Louisville Collegiate School became a Veracross School last year and soon will have completed a full year implementation cycle. I would be happy to pass along any information to our Sys Admin regarding your Google Group.
Thank you for starting this discussion. We are looking into becoming a Google Apps School but are asking the same questions whether or not we should adopt Gmail as our email client; we currently use First Class.
"11. Google Cloud Connect for Microsoft Office. Simultaneous editing for Word, PowerPoint and Excel files, no document or paragraph locking, Google Docs sharing URLs for each Microsoft Office file
Revision history for Microsoft Office files, stored…"