See how BetterCloud’s Workflow Activity Feed gives you increased visibility over the workflows that your entire organization relies on.
Centralized SaaSOps management empowers IT teams to reduce manual tasks and automate important processes. Learn how BetterCloud makes it even easier.
App and file discovery is a great first step, but how IT teams remediate what they find is even more important.
What happens when an employee moves to a different department within your organization or relocates to a new city? This is where mid-lifecycle management workflows can streamline a lot of manual work for IT teams.
The lines between home and work life are blurring these days. As more and more people are working from home, we had a theory that employees might be taking actions to streamline their work life—actions that don’t necessarily take your company’s security into account. Turns out, we were right. See our product tip to learn how to mitigate that risk.
SaaS apps are known for making the workplace more collaborative; file sharing is one of the SaaS features that makes this seamless collaboration, both internally and externally, possible. But what happens when you share a link with a person that you don’t want to have indefinite access to the information? BetterCloud gives you the ability to build a backstop to this problem using a simple workflow.
At the end of January, BetterCloud released File Audits for G Suite, Box, Dropbox, and Slack. This new feature will help you mitigate risks by scanning for sensitive content in existing files that live in your SaaS environment. Check out our article to learn about how you can use File Audits to improve your SaaS environment.
Last week, BetterCloud released 19 new Salesforce actions to help you automate the tasks that Salesforce administrators are concerned about. In this product tip, we show you how to create an onboarding workflow that incorporates some of these new actions.
For this week’s Product Tip, we want to highlight an action that you can take in BetterCloud during your offboarding workflow. This action is the archive user action and adding it to your offboarding workflow will make your life a little easier.
This week we have an onboarding trick for you that allows you to create a G Suite user, edit that user, and assign the user to an OU—all in one automated workflow. Merging these actions into one workflow makes them more powerful. Now when you create a user, Google can be fed a ton of information from the start, which will make ULM easier later.
Forwarding work emails to a personal email account might seem innocuous, but it can introduce security risks. Here’s how BetterCloud can automatically detect and remediate this behavior.
For most people, sharing business documents with a personal email address is done for the sake of convenience, without thinking twice. However, this practice is a headache for IT and security teams who need to know where all their company’s data is and who has access to it. BetterCloud gives you visibility into what G Suite, Dropbox, and Box files are shared with personal emails and allows you to put an end to it. Let our Product Tip show you how.
While BetterCloud has been many IT admins’ go-to solution for automating onboarding and offboarding, what happens when a process-as-written requires some input from an end user, a manager, HR, or another internal stakeholder? With BetterCloud’s Wait for Approval action, you can now request approval or rejection from a user within your directory to run the remainder of your workflow.
Many organizations are unaware of how much money they waste on unused SaaS licenses—until they start manually reviewing the last time a user was active on a given platform. That’s why we announced BetterCloud’s new automated license management functionality at Altitude last month.
Earlier this year we released the ability to extend BetterCloud to any SaaS application. Since that release, our customers have created some brilliant use cases in order to solve their unique business challenges. We want to share the three most popular ways customers have extended BetterCloud to solve common use cases in other SaaS applications.
BetterCloud’s integration with OneDrive and SharePoint Online aims to unify, simplify, and control the management and security of Office 365. Here are six things you can do with SharePoint Online and OneDrive in BetterCloud.
A recent post in our BetterIT community got us thinking here at BetterCloud: How could we get our users scheduled offboarding without the use of Okta or Zapier, sticking only with Google and BetterCloud? In today’s Product Tip Tuesday, we’re providing instructions on how you can set up offboarding via a Google Sheet, an Apps Script, and BetterCloud. This allows IT admins to set an employee’s last day as their offboard day, specifying down to the hour when offboarding should occur.
This week, we’re back with Product Tip Tuesday to talk about Content Scanning for personally identifiable information (PII). End users have the ability to create content with sensitive data, but it’s difficult for IT admins to get visibility into where that data lives—or worse, if it’s being shared publicly or externally. Learn how BetterCloud’s Content Scanning helps admins get insight into what documents their end users are sharing and if they contain any sensitive PII.
Mergers and acquisitions are notoriously difficult. Here are four ways BetterCloud can help IT manage M&A post-closing processes.
BetterCloud is committed to helping you implement a least privilege model—a security best practice—in your SaaS environment. Time-based roles allow you to delegate admin access to BetterCloud for a set amount of time, ensuring that users won’t retain elevated access any longer than they need.
When BetterCloud first arrived onto the scene in late 2011, we were a free product to help IT admins manage various aspects of their G Suite environment. Fast forward to 2019, and we’ve evolved into a powerhouse platform that can manage and secure any SaaS application. In fact, you might be surprised by our recent functionalities. Here are five things you may not be doing with BetterCloud now (but should be).
Lost or stolen devices are a headache. But by leveraging BetterCloud’s native connectors and the Platform API, you can automatically secure lost devices and safeguard sensitive data.
Recently, we’ve expanded our offboarding capabilities to better serve organizations that use Office 365. For this week’s product tip, we’ll share a common template we’ve seen customers use to automate offboarding in Office 365.
This week’s product tip covers one of our most popular on-demand workflows: profile cleanup. You can finally solve an age-old IT challenge: keeping user profile information consistent across applications.
This week’s product tip is one of our favorites—reducing unnecessary super admin privileges. Because super admins can access and manipulate every part of your organization’s SaaS applications, it’s important to keep the number of super admins in your environment to a minimum. BetterCloud gives you the tools to make this possible.
This week we’ll show you a simple step you can add to your workflows that makes them more flexible and eliminates the need to remember manual steps later. Wait for Duration allows you to automatically pause a BetterCloud Workflow at specific times, and for a specific duration, before continuing on to subsequent actions. This action gives you the flexibility to build in natural breaks to your automation, whether that’s a few hours, days, weeks, or months.
BetterCloud’s default password settings provide several advantages for security and incident management. Here’s why you should use them.
It’s Tuesday, so you know what that means—a new product tip! Up this week: multi-factor authentication (MFA), a feature that will help protect sensitive company information and your employees’ personal data.
In light of yesterday’s news that dozens of companies inadvertently leaked sensitive data due to misconfigured Box accounts, we have a special Product Tip Tuesday: Box Edition. Many users share Box files and folders publicly without realizing the security implications. Fortunately, BetterCloud has a solution to help manage and secure your Box files and folders at scale.
Welcome back to another Product Tip Tuesday! We have yet another customer favorite for you: secure file sharing in Dropbox. This feature allows for greater visibility into your data; you can set up alerts so you know exactly when a file is shared publicly, externally, or even internally and take steps to remediate if necessary.
Welcome back to Product Tip Tuesday. This week, we have a new alert and actions that we developed in conjunction with our partner Dropbox.
This week, we take a look at Dynamic Fields, a BetterCloud feature that helps make your automated workflows more personalized and scalable.
Welcome back for another Product Tip Tuesday. This week we’re back with everyone’s favorite: a money saving tip. Here’s how to save hundreds, even thousands of dollars, by uncovering underutilized and suspended SaaS licenses with BetterCloud.
Welcome to a new series called Product Tip Tuesday, where we’ll give you a quick use case that you can apply in BetterCloud. We’ll kick things off with a customer favorite: how to automatically clean up empty public Slack channels using BetterCloud.