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SaaS Updates Summary: June 18 – June 22

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June 22, 2018

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Greetings. This week, Google introduced a feature for your iOS device that alerts you only when important emails land in your Gmail inbox, along with new features for Google Vault and Google Forms. Plus: You can now enable interoperability with third-party systems for Hangouts Meet, and Jamboard is now available to buy in Australia and New Zealand. In other news, Evernote and Microsoft Teams released an integration. There were also exciting new features and integrations for Dropbox, Box, and Asana.

Read on for more details.

Receive Notifications on Your iOS Device for High-Priority Emails Only
G Suite Updates | Notifications are only useful if you have time to read them—and if you’re being notified hundreds of times a day, chances are, you don’t. That’s why Google is introducing a feature that alerts you only when important emails land in your Gmail inbox, so you know when your attention is really required.

New Previews Capabilities Make Teamwork Easier
Dropbox Blog | To make the reviewing and iterating stages of the process easier, Dropbox is introducing new previews capabilities. Here’s how they can help your team save time and drive work forward.

End User Rollout for Google Sites Automatic Conversion Tool Starting
G Suite Updates | As a reminder, the automatic migration tool to transfer Google Sites from classic Sites to new Sites started rolling out to end users this week (June 19). The tool makes it quicker and easier to move sites created in classic Sites to new Sites.

Use New Theme Options to Customize and Brand Your Google Forms
G Suite Updates | To help Google Forms users create more personalized surveys, feedback forms, quizzes, and more, Google is introducing new theme customization options. Specifically, you can now choose colors and fonts to theme your form.

Jamboard Now Available for Purchase in Australia and New Zealand
G Suite Updates | Over the past year, Google has announced that Jamboard, its cloud-based, collaborative whiteboard, is available for purchase in an ever-growing list of countries such as the United States, Canada, the UK, and select parts of Europe. They are now expanding that list further, bringing Jamboard to Australia and New Zealand.

Updates to Adobe Document Cloud Bring Integrated PDF Services to Office 365
Microsoft 365 Blog | The Adobe Document Cloud team announced new capabilities that deepen the integration with Office 365 and can save you and your team time.

Introducing Evernote for Microsoft Teams
Evernote Blog | Evernote’s latest integration brings it into the context of your conversations in Teams so you can easily reference specific notes within a conversation, and access notes without having to leave the Teams experience.

Enable Interoperability with Third-Party Systems for Hangouts Meet
G Suite Updates | Earlier this month, Google announced interoperability with SIP/H.323 standards based video conferencing systems and Skype for Business in Hangouts Meet through the Pexip Infinity Platform. You can now enable this feature in the Admin console at Apps > G Suite > Google Hangouts and checking the box for “Turn on interoperability with other systems” under “Meet Settings.” After the feature is enabled and a token is generated, you will need a license from Pexip for the solution to work.

New in Google Vault: Hangouts Meet and Drive Trash File Retention, Improved Search and Exports
G Suite Updates | Google is introducing new features in Google Vault that allow for more granular retention and provide a more transparent search experience. These features can help you retain exactly the data you need and thereby reduce your liability risk, as well as improve your eDiscovery process with better search and export capabilities.

New for Custom Fields: Emojis, Links, and More
Asana Blog | With custom fields, you can collect and track the specific information you need to move projects forward. Then use this information to organize work and run reports to make better decisions, faster.

Project Management Made Easy with the Box and Ruum by SAP Integration
Box Blog | SAP Ruum and Box are excited to introduce a new integration that enables teams to work faster. Ruum by SAP is a lightweight project management overlay for any business process – supporting global teams to do faster work and drop fewer balls. Learn how Ruum’s latest integration with Box enables teams to deliver at their best.

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