Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them?
1 —G Suite has a new name and new features.
G Suite is changing its name to Google Workspace and adding some new features to its collaboration tools. With so many companies still working remotely due to COVID-19, the rebranding to Workspace is an effort to help users view Workspace as a singular place where they can get work done. (Source: CNBC)
Why this is important for your business:
According to Google, users will no longer have to open new tabs in order to view files in Slides, Sheets, and Docs while working in Chat. Users will also be notified through a pop-up when they are tagged in a document and display the suggesters contact information in order to easily email, chat, or video call them. If you’re already a user you’ll benefit. If you’re considering, well….
2 — Salesforce Ventures launched a $100M impact fund to invest in cloud startups with a social mission.
Salesforce announced this past week that they have