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Path to a Successful Deployment

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Introduction

As mentioned in the course introduction, a G Suite deployment for larger organizations is typically managed over three phases. Let’s take a look at these phases and optimum timelines. It is said that there are typically three ‘Go-Lives’ in a G Suite deployment:

  • Core IT
  • Early Adopters, and
  • Global Go-Live

While deployments typically run for between 90 and 120 days in large enterprises, it’s useful to think of it as a three month effort. This can be quite helpful in laying out the deployment lifecycle plan for people working in the organization. The diagram below shows the three stages and key objectives of each.

Note that larger organizations will need the deployment to be phased out over a longer timescale, whilst other smaller organizations may move more swiftly.

Follow the guidelines here and the resources linked to from this course and you will achieve a successful deployment for your organization.

Core IT

In the Core IT phase, you’re working with a small group of IT professionals within the organization, upto 25 individuals, and piloting the deployment with them. This phase doesn’t create any change or disruption to the existing IT systems operating there. The successful provisioning for this group is critical in order to be able to proceed to the next phase. It provides an excellent opportunity to identify forthcoming challenges and issues and resolve them at this early stage.

Early Adopters

In the Early Adopters phase, you build on what you have achieved with the Core IT phase. Essentially this is a full deployment, but rolled out to between 5% and 10% of the staff compliment. Now, the G Suite deployment is more visible and you can use this phase to step up the technical rollout and especially the Change Management elements.

This phase should not be viewed as a technical rehearsal. It is rather a rehearsal for the organization. It is a Change Management milestone, where user acceptance is built. During this phase you will also enable Google Guides in your organization. These mentors will play a critical role in communicating acceptance and enthusiasm for new ways of working that are facilitated by the technology, G Suite.

Global Go-Live

There should be no surprises in the Global Go-Live phase. It’s primarily concerned with bringing the rest of the organization onto the G Suite system, thus embedding the Go-Live processes into the business. Pro-active communications and easy-to-find support are essential at this phase. During this phase, you will engage the Google Guides to support the workforce during this larger company Go-live.

As with any IT implementation, fast access to training is essential as there’s a critical window to achieve global user acceptance. Many IT projects fail because people were not adequately supported to use them. There are other reasons of course, but it’s seldom because of a fault in the technology.

As Google itself points out, the technology associated with G Suite works, and we know this because it’s working all over the world. Your job is to support your business in deploying G Suite and, most importantly, the processes it makes possible.

Written by isal

31 Oktober 2020 at 15:39

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Block One Drive for Business Syncronization to Non-Joined Domain PC

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OFBIf your company is using Office 365, of course, you as an IT Admin wants the office’s data remains secure. In order to make the data in One Drive for Bussiness and Sharepoint Online stay safe, then you must  to inactivate the syncronization feature on PCs that do not join the domain like home PC. So if the employee resign, they are difficult to copy the company work files.

The Prerequsites are:
1. You know the domain GUID active directory (AD) in the office
2. You have access to the company’s Office 365 powershell

Here are the steps:
1. To determine the domain GUID  : log in as Administrator to the domain controller and use powershell with the following command (bold text):



Windows PowerShell
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PS C:\Users\Administrator> $domains = (Get-ADForest).Domains; foreach($d in $domains) {Get-ADDomain -identity $d | Select ObjectGuid}

The result:

ObjectGuid
----------
19e5a505-2498-42b3-a426-fb3aeb5976fs

PS C:\Users\Administrator>

2. Install the latest shell management sharepoint online on your laptop (at least OS windows 7). And do the following command line (as Administrator):

Login to sharepoint online:

PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> $cred=Get-Credential

PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> connect-sposervice -url https://TenantName-admin.sharepoint.com/ -credential $cred

Set restriction that only PC that has been join domain (Domian GUIID: 19e5a505-2498-42b3-a426-fb3aeb5976fs) can sync to one drive for bussiness:

PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> Set-SPOTenantSyncClientRestriction -enable -DomainGuids "19e5a505-2498-42b3-a426-fb3aeb5976fs"

The result:

 TenantRestrictionEnabled : True
 AllowedDomainList : {19e5a505-2498-42b3-a426-fb3aeb5976fs}
 BlockMacSync : False
 ExcludedFileExtensions : {}
 OptOutOfGrooveBlock : True
 OptOutOfGrooveSoftBlock : True

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Apple to Apple: MS Exchange on Premise vs MS Exchange Online (Office 365)

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Layanan cloud sekarang telah menjadi tren dan akan terus berkembang ke depannya. Yang mana system layanan berbasis subscription akan lebih banyak di tahun-tahun mendatang. Perusahaan IT provide besar seperti Microsoft, Adobe dan Autodesk sudah merancang bahwa ke depan software mereka tidak lagi dijual putus namun dijual secara langganan tahunan (subscription).

Bagi perusahaan yang sedang galau khususnya untuk implemetasi system upgrade email server MS Exchange, berikut adalah contoh Perbandingan implementasi solusi Email server: MS Exchange On Premise vs MS Exchange Online (Office 365) Baca entri selengkapnya »

Written by isal

14 Desember 2015 at 17:52

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