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SaaS Updates Summary: August 16 – August 20

BetterCloud Monitor

August 23, 2021

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Remote work has changed everything, including the fact that you can now share where you’re working from in Google Calendar. Plus, you can limit chat to trusted domains in Google Chat now. Phew. Read up about these updates and a few others in the links.

Share Where You’re Working From in Google Calendar
Google Workspace Updates | Starting August 30, 2021, you’ll be able to indicate where you’re working from directly on your calendar. You can add a weekly working location routine and update your location as plans change.

Limit External Messaging to Trusted Domains in Google Chat
Google Workspace Updates | Trusted domains for Chat allows you to limit external chat to only users in domains that you trust. Previously, you could only choose to allow external Chat or not.

Easily Customize Theme Colors in Sheets and Slides
Google Workspace Updates | The theme colors section is now at the top color picker, and the “theme” placeholder has now been enhanced to show the name of the theme. Now you can easily identify your company brand and use the theme colors of the brand.

View More Insights and Take Quick Action on the Users, Domain, and Billing Home Cards in the Admin Console
Google Workspace Updates | Google has made several improvements to the Admin console, including an updated homepage, redesigned navigation experience and a streamlined experience for managing users and domains.

Upload Customized Audio Prompts and Greetings to Google Voice Automated Attendant
Google Workspace Updates | You can now upload your own pre-recorded prompts and greetings when setting up an automated attendant at Google Voice, in addition to the standard text-to-speech voice ability you currently have.

For last week’s SaaS updates (and beyond), click here for our archive.