Google Chromebooks have made a large impact on the world of computing as a whole, judging by their surprisingly large sales value. While fans of Apple and Microsoft may be shocked that users would be willing to forgo native applications entirely (on OSX and Windows) in favor of what's essentially a Web-only machine, Google assumed (correctly) that most of a user's computer needs can be met online, and in the case of most of the mass market, all of their needs can be met by Chrome OS.
Businesses have long pushed the communal ideas of sharing and communicating at all levels. Individuals should formulate their best ideas, present them to others for consideration and brainstorming-related improvement, and then allow the ideas to organically morph into concepts and plans owned by the team rather than any one individual. Everyone then has ownership in the success of the idea or concept. A mid-size team working together will be able to compete with the best of the global companies.
As we prepared for Oktoberfest last week Google rebranded Google Apps for Work to GSuite. the company also signaled a strong interest in transforming the suite into a more mature service aimed at enterprise and mid-market customers. These changes allow the tech giant to consolidate its stake in the enterprise market while helping organizations boost productivity. Google releases new features for GSuite every few weeks - Advantage: Google Cloud but September saw some especially great new capabilities as outlined here.
During the past few years, Google has pushed hard to make its cloud-based suite of office products a major player in mid-market enterprise technology . The company re-enforced that commitment last week at the Horizon Conference in San Francisco with their latest re-branding campaign. With the move from Google Apps to G Suite and Google Cloud, Gogle showed a renewed focus on helping people work the way that we live today.
Some industries look back on their history by marking the game changing moments that alter the way business is done, that change the way people think, and that affect the way the best companies go about their daily tasks in an effort to formulate their plans and goals for the future. Such a moment has just occurred as Google, on Thursday, September 29th, 2016, announced Google Cloud, the plethora of distinctively unique products, technological innovations, and vitally useful services that empower customers to go fully functional in a digital world while maintaining optimal performance.
One of Google Apps for Work's advantages is the simplicity it brings to collaboration. Companies who have made the switch have reported that they have made economic or productivity gains in a study by Forrester Consulting. The study concluded that these companies had a ROI of 213% after they migrated to Google Apps.
Today Google announced a major rebranding for their business suite of apps designed to dislodge Microsoft Office. Here's the official new logo for G Suite, formerly known as Google Apps for Work.
The growth in demand for increased collaboration and cloud-based file sharing services is contributing to significant changes in the Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing [EFSS] market. According to studies conducted in 2016, the sector is expected to grow at an annual growth rate of 25.7 percent. This translates to more than $3 billion by 2020.