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Google Cloud Next ’17 in San Francisco Google announced new G Suite features that offers several new improvements that we know will be useful to clients.

 

Team Drives
Team Drives help teams simply and securely manage permissions, ownership and file access for an organization within Google Drive. Google Team Drives are shared spaces where teams can easily store, search, and access their files anywhere, from any device. Unlike My Drive, files in Team Drive belong to the team instead of an individual. Even if members leave, the files stay exactly where they are so your team can continue to share information and get work done. For more info.

 

Quick Access in Team Drives
Quick Access in Team Drives is powered by Google’s machine intelligence, Quick Access helps to surface the right information for employees at the right time within Google Drive. Quick Access now works with Team Drives on iOS and Android devices, and is coming soon to the web. For more info.

 

Drive File Stream
This is a new way to access all of your Google Drive files directly from your Mac or PC, without using up all your disk space. Unlike traditional file sync tools, Drive File Stream doesn’t require you to download your files first in order to access them from your computer. Instead, when you need to view or edit a file, it automatically streams from the cloud, on-demand. With Drive File Stream, your team will spend less time waiting for files to sync, no time worrying about disk space, and more time being productive. For more info.

 

Google Vault for Drive
Google Vault for Drive now gives admins the governance controls they need to manage and secure all of their files, including employee Drives and Team Drives. Google Vault for Drive also lets admins set retention policies that automatically keep what’s needed and delete what’s not. For more info.

 

Hangouts Meet
Hangouts Meet is a new video meeting experience built on the Hangouts that can run 30-person video conferences without accounts, plugins or downloads. For G Suite Enterprise customers, each call comes with a dedicated dial-in phone number so that team members on the road can join meetings without wifi or data issues. For more info.

 

Hangouts Chat
Hangouts Chat is an intelligent communication app in Hangouts with dedicated, virtual rooms that connect cross-functional enterprise teams. Hangouts Chat integrates with G Suite apps like Drive and Docs, as well as photos, videos and other third-party enterprise apps. For more info.

 

@meet
@meet is an intelligent bot built on top of the Hangouts platform that uses natural language processing and machine learning to automatically schedule meetings for your team with Hangouts Meet and Google Calendar. For more info.

 

Gmail Add-ons for G Suite
Gmail Add-ons provide a way to surface the functionality of your app or service directly in Gmail. With Add-ons, developers only build their integration once, and it runs natively in Gmail on web, Android and iOS. For more info.

 

Edit Opportunities in Google Sheets
Edit Opportunities in Google Sheets, sales reps can sync a Salesforce Opportunity List View to Sheets to bulk edit data and changes are synced automatically to Salesforce, no upload required. For more info.

 

Jamboard
Google’s new whiteboard in the cloud goes into general availability in May for Enterprise level G Suite users. Jamboard merges the worlds of physical and digital creativity. It’s real time collaboration on a brilliant scale, whether your team is together in the conference room or spread all over the world. For more info.

Let us know if there are specific implementation and training questions that you have about these or any of the G Suite apps or products.