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CEO Says IT Fuels Investment Advice

For Mark Casady, CEO of LPL Financial, IT is essential to adviser efficiency and the best customer experience.

CIOs Deploy Different Social Tools for Different Types of Collaboration

Jive, Jabber, Yammer, SharePoint, Lync--CIOs roll out a variety of collaboration tools to fit the work styles of various types of far-flung employees.


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How Mobile, Social Tech Elevate Enterprise Collaboration

Mobile and social technologies have the potential to vastly improve collaboration in the enterprise. However, they also represent a very real threat to CIOs and IT.

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Dropbox Acquires CloudOn to Strengthen Mobile Collaboration

Dropbox continues to build its business away from sync-and-share cloud storage with the acquisition of CloudOn, which offers a "simple and beautiful" mobile document creation and editing tool.

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Why IT Should be Skeptical of 'Facebook at Work'

Facebook, a company decidedly focused on consumers and advertisers, wants to move into the busy enterprise social market with the Facebook at Work service, but its plans raise a number of important questions and concerns for...

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LinkedIn Makes Enterprise Inroads With New Communication Tools

LinkedIn is shifting its focus with a set of new tools designed to help simplify communication between coworkers. The move is a natural evolution for the social network that's best-known as a place to find a new job, according to...

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Slack Adds Major Enterprise Collaboration Features, Uptime Guarantee

Silicon Valley darling Slack is moving to take on larger enterprises with new compliance features and a financially-backed SLA.

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How IT is Creating the 'Smart' Workplace

By deploying technologies like Wi-Fi, Wikis and WebEx, IT is leading the charge as enterprises restructure for maximum collaboration.

Why India Loves Scrum

Why India Loves Scrum

India's culture of erratic change perfectly matches the West's lust for scrum.

CIOs Still Need to Strengthen the IT-Business Connection

Our 14th Annual State of the CIO research reveals glaring disparities between what CIOs think they're delivering and what business people think they're getting from IT. CIO Editor in Chief Maryfran Johnson urges CIOs to 'mind the gap'...

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Agile Meets Collaboration for Better, Faster Software Product Delivery

A new alliance between agile workflow solutions company Jama and enterprise collaboration and integration solution firm Tasktop aims to allow enterprises to gain better insight into their software development lifecycle and speed up...

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Google Offers 5 Tips on How to Maximize Your Digital Workforce

A new whitepaper from Google spotlights a set of tips and tricks organizations can use to boost employee productivity and streamline collaboration, among other things.

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Why Your Team in India Won't Say 'No'

Your software engineer in India loves to say yes but hates to say no. So much it can bring you to the brink of despair! So what is the remedy for India's "yes culture"?

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Don't Make Me Turn This Car Around

Here are three ways the drive to collaborative innovation mimics parenting.

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Health IT Success Hinges on CIO-Business Collaboration

Healthcare CIOs must engage with executives and medical staff to bridge the gap in the enterprise and win support for new IT initiatives.

Huddle Claims 'Facebook at Work' Won't Be Suitable For Enterprise

Facebook at Work would allow users to chat to colleagues and collaborate on documents

Cisco crashes the enterprise mobile party with new collaboration app

Project Squared will let users strike up ad hoc team meetings with audio, video conferencing, file sharing and text chat

Microsoft finally fusing Yammer-Office 365 sign-on systems

Microsoft bought Yammer in mid-2012, but Office 365 users have had to log into it with separate credentials

Microsoft to marry Office with Dropbox for cloud productivity

The companies are partnering to make Word, Excel and PowerPoint more interoperable with Dropbox and Dropbox for Business

Startup Slack gets $120M infusion to kill email at work

The funding round gives the company, led by Flickr co-founder Stewart Butterfield, a $1.12B valuation

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