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Top 20 female entrepreneurs to watch in 2017

Every year, female entrepreneurs take their ideas and change the world around us and 2017 is going to be no different. CIO’s Top 20 list of female entrepreneurs to watch in 2017 employs thousands of workers and collectively have...

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Making sense of Microsoft's messy collaboration strategy

Microsoft's Office 365 suite recently expanded with more apps for enterprise collaboration, but will the-more-the-merrier approach prevail, or is consolidation inevitable?

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Microsoft and LinkedIn aim for ‘logical’ integrations

Microsoft and LinkedIn are now officially one company with a common vision for the future of work and social collaboration. Analysts say early integration plans reveal priorities across both platforms.

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Facebook Workplace third-party integration is key to business success

This week Facebook announced new functionality in its Workplace enterprise communication product that integrates popular third-party tools, and the move could help make Workplace a much more viable enterprise tool.

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Zuckerberg shows off upcoming Facebook features

Facebook executives are showing off new features and technologies that could be added to the social network next year.

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Analytics helps the enterprise find its identity

Consumerized analytics applications are everywhere, but their presence isn’t obvious. Managing this phenomenon at the executive level isn’t easy. People are always looking for the silver bullet, the single solution. It can’t all be...

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5 easy strategies for building an online community

As a marketing strategy, building customer loyalty online seems straightforward enough. You can engage with customers through your brand’s social media channels, get them to participate in your brand’s contests and comment sections,...

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Why Facebook, Google, LinkedIn and Slack tackle the enterprise differently

The future of work will be defined by the unique approaches of technology's shining stars, including Facebook, Google, LinkedIn and Slack. Here's how (and why) these four tech leaders take different approaches to enterprise adoption....

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Why Slack should worry about Facebook, Microsoft and Google

The market for enterprise messaging and collaboration apps is bigger and more crowded than ever before. Experts tell CIO.com why the market is bustling now, where it’s heading and why Slack now faces stiff competition.

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Slack CEO describes 'Holy Grail' of virtual assistants

Stewart Butterfield wants to build a super bot that retrieves and correlates information from any enterprise application to find employees answers to sophisticated questions.

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Do you need a digital brand manager?

A new research report shows that the role of digital brand manager is increasingly important for today's IT organizations. But what is a digital brand manager and why do you need one?

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Why you need to create a social media policy

Social media can be a distractions at work, but it's not always a bad thing. Help your employees use social media to network, connect and learn from others in the industry.

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Will Facebook Workplace help or sideline workers?

Facebook is about to find out if its new enterprise-focused collaboration tool can thread the needle between social tool and social disturbance in the office.

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Facebook at Work (finally) launches as 'Workplace'

Facebook already owns consumer social networking, and with its new Workplace service, it’s clear it wants the enterprise, too. The new offering will feel familiar to Facebook users but will also remain separate from company's consumer...

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Can Facebook really do enterprise collaboration right?

Facebook is about to enter the business collaboration market, and though the space is crowded, the opportunity for Facebook at Work is clear — but the company must earn trust in the enterprise.

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Facebook Marketplace takes on eBay, Craigslist

Facebook today unveiled Marketplace, a service for mobile users who want to buy and sell items while using the social networking app.

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A pre-launch history of Facebook at Work

Facebook is about to release its much-anticipated business collaboration service. Here's a look back at the last 20 months of Facebook at Work's growing pains, partnerships, pilot programs and delays.

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LinkedIn Learning puts Lynda.com to work

LinkedIn this week integrated Lynda.com’s vast training library into its main site. The new LinkedIn Learning service is available to all premium subscribers, and the company says an enterprise-focused version is also on the way.

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