In Master Google Apps Device Management, you will learn what every Google Apps administrator must know to effectively configure and support Chromebooks, cloud printers, tablets and mobile devices.
The session begins with quick wins: Chromecast and cloud printing. From there, you will discover the admin console's ability to be a powerful mobile device manager. The strategic issues of disabling, enabling or enforcing policies are discussed along with recommendations for the right approach. From there, you will learn the differences between the sync tools and decide which ones you will activate for your domain.
Chromebooks have made a major impact on education due to their ease of setup and management. Learn the best practices to deploy and support with over 150 policies. Gain advice on which policies to set depending on the intended use: 1:1, cart or staff. Powerwash, wipe and recover Chromebooks and learn when to deprovision and disable.
The class is not textbook learning! It's written from the real world perspective from technicians and trainers who manage thousands of Google Apps for Education devices every day.
This session is an excellent additional study guide for becoming certified as a Google Apps administrator.
Learn the options for cloud printing. Set up a native cloud printer and manage sharing and permissions.
Uncover the options to allow legacy printers to work as cloud printers. Is Google Cloud Print Connect or Google Cloud Print Service better for you? Learn the best practices to make printing as reliable as possible.
Lab: Check out Cloud Print management
Many administrators don't use the full potential of Google Apps' powerful MDM (mobile device manager). Learn the vital differences between disable, enable and enforce. Discover the many poilicies available to make your devices more secure and easier to manage.
Lab: Watch mobile device management in action
Understand Google Sync and iOS Sync and configure policies.
Lab: Set up an Apple push certificate.
Discuss iPad versus Android devices. Learn about the additional policies with Android Sync. Set up Google Play for Education and easily deploy tablets for your students.
Review the benefits of Chromebooks for both users and admins. Configure wireless networks and avoid the traps of changing the password. Enroll Chromebooks easily with OU tips and automation.
Understand the difference between device policies and user policies. Review recommendations policies for three possible configurations: 1:1, cart and staff Chromebooks.
Lab: Enroll a Chromebook then watch device policies in action.
See how user policies aren't limited to Chromebooks. Employ recommended user policies for three possible configurations: 1:1, cart and staff Chromebooks. Easily deploy apps domain-wide.
Lab: Set Chrome user policies on differnet devices.
Understand the importance of Kiosk mode. Set appropriate policies then watch your Chromebooks boot up automatically with the configuration you set. Which is best? BYOD or school provided devices?
Lab: Create and launch a public session
Receive quick tips on managing Chrome in your environment. Deprovision and disable Chromebooks. Explore the differences between powerwash, wipe and recover.
Lab: Disable and wipe a Chromebook
John is a Google Apps Certified Deployment Specialist, a Google Apps Certified Administrator and an Certified Google Trainer. He began his professional speaking career by training thousands of IT administrators on networking technologies. His experience as a network manager showed him the limitations of traditional computing. He became an early adopter of cloud technologies and founded Netdemics to help bring anywhere, any time, any device access to his clients. However, he soon realized that technology wasn't enough. Training was vital to make everyone incredible in the cloud!