If you’re a Google Apps administrator, staying on top of bugs and known issues is an important part of your role. As with any cloud based service that’s in a constant state of development, Google Apps has its share of known issues. Thankfully, Google is highly responsive to issues identified, presenting viable workarounds and eventually fixes in later updates.
Organizational units in Google Apps can simplify administrating a large number of users and devices. You can use Organizational Units to group users and devices and provision services based on Organizational membership. For instance you may want to restrict Hangouts and Google+ to specific users.
A Google Apps super Administrator can choose to assign additional admin roles to other users in a Google Apps domain. Reasons for granting other users Admin privileges include having a backup, sharing the workload or breaking up responsibilities based on company departments other than just IT.
Passwords are a pain. Make your password too easy and you’ll be hacked in minutes. Too hard and you’ll need to pin it to your screen. As Google Apps Admins we continually push our users to create secure passwords for their accounts. Well, until passwords are deprecated they will be forgotten, lost or hacked. Here’s everything you need to know about user resetting user passwords in Google Apps.
User management is a crucial part of being a Google Apps Admin. In this article I will explain how to how to rename users, move users, reset user passwords, force password changes, add/remove nicknames, suspend users, and delegate to other users.
First up for a new Google Apps Administrator is to create users. While access to the Google Apps Provisioning API allows for unlimited ways to create users there are only 3 ways to create users through the Google Apps Control Panel.
Welcome to the April Edition of the Google Apps Update Roundup. It’s been a busy month for the Google Apps team with new Add-ons for Google Docs and Sheets, Google Hangout and Calendar integrations and new Apps Admin controls. Here are this Month’s 6 biggest Updates to Google Business Apps
Google's Webmaster tools provide invaluable insight into your website. You can view search appearance, traffic and errors so you can improve your website. If you're working with a website professional such as a designer or SEO analyst you'll want to provide them with access to this Google App. Providing access is quick and easy. Here's how...
When Microsoft released its proprietary Office Suite, the world of productivity changed drastically. The suite of Microsoft Office included productivity programs such as Microsoft Word as a word processor, Excel as a spreadsheet, and PowerPoint as presentation software. With these programs, users were able to do much more than ever before. For several years, Microsoft's software effectively met the needs of the user. However, in today's age of information, users desire a more interactive and collaborative based software application, which is where Google Docs shines. When you ask, "What is Google Docs?" the question can be easiest answered as the culmination of everything great from Microsoft's proprietary software with a special collaborative feature built in.