Schmidt Family of Companies (SFC), a leading real estate brokerage, selected a move to G Suite (Google Workspace) from a legacy managed service provider in order to improve agent productivity and cut costs. To ensure a smooth transition for their organization, SFC management selected HiView Solutions as their Google Cloud Premier Partner.
For real estate firms, agents are viewed as “customers” of the corporate teams, so special attention is paid to anything impacting agents. Many agents have been working in the same way for several years, making change implementation more challenging and the ability to quickly react and be flexible is crucial when launching G Suite. From the technical side, migration was conducted from a Rackspace environment managed through a third party supplier, adding additional complexity to the project.
Schmidt Family of Companies made the decision to deploy G Suite using the highly-recommended 3-phase approach in which the core project team would lead the transformation by serving as “Google Guides.” This allowed HiView and Schmidt Family of Companies to identify possible issues and concerns prior to the full roll-out. Password resets had to be carried out for all users and co-ordinated with the third-party supplier to ensure that business processes would not be inhibited.
– Carrie Skomp, VP of Operations
Schmidt Family of Companies
A four generation, 91 year old real estate brokerage that is growing rapidly as a result of our commitment to quality service to our buyer and seller clients. Providing the ﬁnest industry resources to our professional REALTORS® and enabling them to attain the highest sales goals is our highest priority.
Industry: Real Estate
Location: Florida, Ohio, Michigan