Google Apps For Work Overview. Part 2.


In the previous article we have started to investigate which apps are offered by Google for work suite. Today we will review the rest of them and also say some words about Google security settings.

Google Docs

With Google Docs you can collaborate on documents in real time. Many people can work on the same document simultaneously and finish the work much faster. In Google Docs you can store and view images, tables, equations, drawings, links and other types of files.

You can export Google documents to your on-premises hard drive and convert them into popular formats like .doc, .docx, and .rtf. And vice versa you can import such files into your GDrive as well.

Google Sheets

Google Sheets is the online spreadsheets editor that allows people work together on spreadsheets at the same time. You can use such tools like formulas, embedded charts and diagrams. You can export and import such file types as .xls, .xlsx, and .csv to Google Sheets.

Google Slides

Google Slides is a powerful online instrument for creating presentations. Employees can collaborate on the same presentation, they can share it with partners. The Google Slide support video embedding function. You can export and import such file types as .ppt and .pptx.

Google Forms

Google Forms allows you to create online forms for surveys and questionnaires without any specific technical knowledge. You can share Google Forms via email, embed in a website or share through social media. Form responses are collected in a spreadsheet as soon as they’re submitted. You can analyze the survey results directly in Google Sheets.

Google Calendar

Google Calendar allows your workers to manage their schedules, run project calendars, schedule meetings with partners with such resources as conference rooms. You can share your calendar with people out of your organization and let them only see whether your are available or not on some specific hour.

Google Sites

Google Sites allows you to create and share websites without any HTML and CSS knowledge. Just try it yourself and make sure that it is just as easy as creating a web document.

Google security settings

Google apps have made it as easy as breathing to work together on the same project. But it has also added the risk of your data being deleted occasionally or on purpose. To be 100% sure that you will never lose a single bit of your data, pay attention to your Google security settings and regularly back up Google apps with applications like Upsafe. You get fully functional trial for 30 days.