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Zoom Reaches Three Key Milestones Across Healthcare

  We’re proud to announce that we’ve reached three key milestones across the health sector, with Zoom now DTAC and DCB0129: Clinical Risk Management ready and with a Data Security and Protection toolkit in place, giving healthcare organisations the confidence they need to make full use of our platform. These milestones cement our commitment to helping the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) achieve its priorities to significantly increase the number of people it can diagnose, treat and care for, while reducing inequalities in access, including through use of video consultations. We also want to support the NHS as it transforms its services to deliver better care at home, create more virtual wards, and tackle COVID-19 backlogs. The use of Zoom across the NHS has grown significantly over the last two years and we’ve seen NHS organisations enhance their delivery of care and patient outcomes by introducing virtual Zoom consultations and integrating it seamlessly with their electronic patien

How technology is forging the foundation for more efficient, transparent and secure financial markets

Financial markets were among the first to adopt new technologies, and that has certainly been true of the derivatives markets, which were early adopters of electronic trading. Going forward, new capabilities will transform the way industry participants communicate, analyze, and trade.  I sat down with Google Cloud’s Phil Moyer and former SEC Commissioner, Troy Paredes, for a fireside chat at FIA Boca 2022 to discuss the future of markets and policy, the new technologies that are already paving the way for greater speed and transparency, and how cloud can help promote greater resiliency, performance, and security to enable the long-term vision for the market. The following is a summary of our discussion. The current state of cloud technology When it comes to technology adoption, we’re seeing the market and participants adopt cloud technologies, and increasingly, machine learning (ML) on a wider scale. Cloud technology allows for easier, faster, and much more secure experimentation with

New Google Meet management settings for admins

  What’s changing Through new settings in the Admin console, admins can now control access to the following Google Meet features: Chat Present Q&A Polls These new settings are available for Google Workspace editions that include admin capabilities. See below for more information. Who’s impacted Admins and end users Why it’s important Previously, only the meeting hosts and co-hosts could control access to these features on a per meeting basis. Now admins will be able to specify which interactive Meet features users in their domain can access.  These features give administrators more control over how Google Meet is used in their organization. For example, in a school, these settings allow you to control whether or not students can present or send chat messages during video meetings. In business settings, specifically at large company meetings, giving the event host control over whether or not to conduct polls or Q&As during video meetings is a useful feature. Additional details O

Google Docs - A New Email Draft Template

  Google is making it easy to collaborate on an email draft in Docs with the new email draft template. You can mention people in the recipient fields using the @ menu without having to remember their email addresses, and collaborate on the message body using comments and suggestions. When ready to send, simply click the button that is shown alongside an email draft. A Gmail compose window will pop up, with email fields (subject, to, cc, bcc, and body) automatically populated based on the email draft in the document. Rapid Release domains:Gradual rollout (up to 15 days for feature visibility) starting on March 15, 2022 Scheduled Release domains: Extended rollout (potentially longer than 15 days for feature visibility) starting on March 22, 2022  Available to all Google Workspace customers, as well as legacy G Suite Basic and Business customers Google Workspace Updates

View additional Calendar statuses in Google Chat

  In addition to seeing when someone is out of office, you can now see additional Google Calendar statuses like “In a meeting” or “In focus time” in Google Chat.  We hope by surfacing these additional statuses, this will make it easier for your colleagues to identify appropriate times to message you. Additionally, the Admin control for Calendar availability will be updated to include configuration options for displaying “In a meeting” or “In focus time” blocks. Admins: This feature will be ON by default and can be disabled at the domain or OU level. End users: If enabled by your admin, your Calendar status will be visible across Google Workspace products. End user availability  Android & iOS: Rapid and Scheduled Release domains: Gradual rollout (up to 15 days for feature visibility) starting on March 14, 2022 Web: Rapid Release domains: Gradual rollout (up to 15 days for feature visibility) starting on March 14, 2022 Scheduled Release domains: Gradual rollout (up to 15 days for fea

Google Sheets cell limit increased to 10 million

  Google has increased the cell limit in Google Sheets from up to five million cells to up to ten million cells. This limit applies to new, existing, and imported files.  Over the course of the last four years, Google has been steadily increasing the cell limit in Google Sheets: from 2 million to 5 million in 2019 and now to 10 million. They hope this and future increases give users the ability to work with their data on a much greater scale in Google Sheets.  This feature is now available to all users  Available to all Google Workspace customers, as well as legacy G Suite Basic and Business customers  Google Workspace Updates