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Box wins DoJ contract in latest federal coup

Providing mobile access for agency staffers will be a key part of its mandate

Dropbox unleashes 'universal app' for Windows phones and tablets

New features for designers, meanwhile, promises better image handling


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13 Chromebook tools for getting down to business

From collaboration apps to developer extensions, powerful add-ons make Chromebooks open for business

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IT execs on Facebook at Work strengths and weaknesses

A handful of senior IT executives agree that Facebook needs to overcome some significant challenges before organizations can seriously consider its Facebook at Work enterprise collaboration platform.

Jive stakes its messaging claim with new Chime app

The real-time communication tool for teams will now have to vie with Slack

Dell ready to help enterprises move Jive content into Yammer

New migration tool aims to help enterprises simplify their social side

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6 IT leaders share tips to drive collaboration

Collaboration tools are destined to fail when IT leaders look to solve problems that don’t exist. Here’s how CIOs and IT managers ensure their collaborative platform efforts aren’t futile.

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Why CIOs can’t sell enterprise collaboration tools

Collaboration platforms offer the promise to eliminate unnecessary meetings, phone calls and other time-consuming interactions. However, to succeed those tools have to perform better than the incumbent, which for most people is still...

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How workers really use Microsoft collaboration tools

A new report suggests the most common activity among businesspeople using Microsoft collaboration tools is document sharing, and much of that activity occurs early in the week, on Monday and Tuesday.

Google gives Apps admins more control over their files and docs

One of the new features allows IT pros to disable the ability to print, donwload and copy certain files

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Google for Work vs. Microsoft Office 365: A comparison of cloud tools

While Google for Work and Microsoft Office 365 offer many similar services, choosing between the two can be a significant challenge for CIOs. This comparison eases that burden.

AeroFS makes cloud collaboration free for up to 30 users

Security-focused service offers a private enterprise cloud with unlimited data

Google Cloud and a Chromebook might be your next contact center

Avaya and Google have joined hands to help mid-sized companies give customer service

Dropbox for Business gets two new collaboration tools

Users can now comment on shared files and keep Microsoft Office documents synchronized more easily

Microsoft beefs up Office 365's Delve, aims to complete its rollout by May

Delve, the first application that taps the Office Graph machine learning engine, was announced a year ago

Box snaps up Subspace for heightened BYOD security

New containerized browser technology will tighten enterprise controls

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Can You Reclaim Your Email With Microsoft Office Graph Tools?

Email is a commodity -- and sometimes a curse. Could adding Microsoft services such as Delve and Clutter make it useful again?

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GitHub for the Rest of Us

Git made it possible for programmers to coordinate distributed work across teams -- now GitHub makes it possible for everyone else

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IT Execs Share Experiences With Google for Work

Many companies are still slowly shifting toward cloud-based infrastructure, but the organizations that take the plunge see a number of potential business benefits and productivity gains. Here are some of the ways CIOs and technology...

Samepage updates its collaboration service with Box, Dropbox support

A new Android app lets users create, view and edit pages on the go

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