Social Networking for Business
- July 23, 2019
Facebook will boost monthly fees for Workplace by Facebook but offer a discount to so-called front-line workers, such as baristas, warehouse workers and hospital staff.
- April 05, 2018
Apple is partnering with a handful of large businesses for the beta release of Apple Business Chat. The messaging service should help Apple compete with Facebook and Google in the enterprise market.
- February 02, 2018
The Apple Business Chat release comes as many businesses are rethinking the role of the contact center, which could turn the platform into a market disruptor.
- October 10, 2017
Symphony Communication Services says it's ready to compete with Cisco, Microsoft and Slack. Experts point to security as a strength of the Symphony collaboration platform.
- June 28, 2017
Despite its name, Microsoft Stream currently does not offer live streaming. The enterprise video service, launched last week, also lacks API support and analytics tools.
- February 02, 2017
The new Slack Enterprise Grid has the technology basics for business. But winning large enterprise deals will require a better strategy against Microsoft.
- February 01, 2017
Team collaboration applications such as Slack and Unify Circuit can make life easier for enterprises. But for some organizations, the risk might not be worth the reward.
- November 01, 2016
HipChat is offering through its marketplace an add-on for Amazon Alexa integration. The SoftServe voice bot is aimed at software development teams.
- October 20, 2016
Cisco buys startup Worklife to fold its team-meeting software into Spark. Worklife provides tools for creating and sharing tasks, agendas and meeting notes.
- October 12, 2016
Facebook's enterprise social network, Workplace, lacks integration with popular business applications and protections for corporate data.
- October 04, 2016
Yammer's integration with Office 365 Groups reveals Microsoft's collaboration roadmap, but raises questions for on-premises Office 365 users.
- August 25, 2016
Microsoft plans to use startup Genee's online intelligence to automate calendaring tasks in Office 365. Microsoft acquired Genee this week.
- June 21, 2016
The LinkedIn acquisition should help Microsoft's analytics and streaming video initiatives, according to industry experts. But questions remain over the privacy of LinkedIn users.
- November 03, 2015
Gartner's Magic Quadrant report for enterprise social software named Microsoft a market leader, while Polycom's third-quarter revenue is seeing short- and long-term declines.
- November 02, 2015
Despite brand recognition, familiarity and big customer wins, Facebook's business offering faces hurdles in the enterprise social networking market.