How to migrate your e-commerce business to the cloud

The Covid-19 pandemic has put a strain on retailers’ digital capabilities as customers shift from in-store to online purchases. Therefore, it is important to invest in digital channels, particularly by modernising e-commerce platforms in Google Cloud. E-commerce modernisation is a complex undertaking, part of a long-term goal consisting of various...

How to fight screen fatigue

In this day and age, technology is critical. Between working remotely, video calling, scanning social media and the news and binge-watching TV shows, our screen time is getting longer and longer. In trying to find a new sense of balance, there are a few things we can do to...

How to get started with Google Classroom

Following school closures due to Covid-19, the past few months have been a crash course in distance learning for so many educators. Just about every educator is learning the ins and outs of distance learning. If you’re a teacher testing various digital tools for your distance learning program, this...

How to migrate users from classic Hangouts to Google Chat

Starting from 2 June 2020, you can migrate all of your users from classic Hangouts to Google Chat with the “Chat preferred” setting in the Admin console. If you enable this setting, Google Chat will become the default chat application for your organisation, replacing all of your classic Hangouts...

How to use Google Sites for remote work and learning

Access to critical information is more important than ever. As businesses shift to remote work setups and educational institutions roll out distance learning programmes, Google Sites can be a helpful tool for centralising and sharing important information across large, dispersed audiences. With Sites, it’s easy to create high-quality websites,...

3 best practices to enable remote work for Chrome Enterprise

As more businesses consider how to enable their teams to work remotely, IT admins are increasingly thinking through how to best support a distributed workforce. If you’re an admin that uses Chromebooks or Chrome Browser in your environment, you might be wondering what specific steps you should consider.  You can...

How to use Chromebook accessibility features

Google has built a number of accessibility features to support individuals with a wide variety of needs. Here are some ways you can make your Chromebooks more accessible. Before we start, be sure to explore and enable accessibility features in your settings first. At the bottom right select the time,...

Three steps to get your cloud migration journey off on the right foot

When moving to the cloud, many organisations concentrate their focus on the change in technology and overlook the change in culture. There is no one-size-fits-all answer when it comes to change management. Every organisation will have its own unique considerations. Nevertheless, there are some core strategies to be relevant...

How to transition your meetings to the cloud

Having a productive and inclusive meeting is always a challenge. Companies had to deal with cobbled together communication technologies, dropped calls as well as expensive solutions. Relying on traditional conference phone bridging and email to communicate across different offices don’t exactly inspire creativity and tone gets lost in translation...