In recent years, many companies have chosen to go digital for good. However, there are still many who have not yet chosen to do so. If you are one of the latter, we must tell you something: digitization is becoming an essential process for all companies. The means of consumption by users are changing rapidly and having digital tools for counting, processing and managing data is essential, given the high volume generated by our Internet transactions. That is why in this article we tell you how Google Sheets works, and how " Google Excel " can help you do it.
What is Google Sheets?
Google Sheets is Google's spreadsheet . What we would colloquially say “ Google Excel ”. This application is included in both the free version for Google home use, as well as in the business packages from Google called GSuite . One of the characteristics that makes them unique is their infrastructure totally designed to host information in the cloud . We explain it to you in more detail below.
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How Google Sheets brings digitization to your business
1. Fully cloud-based
Google Sheets is part of a whole network of applications, services and products totally based on data processing in the cloud . This means that one of the main differences between Excel and Google Sheets is that all of Google's functionality is fully integrated with each other on Google Cloud . If you want to know more differences you can also check our article Google Sheets vs Excel: which one is better for work . Having Google Sheets in your team or in the GSuite account will make your business a significant leap into the digital world, and a step forward in the effectiveness of communication between colleagues in the same collaborative work environment.
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2. Process automation
In addition, the Google spreadsheet also allows you to create macros , which record the movements or actions that you usually do during a certain time (you decide, by activating and deactivating the function) and allow you to automate your routine tasks. One more example of the utility that you could create would be the automation of emails from a contact list.
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3. Remote collaborative work
As already mentioned, the entire Google suite is completely cloud-based. This allows that, apart from being hosted online, the " Google Excel " can be edited remotely. And this means that with Google Sheets you can work with a spreadsheet from different sites and edit it at the same time as your team, seeing the changes they make, being able to add comments to the document or speak directly through the integrated chat. We explain it better in Google Sheet: 7 tips to be an expert .
In this way, Google Sheets makes your business have more tools and resources by allowing a more dynamic collaboration in the creation of documents. A fact that favors teleworking of the entire team and the efficiency of collaborative work.
4. More digital and safer
Google Sheets works like a spreadsheet in the cloud and remotely, so it allows you to avoid having thousands of copies of the same document with different versions and risking losing the most up-to-date version. In addition, the suite of applications for Google companies, G Suite , has multiple options to be able to have control over the files , and thus avoid putting the security of your data at risk.
Digitize your business now
As you may have noticed, digitizing your company is at your fingertips. Just by switching to Google's business suite, G Suite , you will enjoy the Google Sheets tool, in addition to many others. At uCloudStore , as Google's Premier Partner, we want to help you throughout the change process and advise you to improve learning of all the tools based on your needs and those of your company. Get in touch with us and find out a more efficient way to work as a team and collaborate on the same document with the Google spreadsheet .
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