Google Cloud Search

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Google Cloud Search
Initial releaseJune 13, 2016; 6 years ago (2016-06-13)
Operating systemWeb, Android, iOS

Google Cloud Search (formerly known as Google Springboard) is an AI-powered assistant[1] which aid users to quickly find relevant information, as and when they need it across all associated Google apps, including (but not restricted to) Gmail, Google Docs, Google Drive, Google Calendar, Google Contacts and others alike. It also provides “actionable information & recommendations” to users based on statistical probability gathered using Machine Learning.[2]

Springboard also integrates with Google Sites – a tool for creating web pages. The updated app now supports collaboration between users and lets them add content from services like Google Docs, Calendar and Google Maps.[3] Some of its applications could be to quickly build things like guides and how-to(s).

In February 2017, Google Springboard was renamed Google Cloud Search.[4]


At the time of launch (June 13, 2016), Google had its Springboard broadly at an "Invite-only"[5] access and at the moment, it has closed the applications towards its Early Adopter Program.[6]


  1. ^ Russell, Jon (14 June 2016). "Google launches Springboard, an AI-powered assistant for its enterprise customers". TechCrunch. Retrieved 2017-02-16.
  2. ^ "Powering a more connected and collaborative enterprise". Official Google Cloud Blog. Retrieved 2017-02-16.
  3. ^ Ghoshal, Abhimanyu (2016-06-14). "Google launches Springboard, its new Apps search tool". The Next Web. Retrieved 2017-02-16.
  4. ^ Li, Abner (2017-02-07). "Springboard work assistant renamed to Google Cloud Search, rolling out now to G Suite". 9to5Google. Retrieved 2020-10-28.
  5. ^ "Invite-only Google Springboard lets Apps for Work users search through everything". Android Police. 2016-07-16. Retrieved 2017-02-16.
  6. ^ "Google". Retrieved 2017-02-16.

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