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Google Workspace User Guide

By : Balaji Iyer
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Google Workspace User Guide

By: Balaji Iyer

Overview of this book

Google Workspace has evolved from individual Google services to a suite of apps that improve productivity and promote efficient collaboration in an enterprise organization. This book takes you through the evolution of Google Workspace, features included in each Workspace edition, and various core services, such as Cloud Identity, Gmail, and Calendar. You’ll explore the functionality of each configuration, which will help you make informed decisions for your organization. Later chapters will show you how to implement security configurations that are available at different layers of Workspace and also how Workspace meets essential enterprise compliance needs. You’ll gain a high-level overview of the core services available in Google Workspace, including Google Apps Script, AppSheet, and Google Cloud Platform. Finally, you’ll explore the different tools Google offers when you’re adopting Google Cloud and migrating your data from legacy mail servers or on-premises applications over to cloud servers. By the end of this Google Workspace book, you’ll be able to successfully deploy Google Workspace, configure users, and migrate data, thereby helping with cloud adoption.
Table of Contents (14 chapters)
Part 1: Getting Started – Google Workspace
Part 2: Data Security
Part 3: Data Integrations
Chapter 6: Designing Custom Applications
Part 4: Migrating Data

Google Classroom

Google Classroom has been around for a few years now (since 2014, to be precise). However, the recent pandemic has accelerated the adoption of Classroom globally and pushed this service to more enterprise customers. Classroom has been traditionally used in educational institutions for teacher/student collaboration, but companies are now starting to use the platform for training employees and enabling their professional growth. Through native integrations with other services, such as Drive, YouTube, Slides, and Forms, Classroom allows content creators to make training sessions fun and interactive.

Google Classroom allows two sets of users to access content on the platform:

  • Teachers: These users create classes, training material, and quizzes. They can grade answers and keep track of enrolled users' progress.
  • Students: Those users who have enrolled in a course or class can access the material.

Google Classroom is bundled with Google Workspace...