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The Business Value of Cloud Computing

Source: CFO Research

In May 2012, CFO Research conducted a survey among senior finance executives at large U.S. companies to examine their views on the business value of cloud computing, as well as their plans and priorities for adopting cloud-based systems in the years ahead. This report presents the findings from interviews with 310 financial executives across 15 industries.

Customer Perspectives on the Real Benefits Delivered by Google Apps

Source: Google

According to our customers around the world, Google Apps delivers three key differentiators: Real-time, in-document global teamwork; Mobile support for Google Apps; Freedom for your human resources for higher value activities.

Google Accessibility Overview

Source: Cumulus Global

Whether under the United States Workforce Rehabilitation Act, the American With Disabilities Act, state or local regulations, or company policy, many organizations strive to accommodate accessibility to computer equipment and applications. 

This document provides a summary of accessibility information for Chromebooks/boxes, Chrome, and Google Apps.

Education's "Invisible" Revolution

Source: Center for Digital Education

One-to-one computing is getting a boost from an emerging technology model that combines cloud computing with easy-to-manage laptops called Web clients. The result: Some school districts say technology is finally shedding its disruptive impact on classrooms.

Web-Based Learning Resources

Source: Google in Education, Cumulus Global 

This document presents a collection of resources from the Google for Education team and from schools, individual educators, and consultants working with Google Apps for Education and Chromebooks.

The information in this document was provided by members of the Google in Education team.

Pilot Guide: Chromebooks for Education

Source: Google in Education

This guide was developed from interviews with school districts who have successfully deployed Google Chromebooks to their students and others who are currently piloting them. We have aggregated best practices from these interview to create this how-to guide.

Keep in mind, these are simply ideas and suggestions to help your school develop your own plan and not a prescriptive one-size-fits-all. We recommend speaking with your Google representative and your surrounding districts who have adopted Chromebooks to learn more!