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Slack adds app home screen, better app discoverability

The collaboration software vendor is hoping to make it easier for developers to build apps for its platform, and help users find those apps once they're released.

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Slack rolls out new Salesforce integrations, launches Workflow Builder

The team collaboration software vendor has also made its Workflow Builder app available following customer trial.

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Asana adds workflow automation, voice transcription

The company hopes to cut down on “work about work” with new automation features that include a mobile optical computer recognition tool for digitizing text from images.

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Facebook sends its Portal smart display to work

A new Workplace app for Portal is among a raft of features announced at this week’s Flow user conference.

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20 Slack tips, tricks and hacks for power users

Slack is a powerful collaboration tool with many hidden ways of doing things. Here’s how to get the most from it from users who know it best.

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Dropbox launches Spaces, its ‘smart’ collaboration workspace

Dropbox hopes to become a central tool for employee productivity and collaboration with Dropbox Spaces, which launched alongside several other updates.

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How to roll out the right tech for frontline workers

Corporate spending on hardware for non-office workers is on the rise as companies look to boost productivity and reduce errors. With that in mind, Gartner analyst Rob Smith offered advice at this month’s Digital Workplace Summit on...

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Oracle launches AI voice assistant for its business app suite

During its OpenWorld event this week, the company also unveiled plans to have its Digital Assistant integrate with Microsoft’s Teams collaboration platform.

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Top 10 file-sharing options: Dropbox, Box, Google Drive, OneDrive and more

Most file-sharing services have evolved into full-blown collaboration platforms. We look at 10 online services ranging from basic to enterprise-level.

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Zoho One gets new workflow management app, telephony features

Hoping to attract more mid-size and enterprise customers, Zoho is adding a number of features to its software suite, including a blockchain time-stamp feature in Zoho Sign.

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Atlassian adds free tiers for Jira and Confluence

The Australian software firm is also adding premium tiers for Jira and Confluence users, part of its plan to entice more customers onto its cloud services.

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Google delays Hangouts migration deadline for G Suite customers

The company now plans to start shutting down the classic Hangouts app in June 2020 as customers transition to the Hangouts Chat and Meet tools.

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Word 2016 and 2019 cheat sheet

Are you getting the most from Microsoft Word 2016 and 2019 for Windows? Get to know the key features.

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Slack touts ‘announcement channels’ for team update broadcasts

The company also rolled out new APIs to make it easier for admins to manage and automate some functions in larger deployments.

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Cisco to bring voice transcription to Webex with Voicea buy

The Voicea acquisition is part of a “cognitive collaboration” initiative as Cisco revamps its collaboration software and eyes new AI capabilities.

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Slack beefs up mobile security controls for Enterprise Grid

The latest updates to security controls for Slack’s enterprise-grade collaboration app are designed to make it easier to manage data on a range of devices.

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Asana’s Workload tool aims to prevent worker burnout

The new feature gives managers an all-in-one view of employees’ project workloads and lets them reassign or reschedule tasks accordingly.

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Mattermost makes case for open source as team messaging market booms

The self-hosted workplace messaging tool could gain traction with large organizations that must meet strict compliance requirements.

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