Operations [with Google apps] includes features and services for operational calendaring, document sharing, and email. Calendaring includes CREATE_space schedules including hours of work, class times, equipment checkouts, and event listings. Document sharing is a location for CREATE_space staff to collaboratively host, edit, and share materials relating to lab work. Email is for CREATE_space operational usage only, specifically pertaining to day-to-day tasks. Google is frequently updating apps, and features often appear without notice. Learn more about Google apps here.
WordPress Dashboard includes features and services for website editing, and publication. The Dashboard allows for registered users [Subscriber, Contributor, Author, Editor, & Administrator] to manage web content. WordPress is continually updated, and is OSS. Learn more details about WordPress here.