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How Teams is helping frontline workers at Ferguson

As the plumbing supply firm looks to transform and improve business, it’s turning to the team chat app to help its showroom workers and wholesale sales staffers do more in less time.

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Review: 18 Alexa skills for productivity, collaboration and more

You can use Amazon’s voice-activated Alexa assistant to send Slack messages, texts, and emails; add items to to-do lists; and more. But do Alexa skills for business users really save you time and effort?

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A simple way to supercharge Gmail snoozing

Make Gmail's snoozing feature far more powerful with this easy-to-implement efficiency-boosting enhancement.

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27 advanced Trello tips and tricks

Turn Trello into the ultimate organization tool with this jam-packed power-user's guide.

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After IPO launch, Slack looks for even faster enterprise growth

With Slack now officially listed on the NYSE, the collaboration software vendor finds itself at a crossroads: after five years of rapid growth, it has to figure out how to build on its success and expand into even more companies and...

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Slack or Teams? Many businesses opt for both

Most organizations have at least two team chat apps, according to survey results from Mio, a situation that could lead to communication silos and problems for IT.

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The downfall of the virtual assistant (so far)

Services like Google Assistant and Alexa are growing more capable by the minute — but there's one big, fat lingering problem.

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JLL creates ‘smart office’ AI voice assistant

The real estate firm partnered with Google to compete with a range of conversational AI assistants entering the workplace, from Alexa to Cortana.

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The smarter way to organize travel on Android

Google Trips may be going away, but there's an even better tool for organizing travel on Android — especially for business users.

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Dropbox focuses on collaboration with major app redesign

The cloud file storage company continues to reinvent itself as it looks to compete with collaboration and productivity rivals like Google, Microsoft and Slack.

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44 ways Google Assistant can make you more efficient

Google Assistant has some genuinely useful productivity tools for professionals — and it's up to you to learn how to use them.

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4 fancy new Chrome OS features to watch for this summer

Chromebook owners, take note: Some powerful new possibilities are headed your way.

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Google's grand Assistant transformation is slowly taking shape

If you blinked, you might've missed it — but Google just took the first step to transform what Assistant represents and what types of experiences it enables.

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Google Docs cheat sheet

Get up and running with Google’s powerful online word processing app.

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Where does this document go — OneDrive for Business or SharePoint?

When it comes to saving documents or files, workers have options — sometimes too many — and that leads to confusion. Here's how to choose between OneDrive for Business and SharePoint.

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Revamped Google Glass 2 aims more powerful AR at the enterprise

Google renews its focus on enterprise augmented reality with the Glass Enterprise Edition 2; it packs a better camera and faster processor.

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Google sees Gmail as key to its collaboration plans

‘We are not going to live in a world where everyone abandons email and moves all of their communication to chat,’ says Google’s Jacob Bank, director of product management at G Suite.

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New Cortana and Google Assistant updates highlight workplace potential

Microsoft and Google this week both showcased changes to their digital voice assistants designed to make them more useful in the office.

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