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Google’s Workspace Chat Rooms to become collaborative ‘Spaces’

The company will now offer its collaboration suite to consumers for free as it rolls out a variety of enhancements to better connect its productivity apps.

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The needed evolution of videoconferencing

Videoconferencing, which became a critical lifeline for many companies during the COVID-19 pandemic, only really works when everyone plays well together.

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Nvidia Omniverse: Could it make today’s videoconferencing apps obsolete?

While everyone's gotten used to videoconferencing apps that turn everyone into versions of the Brady Bunch — little squares on a screen — there are better ways to meet and network.

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8 Outlook add-ins to enhance collaboration

Installing a few key add-ins for Microsoft Outlook can make collaborating with co-workers faster and more efficient.

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Microsoft Teams gets Fluid components, ‘main stage’ meeting app integrations

Microsoft is adding new cross-platform integrations for Teams to help employees get work done without leaving the collaboration application.

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US gov’t plans for remote workers could spur private-sector push, too

The Biden administration appears poised to encourage remote work for 2 million US government workers as the COVID-19 pandemic eases and businesses look to fully re-open. The move could spur companies to follow suit.

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At Virgin Atlantic, Facebook Workplace evolves into a key productivity tool

The airline saw a large increase in use as employees sought corporate updates during the pandemic; now the enterprise social network is helping the company rev up operations again.

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With smart canvas, Google looks to better connect Workspace apps

Google this week unveiled a range of new ways to connect its productivity and collaboration apps, including the rollout of its smart canvas. But is it enough to keep up with innovative startups?

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How to create a digital workplace

Creating a digital work environment for employees, regardless of where they are physically, involves much more than handing out laptops, turning to cloud apps, and using a VPN. Here's what companies need to keep in mind as they plan...

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10+ Microsoft Teams tips for Mac users

A growing army of Mac users needs to learn how to get work done in Microsoft Teams.

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Facebook's Workplace gets ‘Plugins,’ new app integrations

As the company now pegs the number of paid Workplace users at 7 million, an analyst sees Facebook’s growing focus on integration as important to continued enterprise uptake.

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Next-gen digital whiteboards: 7 shared canvas apps for visual collaboration

Online whiteboards were just the beginning. With hybrid workforces on the horizon, today’s visual collaboration tools are a key component to keep everyone on the same canvas when brainstorming, planning, and managing projects.

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The collective problems with videoconferencing

Though videoconferencing platforms have grown and improved a lot over the last year, the devil is in the details when it comes to getting the most from them.

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Atlassian launches Jira Work Management, opening its Jira platform to all business teams

Workplace management platform Jira is no longer just for software developers; Jira Work Management now supports all enterprise business teams.

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Google Meet gets a UI refresh to help ‘deepen the meeting experience’

The latest Google Meet update aims to make video calls more immersive, inclusive, and productive.

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The Bose Videobar VB1, huddle spaces, and the post-pandemic workplace

Huddle rooms have become the new must-have for offices expecting employees to come back. Bose’s all-in-one USB conferencing device is an attractive huddle-room option for hybrid workplaces.

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10+ Slack tips for Mac users

These Slack tips can help Mac users stay in command of the powerful collaboration tool and get things done more efficiently.

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3 ways to build stronger remote teams

Building trust within remote and hybrid teams is key for businesses moving forward. These techniques can help.

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Rethinking collaboration: 8 vendors offer new paths to remote work

With the need for efficient collaboration tools exploding in recent months, a variety of companies hope to refine how those tools work and what they can do. We look at eight now pushing the envelope.

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Collaboration analytics: Yes, you can track employees. Should you?

Analytics tools provided by Microsoft, Slack, and other collaboration app vendors offer insights into communication patterns and other employee work habits. But companies should be wary of reading too much into the data — or abusing...

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