Search Menu

BetterHeadlines

SUBSCRIBE TO THE BETTERCLOUD WEEKLY DIGEST

BetterCloud Newsfeed
..
..

If You’re Not Doing Acceptance Test-Driven Development, You’re Not Really Agile

This article is based on a webinar from our VP of QA, Adam Satterfield, hosted by QASymphony. You can watch it here. Last week, BetterCloud completed a truly epic release. We released new editions of BetterCloud for Google Apps, a completely new landing page framework within the tool, and—most significantly—a major new solution for Drive compliance and data loss prevention. And all of that happened on the same day we launched the private ..more
Source: BetterCloud Blog
..
..

Our Chief Strategy Officer talks Cloud Vision, Millenials, and Siberian Huskies

When it comes to mastery of the enterprise IT landscape, few people can touch Michael Tweddle.In 18 years as a systems analyst, sales consultant, and technical team leader, he’s led teams at Quest and Dell through several major shifts in the industry, including Dell’s acquisition of Quest. This month, he became BetterCloud’s chief strategy officer. Where are you from? I grew up in Dallas, where my dad was an electrical ..more
Source: BetterCloud Blog
..
..

Welcome to the New BetterCloud

Today’s an important day at BetterCloud—the beginning of a new chapter in the company’s history. Several changes went into effect earlier today that impact everything from the names of our products to the platforms we support. These changes fall into three main categories: New Name, New Look, New Brand As you may already have noticed, we unveiled a new logo and website this morning. We’re also retiring the name “FlashPanel”—going ..more
Source: BetterCloud Blog
..
..

FREE GUIDE: Creating a Culture of Transformation

Have you ever witnessed an organization-wide change that didn’t stick? Like expense-tracking software that confused and frustrated your employees? Or an intranet that started gathering cobwebs the day after it launched? Chances are, the people who planned it didn’t establish a culture of transformation first. They didn’t pave the way by getting employees invested, and that expensive effort went the way of a Charlie Brown football kick. Shifting your organization ..more
Source: BetterCloud Blog
..
..

Truths and Tips About Acceptance Test-Driven Development

Thursday, Jan 29, 10 AM EST Are your QA automation teams always a sprint behind? Did your dev team produce X when the product team expected Y? Acceptance Test-Driven Development might be the answer. Join Adam Satterfield, BetterCloud’s VP of QA, and Kevin Dunne, senior project manager at QASymphony, to learn why ATDD is better than Advil for ending your development-related headaches. Sign up for the FREE webinar now. ..more
Source: BetterCloud Blog
..
..

Adapting to Cloud IT: My First 30 Days

At BetterCloud, we make it possible for companies to adapt cloud office solutions to their enterprise IT needs. As you’d expect, our own IT infrastructure is entirely cloud-based. I started here just one month ago, and I’ve already decided: I wouldn’t want to work any other way. The Old Way Over the four years I worked at a large nonprofit, I experienced a typical enterprise IT infrastructure: onsite servers, a ..more
Source: BetterCloud Blog
..
..

How to Create an Email Signature for Yourself or Your Company

Has an email signature ever made you cringe? One of the reporters at my college newspaper had a signature that ended with a quote: “Only shooting stars break the mold.” Every time I got to the end of one of her messages, I rolled my eyes, and I bet the professors and politicians she emailed had a similar reaction. I’ve seen other people get creative with fonts, slapping Comic Sans ..more
Source: BetterCloud Blog
..
..

Shadow IT: If You Can’t Beat ‘Em…

If you’re an IT administrator, take a moment to think like Linda from Legal. Sure, Linda uses your mandated tools. If you’re in a traditional IT environment that could mean Outlook, Word, and a shared network drive. But like every other computer user on the planet, Linda uses a few tools you don’t have control over. Maybe she uses: LastPass to manage the many logins your company requires. Google Drive, ..more
Source: BetterCloud Blog
..
..

FleetPride – A BetterCloud Case Study

Founded in 1999, FleetPride is the largest independent distributor of aftermarket heavy-duty truck and trailer parts with more than 256 locations in 45 states across the US. Employees: 3,400 Founded: 1999 Industry: Distribution & Retail Website: fleetpride.com Scaling Cross-Country with Google Apps Since its founding more than a decade ago, FleetPride has expanded rapidly across the country. Three years ago, FleetPride’s IT department realized their in-house Exchange system simply wasn’t going ..more
Source: BetterCloud Blog
..
..

Cloud Alliance for Google Apps Expands with Addition of AODocs, Boost eLearning, Cirrus Insight, Clearlogin, GQueues, Mavenlink, ProsperWorks and Virtru

Today BetterCloud is very pleased to announce the addition of eight new strategic partners to the Cloud Alliance for Google Apps. New members include AODocs, Boost eLearning, Cirrus Insight, Clearlogin, GQueues, Mavenlink, ProsperWorks and Virtru, the makers behind some of the most widely used security and productivity applications available to Google Apps customers today. Comprised of the Google Apps Marketplace’s leading vendors, the Cloud Alliance for Google Apps seeks to establish ..more
Source: BetterCloud Blog
..
..

6 Predictions for Cloud Office in 2015: Google for Work vs. Office 365

2014 was a big year for both Google and Microsoft. Satya Nadella stepped in as Microsoft’s new CEO and set out to change the company’s image by focusing on cloud and mobile-first strategies. Google has continued to pour more resources into Google Apps, rebranding this year as Google for Work. Cloud office is undoubtedly an exciting space and this is an exciting time to be a player in the ecosystem. ..more
Source: BetterCloud Blog
..
..

Google Introduces Streamlined Partner Program for Google for Work and Education

Today Google announced broad changes to its existing partner programs that will create a more streamlined channel, allowing partners to better sell, service and innovate across both the Google for Work and Education platforms. New measures will unify existing programs across Apps, Chrome, Cloud Platforms, Maps and Search into one Google for Work and Education Partner Program. Partners have long been key to Google’s success in the enterprise and EDU ..more
Source: BetterCloud Blog