Knowledge & Findability
The Rise and Fall of Microsoft Search
No one's ever made a business case for a Microsoft app on the basis of its search. The CIO decided to implement and search came along for the ride.
Microsoft Finds Bosses Out of Touch, Google Workspace Tightens Storage and More News
Microsoft research highlights problems with remote work, Yammer updates its event management capabilities, Google limits storage space in Workspace & more news.
Google Eyes Return To Office, Celonis, IBM and Red Hat Partner up & More News
Google considers a return to the workplace, EmailToolTester calls out the video conferencing tool winners, mmhmm expands its enterprise offering and more news.
Microsoft Mesh Aims to Make Mixed Reality Mainstream
The AR, VR and mixed reality market is booming and Mesh could shake up how collaboration and communication happens in the digital workplace.
Slack Creates Privacy Fuss, Abbyy Reaffirms Its Digital Transformation Cred & More News
Abby reaffirms its digital transformation credentials, Slack's DM release backfires, Microsoft brings workers back to the digital workplace and more news.
Leaders and Employees at Odds About Hybrid Work, Prince Harry Joins Coaching Firm & More HR Tech News
There's a gap between leaders and the rank and file, BetterUp makes a royal hire & more companies are hiring chief diversity officers.
Collaboration & Productivity
Yammer or Teams? A Tool to Think It Through
Teams and Yammer look like they do the same thing: you post a message to a group and others reply. But the differences go much deeper than that.
Zoom's New Research on Remote Work, Box Cozies Up to Microsoft Teams & More News
In this newsbyte, Zoom eyes the return to the physical workplace, Box and Microsoft deepen their partnership for Teams, Fuze protects Teams data and more.
Microsoft's Innovation Happened at the Intersections at Ignite 2021
Ignite 2021 saw innovations happening where Microsoft's products cross paths, including hybrid cloud and edge computing, AI and industry clouds.
IBM Cloud Satellite Runs Workplace Apps Everywhere, Dropbox Buys DocSend, More
IBM digs into distributed cloud with Cloud Satellite, Microsoft improves Teams bandwidth, Dropbox buys DocSend and more digital workplace news.
Microsoft Exchange Attack Underlines How Vulnerable Your Organizational Data Is
The attack on Microsoft Exchange has had global repercussions, although the full extent of the damage is still unclear.
Regulators May Finally Get to Tame Big Tech
There have been a number of high level hearings into the behavior of big tech on both sides of the Atlantic. It's only the beginning. Here's why.
Microsoft Talks Mesh Platform at Ignite, Google Expands Workspace and More News
This week, Microsoft outlined its future in AR and VR at Ignite, Google expands Workspaces, while BlueJeans makes Teams meetings better. All that and more.
Digital Transformation Challenges IT, Remote Work Labeled 'an Aberration' & More News
IT struggles with digital transformation, the CEO of Goldman Sachs labels remote work 'an aberration' and more in this week's news byte.
Box Makes Cloud Content Migration Faster, DOJ Questions Salesforce’s Slack Buy & More News
Box makes migration easier, the Slack acquisition is under scrutiny, Microsoft unveils a new Office & Trend Micro identifies a file sharing flaw.
Salesforce Moves to Hybrid Workplace, Teams Adding Webinars and More News
Salesforce is creating a hybrid workplace as Microsoft looks to give Teams webinar capabilities, VisualVault upgrades its ECM & more news.
Oracle and Zoom Launch Products to Reopen the Office & More HR Tech News
Testing and tracking features, hands-free functionality and video monitoring of social distancing are some of the ways vendors aim to help employers.
Microsoft Viva – Who Is It For?
It's worth asking why Microsoft wants a new umbrella term of Viva, rather than relying on the familiarity of the Microsoft 365 brand?
Microsoft, Zoom Look To Hybrid Workplaces, Box Buys SignRequest & More News
In this week's Newsbyte, both Zoom & Microsoft are eyeing the emerging hybrid workplace, Box invests in e-signatures, Skype for Business counting down and more.
Microsoft Viva Debuts, An Employee Experience Platform for the Hybrid Workplace
Microsoft's new Viva platform aims to address the total employee experience. We take a closer look at its potential for collaboration.