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SaaS Updates Summary: October 9 – October 13

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October 16, 2017

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This past week, we saw lots of exciting updates around reporting, calendar features, and more for G Suite, Office 365, Slack, and others.

Outlook for iOS and Android is Adding Your Most Requested Calendar Features

Office 365 | Yesterday, Microsoft added several of highly requested calendaring features, including the ability to sync your shared calendars to your phone and manage and RSVP to recurring events.

Turning Down the In-App Passcode Feature in Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides on iOS

G Suite | Google is ending support for the in-app passcode feature in Google Drive, Docs, Sheets and Slides on iOS devices signed in with G Suite accounts. Support will end on December 4th, 2017and the feature will be removed entirely no earlier than January 8th, 2018.

Google Drive Reporting Will Show Activity-Based Metrics in the Admin Console

G Suite | Google is making changes to reporting in the Admin console to better reflect the Google Drive activity happening in your domain.

Meet the Dreamforce 2017 Admin Track Presenters

Salesforce | Salesforce received 730 submissions to present at their conference this year, from which they have chosen 120 fantastic sessions each with original content to share with you.

Spot and Resolve Customer Issues Faster with These Apps for Slack

Slack | Slack understands the challenges of keeping up with customer communications coming in from every direction — from social media, on site, in app, open tickets, or rogue emails. That’s where Slack apps can lend a hand.

Intelligence in Box: Smarter Content Means Smarter Ways to Work

Box | Box is excited to introduce Box Skills, a framework that brings the best machine learning innovations to your content already stored securely in Box.

Making Collaboration More Powerful with Updates to Box

Box | Box announce three major updates at BoxWorks: 1) a new Files experience from the browser, 2) new enhancements to Box Notes, and 3) new integrations with team messaging apps.

Easily Choose the G Suite Edition that Best Meets Your Needs

G Suite Updates | Google is now making it easier for all G Suite customers who purchased G Suite online to evaluate and quickly switch between G Suite editions. Online customers can upgrade―or downgrade―their existing G Suite subscription with just a few clicks.

Our New Look: The Enhanced Workday User Experience

Workday Blog | Workday 29 is out with a fresh new look. Why? Because customers say that personalization, simplification, and accessibility are more important than ever.

[Q&A] Behind the Scenes with Lucidchart: Building New Diagramming Add-on in Google Slides

G Suite Developers Blog | Lucidchart worked closely with Google to create a new integration that brings added diagramming functionality to Slides. The Google team sat down with Tim Winchester, engineering lead at Lucidchart, to learn more about how his team built the new Lucidchart add-on for Slides.

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