Work Insights, Google’s collaboration analytics tool for G Suite Enterprise customers, just left beta. Interestingly, it also shows data about Microsoft Office usage.
More sign in options are always welcome, but will Apple Sign In work for people without iPhones? Also, according to the App Store review guidelines update, Sign In with Apple will be required for any iOS app with a single-sign in button.
Google is improving G Suite Migrate, a tool launched a few months ago to help admins plan migration projects. It is built on technology from Google Cloud’s AppBridge acquisition in 2017.
Some politicians, like Senator Warren, advocate breaking up Google and other large tech companies (“big tech”). Personally, I agree with Fred Wilson when he says that that “feels like a very 19th/20th century move”. However, I’m not sure the best solution is to force Twitter to keep their API open and free. Ideally, it should be very easy to start a company and compete with Twitter.
“BBM, or Blackberry Messenger, (…) was massive in the mid-2000s.” “It finally made the jump from Blackberry devices to iOS and Android way back in 2013 but has struggled to gain any real traction.”
“Similar to Gmail last October, Google is locking down what apps can access user data and verifying the authenticity of those that do.”
“That’s where we are now – we try to work out what it means that almost everyone has a phone or a smartphone”
Really questioning if slack is the best tool for collaboration for 25+ people teams. I’m finding it too distracting, ephemeral and chaotic lately.
— Manuel Araoz (@maraoz) May 28, 2019
Many more insightful tweets in the thread. This makes me think that our own experience using Slack at ShuttleCloud is maybe so good because we’re small. I’ve heard that it gets chaotic in bigger companies. Also, short voice messages apps and Discord seem to be winning more business users.