BMJ switched to Google Apps around a year ago and the results are just amazing.
We left the environment of shared drives, Microsoft Office 2007 and Lotus Notes where ‘file in use’ was a common greeting in the morning followed by “Your mail file has exceeded the size threshold. You should delete messages and compact your mail file” .
Thankfully, these dated systems are a thing of the past and we’re now working in an environment fit for our time, on an infrastructure that supports us rather than confronts us. We are experiencing freedoms that were previously unimaginable: using devices of our choosing, in locations of our choosing and having video meetings on demand without reserving expensive equipment in unavailable meeting rooms. Looking back now, I can see clearly how bad things were and how I am now so much more productive, more creative and more sociable — working with friends and colleagues collaboratively all over the world.
Get the full story on our digital transformation here and also see related tweets at #gonegoogle.