What is it?
Google Docs is a cloud-based word processing tool that lets you create, share, and collaborate on detailed documents in real time. It is part of the Google Suite of tools; so all documents and changes are automatically stored in Google Drive.
Who is it for?
Google Documents can be used by individuals, teams, and even large organizations. It provides an easy way to share and collaborate on documents, so it is ideal for remote teams.
How does Google Docs work with Way We Do?
Google Docs can be embedded in or attached to policies and procedures in Way We Do. Once the document is in place, it will be automatically updated as changes are made to the original. They are secured documents, so users must be signed into their Google accounts and have proper permissions before they are allowed to access the documents, even from within Way We Do.
How do I set it up?
To add a Google Document to Way We Do:
- Open Google Docs and create your document.
- Click “File” and then “Publish to the Web” to get the embed code.
- Copy the embed code to a plain text or code program, then set size specification by adding the following snippet width=”100%” height=”700″. Example: <iframe src=”URL” width=”100%” height=”700″> </iframe>
- Paste the embed code into any policy or procedure in Way We Do.
Are there costs involved?
Google Docs is included free with a Google account. There are also several paid options for Google Business accounts.
Is support provided?
As a Google service, Google Docs is supported by the entire Google Help network, including an easy search knowledge base, forums, and live agents.