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Email is for yesterday, today, and tomorrow

You can yak all the time on Slack, Teams, or Google Chat — or get real work done with email.

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LogMeIn revamps GoToConnect to support shift to flexible work

The Unified Communications provider has refreshed its technology offerings to better support hybrid and remote work.

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Microsoft Mesh and Viva: Revolutionizing the corporate dynamic for success

The two big announcements from this week's Ignite conference are impressive offerings that can connect employees while enhancing their skills and assuring their employment. That's good for the workers, and for business.

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Cisco continues to overhaul Webex, now with real-time language transcription

Cisco users will soon be able to have their in-meeting speech translated in real time into over 100 languages, a feature first teased at the company’s WebexOne event.

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The Poly Studio P15: Searching for a better home videoconferencing answer

With video chats such a vital part of the work-from-home world we're in, having the right hardware makes a big difference. Here's one system that, while pricey, does a good job.

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What’s next for remote workers? A virtual ‘watercooler’

The lack of connection has been a constant issue for remote workers, but a slate of new apps promises to make social interactions easier — no matter where employees are. Will people gather in the virtual breakroom?

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Zoom Rooms tweaks aim to bolster a safe reopening of offices

Videoconferencing platform Zoom has released updates to its Rooms suite designed to help offices reopen and facilitate a move to a hybrid workforce.

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Q&A: How ViacomCBS cut Zoom costs, not jobs, during the pandemic

While other companies were cutting jobs to save the bottom line in 2020, media conglomerate ViacomCBS found savings by overhauling its spending on Zoom licenses.

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In 2020, videoconferencing gained an enterprise foothold. Now what?

The pandemic continues, and changes it brought to the workplace — the wholesale move to remote work — appear to be here to stay. So how will videoconferencing firms respond over the next 12 months?

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How to manage multiple cloud collaboration tools in a WFH world

A surge of cloud-based collaboration and conferencing platforms in the remote workplace has left organizations struggling with security, compliance, cost and integration issues. Here’s advice from experts on making it work.

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Cisco’s Webex vs. Arthur Digital and the future of collaboration and communication

Cisco looks to be moving toward video phones; Arthur is focusing on mixed reality. Somewhere in the mix is the future of communication.

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Qualcomm and the smartphone as collaboration platform

Premium phones over the next year or two could become the ideal collaboration platform by making videoconferences easier and better.

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Asana adds new integrations to help connect distributed teams

Asana has unveiled integrations with Atlassian Jira, Microsoft Teams, Slack and Zoom to help improve productivity and reduce the duplication of work.

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10 open-source videoconferencing tools for business

As remote work becomes more permanent, companies may want to explore collaboration alternatives that cost less than mainstream options, offer heightened privacy and security, or just contribute to the open-source movement.

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Microsoft adds Teams app integrations for video meetings

Teams users now have access to 20 integrations they can use during video calls with colleagues, as well as automation and low-code app building features available through Power Platform tools.

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Otter.ai adds live captions to its Zoom integration

Videoconferencing platform Zoom has unveiled an Otter.ai integration, providing users with access to live transcriptions and meeting notes.

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Zoomtopia 2020: Zoom looks to super-charge videoconferencing

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to lurch on, Zoom announced a slew of new features to help improve its offering for remote workers.

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Zoom's new encryption approach is incremental, but better

Max Krohn, Zoom's head of security engineering, detailed what users need to give up to get the better encryption protection that's coming.

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Zoom is becoming what Apple's FaceTime should have been

Apple had a chance to define the video collaboration space. It failed to take it.

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Wire targets Zoom, Teams and others with secure video upgrades

Wire, which touts its ability to offer secure video communications, now allows up to 12 users on a video call in a fully end-to-end encrypted environment.

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