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Why Did IBM Sell Lotus and Other Software Products to HCL?

Why Did IBM Sell Lotus and Other Software Products to HCL?

Earlier this month, IBM and HCL announced a deal worth $1.8 billion, in which HCL will buy a bunch of IBM software products. The transaction, expected to close by mid-2019, addresses a potential market of more than $50 billion. The products include:  Appscan for secure application development.

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How to Rise Above the Communications Noise in Slack

How to Rise Above the Communications Noise in Slack

Over the past few months, Slack has made some major moves in the enterprise space. In July, it bought the HipChat social network from Atlassian and then announced it has raised $427 million in funding. The acquisition and the funding round were designed to further develop Slack which, according

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Facebook Gives Workplace Added Muscle, Google Plus Isn’t Going Anywhere, and More

Facebook Gives Workplace Added Muscle, Google Plus Isn’t Going Anywhere, and More

While most of the enterprise collaboration and digital workplace chatter over the past few months has been about Slack and Microsoft Teams, Facebook made a comeback this week, despite recent data breaches and ongoing concerns about data privacy.

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Look Beyond the Digital Workplace to Our Digital Society

Digital workplaces do not exist in isolation — they are part of a much bigger picture. Frank Buytendijk, Gartner Fellow in Gartner's Data and Analytics group, opened the company's Digital Workplace Summit in London this morning with a recommendation for attendees: think about digital workplaces in the broader context.

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3 Ways to Compromise Mobile Data [Infographic]

3 Ways to Compromise Mobile Data [Infographic]

Mobile devices are the stuff of nightmares for anyone interested in data security. Despite the proliferation of mobile devices in the workplace, there are multiple security issues around smartphones and tablets — leaving IT administrators cringing over the potential loss of sensitive data.

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