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.
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.
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.
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.