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Periodic Table of the Google Apps Ecosystem

The Google Apps ecosystem is composed of many different parts, from Google Apps to the Marketplace, enterprise partners, Chromebooks and more. To help digest and better organize this vast amount of information, we’ve created a Periodic Table of the Google Apps Ecosystem. Click the image to get a closer look.

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Top 10 Most Popular Features in FlashPanel Enterprise

1. Streamline new user provisioning and never miss a step by following the guided workflow, making sure to add new users to the appropriate Org. Unit and groups. 2. Update users’ profiles in bulk using a spreadsheet to fill in missing information and save time. 3. Apply an email signature to all users on your…

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FlashPanel Enterprise Feature Update: Scheduled Reports

Today, we’re very pleased to announce powerful new reporting functionality in FlashPanel Enterprise*. Scheduled Reports, the application’s latest feature addition, gives Google Apps administrators and those with delegated access the ability to build and (you guessed it) schedule reports to run at desired times. Scheduled reports joins FlashPanel Enterprise’s other reporting features – Canned Reports…

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Introducing Scheduled Reporting

Expanding on the existing canned report database and customizable reporting engine within BetterCloud, we’re excited to announce our third iteration of reporting functionality: scheduled reports. With all of your Google Apps data centralized in one console, BetterCloud is able to reveal trends, risks, and stats about all of the activities on your domain. While reports…

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5 Most Important Group Settings to Check

Allowing a user to send a message to a single email address and reach an entire group of people, Google Groups provide a way for users, teams, and communities to engage in discussion and collaborate online. Whether discussing a project with a team internally, sending announcements to a listserv, or posting questions to a web…

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These 40 Stats Will Change the Way You Think About Google Apps

This past October, we published a post rounding up 47 of the most vital stats about the state of the Google Apps ecosystem. The post was one of our most shared ever and it’s clear that people operating in this space are looking for more information about the success, growth and future of Apps. Here…

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Recapping the Global Enterprise Partner Summit: Partners are the Cornerstone of the Ecosystem’s Success

Nick Freund is the Director of Business Development at BetterCloud where he oversees all partner relationships and business development initiatives. Last week was Google’s second annual Global Enterprise Partner Summit. The event, which brought more than 700 partners to San Francisco, was a showcase of sorts for Google’s current partners – Google Apps, Search, Maps…

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Google Introduces Add-ons, Monitor with Apps Explorer

Yesterday, Google announced add-ons, a valuable new update to Drive and a power play to win over even more Microsoft Office users. Available now within Docs and Sheets, add-ons offer advanced functionality, such as citation formatting, mail merge, and graphs, not natively available in Drive. Bringing features that users were accustomed to in Microsoft Word…

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3 Qualities Shared by the Most Effective Google Apps Admins

Eli Winderbaum is the Director of Customer Success at BetterCloud where he interacts with dozens of Google Apps administrators daily. Follow Eli on Google+. Google Apps administrators play an integral role in any organization operating on Google Apps. They have the power to drive a company’s IT strategy, implement that strategy and access a huge…

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Google Drive Sharing: Let's Meet in the Middle

Based on a question we asked in our recent customer survey, we discovered most admins take an all or nothing approach when it comes to Drive sharing. The question, “Which of the following most accurately describes your organization’s policy regarding Google Drive or Docs exposure and public sharing?” asked survey takers to plot their position…

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