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Microsoft adds Teams ‘task publishing’ for front-line workers

The new features aimed at retailers include automated approvals, shift ‘tagging’ and integrations with workforce management systems.

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Q&A: Workplace exec on employee productivity, app plans for 2021

With many companies eyeing “hybrid” workplace strategies this year, Facebook is looking to bolster its Workplace platform to make collaboration easier. Workplace executive Ujjwal Singh explained what's coming and why.

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Enterprise collaboration services creak as world returns to work

For Slack users, 2021 seems to be picking up where 2020 left off. The popular team chat service was sidelined for a while today — just as workers got back to business after the holiday break. A sign of things to come?

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In 2020, videoconferencing gained an enterprise foothold. Now what?

The pandemic continues, and changes it brought to the workplace — the wholesale move to remote work — appear to be here to stay. So how will videoconferencing firms respond over the next 12 months?

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The best ways to manage multicloud collaboration apps

Collaboration tools have been the glue holding enterprises together in 2020, keeping workers connected and productive at work and — amidst a pandemic — at home. Now, organizations have to figure out how to get the most from the likes...

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Businesses to boost collaboration spending in ‘21 as remote work continues

Not surprisingly, video and team collaboration tools will remain an enterprise priority in the coming year as many offices expect to remain largely closed until at least the summer.

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5 IFTTT alternatives worth trying

Casting a roving eye beyond IFTTT in search of an alternative that makes more sense for you? Here are five worthy workflow automation competitors.

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Microsoft Teams: How to use it, and how it stacks up to Slack and Zoom

Microsoft's take on collaboration, group messaging and video continues to evolve. Here's how Microsoft Teams fits into the booming collaboration software market and what you need to know to evaluate it against rivals like Slack, Zoom...

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How to manage multiple cloud collaboration tools in a WFH world

A surge of cloud-based collaboration and conferencing platforms in the remote workplace has left organizations struggling with security, compliance, cost and integration issues. Here’s advice from experts on making it work.

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Facebook eyes paid Workplace feature expansion, ends free tier

The company says EU regulations accelerated planned pricing changes and will allow resources to be used to build new features for paid users.

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Microsoft starts Teams public preview for enterprises

The move should give commercial customers the same kind of early-bird look at developing features that they have for Windows and Office 365.

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Cisco’s Webex vs. Arthur Digital and the future of collaboration and communication

Cisco looks to be moving toward video phones; Arthur is focusing on mixed reality. Somewhere in the mix is the future of communication.

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Cisco overhauls Webex with an eye on seamless collaboration, smart hybrid work

At its WebexOne event, Cisco unveiled a slew of new features — and three devices — designed to help users make virtual meetings as good as the real thing.

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Salesforce acquisition: What Slack users should know

The mega-deal makes sense for both vendors, but what does it mean for Slack customers?

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What Salesforce’s acquisition of Slack means for the future of collaboration

Salesforce is set to acquire Slack in a $27.7 billion deal, acquiring a popular enterprise chat tool in a time when reliance on collaboration tools is extraordinarily high. This move makes Salesforce a stronger competitor against...

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Qualcomm and the smartphone as collaboration platform

Premium phones over the next year or two could become the ideal collaboration platform by making videoconferences easier and better.

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Salesforce scoops up team chat pioneer Slack for $27.7B

Slack’s popular business chat app will be integrated with Salesforce’s cloud tools, serving as the front end for its Customer 360 portfolio.

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Why a Slack acquisition would make sense for Salesforce

A rumored deal between the two tech companies could come as soon as next week. Analysts say it could help Slack fight back against rival Microsoft.

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