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Can UC keep remote workers engaged?

For something that seems so simple in theory, unified communications can be hard to pull off in practice. But it might be the only thing helping to keep your distributed workforce engaged.

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5 videoconferencing fears (and how to overcome them)

Videoconferencing continues to gain in popularity as a way to save both time and money, not to mention increase collaboration among a distributed workforce. Here’s how to make the most of the medium.

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Sharepoint is going mobile this year with a new app

Even after 15 years on the market, Microsoft SharePoint is still going strong. The enterprise content management and collaboration platform software is getting a number of updates over the coming year, to benefit the more than 200,000...

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PwC’s CIO on the power of collaboration

Sigal Zarmi’s experience leading a pan-European system rollout taught her valuable lessons in building consensus, working through cultural differences and implementing the right change-management policies.

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Facebook at Work pushed to ‘later this year’

Facebook at Work wasn’t absent at F8, but it was relegated to a small booth where workers handed out swag and gave canned demos. The enterprise collaboration product is behind schedule, and Facebook will say only that wider...

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5 reasons Apple’s stealthy WebRTC adoption benefits everybody

This is good news on any platform

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Facebook is bringing in the bots and AI

By opening the floodgates for bots on Facebook Messenger, the social media leader hopes to kindle a more modern and efficient mode of communication between businesses and their customers.

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Crash Course: Mastering Evernote as groupware

This free download has oodles of tips and advice for business users of this handy content storage and research tool.

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Why you need a CSO/CISO

When it comes to security, you're better off employing a specialist. However, according to recent research, less than half of companies employ a CSO/CISO.

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Slack users, meet Lookerbot: a new tool that brings your data into the conversation

In much of the enterprise-software world today, data is data and chat is chat, and rarely the twain shall meet. Looker aims to change all that.

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How to avoid collaboration overload

Collaboration can do wonders for your organization's productivity, but there's a dark side. With an increase in collaboration comes an increase in burnout and attrition. The good news: Technology can help.

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Why it's OK for social collaboration to encourage shadow IT

The benefits of using social collaboration apps in the enterprise can outweigh the associated security risks if IT professionals strategically monitor and manage them.

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Slack lets coworkers start ringing one another

Slack began rolling out a new voice calling feature to Slack teams that let people talk to each other one-on-one, or create conference calls for chat channels.

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CIOs share best practices for social media and collaboration

Social media certainly isn't a fail-proof solution to all of today's corporate communication and collaboration problems, but strategic CIOs and their teams can use social platforms to improve business processes, boost productivity and...

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These two startups are out to dethrone Slack

There's nothing like raging success to bring on a pack of competitors, and that's exactly what's now happening in the enterprise-collaboration arena.

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3 common cloud pitfalls IT should avoid

As modern businesses flock to the cloud, many fail to perform the necessary due diligence and accordingly fall victim to these common mistakes.

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Now your phone can scan documents directly to the cloud with Box Capture

Users of Box Capture can scan a document with their iPhone's camera and then share and collaborate on it just as they would any other document on Box.

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4 tips to move from Office 365 to Google for Work (or vice versa)

These four tips, from Google, Microsoft and Forrester, can help CIOs and IT pros switch to Google for Work, Office 365 or any other new set of cloud-based productivity tools.

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