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Slack and Microsoft Teams: Is Enterprise Collaboration a Two Horse Race?

Slack and Microsoft Teams: Is Enterprise Collaboration a Two Horse Race?

There is a lot going on within the collaboration market, but recently, the biggest news has been Slack’s acquisition of Atlassian’s real-time communication tools. Slack’s Atlassian grab  has ignited an API marketplace battle for collaboration that will lead Atlassian users to greener pastures that don’t always include Slack, one development

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Slack–Atlassian Deal Marks a Turning Point in Team Collaboration Market

Slack–Atlassian Deal Marks a Turning Point in Team Collaboration Market

Slack and Atlassian announced a deal on July 26 that sees the latter's collaboration products discontinued in favor of Slack's offering. The enterprise collaboration market is very much in transition, with lines between functions blurring.

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Slack Buys Atlassian’s HipChat and Stride, SharePoint 2019 Enters Preview, More News

Slack Buys Atlassian’s HipChat and Stride, SharePoint 2019 Enters Preview, More News

Two weeks ago, we predicted Slack  would do something special to counter Microsoft's announcement that it was releasing a freemium version of its collaboration application Teams.

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Slack Updates Privacy Policy, Giving Employers Access to Direct Messages, More News

Slack Updates Privacy Policy, Giving Employers Access to Direct Messages, More News

San Francisco-based Slack has updated its privacy policy. Unlike many of the privacy policy updates announced since the Facebook–Cambridge Analytica data harvesting scandal, this update enables employers to view and download everything users share in Slack, even conversations shared in private channels.

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Microsoft Teams Gets Cortana Integration, IBM’s Plans to Revamp Notes, Domino, More News

Microsoft Teams Gets Cortana Integration, IBM's Plans to Revamp Notes, Domino, More News

Microsoft Teams marked its first anniversary this week and to celebrate, Redmond, Wash.-based Microsoft added a number of new features, the most interesting being a Cortana integration and inline message translation. The update will also bring support for voice-interaction through Team-enabled devices like smartphones and conference devices.

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Digital Workplace Newsbyte: Microsoft To Offer Slack-killer Free? Dropbox IPO Warns About Collaboration Market

Digital Workplace Newsbyte: Microsoft To Offer Slack-killer Free? Dropbox IPO Warns About Collaboration Market

It has been on the cards since the very beginning in 2016, but recent reports suggest that Microsoft may be getting ready to launch a freemium version of its Slack competitor Microsoft Teams. The launch of a freemium version would certainly make sense.

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