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Skype for Business preview adds support for massive meetings, cloud-based phone administration

Businesses can begin testing the new features now, with a full release expected later this year


Slack rides high on early valuations

The team messaging site now boasts 1.1 million daily active users

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15 screen-sharing apps for easy collaboration

Need to hold a virtual meeting complete with screen sharing? Or maybe you just need to remotely access a colleague’s computer to help him with a quick fix. Here are 15 ways to get the job done -- for free.

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Top 4 revelations about SharePoint

The unveiling of SharePoint Server 2016 the Microsoft Ignite Conference put an end to speculation about the future of the on-premises version of the popular collaboration product, and pointed the way toward the future as well.

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Traction Watch: How Atlassian attracted Tesla, NASA and Amazon

Atlassian is raking in more than $200 million in business by focusing more on engineering than sales.

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Think security first before going BYOD for business videoconferencing

With the rapid adoption of enterprise video communication, BYOD and the increased usage of cloud-based SaaS (software as a service) applications, privacy and security should be a first order of business.

Dropbox adds new features to woo enterprise users

A connector for Active Directory integration is now in beta

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How Intel Unite keeps projectors and meetings on track

One of the biggest meeting time wasters is the difficulty of connecting cables to projectors. Intel hopes to solve this with its new Unite platform.

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As collaboration tools multiply, here’s how to avoid overload

New collaboration tools invite more internal innovation and knowledge sharing, and better connections with customers. But will too many choices make us less productive? Here's how organization can prevent their employees from...

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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