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iOS feature request: Do Not Disturb Pro

We need an easy way to separate work life from our own life – especially now.

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Podcast: The definitive guide to the best videoconferencing options

Listen as staff writer Charlotte Trueman runs through the findings from her definitive comparison of the leading enterprise videoconferencing software during the pandemic, from WebEx, GoToMeeting and Teams, to Google Meet and Zoom.

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The HP example: How to do collaboration and remote work right

Companies that figure out how to carry on successfully with a distributed workforce can emerge from the ongoing pandemic stronger than before. HP offers lessons on how to do that.

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How to have Teams meetings with people outside your organization

Microsoft Teams was designed for collaboration with colleagues in your own company, but that makes it harder to meet with other people.

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Zoho looks to mimic the office for remote workers with user check-in, live video feeds

The company's Cliq messaging app gets a raft of features designed to help employees and managers keep track of workers in a virtual office.

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Rethinking collaboration: 6 vendors offer new paths to remote work

With the need for efficient collaboration tools exploding in recent months, a variety of companies hope to refine how those tools work and what they can do. We look at six now pushing the envelope.

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Use of cloud collaboration tools surges and so do attacks

Some industries have seen increases in cloud-related threat events rise as much as 1,350% since the COVID-19 crisis began.

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Facebook’s Workplace embraces video, touts new users amid pandemic

At the same time CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled a new remote work policy, Facebook moved to strengthen the collaboration capabilities in Workplace to meet growing demand.

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5 tips for running a successful virtual meeting

Running an online meeting can be as easy as running an in-person meeting if you follow a few simple steps. Here are five tips for taking your meetings online without missing a beat.

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Remote desktop software: 8 enterprise-friendly IT support tools

The explosion of work-at-home employees and customers has spurred the need for more robust remote assistance software in many organizations. Here's help.

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Zoom fatigue is real and it’s costly

The Zoom experiment failed. The fallout is erasing all the benefits of remote work, making everyone exhausted and unproductive. -- but there's a better way.

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Coronavirus: Managing (and pivoting) during a crisis

Updated: If you weren’t entirely prepared for COVID-19, you’re not alone. Ensuring business continuity in crisis management mode requires the right mix of technology, patience and agility. We hope this collection of Insider Pro...

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Slack mobile app gets UI refresh for easier navigation

The popular chat tool is overhauling navigation on its mobile app to make it easier for users to quickly access needed messages and notifications.

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Zoom to add end-to-end encryption with Keybase acquisition

The move is the latest effort by the videoconferencing software firm to improve security and privacy on its platform as use soars.

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11 best practices for Microsoft Teams video meetings

Here’s what to do before, during and after leading a video call in Microsoft Teams to ensure a beneficial experience for all.

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Box adds collaboration features, updates app UI

File preview annotations and enhanced Zoom integration have been added as the content storage provider burnishes its productivity and team collaboration credentials.

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5 lessons companies should learn about working at home

Companies now have the opportunity to learn from what is and isn’t working during the coronavirus crisis. Use this time to build out a strategy so you won’t have to use band aids and duct tape next time.

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Become a Slack master with slash commands

Let Slack’s built-in slash commands be your secret weapon as you speed your way through common tasks. Here’s how.

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