Hangouts

    • Connecting across continents

      There’s only so much students can learn about the world from the static pages of a textbook. Meeting people from other countries face-to-face provides unique insight into the world’s varied cultures, and the Internet is making this possible in unprecedented ways. To increase global connections, we’re working with First Lady Michelle Obama, the State Department and the Global ...

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    • An invitation you’ll want to accept: updates to G Suite meeting room hardware

      We’re working closely with customers and industry experts to shape the role of technology in meetings, and we want to make it easy for teams to work together face-to-face, anytime, anywhere. A big part of getting this right is working closely with IT, AV and facilities leaders to understand how we can solve some of their challenges which is why this week, we’re at the Integra ...

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  • How Google went all in on video meetings (and you can, too)

    … Editor’s note: this is the first article in a five-part series on Google Hangouts. I’ve worked at Google for more than a decade and have seen the company expand across geographies—including to Stockholm where I have worked from day one. My coworkers and I build video conferencing technology to help global teams work better together. It’s…

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  • English county council saves millions switching to G Suite and Chromebooks

    … using it regularly. “Firefighters now use Hangouts at the scene of fires to communicate with central command, monitor the fire, and decide how many vehicles they need,” says Arnold. “The chief fire officer doesn't have to get in his car and drive out to the scene to help — he can do it all from wherever he is.” Firefighters use Hangouts…

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  • English county council saves millions switching to G Suite and Chromebooks

    ….” From different locations across the region, staff began working collaboratively on Docs and Sheets and inviting others to join. The team saved money by switching to Chromebooks and Arnold and his colleagues started using Hangouts to join meetings to stay synced on daily work. Even firefighters, who were reluctant to try out Hangouts at first, started…

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  • Work hacks from G Suite: make meetings more efficient

    … work hacks focus on how to make your meetings more efficient. 1. Set up your meeting faster by skipping scheduling Coordinating a meeting time that works for the group can be tedious. Why not have your productivity tools do that for you? Instead of manually coordinating availability for your team, use scheduling tools in Calendar and Hangouts, like…

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