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Microsoft targets frontline workers with Teams walkie-talkie feature

A push-to-talk option will be integrated with Samsung’s new Galaxy XCover Pro ruggedized handset.

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Making the connection: The role of collaboration apps in digital transformation

As more and more companies find themselves with workers spread across the globe, it's become harder – and even more important – to keep employees connected. While a plethora of collaboration tools is available to do just that, getting...

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Top 3 enterprise tech trends to watch in 2020

Look for blockchain to mature, artificial intelligence and machine learning to improve cybersecurity, and edge computing to see higher adoption rates. Those are some of the insights gleaned from experts who took part in a recent IDG...

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8 capabilities that should be among your 2020 SharePoint intranet resolutions

The beginning of the year is a great time to think about intranet goals. And now that were seeing the rollout of new capabilities announced for SharePoint at Microsoft Ignite 2019, I wanted to share my favorites – and offer advice...

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Slack vs. Teams: Which is best for your business?

We compare the top two collaboration platforms in six categories, from usability to enterprise management.

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Microsoft Teams comes to Linux

The launch of the highly requested Linux desktop client is designed to help Microsoft appeal to developers.

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14 Microsoft Teams apps to help you work smarter

Microsoft Teams now has more active daily users than Slack and offers dozens of third-party tools to make it easier to collaborate without leaving the Teams interface. Here are 14 apps you need to consider.

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TD Ameritrade cuts email use by 30% after Slack rollout

With employees feeling bombarded by email, and important messages getting lost in the mix, TD Ameritrade execs decided to embrace Slack. Communications improved, and email use fell.

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How to use Trello

If you're looking to maximize organization and collaboration, look no further. Check out Trello, a handy app that makes it super easy to organize pretty much anything. It's got some pretty powerful options for taking your organization...

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Google adds AI smarts to G Suite with Google Assistant and Docs updates

Google’s AI assistant can now be accessed in beta, while Smart Compose has been extended to Google Docs as well as Gmail.

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Food fight: Slack and Microsoft trade barbs, sling stats in collaboration app battle

Although Slack led the way on chat-based collaboration software, Microsoft pushed back with its own Teams app. Now, the two companies are battling for enterprise hearts and minds (and users).

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Claris launches workflow automation tool beta

The Apple subsidiary says its new Claris Connect is designed to connect third-party cloud apps and automate workflows.

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Atlassian expands Jira Service Desk to non-IT biz teams

The software, initially designed to help IT teams track and resolve service requests, can now be configured for use in non-tech areas such as HR and legal.

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Zoho launches WorkDrive to put greater focus on teamwork

Zoho’s new file management system will replace Zoho Docs and serve as the underlying document storage platform for all of the company’s 40-plus apps.

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Microsoft Teams gets private channels, email integration with Outlook

Microsoft’s work stream collaboration platform is getting a slew of updates, including the long-awaited private channels and new IT admin controls.

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How to combine project management and collaboration

A look at several products that offer both chat and project management in one interface so that conversations can be turned into workflow, milestones, calendar entries and other actionable items.

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A site by any other name: renaming the site address in SharePoint Online

Site address renaming is rolling out to Office 365 tenants now. Here’s what I learned from my first site address rename on a production site.

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Slack adds app home screen, better app discoverability

The collaboration software vendor is hoping to make it easier for developers to build apps for its platform, and help users find those apps once they're released.

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