A Top G Suite Expert Shares His 31 Best Modern Security Tips

If you ever wanted to find a treasure trove of excellent security tips — written by a top Google expert in a lively, easy-to-understand way — then look no more. Kevin A. McGrail is a cybersecurity and privacy expert who is also ranked as the #1 contributor in the world on Google’s official G Suite platform, Google Cloud Connect. In this post, he shares 31 recommendations and best practices related to passwords, email security, and more. While some of these tips are specific to G Suite, many are broader ones that can help secure any system.

9 Gmail Tips You Need to Know

We’ve rounded up some of our best Gmail tips and tricks for you. Whether it’s simply creating a contact group, enabling desktop notifications, or using Gmail advanced search, you can take these tips to help you become more productive and save time.

Create Fillable Text Boxes in Google Docs

If you’ve ever tried to make a worksheet or form in Google Docs, you’ve probably created lines for people to enter their information on. But when people fill it out, it leaves information floating between underscores. We’ll show you how to create fillable text boxes in Docs so that people can neatly and easily enter in their information.

The BetterCloud Monitor and the Apps Show Join Forces to Supercharge Your Productivity in G Suite

We’ve teamed up with our friends at Google for Work and put our heads together to select a few awesome add-ons for you. These will boost your productivity across G Suite, allowing you to get a lot more done in less time. Watch the latest episode of the Apps Show and read the article to learn more about our recommendations!

Staying Organized: Tips for Naming Your Google Drive Files

You probably don’t give much thought to how you name your Drive files, but given how many documents we use every day, your files can quickly get messy and lost if you don’t have a good naming convention in place. Here are some tips for creating your own naming conventions so that your Drive files stay neat, organized, and easily searchable.

How to Add Reminders in Google Keep

Google Keep is a great way to make short little notes that help keep track of everything going on in your busy life. The reminder feature helps ensure you’re not forgetting anything important. Here’s how to add reminders to your Google Keep notes and lists.

How to Make Columns in Google Docs

If you’ve ever tried to make columns in Google Docs (for example, if you’re making a newsletter), you might have noticed that there’s no built-in feature for it. Don’t worry, though—the workaround is easy. Here’s a simple method for making columns.

The New and Improved Gmelius Extension

Like wine and cheese, some things just get better with age. Back in 2012, we introduced you to an awesome Chrome extension for Gmail called Gmelius. Since then, they’ve rolled out lots of new, useful features that can save you time and improve your email workflow. Here’s a quick overview of the new and improved Gmelius.

Successful Strategies for Improving User Adoption of New Technologies

More often than not, employees are resistant to change and training sessions are ineffective. Brandon Williams, Director of Google Operations for the State of Colorado, shared a few helpful (and surprising) strategies for improving user adoption of new technology. To hear how he was successful in improving user adoption (for 30,000 employees, no less), watch this video.

Modern Workplace Innovators: Meet Brandon Williams

For Brandon Williams, Director of Google Operations for the State of Colorado, working in government means that you can make truly meaningful change. In the latest installment of our Modern Workplace Innovators video series, watch the inspiring story of how Williams used Google Apps to redefine emergency communications, and how he also leveraged shadow IT to empower 30,000 employees.

3 Useful Automation “Recipes” for Google Apps

IFTTT (which stands for If This, Then That) is a free service that uses simple “if this, then that” statements–i.e., “if this happens, then take this action”–to automate common tasks. You can use these “recipes” for lots of apps that you use on a daily basis. Here are three automation recipes you can use for Google Apps.

How to Recover Archived Mail in Gmail

You never know when you may want to access a message again, and archiving allows you to do that while deleting does not. The one issue with archived mail is that it is not immediately obvious how you can recover archived messages. You have a few options available to you, but there actually isn’t a way to uncover only archived mail.

Adios, Picasa!

Picasa, the Google photo organization and storage app, is being retired on March 15, 2016. In an announcement from the Picasa Blog, the Picasa team describes their reasoning for “moving …