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CloudUp: Google Chrome OS and Grab & Go
CloudUp: Google Chrome OS and Grab & Go
Everyone is talking about the convenience and flexibility of Google Chrome OS and Grab and Go. In this week’s episode ...
CloudUp: Network Certs on Chrome Enterprise
CloudUp: Network Certs on Chrome Enterprise
Many companies today have a website that requires authentication via certificates instead of usernames and passwords and almost all enterprises ...
CloudUp: The importance of DevOps for your move to ‘the cloud’
CloudUp: The importance of DevOps for your move to ‘the cloud’
DevOps can mean something different to everyone. It holds a very broad meaning today, which makes it tough to define ...
CloudUp: CI/CD as a trend in DevOps
CloudUp: CI/CD as a trend in DevOps
CD becomes more effective depending on how we design our infrastructure to deploy apps. In this episode of CloudUp, we ...
CloudUp: Infrastructure as code in DevOps
CloudUp: Infrastructure as code in DevOps
On this episode of CloudUp, we'll go through how to successfully manage your infrastructure as code and the benefits it ...
Think you know cloud DevOps? Think again
Think you know cloud DevOps? Think again
Success means adopting a fresh approach—and letting go of legacy IT mindsets We’ve all heard the success stories: Amazon deploys ...
CloudUp: Getting Started With Machine Learning For Predictive Maintenance
CloudUp: Getting Started With Machine Learning For Predictive Maintenance
Predictive maintenance is a growing buzz word in the industry, but how many companies are actually making progress? Some companies ...
Overcoming Manufacturing’s Customization Barriers to Predictive Maintenance Solutions
Overcoming Manufacturing’s Customization Barriers to Predictive Maintenance Solutions
Welcome to the holy grail of maintenance solutions – Predictive Maintenance (or PdM). If you’re reading this post, it’s likely you’re ...
Ready for predictive maintenance? It’s easier than you might think
Ready for predictive maintenance? It’s easier than you might think
Failures and downtime happen every single day in manufacturing environments due to the lack of efficiency and quality production. The ...
CloudUp: Chrome App and Extension Development In The Enterprise
CloudUp: Chrome App and Extension Development In The Enterprise
Almost half of all Chrome users use extensions, but you rarely hear about Chrome extensions or apps for big companies ...
5 Reasons Your Frontline Workers Need to Transform to the Cloud
5 Reasons Your Frontline Workers Need to Transform to the Cloud
Frontline Workers have a significant impact on the business, directly impacting customer experience and are the eyes and ears for ...
Windows 7 Sunset
Windows 7 Sunset
As the clock runs out on Windows 7, the time is right for Chrome Enterprise225 days—and the clock is ticking.If ...
Supporting Your Project Team Through a Change
Supporting Your Project Team Through a Change
Last month we talked about 3 ways to prepare your project team prior to a change: Host a lessons learned ...
How to Impress Every Stakeholder With Your Cloud Transformation Strategy
How to Impress Every Stakeholder With Your Cloud Transformation Strategy
A recent Forrester study found that 25% of business decision-makers and 42% of technology decision makers are aiming to increase ...
How QAD workers get access to Pixelbooks in minutes, using Grab and Go
How QAD workers get access to Pixelbooks in minutes, using Grab and Go
This article was originally posted on Google Cloud Blog, click here to read the original.Editor’s note: Today’s post is by Scott ...
Preparing Your Project Team for Change
Preparing Your Project Team for Change
It’s easy to overlook the ones you love the most. Okay, maybe love is too strong, but let’s say that ...
Our Top 10 Best of G Suite Updates to Start the New Year Right
Our Top 10 Best of G Suite Updates to Start the New Year Right
As a company, Google is constantly evolving and introducing new tools and feature to help businesses grow, build and succeed, ...
Why you should ditch your professional New Year’s resolutions for just one word
Why you should ditch your professional New Year’s resolutions for just one word
Musings from your neighborhood Change ManagerIt’s never too late for a fresh start, yet no time of the year seems ...
Boost Team Productivity using Grab and Go with Chrome Enterprise
Boost Team Productivity using Grab and Go with Chrome Enterprise
Grab and Go with Chrome Enterprise is a self-service solution that effectively addresses these issues. There's no need to wait ...
G Suite Email Protection and Control: Trends and  Best Practices for Data Security & Compliance
G Suite Email Protection and Control: Trends and Best Practices for Data Security & Compliance
With the emergence of new G Suite security features, regulations like GDPR, and other privacy concerns, many customers have refocused ...
Best Kept Secrets of Change Management: Investing in Training
Best Kept Secrets of Change Management: Investing in Training
Training, as you probably know already, is a big deal! So big, in fact, we’ve split it into two separate ...
Debunking the 5 Most Common Chromebook Myths
Debunking the 5 Most Common Chromebook Myths
Egan Company, a manufacturing, and construction company in Minnesota “couldn’t be happier” with their 140 Chromebook rollout. They needed a ...
Best Kept Secrets of Change Management: Designing “Sticky” Learning Plans
Best Kept Secrets of Change Management: Designing “Sticky” Learning Plans
You’ve got a new technology that you know will be fantastic for your organization. Now the hard work begins. You ...
Work Hard, Bike Harder
Work Hard, Bike Harder
You know what they say: work hard, bike harder! At Skykit (and our parent company - Agosto) we wear our ...
Best Kept Secrets of Change Management: Internal Project Marketing
Best Kept Secrets of Change Management: Internal Project Marketing
What comes to mind when you think of internal marketing for a change project?It may be a simple answer for ...
