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Life at Finetech - Episode 6 - Finance Team

Today we are featuring our very own Finance Team, let's go around the Finance Team and see, what they are up to,
Sandani Samarawickrama
Sandani is a degree holder for Bachelors in Business Administration & she has gained two years of past experience as well. She is a product of Ananda Balika and is notable for being the backbone of finance. She plays the role of Assistant Accountant here at Finetech. Sandani is a very helpful character.lets see what sadani says“Finetech is a great place to work. It is something which keeps on changing everyday, so the Finetech family consist of people who are able to get adapted to that change, if not things are going to be a bit harder. When handling finance we should be extremely careful, so we work with a lot of patience. Because one single mistake can make a huge difference. It’s been 2 years since I have joined Finetech, I’m very happy to be here.”
Bhagya Hewavita Two years of past experience and has accomplished a Bachelors in Business Admin…

Compute Engine: Choosing the right machine family and type

Choosing the right VM family is the first step in driving efficiency for your workloads. For organizations that want to run virtual machines (VMs) in Google Cloud, Compute Engine offers multiple machine families to choose from, each suited for specific workloads and applications. Within every machine family there is a set of machine types that offer a prescribed combination of processor and memory configuration.General purpose - These machines balance price and performance and are suitable for most workloads including databases, development and testing environments, web applications, and mobile gaming. Compute-optimized - These machines provide the highest performance per core on Compute Engine and are optimized for compute-intensive workloads, such as high performance computing (HPC), game servers, and latency-sensitive API serving. Memory-optimized - These machines offer the highest memory configurations across our VM families with up to 12 TB for a single instance. They are well-…

Migrate and modernize your on-prem data lake with managed Kafka

Data analytics has been a rapidly changing area of technology, and cloud data warehouses have brought new options for businesses to analyze data. Organizations have typically used data warehouses to curate data for business analytics use cases. Data lakes emerged as another option that allows for more types of data to be stored and used. However, it’s important to set up your data lake the right way to avoid those lakes turning into oceans or swamps that don’t serve business needs.
Data Lake is a storage repository that can store a large amount of structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data. It is a place to store every type of data in its native format with no fixed limits on account size or file. It offers high data quantity to increase analytic performance and native integration. Data Lake is like a large container which is very similar to real lakes and rivers. Just like in a lake you have multiple tributaries coming in, a data lake has structured data, unstructured data, m…

Disaster recovery for SAP systems on Google Cloud

Current market conditions create an even greater need for SAP customers to take advantage of cloud agility and innovation. To help SAP customers simplify their cloud journeys, Google Cloud offers the first cloud initiative, the Cloud Acceleration Program (CAP), empowering customers with solutions, guidance, and offers from our cloud partner. Clients gain access to expert skills for migration, implementation optimization, and more profound skills in the areas of analytics and machine learning. 
Google Cloud offers CAP participants transparent financial incentives for customers to avoid infrastructure costs for SAP Cloud migrations and to ensure that no duplicate costs are incurred during migration. Disaster recovery (DR) is all too often an afterthought in business continuity strategies.An effective DR plan focuses on the technology systems supporting critical business functions; it involves a set of policies and procedures for recovering and/or continuing vital technology infrastructur…

7 Google Calendar tips to make the most of your day

Time is precious especially when you’re working from home and balancing work and family. The less time you spend fussing with tasks like scheduling, searching for a meeting code or switching from app to app, the more time you can spend on things that matter. Google Calendar is filled with intuitive tools and tightly integrated with other G Suite apps including Gmail, Meet, Drive, Contacts and Sites to help you stay on top of your day-to-day schedule. Here seven tips, tricks and features that will help you plot a course for your day.Find a meeting time that works for everyoneFinding a time when everyone can meet can feel like a tricky game of Tetris when you need to consider childcare, time zone differences and other meetings. With Google Calendar, you have a helping hand to figure out when someone’s availability intersects with yours. Here’s how to do it: In Calendar, click on Search for people on the left, type in the name of someone you want to meet with. If they’re part of your wor…

Safety first: Announcing 11 new G Suite security features

With so many people working remotely, it's more important than ever that the tools we use to stay in touch and productive are safe and secure. That’s why today we’re announcing new updates that provide even stronger security in Gmail, Meet, and Chat. We’re also unveiling new ways to help IT admins easily manage and secure devices in the Admin Console. 

Support for the BIMI standard in GmailWhile we have many defenses built into Gmail, we recognize that email functions in a large, complex, interconnected ecosystem. This is why we’re working not just to keep Gmail safe, but to help keep the entire ecosystem secure. We do this in many ways: by making our technology available to others, as we’ve done with Safe Browsing and TensorFlowExtended (TFX); by collaborating and sharing best practices in industry working groups; and by helping create and shape many of the standards that secure email today. Today, we’re excited to announce the pilot of another standard we’ve been working on: Bran…

Anonymous users will be blocked from Google Meet for G Suite for Education meetings by default

To build the security of education meetings in Google Meet, anonymous (users not signed into a Google account) can no longer join meetings organized by anybody with a G Suite for Education or G Suite Enterprise for Education license. This keeps members from sharing a link publicly to encourage anonymous users to request access. But this won't prevent users from dialing in by phone
Why it’s neededAnonymous users can cause disruption to learning by making noise and sharing content, and become a distraction for the meeting organizer when they try to join meetings.
Available to G Suite for Education and G Suite Enterprise for Education customers


Use Gmail alongside other iOS apps with iPad Multitasking

When utilizing an iPad, you're ready to perform multiple tasks with Gmail and different iOS applications. You can utilize Gmail and Google Calendar simultaneously with Split View to check your schedule before answering to an email to affirm a gathering time. Or on the other hand, you can undoubtedly drag and drop pictures from Google Photos into an email without leaving Gmail.



This feature will be available by default. To activate Multitasking on your iPad, go to the Settings app > Home Screen & Dock > Multitasking and select “Allow Multiple Apps.”Accessible to all G Suite clients and clients with individual Google AccountsTo enter split view, when in Gmail and swipe up from the bottom of the screen to open the Dock. On the Dock, touch and hold the app you want to open and drag it to the left or right edge of your screen.