Tag: metaverse

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Talent Management

The Metaverse Works Its Way Into HR

Metaverse solutions are expected to help businesses create deeper employee experiences and take remote onboarding to a whole new level.

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Digital Workplace

OpenText's $6B Micro Focus Buy, VMWare Deepens Microsoft Partnership, More News

OpenText buys Micro Focus while VMWare deepens its partnership for cloud computing with Microsoft. There is also news from Meta, HP and Hyland.

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Digital Workplace

Gartner Identifies AI Automation as Key Enterprise Tech, Microsoft Reduces Teams Rooms Pricing, More News

AI automation enters Gartner's hype cycle, Microsoft announces a number of Teams updates, Haystack aims to fight worker loneliness and more news.

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Digital Workplace

IT Investment Remains Resilient Despite Economic Pressures

The next three years will see huge transformational change in businesses, but we can expect IT spending to be carefully scrutinized.

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Digital Workplace

Employees' Metaverse Surveillance Fears, Google Duo and Meet Merger Begins, More News

Workers express concerns around surveillance in the metaverse, while Google Duo and Meet begin to merge. News from Box, mxHero and Cybrary round out the week.

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Digital Workplace

The Metaverse Will Develop Despite the Economic Downturn

Meta may have announced a hiring freeze to counter the slowing economy, but there is no slowing down the development of the metaverse.

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Digital Workplace

Meta Improves Machine Translation Tech, Cloud Computing Is Booming, More News

Meta upgrades its No Language Left Behind AI model, EU data transfer woes, cloud computing continues to grow and more news.

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Digital Workplace

Digital Transformation: What's Next?

After a pandemic-fueled surge, digital transformation is potentially entering a new era with the emergence of Web3 and the metaverse.

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Digital Workplace

Can We Have the Metaverse Without the Goggles, Please?

If we can replicate in person interactions in the metaverse without the goggles, it might just tip the "worth it" equation to the virtual experience side.

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Digital Workplace

Slack Huddles Up, Zoom's New Collaboration Environment, the Metaverse Gets a Standard & More News

Slack adds video chat and a new product for the public sector. Zoom announces Zoom One, the metaverse gets a standards forum and more digital workplace news.

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Digital Workplace

IBM, EY Launch Talent Center of Excellence, Microsoft Metaverse Shake Up, More News

IBM and EY team up to tackle workplace HR challenges while Microsoft loses its HoloLens lead. Bitwave, Apple and Devo round out the news.

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Collaboration & Productivity

How the Metaverse Will Usher in a New Era of Collaboration

As the metaverse develops, organizations are starting to look at it as a way to improve enterprise collaboration. Here's why.

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Digital Workplace

The Metaverse Sure Feels Like an Enterprise Thing

Can a mass-market metaverse dream come true? Possibly, but the near-term value lies at work.

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Digital Workplace

Beyond the Hype: 4 Ways to Drive Real Business Value in the Metaverse

The specifics of how businesses can find opportunities in the metaverse can be hard to grasp in this nascent, evolving and exorbitantly hyped space.

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Information Management

Current and Future Uses of Digital Twins Across Industries

Digital twins are now being used across various industries to simulate real-world scenarios. But do they also hold the key to the metaverse?

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Information Management

Virtual Is Real or Real Is Virtual? The Metaverse Game Begins

Without humanizing the experience, the metaverse will remain a mesh of cold technologies, creating a playground for a small tribe of nerds.

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Digital Workplace

How Regulations Will Affect the Metaverse

The metaverse is still developing but there is increasing talk about the rules that will regulate it. Companies should prepare for the privacy implications.

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Collaboration & Productivity

How the Metaverse Can Unlock New Levels of Collaboration

Some organizations are already using the metaverse as an enhanced collaboration environment. Here's where the potential lies.

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Digital Workplace

The State of the Digital Workplace? More Work to Do!

The digital workplace has clearly progressed. The tools are more mature, but there's room for improvement in seven specific areas.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Here's What Happened in My First Meeting in the Metaverse

Companies have to do something about soul-killing video meetings, and technologies like the metaverse offer possibilities that make even this skeptic excited.