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Review: 5 top videoconferencing services put to the test

We compared Zoom, Cisco Webex, Microsoft Teams, GoToMeeting, and Google Meet in real-world tests to see which videoconferencing platforms perform best for business users. Here’s how they stack up.

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What is ERP? Key features of top enterprise resource planning systems

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software standardizes, streamlines and integrates business processes across finance, human resources, procurement, distribution and other departments. Here's what you need to know about these key IT...

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Telehealth booms amid COVID-19 crisis; virtual care is here to stay

The coronavirus pandemic that has erupted worldwide has pushed telehealth to the forefront. It's unlikely remote medicine will go away, even after the current crisis abates.

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Remote agile development: Top tips and tools for managing dispersed teams

The coronavirus pandemic has agile teams adjusting to asynchronous remote collaboration. IT leaders who have spearheaded the agile development efforts of far-flung teams share their tips for success.

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Comparing 3 top project management tools: Trello vs. Monday vs. Asana

We look at three of the most popular tools for keeping projects on track -- each takes a slightly different approach and will appeal to different types of users.

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Collaboration answers the call

When office workers fled to their homes, collaboration tools and methods suddenly became indispensable. Here's what our new era of collaboration may look like.

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Remote working, now and forevermore?

Employees around the world are suddenly working from home full-time. Find out how to make this new reality work for your organization, whether it will last beyond the pandemic, and where it might take us.

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Intelligent automation: The future of RPA

RPA is great for streamlining tedious tasks, but the software takes on a new dimension when combined with AI and ML, say its top sellers, who are eager to usher in a new era of ‘hyperautomation.’

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Videoconferencing vendors meet demands with free versions

As COVID-19 forces workers to remote offices, videoconferencing is becoming a lifeblood of business. These free videoconferencing offerings can help you meet the demand of the new work-at-home norm.

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5 tips for executing a successful ERP go-live

Few experiences in the business world compare to managing an ERP go-live. Here's how to set yourself up for success.

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What is an HRIS? A key tool for all your human resources needs

A human resources information system makes managing people, policies and procedures simple, efficient and effective for organizations of all sizes.

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16 famous ERP disasters, dustups and disappointments

It's no wonder ERP has such a bad reputation: The history surrounding the complex and expensive enterprise software market is packed with tales of vendor mud-slinging, outrageous hype and epic failures.

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What is natural language processing? The business benefits of NLP explained

Natural language processing is a branch of AI that enables computers to understand, process, and generate language just as people do — and its use in business is rapidly growing.

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Top 12 BI tools of 2020

It’s not always easy choosing a business intelligence tool to meet the needs of your enterprise. Here are 12 that could work for you.

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Is AI ready to fly solo in your data center?

Server vendors, particularly Oracle, are pushing harder on automated, AI-driven server technologies. Are we ready to take our hands off the wheel?

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ServiceNow: Not just for managing IT services anymore

ServiceNow is making a play to push beyond ITSM, thanks to new AI tools in the Orlando release of its Now platform and other recent AI-related moves.

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How Salesforce certifications can boost your career (and where to start)

Salesforce has created an ecosystem of products and services beyond its core CRM tool, building a huge demand for knowledgeable Salesforce professionals who bring skills with industry-specific extensions and business-aligned apps.

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GoDaddy Websites + Marketing is perfect for new brands looking to get online.

GoDaddy Websites + Marketing is packed with tools to help your business' site succeed.

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Top 13 enterprise architecture tools for 2020

These popular and emerging EA tools offer businesses everything they need to support enterprise architecture and digital transformation.

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Top 14 ITSM tools for 2020

Finding the right IT service management tool for your business needs can be challenging. Here’s a breakdown of 14 of the best and most popular ITSM services to help you decide.

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