Google announced updates to deliver a single, integrated communication and collaboration solution to everyone via Google Workspace. Now, all of the company’s three billion-plus existing users across consumer, enterprise, and education have access to the full Google Workspace experience, including Gmail, Chat, Calendar, Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Meet. In addition to offering Google Workspace to everyone, the company announced new features that address specific challenges and opportunities of the hybrid work world:
- The evolution of Rooms in Google Chat to Spaces
- A new individual subscription offer: Google Workspace Individual
- New enhancements to Google Meet that enable collaboration equity
- New security and privacy capabilities across Google Workspace
With the introduction of Spaces, the Rooms experience in Google Chat will evolve into a dedicated place for organizing people, topics, and projects in Google Workspace. Google Workspace is also launching Workspace Individual, built to help individual business owners grow, run, and protect their business. This new subscription offering includes smart booking services, professional video meetings and personalized email marketing. Companion Mode in Google Meet gives every meeting participant access to interactive features and controls like polls, in-meeting chat, hand raising, Q&A, live captions, and more.
TeamViewer, a provider of remote connectivity and workplace digitalization solutions, announced a partnership with SAP. The companies are joining forces to drive the digital transformation of workplaces and processes in industrial environments. The partnership will help to better address the fast growing need of customers for enhanced, outcome-based services. It includes a technical integration of TeamViewer Frontline, an Augmented Reality (AR) based workflow and remote support suite for deskless workers, into SAP’s solutions for asset and service management as well as a joint go-to-market strategy with TeamViewer joining SAP’s partner program.
First joint use cases of the partnership will include remote AR-based, fast, and precise troubleshooting for maintenance and repair scenarios at SAP customers in industrial machinery and component manufacturing. Running on wearables like smart glasses, TeamViewer Frontline and its dedicated AR-based remote assistance solution allows remote experts to guide on-site workers in real time through complex processes without having to travel. The integration will help to ensure full auditability as all actions will be logged in the SAP software system automatically. These first use cases will be part of all worldwide go-to-market activities within the partnership.
Dataiku, an Enterprise AI platform, announced the launch of Dataiku Online, which makes their AI and machine learning platform available as an online service for smaller, more agile organizations. Dataiku Online provides everything a company needs to build analytics projects, with data preparation, data visualization, AutoML, reporting, and dashboards all in one place. It has all of the key capabilities as Dataiku’s flagship product, with a few configuration and design tweaks to match its managed usage, and without the IT resources required to manage an enterprise-scale deployment. The interface enables collaboration across a broad range of business and data team users, and teams can start within minutes, connect to their data sources, and start deploying projects in days, at a price point that makes sense for their current stage of growth.
With Dataiku Online, businesses can take advantage of cloud data stack and data storage tools from Snowflake, Google Big Query, Amazon Redshift. There is a pre-integrated version of Dataiku Online available through the Snowflake Marketplace.
Dataiku is also launching an offering for specifically for startups. Seed-stage companies, and startups founded less than five years ago or with less than $10M in funding can be eligible for discounted pricing specific to their current stage of growth.