline time represents a small percentage of a users time these days, it’s still critical for the busy business travelers. Since Google just made Google Presentations available to be edited offline, here are the best ways to work with Google Apps Offline: