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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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Digital Workplace

Workplace Newsbyte: News From Zoom, Microsoft, Rewatch, Slack and More

This week, is Zoom developing work apps to go? Microsoft says Teams will be the new workplace organizing layer, Rewatch counters Zoom fatigue and more news.

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Digital Workplace

Get Reworked Podcast: Sam Marshall on Why You Can't Buy Your Way to Digital Transformation

Make the most of the digital workplace revolution by embracing the period we're in for the opportunity it presents, not the limitations it creates.

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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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Digital Workplace

WorkJam Tackles Frontline Worker Productivity, Slack and Salesforce's Vision of Work and More HR Tech News

Salesforce buys into the HR tech market with Slack, WorkJam taps the flood of frontline worker data and more HR technology news.

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Digital Workplace

Salesforce's Acquisition of Slack Could Change the Way Enterprises Collaborate

There are several angles to Salesforce's acquisition of Slack. Among the most important are overcoming content silos and managing integrations.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Slack Tips for Remote Team Collaboration

Even though millions use Slack, not all are power users of the collaboration platform. Here's how to make the most of Slack for remote teams.

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Digital Workplace

Salesforce's Einstein Automates Workflows, Zoom Gets Cozy With AWS and More Digital Workplace News

Salesforce brings automation to the digital workplace, Microsoft tries to calm an employee surveillance storm, Zoom ties up with AWS and more news

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Digital Workplace

Salesforce Shakes Up Enterprise Software Market With Slack Acquisition

While the advantages of the $27 billion deal are clear for Salesforce, the bottom line could also be good for Microsoft.

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Digital Workplace

Salesforce Could Become Digital Workplace Player With Slack, Gartner Analyzes Content Services & More

Salesforce could buy Slack this week, Gartner analyzes content services, AvePoint goes public, IBM updates cloud services and more digital workplace news.

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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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Digital Workplace

Microsoft Puts Teams at the Center of Digital Transformation, IBM, Red Hat and AT&T Partner and More News

Teams becomes the heart of Microsoft's strategy, IBM and Red Hat offer new cloud possibilities with AT&T. More digital workplace news.

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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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Digital Workplace

Slack Is Closer to Creating Single Place To Work, IBM Goes Big on Cloud, Google Rebrands G Suite, More News

Slack pulls work elements into a unified workplace, IBM restructures and Google rebrands G Suite for the fourth time. That and more digital workplace news.

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Collaboration & Productivity

5 Microsoft Teams Upgrades That Take It Deeper Into the Workplace

Microsoft's Ignite conference is over and as expected Microsoft continues to make Teams the center of its productivity strategy. Here are the highlights.

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Digital Workplace

Slack Tries To Shape the Future of Work, Zoom Readies Slack Challenger and More News

Slack tries to shape the future of work while rumors are Zoom is investing big in messaging, Zoho works to break down silos and more digital workplace news.

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Digital Workplace

Google Tackles Digital Transformation, Microsoft Publishes Fluid Framework on GitHub, More News

Google offers holistic solution to transformation, Microsoft publishes Fluid Framework on GitHub and Hyland buys Alfresco. That and more digital workplace news.

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Digital Workplace

Employee Engagement Solutions Are Hot, TikTok Algorithm Makes Deal Difficult, More News

Employee engagement heats up as Zoom rides the video wave, and not everyone is happy with Microsoft's Yammer plans. That and more digital workplace news.

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Digital Workplace

Slack Secures Connect, Zoom Integrates Google, Amazon and Facebook, More News

Slack makes inter-organization collaboration better while Zoom gets cozy with Amazon, Google and Facebook. Colligo also has a new release. That and more news.

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Digital Workplace

Slack Files Anti-Competitive Suit Against Teams, Brand New Yammer Pulls the Enterprise Together, More News

Slack takes on Microsoft in Europe while Mmhmm gives you better video conferencing experiences. That, plus more news in this week's digital round up.