The real business case for Google Apps for Business

In this article I analyse in detail the total cost of ownership (TCO) of a traditional Wintel IT infrastructure vs Google Apps for Business putting forward the real business case for change. . . . → Read More: The real business case for Google Apps for Business

Forms – The forgotten Google App

I just completed doing some research on the Forms component of Google Apps on behalf of a client.

I imagine, like many apps users, I had seen the “form” option on the new document menu but never got around to using them. I had assumed it was intended to automate basic forms with functionality commonly used within . . . → Read More: Forms – The forgotten Google App

Using GoogleFinance() to track stocks on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX)

One of the “killer applications” for cloud computing is the ability to use live feeds from the internet to produce real time live summaries or graphs. This article is about just one such function in GoogleApps spreadsheets that demonstrates this feature beautifully and highlights why traditional offline applications like Excel are on borrowed time.

GoogleFinance() is standard . . . → Read More: Using GoogleFinance() to track stocks on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX)

Google Apps for Business: This decade’s disruptive technology?

Over the past two years I have “gone Google”. It wasn’t intentional, it just happened as more and more of the stuff coming out of their labs was just so “cool”. My email is Gmail, my browser is Chrome, my apps are Google apps, my share portfolio is on Google finance and I store all my . . . → Read More: Google Apps for Business: This decade’s disruptive technology?

Online backups with Dreamhost

In the age of digital media, many people must be gathering huge amounts of precious digital files – photos, home videos, documents etc. I have 15,000 digital photos and hours of digital video stretching over 10 years. Its precious stuff – kids being born, walking and talking for the first time. You know the thing. Irreplaceable.

But what . . . → Read More: Online backups with Dreamhost