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Enterprise Search Is More About Vision Than Technology

Enterprise Search Is More About Vision Than Technology

The past few months have been a time of "big vision" in the search business. Google and Microsoft shared announcements about their respective visions for enterprise search, and Elastic made an IPO offering that received a strong commitment from the investment community.

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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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OK Google, What Does the Future of Marketing Look Like?

OK Google, What Does the Future of Marketing Look Like?

Having evolved from a concept to a certainty, voice assistants and devices powered by artificial intelligence (AI) are set to shape the next generation of modern marketing. According to the Smart Audio Report from NPR and Edison Research, about 39 million U.S.

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Google Acquires Onward, ICF Buys We Are Vista, More News

Google Acquires Onward, ICF Buys We Are Vista, More News

Google has acquired Onward, an artificial intelligence (AI)-powered chatbot startup that powers automated customer service and sales tools. Onward company co-founders Rémi Cossart and Pramod Thammaiah and CTO Aaron Podolny will join Google as part of the deal. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.   A post on the Onward company website  shared the trajectory

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Slack Buys Astro Email App, Identifying the Culture Gap, More News

Slack Buys Astro Email App, Identifying the Culture Gap, More News

With all the focus on Microsoft’s Ignite conference in Orlando, Fla. it almost slipped under the radar that Slack has been busy building out its functionality again, this time with the acquisition of email app provider Astro.

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Walmart Training via Virtual Reality, Microsoft Releases Managed Desktop, More News

Walmart Training via Virtual Reality, Microsoft Releases Managed Desktop, More News

Microsoft’s Ignite conference takes place next week in Orlando, Florida. The company has been sending out a series of releases in the weeks leading up to the conference and is sure to continue doing so throughout the event.

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Gartner’s Digital Meeting Room Leaders, Box Unifies Content Access, More News

Gartner's Digital Meeting Room Leaders, Box Unifies Content Access, More News

Digital meeting room solutions are where work gets done in the digital workplace and Cisco, Zoom, Microsoft and LogMeIn are all providing the top rooms for enterprises, according to Gartner’s recent Magic Quadrant For Meeting Rooms  (paywall).

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Office 365 and Microsoft 365 Roadmaps Combine, Slack’s $427M Funding Round, More News

Office 365 and Microsoft 365 Roadmaps Combine, Slack's $427M Funding Round, More News

Microsoft’s annual Ignite is scheduled to happen in late September and the Redmond, Wash.-based company is already starting to push out announcements. Among them is the announcement it is pulling the Office 365 and Microsoft 365 product roadmaps together.  In a statement to Office 365 users and reported by Mary Jo Foley in ZDNet, Microsoft

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