Teams users will be able to collaborate with external partners in a single channel without setting up guest accounts, something rival Slack already offers.
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At this week’s Ignite conference, Microsoft unveiled the Azure-based developer SDK and offered a futuristic vision of remote collaboration.
Google has introduced a Workspace tier for front-line jobs such as retail, hospitality, and healthcare workers.
For all of the successes of remote working, replicating the casual interactions in the office has been a lot harder when working from home.
Heralded as the 'new ERP', Microsoft introduces four Viva 'modules' that provide access to workplace learning, knowledge, analytics and corporate info.
With many companies eyeing “hybrid” workplace strategies this year, Facebook is looking to bolster its Workplace platform to make collaboration easier.
The new features aimed at retailers include automated approvals, shift ‘tagging’ and integrations with workforce management systems.
Collaboration tools will remain an enterprise priority in the coming year as many offices expect to remain largely closed until at least mid-2021.
Popular business apps and services, including Gmail, Docs, Workspace, Sheets and Meet were knocked offline for more than a half hour.
Social media giant says EU regulations accelerated planned pricing changes and will allow resources to be used to build new features for paid users.
Slack’s popular business chat app will be integrated with Salesforce’s cloud tools, serving as the front end for its Customer 360 portfolio.
A rumoured deal between the two tech companies could come as soon as next week. Analysts say it could help Slack fight back against rival Microsoft.
Best known for its cloud-based file sharing, Dropbox ventures further into team collaboration with a focus on more powerful project management features.
Microsoft Teams users can now access a range of third-party and custom apps during video meetings, removing the need to switch screens mid-conversation.
Users of Slack’s Connect service will be able to contact individuals at separate organisations, another step in efforts to replace email in the workplace.