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SaaS Updates Summary: November 16 – 20

BetterCloud Monitor

November 23, 2020

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Last week, Microsoft announced several new integrations and features for its Teams product. Additionally, Google announced that breakout rooms are more widely available to Google Workspace customers and that users can now raise their hands virtually to ask a question in Google Meet. Learn more in the links here.

Virtually Raise Your Hand to Ask a Question in Google Meet
Google Workspace Updates | Video meeting participants can now let you know if they have a question or indicate that they would like to speak by raising their hand in Meet. In large meetings, this helps to increase participation while not disrupting the flow of the conversation and helps to prevent people from interrupting one another.

Bringing Breakout Rooms in Google Meet to More Google Workspace Customers
Google Workspace Updates | Last month, breakout rooms became available in Google Meet for G Suite Enterprise for Education customers. Google is now making breakout rooms available to Google Workspace, Essentials, Business Standard, Business Plus, Enterprise Essentials, Enterprise Standard, and Enterprise Plus customers, as well as G Suite Business and Enterprise for Education customers.

Enhancing Your Microsoft Teams Experience With the Apps You Need
Microsoft | Microsoft announced a slew of new Teams apps to increase productivity. Some of the standouts include a deeper integration with Asana and Slido during meetings. Plus, customers can now use Power Apps, Power Automate, and Power Virtual Agents apps for Teams. Read more in the link above.

View Your Personal and Work Calendars Together on Google Calendar With Android 11 Work Profile
Google Workspace Updates | Microsoft announced a slew of new Teams apps to increase productivity. Some of the standouts include a deeper integration with Asana and Slido during meetings. Plus, customers can now use Power Apps, Power Automate, and Power Virtual Agents apps for Teams. Read more in the link above.

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