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Digital Workplace

Microsoft Upgrades Teams Rooms, LumApps Debuts Employee Data Layer, More News

Microsoft aims to improve hybrid meetings, LumApps adds a data layer to its employee experience platform. Nintex, Fivetran and Livestorm round out the news.

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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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Employee Experience

Social Networking Does Not Equal Employee Engagement

Social networking is a contributing force to employee engagement, but not a one for one equivalent.

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Digital Workplace

Microsoft OneDrive Gets New Home Experience, Slack's Hashed Password Leak, More News

Microsoft celebrates 15 years of OneDrive with new Home experience, Slack manages a security problem, plus news from Google Workspace and Nightfall AI.

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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

Microsoft Growth Slows, Google Brings Meet to YouTube, More News

Microsoft's earnings found the company's meteoric growth of the last two years finally slowing down, your next team meeting may be on YouTube and more news.

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Information Management

Microsoft Inspire 2022: What a Long, Strange Trip It's Been

Microsoft Inspire last week reminded me of how far the company has come from its days of being called an "evil empire" and its bad reputation for security.

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Digital Workplace

Microsoft's Viva Engage Assures Us Yammer Is Still Here, Slack Announces Price Bump, More News

Yammer makes an appearance in Microsoft Viva's latest release, presenteeism emerges as digital workplace problem and more news.

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Digital Workplace

Top Intranets Tackle Hybrid Workplace Challenges, Miro Integrates With Google Meet, More News

Nielsen Norman Group announces this year's top intranet designs, Microsoft suggests we're measuring the wrong things, plus more from Miro, Corel and Yoobic.

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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

McKinsey Surveys State of Remote Work, MuleSoft Enters RPA Market, More News

McKinsey digs into the state of remote working in the U.S., Salesforce introduces RPA through MuleSoft, Google updates Workspace and Workvivo lands funding.

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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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Digital Workplace

Broadcom’s $61B VMware Buy, Microsoft and Adobe Deepen Collaboration, More News

Broadcom announced plans to buy VMware, Adobe and Microsoft deepened their partnership to improve collaboration and Google teases an upcoming video integration.

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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

Microsoft Build: 5 Digital Workplace Related Announcements

Microsoft Build took place this week and, as expected, a number of announcements came out with implications for the digital workplace. Here are five of them.

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Digital Workplace

Microsoft Debuts Viva Goals, Google Revisits Classic Sites Shutdown Timeline, More News

Microsoft puts Ally.io buy to work in Viva, Google pushes back Classic Sites shutdown (again), Miro overhauls its developer platform and more news.

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Employee Experience

Improving Employee Experience in the Hybrid Work Era: Blum's Story

When Blum had to temporarily shut down production, it lacked a way to effectively communicate with its 3000 production plant workers. Here's what it did.

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Digital Workplace

Adobe Explores In-Demand Skills, Cloud Services Drive Microsoft Growth, More News

Microsoft's cloud business delivers in latest earnings call. Adobe identifies in-demand skills. Snowflake, Sonar and Google round out this week's news.