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IBM calls time on Slack-rival Watson Workspace

The decision means more consolidation for the collaboration market; IBM says its team chat app failed to ‘resonate’ with users.

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How collaboration apps foster digital transformation

Popular collaboration tools are helping Accenture, Autodesk and others save money, increase efficiency, drive innovation and improve communication throughout their organizations.

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Google Keep cheat sheet

How to get started with Google’s powerful note-taking app.

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Resources to help you modernize your SharePoint intranet

Thinking about converting your classic SharePoint intranet to modern? Use these great recent resources to guide and inspire your planning.

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Nestle phases out Salesforce Chatter, deploys Facebook's Workplace

The Swiss company plans to use the enterprise social network for its 210,000 employees worldwide.

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Microsoft upgrades Teams mobile app to woo frontline workers

With location sharing, a camera module and audio-message sharing functions added to its team collaboration app, Microsoft hopes to draw in ‘first-line’ staffers.

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AR and VR bring a new twist to collaboration

From consulting with remote experts to meeting in virtual spaces, augmented reality and virtual reality apps are changing the way people work together.

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Collaboration 2019: Teams, Slack and what’s coming

While Microsoft and Slack continue to battle it out at the top of the collaboration software market, a variety of forces could re-shape that fight in the year ahead.

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Atlassian adds postmortem feature to JiraOps

The company wants to make it easier for IT teams to better understand their responses to major software outages and keep track of lessons learned.

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Trello adds IFTTT-style automation with Butler buy

Butler, a 'Power-Up' created in 2016 for Trello, will allow users to create their own rules to automate tasks.

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Microsoft Teams gains ground on Slack

Spiceworks found that Microsoft’s team chat app has moved ahead of market leader Slack on the strength of its inclusion in Office 365. How many users each app has remains unclear.

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Review: G Suite gets an AI boost

Several new AI-driven features in G Suite (some still in beta) are aimed at saving users time, facilitating collaboration, and improving security.

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WeWork halts rollout of Alexa for Business

The company was showcased as an early adopter of the virtual assistant technology when Alexa for Business launched in 2017. CNBC says the WeWork trial was halted after two months.

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WhatsApp at work: Companies grapple with a popular ad hoc tool

The popular messaging app, owned by Facebook, is following a familiar path: Popular at home, it’s now showing up more often at work.

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Zoho customer service tools get AI, analytics updates

The company’s Zia AI assistant is being rolled out in new areas and now provides email ‘sentiment’ analysis to Zoho Desk.

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Cisco’s Webex Teams gets BroadCloud Calling integration

The move delivers an 'enterprise-grade' cloud-based PBX phone system for companies and was one of several announcements at this week's Cisco BroadSoft Connections event.

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HTC Vive unveils standalone VR headset, collaboration app for the enterprise

The company's Vive Focus head-mounted display is now available in the U.S.; its Vive Sync app will arrive after beta testing gets under way in December.

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Amazon’s Alexa virtual assistant now available on Windows 10 PCs as a standalone app

Alexa, which debuted on select Windows 10 laptops earlier this year is now available for download on all compatible devices, building Amazon's push into the enterprise.

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