Google Business Apps are a powerful productivity suite in use by over 5 million businesses around the world. The flexibility to create, share and collaborate from almost anywhere on any device has contributed to the massive popularity of the service. The strength in Google Apps is that it’s a constantly evolving service. So known issues are caught early, workarounds are found, and the root issues don’t stay with us for too long.
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.
You need to change your Google Apps password. You may have heard of the recent "Heartbleed Bug" in the news which may have revealed your username/password at any number of major websites around the world. Here's how to change your password, another Google Apps User and passwords for all of the users in your Google Apps domain and how to force password changes.
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.
For Austin businesses there's never been a better time to Go Google than right now. What's Going Google? Going Google is the process of updating your company's email to a Cloud platform that let's you do more. Google Apps includes Gmail, Google Docs, Spreadsheets, Presentations and many more Google business apps that let you work the way you live. Right now Go Daddy customers can get started with a complete Google Apps Office suite for as low as $30.
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.