Collaboration Software

Collaboration Software | News, how-tos, features, reviews, and videos

facebook horizon workrooms 1 lg

Facebook promises immersive VR meetings with Horizon Workrooms

Virtual reality meetings have yet to live up to their potential, but Facebook says its VR environment will improve on video calls for team collaboration.

Slack logo, with background by Mudassir Ali, via Pexels

Salesforce unveils its first Slack integrations post-acquisition

Salesforce wants to make it easier for sales, marketing, and service teams to chat and share information when using its Customer 360 platform. But integration of the two platforms remains at an early stage, says analyst.

Google Docs / A user types on a laptop surrounded by abstract alphabetic characters..

Google Docs cheat sheet: How to get started

How to use Google Docs to create, edit, and collaborate on documents online.

11 everyone has a voice point of view speaking communication megaphone

3 smart video collaboration features we still need

Sometimes, the loudest voice in the room (or on a video chat) dominates decision making in ways that aren't good. Technology could help stop that from happening.

spot itleadership cw remote work by fizkes shutterstock 1606120399 2400x1600 hero 4

How to make the hybrid workplace a success

How can IT leaders implement hybrid and remote policies that benefit both employees and employers long term? Here’s expert advice to help organizations get it right from day one.

A vast network of identity avatars. [identity management]

For better video collaboration, time to embrace the Metaverse?

Tired of Zoom calls and video chats with people in boxes on screen? The next step in video collaboration, if it can be done, would replace that with virtual rooms, avatars and the ability to chat with co-workers and colleagues in the...

Cisco Webex Vidcast

Cisco takes aim at meeting fatigue with Vidcast

The company is looking to boost productivity and provide greater workday flexibility with the use of asynchronous video.

multi tasking project management designer

3 solid project management apps for iOS and Mac

If you’re managing projects within an Apple-based enterprise stack, you have some very good options.

Hands clasped in a heart shape against a background of abstract data / collaboration / empathy

Cisco and the future of collaboration: What’s to come?

You don't generally think about inclusion and empathy as hallmarks of collaboration platforms. But with a touch of AI, and some smart management, they could be.

Valley Behavioral Health employees

How Valley Behavioral Health uses Slack in a regulated industry

Valley Behavioral Health CIO Tyler Tait details how the Utah-based mental health services provider uses Slack’s easy communication while maintaining patient privacy.

Zoom Rooms

7 inconvenient truths about the hybrid work trend

One silver lining from the pandemic may be the mainstreaming of remote and hybrid work. There are just a few problems.

Teams/Dynamics365

Microsoft Teams users get license-free access to Dynamics 365 data

Microsoft is removing what's been called a "licensing tax" to encourage wider access to sales and customer service data via the Teams collaboration app. But integration remains a work in progress, says analyst.

Chrome Collaboration

This clever Chrome collaboration tool deserves your attention

If you ever share your screen with anyone, this smart Chrome add-on will change the way you work — for the better.

slack logo red abstract tiles by slack and scott webb cc0 via pexels

A Clubhouse for the office? Slack unveils ‘Huddles’ audio chat rooms

Slack hopes to replicate ad-hoc workplace chats for remote workers with a “lightweight, audio-first” communication tool, Slack Huddles, along with the addition of asynchronous video and voice messages.

video conferencing / remote work / online meeting

Review: 6 top videoconferencing services put to the test

We compared Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex, Google Meet, BlueJeans, and GoToMeeting in real-world tests to see which videoconferencing platforms perform best for business users. Here’s how they stack up.

videoconferencing review 2021 cisco webex polling

Does Webex Legislate point to video-based collaboration's future?

It's been a banner year for videoconferencing, as vendors scrambled to keep up with the needs of locked-down users. Cisco's Webex may have a bead on what comes next.

Fluid in Whiteboard

Microsoft pushes Fluid to boost productivity in Teams, Outlook, and OneNote

Fluid components are designed to aid synchronous and asynchronous work for “hybrid” remote teams, the company says.

shareplay for facetime ios

Apple’s SharePlay vision: Too little, too late?

Why productivity and personality will be critical to SharePlay's success.

security school education binary code classroom by skynesher getty

Cisco and remote-work lessons learned in education during the pandemic

Schools around the world, like most businesses, had to scramble to keep operations running smoothly during the pandemic. A recent Cisco event points to some universal lessons to keep in mind for the next time this happens.

Google Workspace

Google’s Workspace Chat Rooms to become collaborative ‘Spaces’

The company will now offer its collaboration suite to consumers for free as it rolls out a variety of enhancements to better connect its productivity apps.

Load More