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Microsoft makes virtual healthcare visits easier to manage in Teams

The company announced a slew of updates to its Teams collaboration app aimed at front-line workers, including enhancements to the virtual visit experience.

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Asana takes aim at the enterprise with new workflow features

The task management platform is rolling out a host of new capabilities aimed at improving collaboration and security for its enterprise customers.

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As Google moves to reshape Workspace, barriers to business adoption remain

The company's Workspace suite continues to evolve, but faces tough competition from Microsoft and other rivals in the productivity and collaboration software market.

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Google rolls out new Workspace app integrations, security features

Google’s Chat collaboration app now integrates with Atlassian’s Jira, while no-code platform AppSheet can be accessed directly from Gmail. The moves were unveiled ahead of the Google Cloud Next event.

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Box moves to tackle the shift to hybrid workplaces

The content management platform is making changes it hopes will help workers better find, share, and use the data and information they need to remain productive in an increasingly hybrid-workplace world.

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Google Keep cheat sheet: How to get started

Get up and running with Google’s powerful note-taking app.

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What’s new in Office 2021?

The new release brings the non-subscription version of Microsoft Office closer to what’s available with Microsoft 365 or Office 365 — but only partway.

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Varjo and a better approach to VR-based collaboration

Given the advances in AR and VR in recent years, why are we trying so hard to re-create boring, old meeting rooms?

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Zoom’s $14.7B acquisition bid for Five9 falls apart

Shareholders of the cloud-based contact center Five9 rejected the all-stock deal, which Zoom had hoped would allow it to broaden its reach beyond video.

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Microsoft Teams gets Phone features, Operator Connect service

Microsoft Teams Phone now lets you easily transfer a call from desk to mobile, a move designed to make staying connected easier in a hybrid workplace.

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Dropbox’s 'Capture' feature embraces async video

Asynchronous video and audio communications offer another way to connect hybrid remote workers and are rapidly gaining traction among collaboration and productivity software vendors.

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10 top file-sharing services: Dropbox, Box, Google Drive, OneDrive, and more

Most file-sharing services have evolved into full-blown collaboration platforms. We look at 10 online services ranging from basic to enterprise-level.

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Salesforce broadens Slack integrations across Customer360 apps

The majority of Salesforce products have now been integrated with Slack’s popular team collaboration app.

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Slack begins rolling out video and audio message ‘clips’

The launch is part of Slack’s effort to make it easier for users to connect and to counter video meeting fatigue with asynchronous communications. Coming next year: ‘GovSlack’ for public sector users.

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The problem with the Poly Studio E70 and X70

The Poly Studio E70 and X70 are perfectly fine as conference room video setups, but a lack of interoperability limits their appeal. It’s a major issue for the industry.

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As the hybrid workplace emerges, Microsoft and Google beef up video tools

Both companies are catering to growing demand for workforce flexibility as businesses look to roll out hybrid remote work strategies and keep employees connected — wherever they’re located.

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Microsoft OneDrive cheat sheet

If you have Windows 10, you have OneDrive. With this quick guide, you can learn how to back up, sync, and share files in OneDrive.

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Smartsheet: A spreadsheet-based tool for easy project management

Competing against widely used task management tools such as Asana and Trello, Smartsheet has gained traction across a wide range of companies. Here’s how the cloud-based app works and why it's popular.

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