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.
Students in Texas planning to attend college in the Austin area are invited to apply for a paid summer internship as a Google Apps Administrator. For the fourth year in a row Coolhead Tech will teach and train local college students in Google Apps Administration. A selected student receives a scholarship for Apps Admin classes and a weekly stipend for Google Apps work-study with local businesses. Successful students are invited to work throughout the fall semester and take the Google Apps Certified Administrator Exam offered by Google.
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.
Google Analytics provides a wealth of information to help you improve your website performance. Reports and data in Analytics can be used by owners,marketers,SEO specialiasts and a number of other professionals you work with. Rather than providing your own account information, Google Analytics allows you to create user accounts and restrict permissions as necessary.
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...
To get started with Google Apps for Business, you need to create user accounts for your users before people at your domain can begin using their Google mail, spreadsheets, or other apps. Creation of user accounts gives your users access to all the great services Google has to offer as well as what you've signed up for which will include email, calendar documents and spreadsheets.
Building a professional profile profile today is important for an Apps Admin. This is the era of the social enterprise and you need to participate. A great profile helps your professional career and your employer's image. LinkedIn allows you to network, find jobs, share ideas with other professionals, and create business opportunities and much more. We all wonder, well what can I do to become noticed on LinkedIn? Where do I start?
Two of the most common tasks for a Google Apps Admin is creating and deleting user accounts. While seemingly simple ("Do I just choose Delete?") Apps Admins should discuss a forming a company procedure that can help protect your organization and domain.
Google has quietly launched a certification path for Administrators of Google Apps For Business and it's no walk in the park. Early reports from test takers is that the exam, while fair, is comprehensive and demonstrates enterprise level administrative control for business and organizational use of the fledgling office suite.