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Google Workspace Updates Weekly Recap - February 3, 2023

3 New updatesUnless otherwise indicated, the features below are fully launched or in the process of rolling out (rollouts should take no more than 15 business days to complete), launching to both Rapid and Scheduled Release at the same time (if not, each stage of rollout should take no more than 15 business days to complete), and available to all Google...

Explore Looker data using Connected Sheets

What’s changingWe’re adding the ability to interactively explore modeled data from Looker, Google Cloud’s modern business intelligence platform, using Connected Sheets. This brings connectivity between the familiar interface of Google Sheets and the 50+ data sources available within Looker’s open ecosystem, including BigQuery, Cloud SQL, Snowflake,...

Google Sheets adds powerful new functions for advanced analysis

What’s changingLast year, we launched Named functions, along with several powerful functions in Google Sheets, including LAMBDA and XLOOKUP. Today, we’re excited to announce 11 additional functions that will introduce new concepts, provide you with more efficient functions, and help with more advanced analysis: EPOCHTODATE: Converts a Unix epoch timestamp...

Google Workspace Updates Weekly Recap - January 27, 2023

2 New updatesUnless otherwise indicated, the features below are fully launched or in the process of rolling out (rollouts should take no more than 15 business days to complete), launching to both Rapid and Scheduled Release at the same time (if not, each stage of rollout should take no more than 15 business days to complete), and available to all Google...

Improved membership management for spaces

What’s changingWe’re introducing a new fullscreen experience for managing members in a space that replaces the current "View members" and “Add people and apps” options in Google Chat.Upon clicking the new “Manage members” option, you can view a list of those added and invited to the space, in addition to space settings. From there you can add or remove...

Easily share access to presented content in Google Meet with all attendees

What’s changingWe’ve made two improvements which will make file sharing in Google Meet even easier:First, you can now share access to the content you’re presenting in a meeting with attendees, including everyone on the Calendar guest list, directly from Meet. While presenting, you can share the file from the floating action menu or via the suggestion...

Check availability across multiple calendars when using appointment schedules on Google Calendar

What’s changingThe appointment scheduling tool is a feature that allows people to share their availability via a booking page that can be used by colleagues, external stakeholders, clients, and partners to schedule a meeting. With the current appointment scheduling experience, you are unable to review multiple calendars for conflicts when exposing appointment...

Google Workspace Updates Weekly Recap - January 20, 2023

2 New updatesUnless otherwise indicated, the features below are fully launched or in the process of rolling out (rollouts should take no more than 15 business days to complete), launching to both Rapid and Scheduled Release at the same time (if not, each stage of rollout should take no more than 15 business days to complete), and available to all Google...

New built-in interoperability between Google Meet and Zoom

What’s changingAs previously announced in October, we’re introducing video conferencing device interoperability for Google Meet with Zoom, which will allow you to:Join Zoom Meetings from Google Meet hardware devicesJoin Google Meet meetings from Zoom RoomsPlease note that Zoom interoperability supports core video conferencing features. Some advanced...

New beta to move folders from My Drive to shared drives now available

What’s changingFollowing the announcement of an improved admin experience for moving folders from My Drive to shared drives, we’re introducing a beta that will allow end users to move folders from My Drive into shared drives. Eligible Workspace editions can apply for the beta here. Who’s impactedAdmins and end users Why it matters Extending the capability...

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