Anyone running a medical simulation program should consider the “web 2.0” benefits of free Google products, which go far beyond the basics of their amazing email platform. Google also provides 5 GBs of online cloud space, amazing office docuementation tools like spreadsheet, word processing, slide presentations and even online surveys. At our sim center we utilized google’s free calendar system on two seperate accounts (one view-only for faculty, and one edit-only for center administration). For a complete list of free Google Tools, click here.
CNet just shared that Google has taken the free services one step further by now allowing gmail / google drive users to send 10GB files through email – which is just unheard of. Learn more by reading the full article.