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Digital Workplace

The New Metaverse: What's Different This Time?

According to the latest buzz, the metaverse will change everything about how we interact with each other. While potentially true, we should heed some warnings.

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Digital Workplace

Get Ready for the Metaverse to Go Mainstream

VR is the vanguard of the metaverse. But real-time telepresence, mixed reality and augmented reality will bring it one step closer to the digital workplace.

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Leadership

For Facebook, It’s Metaverse or Bust

Facebook has lost billions in its pursuit of the metaverse. Will Zuckerberg make his dream a reality, or will it all go down in smoke?

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Digital Workplace

Facebook Traffic Falls, Microsoft Teams Debuts Front Row, Lumapps Buys No-Code Specialist & More News

Facebook's daily users drop while Microsoft improves Teams external reach. Plus digital workplace news from Lumapps, Teradata and LogMeIn.

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Digital Workplace

What's Behind Microsoft's Acquisition of Activision, Gaming? The Metaverse? Both?

Microsoft may have ideas about the metaverse with the Activision buy, but this deal is mainly about gaming. Here's why.

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Digital Workplace

Where the Metaverse and Digital Workplace Meet

While some people argue that the metaverse will disrupt the digital workplace, not everyone is convinced. Here's why.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Workplace from Meta to Launch WhatsApp Integration to Support Frontline Workers

Workplace from Meta, formerly known as Workplace from Facebook, has announced an integration with WhatsApp to support frontline workers.

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Digital Workplace

Twitter Buys Messaging Platform Quill, Microsoft and Adobe’s Productivity Partnership and More News

Microsoft and Adobe deepen their productivity partnership, Twitter looks at new offerings with Slack competitor Quill and more digital workplace news.

Digital workplace newsbyte - a wrap up of all the digital workplace news of the week.

Digital Workplace

Slack Rebuilds Workflow Builder for Low Code, Meta & Teams Make Nice & More News

Slack rebuilt its automation tool and expanded Connect, Google added Meet features for SMBs, and Teams and Workplace from Meta get tighter.

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Digital Workplace

There's More to the Metaverse Than Facebook and Microsoft

Microsoft and Facebook are making a lot of noise, but they're not the only companies looking to play in the metaverse. Here are eight others.

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Leadership

Why LinkedIn Is the One Good Social Network

What the professional social network gets right and what others can learn from it.

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Digital Workplace

Microsoft Mesh and Its Place in Microsoft's Metaverse Ambitions

Microsoft unveiled Mesh for Teams at Ignite this year. Here we'll cover why this is a major step in Microsoft's metaverse ambitions.

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Digital Workplace

Microsoft, Facebook and the Future of the Metaverse(s)

Two main visions of the enterprise metaverse are emerging: Facebook's and Microsoft's. Here's how they compare.

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Digital Workplace

Facebook’s Rebranding Embraces the Metaverse, But Not Everyone Is Convinced

Facebook has now been rebranded as Meta, with its CEO Mark Zuckerberg betting its future on the metaverse. But not everyone is convinced.

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Digital Workplace

Silicon Valley's Open Culture Comes to an End

The tech giants exported their open and transparent work cultures to the world. Now, after the Facebook leaks, the concept appears headed to its grave.

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Digital Workplace

Why Facebook Is Taking the Metaverse to Europe

Facebook's decision to create 10,000 metaverse jobs in Europe has more to it than meets the eye. Here's why.

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Information Management

How Remote Work Leaders Should Respond to a Service Outage

When Facebook went down earlier this month, it was a reminder to businesses of all sizes to have a plan in place to deal with a service outage.

Digital workplace newsbyte - a wrap up of all the digital workplace news of the week.

Digital Workplace

Facebook Brings Metaverse to Europe with 10,000 Hires, IBM Rebrands & More News

In this week's workplace news, Facebook and IBM rebrand, Zoho upgrades Zoho One, Alfresco adds compliance tech to it portfolio and more.

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Digital Workplace

Microsoft, LinkedIn, Teams Pulled Together, Google Offers up Spaces & More News

Microsoft adds muscle to Teams, Google offers everyone some Spaces, Automation Anywhere may be looking at an IPO and more digital workplace news.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Facebook Releases Horizon Workrooms, Underscoring Its Metaverse Ambitions

Facebook is pursuing its metaverse strategy with the release of Horizon Workrooms. Here's what you need to know.