As far as we can tell the current Gmail issue is very widespread. The fix is quick and easy.Read More
Outlook has been the dominate email client for the past 10 years. "Better the devil you know" we think as we consider moving our employees to Gmail for Business. Many IT executives are wary to rip something so familiar away from their teams. However the reality of our mobile-centric world is that it is quickly moving away from desktop email clients. The productivity gains and cost savings of modern cloud computing applications cannot be ignored. So, how do you move several dozen, hundred or thousand team members to Gmail?Read More
Google provides some of the most reliable services in the world. Yesterday they published Gmail's 2013 uptime, which was 99.978%. Google's work towards "destination dial tone", an uptime of 99.99%, continues.Read More
A Gmail outage is a pain and it's frustrating. But it also makes the news, offering tremendous transparency . This puts a great deal of pressure on Google to fix the issue and keep it from happening again. Destination dial tone awaits.Read More
Everybody uses email. Email is a service we've come to depend on in both our personal and professional lives. Email is important.
When email is not working, it's VERY frustrating. Understanding the core components can help you troubleshoot issues, identify the weakest link, and improve the experience for yourself and your business.Read More
Streak is a, currently free, app that allows you to have a CRM right inside Gmail! It's fairly customizable. Allowing you to make changes and additions to what you're tracking to meet the needs of your business, customers and deal management. You can even store documents like signed contracts.Read More
I learned a great trick at the Google Apps Kansas City User Group. When you hover over the "pop-out" arrow in the upper right of your compose window you'll see you now have two options. Clicking will take you to the full-screen compose window. If you press shift, you'll see the arrow change - click now and you'll be taken to the familiar pop-out experience. I was really excited to figure this out, It's the little things!Read More
Most people loved the new experience since it was now much easier to continue to work within your Inbox while working on one or multiple new messages. However, many people missed the more full-screen experience of the old compose window. Over the past few days Google has rolled out the ability to default to a new full-screen experience.Read More
The Kansas City region has a rich ecosystem of Google Apps partners serving a wide range of businesses, governments, schools and nonprofits from 1 to 100,000+ employees. This week we took the opportunity to all get together for the first time. It was great to see so many companies participate. These companies have moved more than 1 million people to Google Apps for Business, Government, Education and Nonprofit.
Gmail will now recognize dates and times within emails and lightly underline the content; clicking on the date and time will allow you to schedule the meeting or event on your Google Calendar.Read More