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Collaborative Applications News
August 01, 2018
This month, the 135 million Cisco Webex app users will get access to a refreshed UI, as the vendor is ramping up to support more advanced video use cases, such as augmented reality.
July 27, 2018
Slack, which is facing more aggressive competition from Microsoft, bought Atlassian HipChat and Stride. The Atlassian-Slack deal marks the start of a strategic partnership.
July 13, 2018
The new Microsoft Teams free version takes advantage of Microsoft's online Office suite to lure customers that might be considering competing products from Cisco and Slack.
June 29, 2018
Slack outages are becoming frequent enough to make some analysts wonder whether companies would trust the collaboration startup for business-critical communications.
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Microsoft Teams is cloud-based team collaboration software that is part of the Office 365 suite of applications. Continue Reading
The convergence of IoT and UC technologies seems to be emerging. IoT tools, for example, could track the use of meeting rooms and interact with collaboration apps. Continue Reading
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Communications and collaboration in the enterprise has never been more business essential. Learn how to make sense, and best use, of the latest UC products and services. Continue Reading
Microsoft Teams is an app users can work with to collaborate no matter where they're located. It comes as part of certain business-focused Office 365 subscriptions. Continue Reading
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Team collaboration management can be difficult when organizations are juggling multiple app deployments. But five steps can improve management of team collaboration across an organization. Continue Reading
Organizations looking to improve communication efficiency can train AI to automate collaboration workflows, launch meetings and transcribe conversations. Continue Reading
As organizations evaluate their conference rooms of the future, IT groups need to lead these projects to create a consistent meeting room experience for end users. Continue Reading
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A successful business collaboration strategy needs employee buy-in. UC expert Jon Arnold explains how to keep employees from deploying their own business collaboration tools. Continue Reading
The European Union General Data Protection Regulation sets tighter controls on businesses and how they handle customers' personally identifiable information. Continue Reading
Facebook added dozens of business tools to a newly created app directory in its platform for businesses. The Workplace by Facebook integrations should broaden the product's appeal. Continue Reading