Best Kept Secrets of Change Management: Define User Groups, AKA Seeing the Forest AND the Trees
Best Kept Secrets of Change Management: Define User Groups, AKA Seeing the Forest AND the Trees
By Nick BathkeYou’ve successfully created your Circle of Trust and you’ve navigated the dangerous waters of Executive Sponsorship, so what’s ...
Best Kept Secrets of Change Management: How to Avoid the Loch Ness Monster of Executive Sponsorship
Best Kept Secrets of Change Management: How to Avoid the Loch Ness Monster of Executive Sponsorship
By Sarah GasparickChances are that you’ve heard it before: you need to get Executive Sponsorship secured with a project early ...
Best Kept Secrets of Change Management: Build “Circles of Trust”
Best Kept Secrets of Change Management: Build “Circles of Trust”
By Sarah GasparickIt’s easy to explain the value of some of the classic aspects of change management - like providing ...
Out with the old, in with the new: Upgrading from Google Drive Sync to Google File Stream
Out with the old, in with the new: Upgrading from Google Drive Sync to Google File Stream
For those who haven’t heard, Google has rung the death bell for the Google Drive Desktop client. AKA Google Drive ...
The Key to Supporting Better Video Conferencing
The Key to Supporting Better Video Conferencing
As the workforce becomes more dispersed, with more employees working remotely or across different locations, video conferencing is becoming a ...
How Scheels Uses Chrome to Help its Sales Associates Better Serve Customers
How Scheels Uses Chrome to Help its Sales Associates Better Serve Customers
Note: This post was originally published on Google's blog, The Keyword. Scheels partnered with Agosto to support their Chrome needs. Today’s ...
Level Up Your Migration to G Suite with Transformation Labs
Level Up Your Migration to G Suite with Transformation Labs
When employees are given a platform to innovate and test new ideas, impactful change can happen fast. That’s why here ...
Elastifile: Taming Cloud FOMO and Paving the Way to True Hybrid IT
Elastifile: Taming Cloud FOMO and Paving the Way to True Hybrid IT
Don’t have a clear cloud strategy, but recognize that you need one? Afraid of missing out and being left behind? ...
3 Steps to Prep Your Users for the Google Calendar Update
3 Steps to Prep Your Users for the Google Calendar Update
Exciting updates are coming to Google Calendar (and we’re not just saying that because we’re Google nerds)! Between now and ...
Google Docs Phishing: How To Quarantine And Recover
Google Docs Phishing: How To Quarantine And Recover
On 5/3/2017 a sophisticated widespread, self propagating attack was targeted at Gmail & G Suite users. This attack encourages users ...
When We Met With Sundar Pichai
When We Met With Sundar Pichai
We had the privilege of briefly meeting with Pichai during I/O and discussing the product roadmap with him. With their ...
Google Cloud and G Suite: Keeping Track of the Rebrand
Google Cloud and G Suite: Keeping Track of the Rebrand
Google announced big news today: Google for Work is now called Google Cloud, and Google Apps for Work is now ...
Google Enterprise 2.0
Google Enterprise 2.0
Google is the world's biggest cloud provider.They have 7 products with 1 billion+ users (YouTube, Android, Gmail, Google Play, Search, ...
Differences Between Google Slides and Microsoft PowerPoint
Differences Between Google Slides and Microsoft PowerPoint
Slideshow presentations are always great ways to show information at your own pace, and unlike paper demonstrations, they transport very ...
The Differences Between Google Sheets and Microsoft Excel
The Differences Between Google Sheets and Microsoft Excel
The function of spreadsheets is to make businesses’ processes run smoothly with little effort from the user. Many businesses have ...
The Differences between Google Docs and Microsoft Word
The Differences between Google Docs and Microsoft Word
Current best business practices across the globe are using the reliability of document sharing. Digital files have essentially replaced paper ...
What Are the Differences Between IBM Notes and Gmail?
What Are the Differences Between IBM Notes and Gmail?
Are you or your business considering a switch from IBM Notes to Gmail? These two workplace managers have similarities as ...
What Are the Differences Between Gmail and Outlook?
What Are the Differences Between Gmail and Outlook?
Considering a switch from Microsoft Office to Google Apps for Work? Here’s a brief overview of some of the differences ...
Differences Between Google Hangouts and Skype for Business
Differences Between Google Hangouts and Skype for Business
Plenty of people have experienced the consumer version of Skype in their personal lives. Video chatting is fun, effective, and ...
Agosto HQ, the Historic Ford Center, Wins TOBY Award
Agosto HQ, the Historic Ford Center, Wins TOBY Award
Established by the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International, The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) Awards, is truly ...
Making the Move From Microsoft Exchange to Google for Work
Making the Move From Microsoft Exchange to Google for Work
Many businesses are making the move from Microsoft Exchange to Google for Work, saying that the reason they switched was ...
3 Reasons Why You Should Choose a Google Partner Instead of Going Direct to Google
3 Reasons Why You Should Choose a Google Partner Instead of Going Direct to Google
In your company’s transition to Google for Work, you may wonder whether it makes sense to go through a Google ...
What Happens to My Data in Google? (Pt. 3 of 3)
What Happens to My Data in Google? (Pt. 3 of 3)
When I talk to customers, we get past the security conversation pretty quickly. When I explain to them how Google ...
How Does Google Handle Cloud Security? (Pt. 2 of 3)
How Does Google Handle Cloud Security? (Pt. 2 of 3)
We live in a mobile-first world. What have we learned from the security mishaps in the past few years?The traditional ...
How Does Google Handle Cloud Security? (Pt. 1 of 3)
How Does Google Handle Cloud Security? (Pt. 1 of 3)
Why should you think about moving to the cloud?And what does that mean from a security standpoint?You've probably wondered that, ...