Microsoft Teams

Words lead to actions in the latest version of Slack packing Asana, Jira support

Slack introduced a new feature on Tuesday, May 22 that turns your conversations into “actions.” It’s compatible with Asana, Bitbucket, HubSpot, Jira, …

Tech Trends

Digital Workplace Conference Melbourne 2018

Wednesday<br>Aug 15, 2018 -<p>Thursday<br>Aug 16, 2018<p><b>Starts</b> 11:00 and <b>Ends</b> 16:00<br>(UTC+10:00) Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney<p>Description<p>The Australian Digital …

The Workplace

Unpacking SharePoint Conference Day One's Announcements

SharePoint Conference 2018 kicked off yesterday with an hour and 45 minute keynote delivered to an audience of over 3000 at the MGM hotel in Las …

Microsoft SharePoint

Microsoft unveils the 'PowerPoint of mixed reality'

Microsoft has unveiled SharePoint spaces, a new creation tool for its SharePoint collaboration platform that has been instantly dubbed “the …

Augmented Reality

What GDPR means for businesses outside Europe

On May 25, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will go into effect in the European Union, but its implications will reach far beyond the borders of the 28 member states of the EU.<p>US businesses need to know the regulation, understand how it can impact their business operations so they can …

I-DEAS

Instant Feedback Tools Can Boost Engagement, Productivity

​Praise from peers and bosses is a significant motivator, but most employees feel unappreciated and unrecognized. Making it easier for colleagues to …

Employee Engagement

Microsoft Surface Hub 2 Takes Work Team Collaboration to a New Level

1 of 12<p>Microsoft has corporate collaboration clearly in its sights with its new Surface Hub 2. The device, which Microsoft unveiled on May 15, was …

Enterprise Tech

SharePoint And Office 365 Get AI And VR Upgrades

Image: Microsoft<p>Microsoft has made a bunch of announcements at their SharePoint Virtual Summit. The big change on the SharePoint side of things is …

Artificial Intelligence

Arista Brings New Switches, Cloud Approach to Campus Networks

DAILY VIDEO: Arista introduces new switches to support its campus networks initiative, and Microsoft takes the wraps off a sleeker Surface Hub 2 …

Enterprise Tech

How To Escape Email Attachment Hell

Image: iStock<p>One of the most convenient ways to share information is via email. But the problem is that you can end up with multiple copies and …

Microsoft Teams

Configure Direct Trunking to Microsoft Teams with Ribbon SBC Edge

As per this week’s HUGE announcement, Microsoft Phone System Direct Routing is now in public preview!<p><b>What does this mean?</b><p>In essence, this means that …

Telephony

Microsoft's Surface Hub 2 puts Teams collaboration at its core

Microsoft has unveiled its updated Surface Hub digital whiteboard, improving collaboration capabilities with software and hardware features.

Technology (Australia)

Azure bot app doesn't updating after modifications

I created a bot in Azure to integrate with Microsoft Teams in node.js, but when I change the file index.js, changes are not reflected when I test my …

Software Development

Personal email is dead — but I still can't quit it

Microsoft and Google continue to invest in new email applications — Google just released a new version of Gmail, for example — but personal email is …

Apps

How did the advent of cloud transform product engineering?

For eShopWorld’s John O’Connell, it is the rapid pace of technological change that keeps his work varied and interesting.<p>Given the ubiquity of cloud …

Resource Planning

Connect, Collaborate & Share All-In-One Device

Introducing Surface Hub 2<p>Turn any space into a teamwork space<p>Move beyond meetings, to true teaming<p>Teams come in all shapes and sizes. They can be …

Project Management

Slack Turns to Machine Learning to Get More Value Out of Search Results

NEWS ANALYSIS: Not satisfied with its success against bigger players, Slack is using machine learning and AI to raise the bar even higher on search …

Enterprise Tech

6 Ways Real-Time Chat Apps Fail for Organizations

Real-time chat applications for businesses have become the norm. Just look at the numbers out of Slack, one of the most popular team chat software …

Apps

Microsoft's Surface Hub 2 is a bold attempt at changing how we work

Remember the Surface Hub? You probably don't. Unlike Microsoft's other PCs -- the Surface Pro, Book, Laptop and Studio -- the Hub was a giant and expensive device meant for workplace collaboration, not average consumers. It was never going to star in commercials or turn heads at Best Buy. And even …

Tech Trends

Cisco's Accompany Acquisition Could Take A Bite Out Of Microsoft's LinkedIn And The Products That Leverage It

Cisco has closed on its $270 million acquisition of Accompany, an AI-driven relationship intelligence platform. It is a real-time, Internet sourced …

Business

Cisco Buys Accompany, Threatens Microsoft's LinkedIn Dominance

1 / 2<p>5 Best Low-Carbon Mutual Funds Focused on Clean Energy<p>Low carbon mutual funds possess low carbon risk courtesy of investment in low or no fossil …

Cisco Systems

Mitel MiCloud Business - Mitel MiCloud Office

Mitel MiCloud Business (which begins at $19.99 per user per month) is a great choice for small to midsized business (SMB) customers with a need for …

Project Management

Microsoft Calling Plans for Office 365 is Now Generally Available

Recently, Microsoft announced that as of May 1, 2018, Calling Plans for Office 365 are now generally available in Canada. This announcement is quite …

Telephony

Skype has gone from popular free calling app, to promising acquisition, to utterly mismanaged and now enterprise tool

Skype is one of those big success-fail-success stories we often only see in the tech industry. The brainchild of two scandinavian tech entrepreneurs, …

Skype

Google's flashy A.I. demo overshadowed Microsoft's focus on work

• Microsoft's AI demonstrations were more business-centric than Google's.<br>• The chief scientist of Salesforce said he was impressed with how Google …

Artificial Intelligence

Office 365 Groups and Governance

Governance is and always has been a crucial part of the success of any Modern Workplace. The introduction of Office 365 Groups (Groups) made …

Project Management

Microsoft has a sneaky plan to take on Slack in enterprise, and it has some upset

Despite a lot of momentum behind Microsoft Teams, Slack remains the giant in enterprise messaging, with the company recently announcing 8 million …

Microsoft Teams

Best Windows 10 apps this week

<b>Two-hundred-and-eighty-two in a series.</b> Welcome to this week's overview of the best apps, games and extensions released for Windows 10 on the Windows …

Apps

Microsoft Build Features Microsoft 365, Zoho Expands Into UAE, More News

Two of the most important developer conferences for the digital workplace took place this week, namely Microsoft Build and Google I/O. Among the many …

Build Developer Conference

Hands on with the newest Microsoft HoloLens apps that transformed me into a top-notch engineer and space planner

The alarm sounds. A wall of heavy machines begins to rattle, as something has clearly gone wrong. Playing the role of a maintenance engineer at a …

Augmented Reality