Google Docs, Part 1 The what, why & how of Google Apps. This presentation is published at: http:// goo.gl/TKQE1
The what of Google Apps.Formal or informal: whats the difference?
Forrester Research found a300% ROI from Google AppsIn regards to communication, major factors were: ● Reduced administration and licensing costs ● Increased productivity from improved e-mail functionality and from the usage of instant messaging.Source: Forrester Research Report summary via: www.bi101.com The why of Google Apps. The benefits of Google Apps according to Google
Why? Because of G-mail● Web based● Filtering & priorities● Spam filter Postini● Messaging● Labs● Threaded replies
Why? Because of Docs (Drive)● Web based● Collaborative● Store and share any file● No software to update● Sync devices
If you have a google account, please log on to docs.google.com. If you do not, sign-up at the same web address or look over a shoulder. The HOW of Google Apps. When you are logged on you could: ● Make a doc and share it with a neighbor ● Ask me to share this presentation w/you (so you can have all the links and ideas) ● Create your own form (apply a theme)This presentation is published ● Go to Gmail settings and explore "Labs"at: http:// ● Explore Calendar or other servicesgoo.gl/TKQE1
Why? Forms - goo.gl/c1xNZ
Why?Because when Im done, Im done!I just finished making this presentation and I can turnoff my PC and go home without thinking about where mypresentation is stored and what file type it is. I do notneed a USB thumb drive and I never once needed tothink about pushing "save". I was able to instantly sharethis with my proof-reader even before I was donecreating it, and whenever I have an idea and I want toadd to this presentation, I can pull out my phone and doit, or ask my proof-reader to do it for me. :-) I ♥ Google Docs!