Google has re-branded its ‘Apps for Work’ as G Suite. The new ‘G Suite’ includes Calendar, Drive, Docs, Hangouts, G-mail, Maps for Work, Search for Work, Sheets, and Slides. The company has announced new features for Drive, Sheets, Docs, Calendar, Docs and Slides as part of the revamp. The Google Apps for Work was launched 10 years ago.
You will get the following features as part of the revamp:
- The Google Drive now comes with a new Quick Access feature for Android. The app analyzes your interaction with your co-workers, your recurring meetings, and activity in Drive brings important files upfront. Google claims that Quick Access saves about 50% of the time spend finding a file.
- The Google Calendar also comes with machine learning feature. It helps you to schedule meetings in a much easier way. The app helps you find a time when invitees are free quite easily. It also suggests available rooms based on your previous bookings.
- The Explore feature in Google Sheets now uses Natural Language Processing to translate your question into a formula and offer an instant answer.
- The Explore in also added to Docs, with Machine learning that automatically recommends related topics to learn about, images to insert and content to discover. It can also be used to find a related document from Drive which saves the switching time between apps.
- In Slides, the update helps you enhance your presentations by offering layout suggestions. It evolves overtime.
The latest versions of Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides also allows you to restore deleted files. Google has also announced many improvements to teams. Check out the video below:
Google has also launched Google Cloud. It includes Google Cloud Platform, enterprise mobility, and Chromebooks. The Google for Work, Google’s Cloud Platform, and other cloud-based services now come under Google Cloud brand.
“Google Cloud isn’t only the products. It’s also how we work alongside companies, in an engineering-centric way. Because digital transformation and moving to the cloud are technical processes, we have customer engineers, customer reliability engineers, site reliability engineers, product engineers, all there to partner with our customers as they migrate, deploy and evolve. Our approach and our commitment to Google Cloud customers is simple: we’re in it together,”- said Diane Greene, Senior Vice President, Google Cloud in a blog post.