October 10, 2017
Symphony Communication Services says it's ready to compete with Cisco, Microsoft and Slack. Experts point to security as a strength of the Symphony collaboration platform.
September 15, 2017
Atlassian's successor to HipChat Cloud has plenty of work ahead of it to attract converts and migrate their data from de facto ChatOps market leader Slack.
September 14, 2017
New Slack shared channels and Microsoft Teams' guest access features, introduced this week, provide collaboration tools for workers in different companies.
March 21, 2017
Slack, Cisco Spark, Microsoft Teams and other team collaboration apps are tweaking traditional UC systems. Plus, Amazon and Google enter the fray as potential players.
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IT support requires a great deal of perfunctory tasks and communications. You'll soon be able to hand off the routine to bot-based IT help desk tools and integrations. Continue Reading
Artificial intelligence has entered the world of enterprise collaboration. Learn more about how Microsoft, Salesforce and Oracle are folding AI into collaboration. Continue Reading
In lieu of installing all apps directly on users' desktops and mobile devices, IT has a plethora of options to deliver applications -- desktop and application virtualization, desktop as a service, web apps and hybrid strategies. Each method comes with advantages and drawbacks when it comes to security, compatibility, cost and development complexity. This month's cover story of Access magazine delves into these issues to help you figure out what's best for your different applications.
In a column, our enterprise desktop expert explains when it's better to deliver full desktops versus single applications. And along with determining how to deliver applications, it's critical to focus on the back-end infrastructure. Another column this month explores what to consider for the third-party systems behind mobile specifically. The Deep Dive looks at mobile threat detection technology and why it hasn't reached critical mass yet. Finally, the new App Spotlight shines on Slack, a growing option for enterprise collaboration.Continue Reading
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SaaS application Trello integrates with dozens of third-party apps, including Box, Google Drive and Slack, to help users streamline their workflows and collaborate more efficiently. Continue Reading
Collaboration software tools like Slack can offer valuable lessons for telemedicine, such as accessing data in real time, that can lead to a wider adoption in healthcare. Continue Reading
Slack Enterprise Grid puts the emphasis on large organizations by giving IT a central location to deploy and customize settings for multiple teams at once. Continue Reading
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As team messaging applications such as Slack and Cisco Spark grow in popularity, they could decrease reliance on email, 1-800 customer service numbers and even LinkedIn. Continue Reading
Workers unhappy with available collaboration platforms increasingly bypass IT and download apps such as Slack and Unify Circuit, then convert their colleagues into users too. Continue Reading
Slack is taking aim at traditional communication tools like instant messenger and email. But its integration with other services bespeaks a broader strategy. Continue Reading
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