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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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5 Ways to Tie in Productivity to Your Collaboration Tool

5 Ways to Tie in Productivity to Your Collaboration Tool

Organizations building successful digital workplaces need collaboration tools that make workers productive — not just chatty. There is hope. According to a survey by the BT Group, nine out of 10 executives and IT decision makers agree that mobile tools and collaboration services are improving productivity in the workplace

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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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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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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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