Tag Archives: Google

ITS to offer training on collaboration tools

Are you (or someone you know) confused about how to get the most out of Google and Box, or when you should use one over the other? Wish you had a way to learn more directly from an expert? We hear you. The ITS Collaboration Team will hold quarterly instructor-led training on Google and Box starting in early… Read More »

Google Team Drives rolls out Oct. 25

Starting Wednesday, October 25, users can request Google Team Drives by filling out a request form on the Google at U-M Website or by contacting the ITS Service Center. Team Drives is a new feature of Google Drive that allows groups of colleagues to access, create, store, search, and collaborate with their team-owned files. This team-based ownership model… Read More »

ITS offers cloud computing training

ITS is pleased to announce training for Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform. These day-long sessions will provide an overview as well as hands-on opportunities to explore these cloud based computing platforms. You will be able to get help with your specific use case, leveraging these platforms. Learn and apply knowledge to the work/research you… Read More »

Google Team Drives release planned for October

Google Team Drives is a new feature in Google’s G Suite that offers a shared space where teams can create, store, search, and access their team files. Google Team Drives makes sharing and collaboration easy without the potential for loss of data or access when individuals leave. While data in My Drive is individually owned, data in Google… Read More »

New service sites, learning resources for U-M Box & Google

The ITS Collaboration Services team has been hard at work redesigning its websites and developing new ways to help campus learn about Box and Google. NEW U-M Box and U-M Google service sites. The new websites focus on device independence, consumable information, usability, findability, and accessibility to provide a seamless user experience. NEW Learning Resources tool for U-M Box and… Read More »

Location sharing on Google Maps

By | March 25, 2017

Google Maps recently rolled out real-time location sharing that lets you select which contacts to share with and how long you want to keep them in the loop. The added convenience for users also has an upside for Google. “Mapping, very granular mapping, could actually be a bigger source for ad revenue than search,” says Erik Gordon, who studies… Read More »

IT4U70: What’s New with Google Sites

By | January 7, 2017

Wednesday, January 25, 9–9:45 a.m.; online. Google Sites has a new look and feel. Monica Hickson (ITS) shows how to create pages, add new stylish themes, drag and drop content, and collaborate in real time. Level: Intermediate. Register in My LINC. If you missed last month’s IT4U, Collaborate with Box & Google Shared Accounts, here’s the 41-minute YouTube… Read More »

IT4U68: The New Inbox by Gmail

By | November 1, 2016

Thursday, November 10, 9–9:45 a.m.; online. Are you looking for a different way to manage your email so it acts more like a task list? Inbox by Gmail sorts, bundles and marks your email as complete. Using the new features, you can get closer to INBOX ZERO—an inbox with no email in it! Level: Intermediate. Register in My… Read More »