The new feature Google+ Events makes setting up an event very simple, but is it something you will use?
There is plenty of information coming out of Google's 2012 I/O conference; so much in fact, it is difficult to keep up with the blog posts on ZDNet and CNET. However, one announcement did catch my eye - the release of a new feature for Google + called Events.
Note the Events iconThe next page (Figure B) presents you with the opportunity to create a new event using the Google+ Event tool.
Create a new EventFigure C shows the screen where you can set the parameters of your Event. This is where you decide whom to invite, set a time, determine a location, set an agenda, etc. The drop down box on the right allows you to set some additional options including specifying the Event as a Hangout if you so desire.
Specify the parameters of your event
The Google+ Events feature seems to be a good way to organize an event - that is, assuming the people you intend to invite are Google+ users. If they are not, even your best organizing efforts may be wasted on at least some of your invitees.
So, that leads to the question at hand: Would you schedule an event with Google+ Events? Do you see benefits of this kind of online event collaboration tool? Do you see drawbacks?