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Survival Guide to Evaluating and Implementing Google G Suite

Published: 14 August 2018

ID: G00357122

Analyst(s): Matthew Cain , Garth Landers , Craig Roth , James Smith , Joe Mariano , Pamela Wheelwright, Michael Woodbridge , Adam Preset


Google G Suite’s core services can create simple, innovative user experiences for business users and IT administrators. This report highlights the simplicity that defines and differentiates G Suite — an attribute that can be both liberating and limiting for application leaders.

Table Of Contents


  • Introduction
  • Key Considerations for Application Leaders Assessing G Suite
  • G Suite Plan Options
  • G Suite — Release Tracks
  • G Suite Updates to Watch for in 2018
    • Gmail
    • Calendar
    • Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, Keep, Forms
    • Drive
    • Hangouts Meet
    • Hangouts Chat
    • Sites
    • Vault
    • Google+

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