G Suite becomes the new name for the suite of productivity apps offered as a business subscription by Google. Goodbye Google Apps for Work. With this name change, the Mountain View firm is touting smart apps with native real-time collaboration.
Gmail, Docs, Sheets, Drive, Calendar, Hangouts or even Google+ are among the best known applications and the dose of intelligence had actually already appeared. This is also a major trend at Google, whether with Google Photos or with Google Allo recently.
Who says smart application, says Cloud and machine learning for Google. Thus, among the additions, Quick Access for Google Drive on Android which is based in particular on interactions with collaborators and its activity in order to offer files without even having to search for them.
Explore functionality arrives in Docs with machine learning to automatically recommend content to add to a document. Another example with Agenda and the best possible times for an appointment that will be offered. The deployment will concern mobile applications and the Web.
Several new features will not necessarily be found in Google applications for the common user. Google wants to better position itself vis-à-vis players like Microsoft with Office 365. The Redmond company which is also adept at machine learning.