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Microsoft Teams: The Good, The Bad, The ‘Is it Ready?’

Microsoft Teams: The Good, The Bad, The 'Is it Ready?'

Microsoft made Microsoft Teams generally available to Office 365 customers in March. Since then, it has made its way into the realm of those making decisions about technology. Our customers are starting to ask questions about the tool and how they can best use it.

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Forget Slack vs. Email: Think Slack Plus Email

Forget Slack vs. Email: Think Slack Plus Email

Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield made a confession in late September: he admitted email was useful. Butterfield made the confession at the HubSpot Inbound marketing conference in Boston. His full quote reveals what Butterfield, CEO of a self-professed "email killer" company, truly thinks of email and its future: "Email will

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Forget Slack vs. Email: Think Slack Plus Email

Forget Slack vs. Email: Think Slack Plus Email

Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield made a confession in late September: he admitted email was useful. Butterfield made the confession at the HubSpot Inbound marketing conference in Boston. His full quote reveals what Butterfield, CEO of a self-professed "email killer" company, truly thinks of email and its future: "Email will

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CIOs: Step Away From the Email and Get On Board with Collaboration

CIOs: Step Away From the Email and Get On Board with Collaboration

How many more times do we have to hear email is king of workplace communications?  As a former CIO at an insurance provider with over 30,000 deployed Yammer seats, I couldn't help but add my two cents to the discussion. While email remains a critical form of communication in

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Slack Bills New Shared Channels as an Email Replacement

Slack Bills New Shared Channels as an Email Replacement

Slack announced the beta release of Shared Channels at Frontiers, its first customer, partner and developer event taking place in San Francisco. Shared Channels, according to the San Francisco-based company, provides organizations with a space where they can work with people both inside and outside the company.

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Atlassian Debuts Stride, Its ‘Most Ambitious’ Enterprise Collaboration Tool

Atlassian Debuts Stride, Its 'Most Ambitious' Enterprise Collaboration Tool

Atlassian released its largest and "most ambitious" enterprise collaboration tool today, called Stride. Officials at the enterprise collaboration provider, which has headquarters in San Francisco and Sydney, told CMSWire that Stride is the amalgamation of lessons learned about how teams communicate.  The tool does not replace 15-year-old Atlassian's existing team

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Chat Apps Are Exploding, But Email Remains King

Chat Apps Are Exploding, But Email Remains King

Microsoft Teams may still rattle the market, according to new research from Spiceworks. According to the 488 IT pros who participated in a  Spiceworks survey last month, Teams will be the second most popular chat app after Skype for Business by the end of 2018 — surpassing Slack and Google

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Simplifying the Social Collaboration Software Landscape

Simplifying the Social Collaboration Software Landscape

When modern social collaboration software first emerged over 10 years ago, the main goals were to increase teamwork through sharing and to reduce friction between silos. These goals were only partially met due to limited features.

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