Tag: collaboration and productivity

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Collaboration & Productivity

2021 Business Lesson: Don't Slack on Your Outage Backup Plan

Slack went down on the first business day of the year for hours, bringing to light the need to have a backup plan. Is your business ready?

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Collaboration & Productivity

What We Can Learn From Nearly 9,000 Yammer Communities

A recent study of Yammer communities dispelled several previously held theories of how employees responded to the pandemic and working from home.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Why Salesforce Really Bought Slack

While analysis of the Salesforce–Slack acquisition has all been valid, it leaves out one critical element: Slack's new Connect offering.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Back Channel Conversations During Online Meetings: Friend or Foe?

Hands up if you’ve ever been in a Zoom meeting and secretly been messaging somebody else in the meeting at the same time.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Hidden Dangers: Productivity Killers That Sap Energy and Time

You can stay focused and productive regardless of what is happening around you with these steps.

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Collaboration & Productivity

How the Internet of Things Enables Remote Workers

Remote workers are turning to Internet of Things technology to remain productive. Here's why and what companies need to do to ensure security.

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Digital Workplace

Choosing the Right AI for Your Business Goals

There's no 'one size fits all' approach to AI, but here's a look at four major types and how they can help deliver business impact.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Is Microsoft Teams the New SharePoint?

Microsoft cannot win the collaboration crown until it redefines success from making online collaboration bearable to actually making it great.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Is Your Business Data Safe in Slack and Microsoft Teams?

With communication and collaboration platforms now a mainstay, enterprise leaders are asking whether their company data is safe in these platforms. Here's why.

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Collaboration & Productivity

7 Strategies to Tame Collaboration Complexity

Establishing and maintaining a robust and compliant digital collaboration structure is a heavy burden for IT professionals. Here's how to get started.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Microsoft May Hold the Productivity Crown, But Productivity Reporting Is Ripe for Disruption

No organization is immune from a major market disruption. The larger an organization, the more prone it is to being blindsided.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Remote Work: What We've Lost and What We've Gained

Six months into their remote work journeys, organizations and people have had a lot of opportunity to experiment and discover what works and what does not.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Employee Apps Emerge to Engage Frontline Workers

A new category of digital workplace tool is emerging: the employee app.

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Collaboration & Productivity

How Do You Achieve Peak Performance With Your Team?

Common wisdom presumes that one of the best ways to achieve peak performance is having the right people in the right roles. What if we turned that on its head?

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Leadership

Your Teams Are Exhausted. Here's What Leaders Can Do

The biggest challenge facing leaders in the all-remote workplace today? How to fight fatigue and keep teams energized, invigorated and productive.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Striking the Security and Enterprise Collaboration Balancing Act

Organizations need solutions, processes and cultures that foster an ongoing dedication to information security without getting in the way of productivity.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Content Sprawl Happens: How Will You Manage It?

With the growth of Microsoft 365, organizations without a history in information management technology may be experiencing content sprawl for the first time.

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Collaboration & Productivity

How to Make Virtual Workshops Better Than Reality

Done right, virtual workshops can be more effective than face to face equivalents.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Working From Home: Are You Overworked, Overwhelmed or Overjoyed?

Workers are experiencing a range of emotions during the extended working from home period. But is all stress built the same?

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Collaboration & Productivity

3 Agile Practices That Knowledge Workers Need in Their Lives

Modern knowledge workers face an unending stream of to-dos. Here's how they can start taming the to-do beast.