Articles about Collaboration
Microsoft is forging ahead with a work-assistant application which seemingly will be called "Office Now," which is designed to make performing work-related tasks simpler.
Microsoft looks to be readying two more new productivity apps: A cloud clipboard called OneClip, and a Windows Phone version of its Revolve calendar-contact manager mash-up.
Flow may not be the only new 'mobile first' lightweight productivity app Microsoft is building. There may be new, lightweight document collaboration and project management apps in the works, too.
It's impressive how much the enterprise technology landscape has changed in just a year. While some priorities remain unchanged, important new players have emerged that business and IT leaders must consider in their plans this year.
Microsoft is rolling out test versions of its standalone, touch-first Word, Excel and PowerPoint apps for Android phones.
Far from maturing, the collaboration tool space is busier than ever evolving, branching out, and multiplying. But are organizations able to adopt so many different ways of working together?
Microsoft is looking to bring the cloud to its SharePoint Server 2016 users, rather than trying to force them to go all-cloud.
Microsoft has made generally available its spring updates to its core Dynamics CRM and Dynamics Marketing products.
Cisco acquires Tropo, which provides a platform for integrating SMS and voice calls into applications.
Atlassian plans to extend the market reach of its communications platform HipChat with the recent acquisition of San Francisco-based messaging app Hall.
Dropbox also slipped in that it will be adding the ability for creating new Microsoft Office docs straight from its iOS app in the next few weeks.
A new test build of Microsoft's Office 2016 suite for Windows 7, 8 and 10 users is available, ahead of this fall's final release.
Innovation may seem like a luxury your company cannot afford. In fact, you could miss out on cost savings, efficiencies, product ideas, and more if innovation isn't a top priority.
Dropbox adds comments and allows users to bring in non-Dropbox users with email notifications for people tagged with an "@".
Can Apple's new smartwatch throw the stakes in your favor? Will we reach a point where, like some instances with phones, you have to leave your watch at the door?
While the digital collaboration space has been vibrant and interesting for at least a decade now, the last year has seen a variety of shifts, new players, and fresh directions that both technology and business leaders should track.
Facebook has recently announced 'Facebook at work' for connecting professional contacts. If you don't want to mix your business and personal lives, have a look at these social networks you can use for work.
Microsoft took its Office for iOS and split it into three separate apps: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. And now even non-Office 365 subscribers get the near-full feature set.
ZDNet took iRobot's new Android-based robot controller for a spin at a briefing in New York City. (Spoiler alert: nothing broke.)
Want to improve your Skype experience and extend its functionality? Here are a few hints and tips that I find useful when I Skype.
Innovation in enterprise collaboration software continues unabated, to the point that there are nearly too many to keep track of. Here are 20 interesting new or established players you may not have heard of.
Check out these useful apps available on the Windows Phone Store to make your work life a little bit easier when you are out of the office.
Top tips, tricks and best practices so you can hold interesting and awesome teleconferences and meetings
Most of the leading enterprise collaboration platforms have mobile clients as well as social networking features. Here's a list of the leaders as well as a look at their mobile clients.
At long last, Microsoft has released a version of its Office suite for iOS. The new app targets the iPhone and closely resembles the Office app that’s built into Windows Phone 8. Here's what you'll find in the new app, which is available from the App Store immediately.
If you're using Outlook.com or any of the Office 2013 applications, you'll find the new SharePoint 2013 user interface familiar. Here's a tour of Microsoft's updated document management/collaboration server.
Let's take a stroll through Logitech's new video labs for optical and audio testing in Silicon Valley.
How can the social networking site Twitter be used to further your job search?
What better way to welcome back coworkers from an extended vacation than an amusing practical joke?
Addicted to Words with Friends? Yeah, me, too. Prepare to laugh at yourself and every other WwF addict as some (or all) of the following realizations sink in!
IT professionals are under pressure to do more with less and many are now turning to the cloud as an efficient way to meet the demands of a changing workforce. This video and The Top Ten Tech Series is sponsored by Microsoft Office 365.
Organizations are going social, but not how you might think. Find out how your business can utilize the next gen tools to make collaboration more effective and save your organization money.
In honor of the print edition of Encyclopedia Britannica's passing into the digital pages of the history books, we discuss new media's age old question: is print dead yet (or is it merely a walking zombie)? Craigslist has decimated a valued profit center in the world of printed newspapers. Printed books have given way to Kindle readers on every street corner. Glossy magazines are desperately trying to find new life in interactive iPad editions. Meanwhile, most specialty trade and technical publications long ago felt the need to jump to the Web. And now, despite almost of decade of Britannica's experts screaming into the wind that Wikipedia wasn't a legitimate source of educational information, Britannica's storied 244-year-old print edition gives up the ghost, due in large part to the existence of Wikipedia. In this video, ZDNet's David Gewirtz and Josh Gingold discuss what's changed in the world of online content, what it means to marketers, and how it will likely impact the world of business.Recorded from a ZDNet webcast on March 20, 2012.
At the GigaOm Net:Work conference in San Francisco, Google's Rajen Sheth talks about how the product development of Gmail inspired Sergey Brin, Larry Page, and Eric Schmidt to embrace cloud computing. The three at first "soundly rejected the idea" of Gmail because he was pitching it as packaged software, Sheth says. A few months later he came back with the concept of putting Gmail in the cloud.
At a Churchill Club event in Palo Alto, Calif., executives from Cisco, ARM, and McKinsey Global Institute talk about the role social networking is playing inside the enterprise. They discuss who is using it, strategies they've implemented, and best practices going forward.
At mediabistro.com's Think Mobile conference in San Francisco, Microsoft evangelist, Joel Franusic talks about new functionality users can expect with the Windows phone 7. Franusic discusses the new interface, Office updates, and game development features.
At the TechLines future of email debate held this month, IBM general manager of Lotus Software and WebSphere Portal Alistair Rennie said that social networking will be useful in the business, not necessarily for communications purposes, but rather to glean data to improve the workforce.
As long as you find the cloud integration useful rather than intrusive, this is a much-improved version of Acrobat with better access to its powerful tools.
Thunderbird 2 provides a compelling option for users looking for an open source e-mail client.
ASUS enters the local smartphone arena with a bang -- the P525 quad-band PDA looks to be a great companion for the mobile professional.
The BlackBerry 7130e is an expensive undertaking, but if you're a mobile professional the cost is undoubtedly justified.
As a tool for the e-mail-centric, the BlackBerry wins plenty of praise on its own merits and the addition of wireless modem functionality further sweetens the deal.
For business users needing to keep in touch with the office on the road, the A1000 is a viable option. Others may find that life is too short to wait for applications to load.
Google's new Web mail service is free and provides a gigabyte of storage, but also raises privacy concerns. We put the beta version through its paces.
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