Collaboration

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Should you let IT teams choose their own collaboration tools?

CIOs should give IT departments the freedom to choose the collaboration tools that work best for them — without losing sight of security and compliance.

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Facebook bolsters Workplace with 50 new app integrations

Though the number of integrations still lags behind collaboration competitors such as Slack, a Workplace exec highlighted quality over quantity.

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Cisco shakes up collaboration efforts; morphs Spark into Webex

Cisco Spark will become Webex Teams as part of a ‘fundamental shift’ that includes new leadership and more A.I. integration.

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25 tips for getting the most out of the new Gmail features

You might not know it at first glance, but Google's new Gmail interface is jam-packed with powerful possibilities. Ready to uncover some interesting new stuff?

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What is Trello? A guide to Atlassian’s collaboration and work management tool

The ‘highly visual’ work management app has some 25M users and is seen as a viral enterprise success. Here's what it does and how much it costs.

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Trello adds home page view, revamps notifications

The Atlassian-owned firm wants to make it easier for power users to access relevant information in the collaborative work management app.

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Cisco axes Spark, elevates and enhances WebEx

Cisco has unified its two, largely separate, collaboration packages – Spark and WebEx – into a single platform that supports a single set of features. The move makes sense because Cisco had been developing the somewhat similar...

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Google updates Sheets with macro record features

The move is part of the company’s broader plan to make G Suite apps more appealing to enterprise customers.

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Slack’s Enterprise Grid gets security and compliance enhancements

More than 150 large organizations now use Enterprise Grid, which was unveiled a year ago.

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IT’s worst addictions (and how to cure them)

Are you a control freak? A data fiend? An infrastructure junkie? Your tech addictions may be bringing your company down. Here's how to go cold turkey.

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How to get the most out of Slack

Though it's only four years old, Slack has evolved to become a leading cloud-based workplace collaboration app. Here's what it does, how to use it and why it could replace email in the future.

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Word 2016 cheat sheet

Are you getting the most from Microsoft Word 2016 for Windows? Get to know the key features.

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Atlassian Stride gets general release, adds Google Drive and Dropbox integrations

Six months after a limited launch, the HipChat successor (and rival to Slack) now has ‘tens of thousands’ of teams using it.

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A.I. and speech advances bring virtual assistants to work

Though the trend is just getting started, digital assistants show promise for boosting workplace productivity and collaboration.

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How to use Skype for Business

Hosting a meeting, showing a presentation or holding a Q&A with Skype for Business is easy; attending someone else's meeting is even easier. Here's how to do it.

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Microsoft lays out a Teams vision for intelligent communications

A year after launch, the company’s team collaboration tool is now used by 200,000 companies.

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The collaboration conundrum: Companies look to consolidate around team chat apps

With so many collaboration and communications tools now available, companies face app fragmentation and hurdles to ensuring their workers can actually connect.

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SharePoint Online cheat sheet

Learn how to find your way around SharePoint Online, create sites, share and manage documents, work with calendars, integrate with Outlook and more.

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