I have been using Google G Suite as an office environment for communication and collaboration for about six years. In the following post, I’ll describe a situation that should sound familiar; in this case a meeting with a mixed group of participants. Distributed meetings are one of Google G Suite’s strong suits. The software is not only good at planning and organizing meetings, but it’s also an effective tool for holding the actual meetings as well, even if you meet in person.
In the previous two posts, I’ve covered the question of why remote work may be a good thing for your company, and who is suited to remote work. Now I want to look at what you need to do to make the introduction of a remote work environment a success.
What does an agile organization with remote teams and only one location need to do to support their teams? What are the hurdles and how can they be overcome effectively? And who is actually suited to be a remote employer or employee? Here are some experiences and my thoughts.
In this second of a two part blog post covering Google G Suite, we’ll take a closer look at Hangouts Meet, Jamboard, Groups for Business, administrative functions, Google Forms and Google Sites.
The end-of-support dates for Atlassian’s IM and group chat products HipChat and Stride have been announced as well as a new strategic partnership with Slack, a previous competitor in the IM and group chat market.
In April, Google revealed a new version of Gmail for the first time in several years. In addition to a better looking design as well as better functionality, it includes several new features, most of which come from Google’s inbox. Clearly something exciting is happening at Google.
Version 2.3 of Space Privacy is here! The newest release of this app features a simplified user experience for administrators of Confluence spaces and predefined administrator roles to streamline set-up.
Google G Suite was created to improve collaboration within organizations on various levels, to make it more efficient, modern, and leaner. But Google didn’t just make G Suite for teams and small business but for large organizations and enterprises, too. The web-based solution can be scaled easily and allows thousands and even tens of thousands of employees to work efficiently and effectively. We have brought together a few sources where enterprises share their experiences on the transition and how it has benefited their business.
A modern, collaborative social intranet to replace a classic, static intranet brings many changes with it but also presupposes a number of changes to ensure its success. One key aspect is transparency as actively fostered by Atlassian Confluence and Linchpin.
Employee initiative is a powerful source of internal motivation. Find out how it can be harnessed to invigorate corporate culture with the help of an existing intranet infrastructure and a bit of ingenuity.