Google has announced changes to its Workspace suite of applications and services for all users with a Google account, which Google counts to more than 3 billion users.
The new Google Workspace service will reach more than 3 billion users. Photo: Google Google Workspace is essentially a new version of the previous G-Suite, it will be available to everyone including those using a free Google account. This change will enable deeper collaboration between users using services such as gmail, calendar, drive, documents, sheets, slides, meetings or chat. Not all, but many users will soon get Google’s modern look and feel for services. All of them can be integrated in one tab to help users more convenient in operations. Google will separate the workspace into a top-level form of communication alongside Gmail, chat, and meetups. Google is focusing on some new features such as improved message flow, more emojis, user roles, moderation tools. Google WorkSpace allows users to carry their own encryption keys instead of managing the user’s own code. Photo: Google Users will receive many interface changes. The left sidebar will look like the bottom bar of Gmail on iOS and Android today. The right side will continue to provide various shortcuts for other features like Calendar, Tasks, and Keep. On the security front, Google announced a partnership with providers Flowcrypt, Futurex, Thales, and Virtru to allow users to carry their own encryption keys instead of managing their own. Vice President and GM, Google Workspace, Javier Soltero, said Googe’s focus is on giving consumer workers, teachers and students an equitable approach to collaboration, while still providing flexibility. Enables small groups of different users to take their own approach to communication and collaboration. Sure, Google will charge for its new service, but it’s unclear how much users will pay. With the new interface, users will have access to premium features, including smart booking services, professional video meetings and personalized email marketing. Some markets will be available in the near future and implemented by Google such as: US, Canada, Mexico, Australia, Brazil and Japan.