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Microsoft Planner: A Trello rival benefits from Office 365 integration

Though smaller, standalone project management rivals have gained in popularity, Microsoft’s ability to bundle Planner with other Office apps give it a big foot in the enterprise door.

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Microsoft turns up heat on Slack with Teams group chat update

A Teams app directory is among the new features added to the company’s Office 365 group chat tool. Analysts say Microsoft is looking to match rivals like Slack in functionality.

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The best Android apps for team collaboration

Stay connected and productive wherever you are with these first-rate collaboration apps for Android.

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Zoho takes on IFTTT and Microsoft Flow with cloud app integration tool

Zoho Flow is a no-code, automated workflow automation platform that lets users create their own automated processes by connecting a variety of cloud apps.

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Trello overhauls app directory for ‘Power-Up’ integrations

Last year's Atlassian acquisition has helped grow the number of third-party applications connecting with the collaborative work management tool.

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Facebook standardizes Workplace pricing, boosts cost for larger deployments

The changes will make Workplace pricing 'fair, simple and predictable,' says Facebook, though new customers with more than 1,000 active users will pay more.

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Office 365: Enterprise usage doesn't translate into enterprise value

A Gartner Research survey shows that while companies often use a variety of Office 365 elements, only two – email and the Office apps – provide real value.

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Slack trials private shared channels, adds admin controls

Slack aims to reduce reliance on email for both internal and external communications as it pushes further into workplace collaboration.

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Big picture collaboration – the key to adaptability

In an era of unprecedented change, there is broad agreement that problem-solving, critical thinking and adaptability skills are more important to the IT industry than they have ever been. So why is it, if the great majority of job...

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Amazon Alexa arrives on Windows 10 PCs as virtual assistants go to work

HP, Acer, Asus and Lenovo debut Windows 10 laptops and PCs supporting Alexa at this year’s CES. IT leaders are generally supportive of Amazon’s enterprise push.

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Samsung takes on Microsoft and Google with its Flip collaborative whiteboard

The company is looking to bring digital whiteboards into corporate meeting rooms, which one analyst called ‘the new battleground for business communications and collaboration.’

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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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The best Android apps for organizing your life

From projects to places and to-do lists to travel, these Android apps will help you organize all the important areas of your life.

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The rise of virtual assistants in the office

Between Apple's Siri, Google Assistant and Amazon's Alexa, the workplace is getting rather chatty. Expect that trend to continue in 2018, but don't count on voice-activated assistants to tackle just any task.

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How Microsoft can win the upcoming collaboration wars

Its product lineup is confusing at best, but it could still come to dominate this emerging market.

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Collaboration trends 2018: Expect Microsoft Teams to gain ground, enterprises to embrace group chat

‘Collaboration is hot. It will stay hot,’ says one analyst. Look for more, and larger, deployments in the year ahead.

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Microsoft Whiteboard adds ‘digital canvas’ collaboration to Windows 10

The launch of the company’s Whiteboard public preview for Surface devices is a ‘step in the right direction’ for a more modern and natural style of collaboration, analyst says.

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Alexa for Business paves way for smart A.I. assistants at work

Amazon hopes to push Alexa into the office. At the same time, Cisco and Microsoft also see potential for voice-activated A.I. assistants to automate mundane tasks such as starting video conferences and booking meeting rooms.

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