Google Drive Workspace – An Office In The Cloud

The ease at which we can create documents, share and collaborate means that Google is a great platform for “getting on and doing it”. However many people report issues in finding that document again once it’s been created.  Partly this is due to Google being first and foremost a search engine and expecting us to […]

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Google Docs Tips To Help You Be More Productive

If you are using Google Workspace as your primary communication and collaboration tool at work, you have a huge number of productivity tools at your disposal. Within the cloud based platform, there are a number of features, shortcuts and automations that you would not necessarily know about unless someone told you that they existed.  Here […]

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How to Limit Responses in Google Forms

Google Forms is a great tool to collate responses from others online, whether it’s a job application or getting feedback from your customers on your products or service – you can start building surveys online today for free!  Google Forms allows you to connect info to a spreadsheet on Sheets to automatically record the answers. […]

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Emailing and Downloading in Different Formats in Google Workspace

One of the common issues that we hear when discussing migrating a company over to Google Workspace is the need for it to work seamlessly with external legacy systems and organisations. While visitor sharing or pincode sharing does make a massive difference (more information here), especially when emailing out to partners, legacy systems may still […]

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World Password Day and Two-factor Authentication in Google Workspace

Every year on the first Thursday in May World Password Day promotes better password habits. This day is important as during the pandemic, cybercriminals have taken the opportunity to capitalise on cyberattacks. Our cybersecurity has become stretched to the limit with so many of us working from home. There is no doubt that remote working […]

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The Hidden Features of Google Meet

Thanks to technology and video conferencing applications, employees can now connect with the team members to collaborate, discuss and get work done more efficiently. The new digital workplace culture is possible because of communication tools such as Microsoft Teams, Zoom and Google Workspace. Google Workspace for business is becoming more increasingly popular because of its […]

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Google Device Management

With the unstoppable rise of mobile and home working, mobile device management has become key to company security. Essentially, mobile device management involves software that permits IT admins to ensure that all mobile devices used for company work, e.g. smartphones, tablets, even smart speakers such as Alexa, are secure from malicious attack and are being […]

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The Importance of Data this World Backup Day

It’s World Backup Day on the 31st of March and although backing up your data should always be top of mind in any business strategy, this day is the perfect opportunity to reflect and re-evaluate on your organisation’s backup and recovery strategies. This world backup day is more important than previous years, as news headlines […]

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How to set your Gmail Out of Office for the Easter Break

If you will be away from your emails for a while, for example for the upcoming Easter Long Weekend, you can set up an out of office autoreply that will automatically notify people that you won’t be available to get back to them straight away and inform them of the date of your return. When […]

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Google Workspace Tip Top Tip – How to Assign Tasks

Lessons learnt from lockdown I am writing this blog on the 8th of March. This morning, parents across the country said goodbye to their children as schools open for the first time (in England) since January. This has been the second long term lockdown in less than a year and with those who can work […]

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