Collaboration

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Asana's new feature lets users 'track anything'

New custom fields support expands the work tracking software's possible uses

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Meet Flock, a Slack rival that claims big productivity gains

A 'magic search' feature automatically displays important groups and contacts without any need for typing

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OpenText to buy Dell EMC's enterprise content division

The $1.62 billion deal will allow both companies to focus on their core missions

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Microsoft may finally have its Slack killer

The company reportedly is building Skype Teams, its first product to truly compete against hot group messaging apps

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The other Office 365 is available for your school

For collaborative classroom use by teachers and students, Microsoft has a special edition of Office 365

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Office, Outlook, Slack, Handoff: The digital workplace reborn

Office and Outlook have been reinvented, collaboration tools like Slack are finally useful, and devices are evolving for new digital workflows

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Hanging on the line: The desk phone's second life

Desktop phones, smartphones, tablets, and PCs should all work with a phone number as easily as email works today across devices

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Dropbox levels up its features for administrators

The updates include new sharing controls, admin panels, and more

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Make Git work for global teams

Git was made for distributed teams, but long distances introduce special challenges

Collaboration tools: social media messages, sharing, connection, communication

6 Slack alternatives worth a look

There’s nothing wrong with using Slack — its three million active daily users can’t all be wrong. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t another option out there that might better meet your particular needs

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Five years on, Office 365 shows its strengths

With the core tools largely toughened, Microsoft is building out new capabilities in video and community sites

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Microsoft's new service is like YouTube for the enterprise

Stream is designed to let users securely and easily upload and share video within a company

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Microsoft spices up Surface Hub with Azure cloud services

Microsoft's supersized Surface Hub is viewed as a computer for videoconferencing and digital whiteboarding, but it's starting to do a lot more than just be the centerpiece of a conference room.

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How do I connect thee? Let me point the ways

The rapid rise of cloud-based applications has also amplified the problems and challenges associated with integrating them with the rest of the enterprise. This has given momentum to innovative approaches and frameworks offered by...

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Cisco brings some (real) friends to the chat-bot party

Cisco's new partnerships with Gupshup and Api.ai should bring more bots into the Spark messaging platform

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Skype's bot invasion continues with group chats

Microsoft's campaign to introduce conversational bot overlords marches on

Office 365 and OneDrive document sharing

How to share any kind of file through OneDrive

Part 4: OneDrive integrates with Windows, iOS, and Android -- and works via the web -- to let you share and discover shared files of all types

Office 365 and OneDrive document sharing

How to access documents stored in OneDrive from any device

Part 3: The OneDrive service works for accessing shared files both within Office 2016 and the OneDrive app, if properly enabled

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