Companies that support remote work experience 25 percent lower employee turnover (and other findings)
A new survey shows the pros and cons of a distributed workforce.
A new survey shows the pros and cons of a distributed workforce.
Technology has long been used to improve how we learn, but today's digital advances, particularly with social media, have taken learning in powerful new -- and for some -- entirely unexpected directions.
Microsoft is using this week's Ignite conference to try to help clarify its collaboration-tool strategy. Here's how SharePoint, Teams and Yammer figure in the mix.
Facebook signs the largest US customer for Workplace, calling it a validation of its vision for the collaboration platform.
Zoom said the new features will improve collaboration and workflow for users.
Microsoft is planning to migrate its Skype for Business Online users to Microsoft Teams, but maybe not in the way and timeframe some were thinking.
With the accelerating pace of change in technology and the arrival of cloud services, the focus has shifted away from IT doing everything in-house, and toward outsourcing work to vendors. However, an increase...
Brand marketers will now be able to visualise the true value of their influencer marketing with the ShareIQ influencer marketing tool
Paul Rosania, head of core product at Slack, said Slack's shared channels feature was among the most requested since all companies need to integrate with teams from external firms and partners.
Atlassian starts from scratch to build Stride, a team collaboration tool that integrates various mediums and acknowledges that you need to duck out to focus to actually get work done.
An 18-month negotiation has resulted in telco Spark NZ's subsidiary Telegistics becoming the exclusive distributor of all Cisco Spark-branded products in New Zealand.
The update includes new design tool integrations, a new API endpoint, and more organizational features.
We so want to quit email, but we can't. That reality means email marketing will remain a big business. Here's a look at Adobe's annual consumer email survey.
Energy companies invest in lots of technology, but without developing communications and collaboration, they won't optimize the benefits.
Microsoft is halting work on its GigJam collaboration service in September, two years after its initial launch and before it ever exited preview.
Google Docs gains new team editing features, extra add-on templates, and integrated enterprise search.
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!
Censorship acts like SOPA have rocked the foundations of the Internet community, and now thanks to Wednesday's blackout collaboration more people are aware of the dangers of this legislation. However, people also like to make light of a bad situation, and this selection of memes is the proof.
The private sector makes billions in revenue through sales of its covert technologies to state agencies. But what can the technology actually do?
Android is a very popular mobile operating system, especially with low cost tablets like the Amazon Kindle Fire and Nook Tablet available for less than $250. You can view, edit, and create Office documents with the six applications shown in this image gallery.
A look back at some of the major controversies to grip the world's largest social network over the past few months. Is Facebook teetering on the edge of collapse?
Using the GPS location and social networking functionality in smartphones is leading to innovate applications and services to help out your fellow human being. Two new services, currently both running on iOS, created from startup companies are now available to help you find the best food to eat and drink to consume. Nosh and Oink integrate social networking and an awards system to encourage you to participate too.
E-mail notifications are an important part of social networking services like Facebook. If you have to continually visit a web site to see what's new, you lose much of the excitement that comes with comments on your photos or other shared items. You might miss invitations to events or opportunities to connect with a long-lost friend who's in town for a day or two.But e-mail notifications are also a potential security risk. If a potential attacker can create a realistic-looking imitation of a Facebook notification, you might find yourself clicking on a link that can lead to malware or attempt to steal your login credentials.Spotting a fake isn't as easy as it seems. I've assembled four Facebook notifications that arrived in my e-mail inbox recently. Which are real, and which are fake? Answers are in the caption beneath each screen shot.
Facebook is rolling out a major revamp to its privacy settings. The changes affect what you see on your profile as well as when you share content on the social network.
At the end of a job, or after leaving university, your email may not automatically follow you on your next endeavour, but it is possible to ensure they are migrated to another provider.
College is coming to an end for many, and so will your email accounts. This guide will show you how to keep your old college emails.
The Apple iPad is a great for having fun and being entertained, but it also functions very well as a mobile work platform. This year we are looking at the 6 best Office apps/suites. Since there are no trials available we present you with over 100 screenshots and an extensive article, including summary tables, to help you make the most informed decision for your needs.
A series covering Office 365 in depth: in this screenshot gallery, the administration console to manage all of your cloud-based services.
A series covering Office 365 in depth: in this screenshot gallery, an in-depth look at the desktop and cloud-based Lync Online.
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 ...
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.
From the Google IPO, to the rise of social networking, it's been an important decade for tech innovation, CBSNews.com Executive Editor Charles Cooper talks to ZDNet Editor in Chief Larry Dignan about the five most important tech events of the decade and what they mean for the technology industry going forward.
Sponsored: Thuy Ha, director of product management at Qwest Communications, discusses a practical framework for unified communications. Ha explains how to build a foundation on a converged network, then add layers such as mobility, conferencing and collaboration.The content for this video was sponsored and provided by Qwest Communications.
At the Always On Summit at Stanford University, business executives discuss the risks involved in developing applications and businesses on social networks with proprietary platforms. Panelists include Gerry Campbell, CEO of Collecta; Max Ventilla, CEO of Aardvark; Shervin Pishevar, CEO of Social Gaming Network; and moderator Bambi Francisco, CEO of Vator.tv.
ZDNet Senior Editor Sam Diaz shares his views on the release of Apple's new iPhone 3G S. Diaz says there is a dark shadow being cast over the new device because of its exclusive relationship with carrier AT&T, while users complain about two-year contracts and lack of support for MMS messaging.
Dan Darling, CIO of Turner Broadcasting System, says that the company's most important technology is telepresence. Through teleconferencing, they have been able to build a new facility in Buenos Aires with much more collaboration between the divisions' saving money and speeding up the process.
Dan Darling, CIO of Turner Broadcasting System, says that the company's most important technology is telepresence. Through teleconferencing, they have been able to build a new facility in Buenos Aires with much more collaboration between the divisions—saving money and speeding up the process.
At Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco, Oracle President Charles Phillips and Chuck Rozwat, the company's executive vice president of product development, announced the release of Beehive. Beehive is an open, integrated communications system that includes instant messaging, video conferencing, and e-mail. They explained that collaboration is a snap when users have all their communications in one system and are still able to use any client or infrastructure.
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.