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SaaS Updates Summary: March 14 – March 18

BetterCloud Monitor

March 20, 2022

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Tired of writing copying and pasting email drafts from Google Docs into Gmail? You don’t have to anymore! Plus, we got some nifty features that reduce background noise in Google Meet calls. Read up about these updates and more in the links.

New Email Draft Template in Google Docs
Google Workspace Updates | You can mention people in the recipient fields using the @ menu without having to remember their email addresses, and collaborate on the message body using comments and suggestions.

Background Noise Reduction Now Available for Google Meet Hardware Devices
Google Workspace Updates | Google is bringing its software-based noise cancellation capability to several Google Meet hardware devices. It also added a control which allows you to specify whether noise cancellation is on or off at the beginning of each call.

Schedule Posts for Multiple Classes in Google Classroom
Google Workspace Updates | Teachers can now schedule posts across multiple classes in Google Classroom on the web. Teachers can use the assignment-scheduling flow to configure the due date, post date, and topic.

Built-In Webex Interoperability on Google Meet Hardware Expanded to Devices With Remote Control
Google Workspace Updates | With this latest update, Google added Webex interoperability support for Google Meet hardware devices that use only a remote control.

Create Surveys, Quizzes, and More Using the Google Forms API, Now Generally Available
Google Workspace Updates | The Google Forms API provides programmatic access for managing Google Forms and acting on responses— empowering developers to build powerful integrations on top of Forms.

Expanded Access Management Controls Help Support Your Information Governance Goals
Google Workspace Updates | Google Workspace Assured Controls enables customers to meet strict regulatory information governance requirements. With Access Management, customers can limit the Google staff who can take support actions related to their data.

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