Google Workspace Directory Contacts vs Shared Contacts vs Google Contacts

We often get asked what is the best way of sharing contacts within Google Workspace. In order to correctly answer that question, we need to explain the difference between the different types of contacts within Google Workspace. Those are Google Workspace Directory contacts also known as Domain Profiles, External Contacts also known as Domain Shared […]

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Cloud Backup is an important part of your offboarding process.

Back in 2019, we discussed the benefit of backing up your Google Workspace. Today we’re going to discuss those benefits in the context of user offboarding. Your data is important, so back it up. If your data is important to running your business then it needs backing up, even if you’re running your entire infrastructure […]

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Advanced Filtering of Google Directory Contacts

Last year we talked about the benefit of using Patronum to sync your Google Directory Contacts to your mobile devices. Based on customer feedback we’ve now improved that feature so that you can target which contacts are synced. With Patronum you can now sync all members of the sales team to the sales manager’s mobile […]

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How to set delegate access in Gmail with Patronum

You or your users may want to give access to their Gmail account to another person. Gmail Mail delegation lets delegated users read, send, and delete messages on the account owner’s behalf. For example, executives can delegate Gmail access to an administrative assistant. A single Gmail account supports up to 1000 delegates. Typical we would […]

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Fintecture – Google Workspace user management with Patronum

Paris-based payment infrastructure provider Fintecture is eliminating the limitations caused by decades-old systems that were designed and built around multiple intermediaries and created the first bank-to-bank payment solution in France. Their vision for the next-generation payment solution offers a frictionless, secure, and less costly payment processing alternative to incumbent solutions for both merchants and buyers.  […]

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A Quick Guide To Email Signatures and Best Practices For 2022

Everyone wants to make a powerful first impression. Moreover, with email being used for decades, it’s really difficult to stand out in the recipient’s inbox. If you’re looking to create a lasting impression that engraves your brand into a customer’s mind, you need to pay special attention to the most overlooked element of your emails […]

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How to configure Google Workspace for a vacation.

How to change the settings in Google Calendar, Gmail and Google Chat before your head off on that vacation. Before you close the lid on your laptop and enjoy the holiday season there are three Google Workspace applications that you’re going to want to configure. In this article we’ll help you decide how you can […]

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Bye Bye BetterCloud: Migrate contact management and more to Patronum

SaaS Operations Management company, BetterCloud, recently announced that they are discontinuing their Google Contact Sharing features. The main reason for this is that as of January 1st 2022, Google will discontinue support for the Contacts API, and BetterCloud has stated that it will not be upgrading to the new Google People API. In this article, […]

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Improved Group filtering

Google Groups are super useful whether they are used for email distribution lists or providing access to files and services to a large cohort of users. However, with Google Groups there also comes the risk of oversharing internal information. With Google Workspace, it’s easy for users to share information with a Group, however, the membership […]

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Automate User Archiving with Patronum

Today we’ve added a much-requested feature to Patronum, License Management. Using Patronum, Google Workspace administrators can now ARCHIVE and apply a specific archive user license to a user as part of an offboarding process. Simply create your Patronum policy select SETTINGS > License Management from here you can select which archive user license you want […]

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