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Why IT should be skeptical of 'Facebook at work'

Facebook, a company decidedly focused on consumers and advertisers, wants to move into the busy enterprise social market with the Facebook at Work service, but its plans raise a number of important questions and concerns for...

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LinkedIn makes enterprise inroads with new communication tools

LinkedIn is shifting its focus with a set of new tools designed to help simplify communication between coworkers.

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Slack adds major enterprise collaboration features, uptime guarantee

Silicon Valley darling Slack is moving to take on larger enterprises with new compliance features and a financially-backed SLA.

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Facebook at Work wants to get all up in your business

A version of Facebook for inter-office communication holds promise, but it's still in testing and there's no business model yet.

Attention iPhone owners: Microsoft wants YOU

Microsoft today pitched a preview of a new Skype client to iPhone and iPad owners, asking for volunteers to test the software.

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How IT is creating the 'smart' workplace

By deploying technologies like Wi-Fi, Wikis and WebEx, IT is leading the charge as enterprises restructure for maximum collaboration.

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Dropbox rolls out desktop Microsoft Office collaboration tool in early access

Dropbox introduced its Project Harmony solution for collaboration in the desktop Microsoft Office suite in early access.

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Agile meets collaboration for better, faster software product delivery

A new alliance between agile workflow solutions company Jama and enterprise collaboration and integration solution firm Tasktop aims to allow enterprises to gain better insight into their software development lifecycle and speed up...

Google Apps users clamoring for Inbox

Demand for Google's new email app is very high among customers of the Apps suite.

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Google's 5 tips for maximizing your digital workforce

A new whitepaper from Google spotlights a set of tips and tricks organizations can use to boost employee productivity and streamline collaboration, among other things.

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How 'Facebook at Work' could alter the social enterprise landscape

Facebook is readying a new social network for the workplace that could represent the purest manifestation of the consumerization of IT movement to date. The success of 'Facebook at Work' will, however, rest on the company's ability to...

WebRTC close to tipping point as Cisco, Microsoft announce products

Announcements by Cisco and Microsoft this week may signal that the WebRTC project Google released in 2011 for web-based communications apps might be ready for prime time.

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7 ways you can help your sales team be more effective

From CRM to gamification, sales and marketing experts share strategies and tools that can help salespeople be more productive and close more deals.

IBM's new enterprise email aims to organize your day

IBM Verse, formerly called Mail Next, fuses e-mails with collaboration and analysis tools.

Evernote's quest to change the world through productivity software

Evernote's push for enterprise readiness is actually a push to change the way we work together.

Cisco crashes the enterprise mobile party with new collaboration app

Project Squared will let users strike up ad hoc team meetings with audio, video conferencing, file sharing and text chat.

Facebook work collaboration tool makes sense, but could be another distraction, analysts say

Facebook is working on a collaboration tool for businesses called "Facebook at Work" in a bid to compete with similar tools from Google, LinkedIn and Microsoft.

Jive integrates enterprise social suite with Google Docs

The company already had 'connectors' for Gmail and Google Drive.

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