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Facebook plans Workplace price hike, adds new Enterprise option

In addition to adding a more expensive Enterprise tier to provide faster support response and early access to new features, Facebook hopes to push more frontline worker deployments.

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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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Microsoft: Teams now has 13M daily active users, outpacing rival Slack

The company this week unveiled new Teams features aimed at front-line workers as it continues to push its team collaboration platform in a still-growing market.

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Zoom fixes webcam flaw for Macs, but security concerns linger

The desktop chat app firm this week came under fire for moving slowly to close a potential security flaw affecting macOS users.

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Tips for where to post news articles in SharePoint Online

You wrote it, but will it get read? Learn where to post news articles in SharePoint to get the most visibility.

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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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Google’s Hangouts Chat gets chatbot boost with Dialogflow

Dialogflow should make it easier for developers to create natural language bots for Google’s team collaboration platform.

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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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Cisco’s Webex future: they got it right this time

Is the coming update to Cisco’s Webex, one of my all-time least favorite video conferencing products, a light at the end of what has been a dark tunnel for video conferencing/collaboration products?

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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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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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AR at work: 5 headsets aimed at business

Augmented reality is finding a place in the office as a driver of collaboration and productivity and for front-line workers, a way to stay connected with fellow employees.

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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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7 Slack alternatives for team chat and collaboration

While it was Slack that kickstarted the business chat market five years ago, other options might be better suited for some companies. Here’s a look at seven Slack rivals, from big players like Microsoft Teams and Google Hangouts to...

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Welcome to the intelligent intranet: Key announcements from SharePoint Conference 2019

Microsoft announces new intranet capabilities for SharePoint and Office 365.

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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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