U-M Google Team Drives, My Drive, and U-M Box are great for maintaining a shared document repository. However, there are important differences in how they work. See below for tables that outline how the three compare. Tip: If you’re unsure of what account type(s) are best for you or your team, you can contact the Service Center for guidance.
Google Team Drives are a new feature in Google's G Suite. It offers shared space in Google Drive where teams can create, store, search, collaborate on, and have access to all their team-owned files. The difference between a Team Drive and My Drive is that all data (files, folders, spreadsheets, forms, and presentations) are owned by the team and not an individual. Request a Google Team Drive
Note: In general, we have found that Firefox is the best browser to use with Google Apps and Dragon.
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Quick start information Setup your Google at U-M account on your mobile device. ImportantBe sure to enter your U-M email address (email@example.com) and UMICH password when setting up your mobile device. WarningIf you use notes with another account (Personal Gmail, iCloud, etc.) do not turn notes on as it could remove existing notes from the device.
U-M instructors on the Ann Arbor campus can use the MCommunnity Directory to create groups based on course-roster data in Wolverine Access. These groups are synchronized to U-M Google and can be used for sending email, and sharing U-M Google resources.
This document outlines the process for using a Google calendar API (Application Program Interface) to customize how a calendar displays on digital signage.
The content of your digital sign can be updated through an external Google Sheet.
Note: “Classic” Google Hangouts is meant for consumer, non-enterprise Google users. Google Hangouts Meet and Chat are available for G Suite Enterprise users only. Note: Google Hangouts Chat is currently not enabled for University of Michigan users. At a later date, UM-ITS will communicate its release.
Google Team Drives is a new features in Google's G Suite (Request a Google Team Drive). Unlike files in My Drive, files in Team Drive are owned by the Team rather than an individual. See below for a table that outlines the other differences between Team Drive and My Drive.