Note also the integration with Slack. Putting together workplace capabilities. Thinking lists. Competing with Microsoft
Google is turning spreadsheets, documents and presentations into to-do lists
Action Items help remind people what they're supposed to be doing
More on making G Suite link Google Apps with the daily business process.
Google is trying to do away with the tiring process of figuring out who's supposed to do what after a meeting wraps up.
A new Action Items feature in G Suite for its Docs, Sheets and Slides apps lets users add a comment asking one of their coworkers to take care of something. Users can then see at a glance what documents, spreadsheets and presentations have action items attached that they need to tend to.
Action Items is one of a handful of G Suite updates the company unveiled on Wednesday, alongside improvements to its Forms app. Slack is also integrating with Google Drive, making it easier for users of the popular chat app to collaborate on files stored in Google's service. .... "