Google Apps Premier Edition Walk-Through

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Google Apps Premier Edition Walk-Through

Several times, Google Calendar told us that it was unable to schedule a meeting from Google Mail—it turns out that our meeting had been scheduled, but we continued to receive this error message. Please note that Google Calendar still carries a beta t

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Google Apps Premier Edition Walk-Through - Create New Calendar

Here Ive created a calendar to hold our eWEEK Print Production dates. To the left you can see that Ive created a personal calendar. Later, I created an Online Production calendar as well. Members of eWEEK could see the Print and Online Production calend

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Google Apps Premier Edition Walk-Through - Create New Calendar Falls Off the Bottom

Adding a person to a calendar creates quite a list. There was no way to select from a pick list of domain members, so I had to recall each person and enter the full e-mail address the first time I added them to a calendar.

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Google Apps Premier Edition Walk-Through - Create New Calendar Remembers Previous Entries

Google Apps remembered my domain members (notice the suggestion in the lower middle of the screen) and suggested a name after just a few keystrokes, thus reducing the amount of effort needed to add people to a calendar.

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Google Apps Premier Edition Walk-Through - Care to See a Map?

Google scanned our message and suggested creating calendar entries or displaying maps, based on the information that Google Mail parsed out of the text. Here you see eWEEKs lab and office location in downtown San Francisco.

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Google Apps Premier Edition Walk-Through - General Settings

Language, keyboard shortcuts, signature and vacation responder-all the basics needed to put a professional touch on Google Mail.

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Google Apps Premier Edition Walk-Through - E-Mail Filter

Google Mail makes it easy to sort important (or unimportant) messages via filters.

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Google Apps Premier Edition Walk-Through - More E-Mail Filters

Here Ive configured less-than-sensitive messages to head straight to Google Mails archive.

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Google Apps Premier Edition Walk-Through - Chat Settings

Chat history and contact options can be configured in the settings box.

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Google Apps Premier Edition Walk-Through - Web Clips

If you squint at the screen titled Care to see a map, you can see a Discovery News clip about a 2,100-year-old melon found. I find this kind of do-dad extremely distracting. So, I turned it off, after making sure that I could add eWEEK conte

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Google Apps Premier Edition Walk-Through - No More Web Clips

Just my mail, please.

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Google Apps Premier Edition Walk-Through - Ziff Davis Expense Report Form

I uploaded our corporate expense template into Google Docs, and our formulas and column settings survived intact. The pie chart shows the breakdown of my first-day expenses for this pretend trip.

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