Google Apps refers to cloud-based services from Google which provide your company or organization with a new way to work online. The Google Apps service offers more than the conventional email and chat; it provides social media, document collaboration, video conferencing and more.
Congratulations, we made it through another year! Austin City Limits is This Friday! Here in Austin the annual music festival marks the welcome of cooler weather and the first break after about a month of folks returning to work and school from summer vacation. Here's how to prep your work tech now to enjoy a Friday full of great music, friends and family and return to the office on Monday without hassle.
At the Midsize Enterprise Summit held here in Austin this week, Coolhead presented a new flat rate Cloud management service for midmarket companies using Office 365 and Google Apps for Work as well as an incentive for those who haven’t yet migrated their legacy servers to cloud productivity platforms like Google and Microsoft.
In order the get the most out of the best practices developed by Google, you’ll want to do a general overview of every networking topic and then reference individual sections during implementation. If you reach a point in the process where you’re second guessing your actions, it’s time to go back and learn from the mistakes and improvements made by those who went through the migration before you.
Many current companies take advantage of the probability and ease of access cloud based computing software offers them. Google’s Apps For Work allow your employees to access mission critical software such as a complete office suite, email, voip/chatting, website creation, and cloud data storage.
MES has been an intense, productive – and, without a doubt, a thrilling – few days. You’ve gotten to know Austin and will surely have some ideas about what you would like to do as you prepare to leave. Austin is a real “hair of the dog” kind of town. Given that there is no evidence that a Dr. Pepper first thing in the morning with a breakfast taco – does anything but sustain the buzz while taking the edge off, the logic is dubious. But three days in Austin for work can make for an adrenaline rush that at some point has to come to an end.
Another fast paced day at MES may leave you a bit tired. This may be the day you head up to the room early or take a leisurely evening stroll to unwind. You may meet colleagues for an early dinner. Either way, on Mondays Austin slows down to reboot. This may be the opportunity to take a walk to another distinctly Austin landmark, The Alamo Drafthouse Ritz.
Organizations who want to maximize the return on their Google Apps investment inevitably find that effective change management is the key to their success. According to research by Google, Prasci, and Willis Towers Watson, transition goals are far more likely to be achieved using proven change management methods than doing things on the fly or with little planning. Results from surveys also showed that effective management helped companies outperform their peers financially by significant margins.
To make quality decisions and become effective enterprise architecture professionals for their companies or organizations, IT leaders should utilize Forrester's latest Wave report on Enterprise FIle Sync and Share Apps [EFSS]. You do have options. Learn about them, compare and contrast their pros and cons, and be prepared to approach your upper management team with a solution for their current challenges.