Along with front facing applications like Google Drive, Calendar, and Google Docs, there is a powerful backend for administrators to customize and maintain the experience for all users on a shared domain. Although Google provides virtually 99% uptime for the Google Apps productivity suite, there are problems with some features from time to time. We’re going to take a look at the issues current as of October 2014, and how Google Apps administrators can work around them.
Google Apps are providing some interesting conversations around the water cooler, particularly in the area of what Apps Admin can see when they go into your account. Asking any employee of your business to completely trust a stranger with confidential data is a greater leap of faith than most professionals are eager to take.
MS Outlook has its advantages and there may be reasons you need to run Outlook side-by-side to the Gmail web client. Some customers have plug-ins that work only with Outlook and as a 20 year Microsoft Outlook User myself I can attest to its many advantages. Here's a best practice on folder setup for Outlook-Gmail interoperability.
Google apps are easier to use than ever before, and they have been designed that way purposefully. After all, Google's making a bid to change the world, much like Apple Computers did in the mid 1980’s. The benefits of Google Apps are nearly unlimited, so let’s discuss them first
Coolhead Tech provides clients with a Google Apps spreadsheet to organize and monitor migrations to Google Apps. The spreadsheet holds everything needed for a successful migration including an area for notes, issues and successes. Once your Google Apps domain account is setup, you'll receive an Apps Admin account with the spreadsheet already in Drive.
Learn planning and deploying Google Apps in 5 easy steps. Join us on Friday at Genuine Joe Coffeehouse in North Austin for an Apps in Austin Going Google Clinic. We'll have Google Apps trainers and Apps Admins on hand to help you move to Google in less than an hour. Friday - June 20 from 3PM - 6PM.
Just like with any service, Google Apps for Business runs in to its own troubles from time to time. Luckily these don’t usually impact business operations in a major way. Google has also shown in the past that they are quick to respond to issues and develop patches for them. Here are some known issues that Apps Admins should be aware of.
With summer here and only 1 week left to Apps Admin, it’s that time of year again for us here at Coolhead Tech to welcome the newest batch of interns through the doors. Over the years we’ve had the privilege to work with some of the brightest upcoming talents in Texas.
The month of May was quite eventful in terms of Google Apps updates and admins saw the introduction of new and practical features like improved options for setting custom Google Vault retention periods and streamlined domain management of Google Drive apps. The cloud-based email migration is yet another of the new features that became available recently. Interested in this new feature? Here is a basic overview, as well as important information about the characteristics of the mail data migration feature.