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How to collaborate with Dropbox Spaces

The Spaces feature in Dropbox creates shared workspaces where teams can collaborate on projects. Here’s how to use it.

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Trello, now 10, offers up an ambitious platform overhaul

The workplace productivity app this week unveiled a host of new board designs and card capabilities designed to improve the remote-work experience.

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Esports — the next enterprise productivity tool?

Here's one way companies are looking to build camaraderie among their workers: esports, which can foster teamwork around the world, even as everyone remains isolated because of the pandemic.

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What’s next for remote workers? A virtual ‘watercooler’

The lack of connection has been a constant issue for remote workers, but a slate of new apps promises to make social interactions easier — no matter where employees are. Will people gather in the virtual breakroom?

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Is Windows 10 a secret Slack slayer?

Slack is already going after Microsoft in Europe, hoping to put a dent in the latter's success with Teams. But Windows could be what really puts Slack in the rear view mirror.

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Remote work 2.0 — when WFH really means 'work from anywhere'

Many companies have embraced a work-from-home model, but most aren’t prepared for what comes next. Here’s what to expect and how to get ready.

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Zoom Rooms tweaks aim to bolster a safe reopening of offices

Videoconferencing platform Zoom has released updates to its Rooms suite designed to help offices reopen and facilitate a move to a hybrid workforce.

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Microsoft unveils Viva, its employee-experience platform for Teams

Calling employee experience the “new ERP,” Microsoft introduced four Viva “modules” that provide access to workplace learning, knowledge, analytics, and corporate info.

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Atlassian launches Cloud Enterprise to meet core customer needs

Atlassian’s “most advanced cloud offering” comes to Jira Software, Confluence and Jira Service Management.

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Engageli and the coming wave of pandemic-era education tools

What’s good for instructors and students could be good for companies looking to keep employees and engaged and focused on the job at hand. One firm is already tackling the education side of the equation.

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11 screen-mirroring devices for presenting wirelessly

Wirelessly sending presentations and videos from your laptop, phone, or tablet to the big screen is a breeze with one of these mirroring devices.

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Microsoft to integrate Teams with SAP as partnership expands

Business app integrations with Teams channels would be “next level of maturity” for the popular collaboration platform, says analyst.

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Q&A: How ViacomCBS cut Zoom costs, not jobs, during the pandemic

While other companies were cutting jobs to save the bottom line in 2020, media conglomerate ViacomCBS found savings by overhauling its spending on Zoom licenses.

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The future of work from CES: The headquarters at home

CES 2021 offered insights on what it's like to work from home and how far technology still has to go to make it the office we all need.

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Microsoft adds Teams ‘task publishing’ for front-line workers

The new features aimed at retailers include automated approvals, shift ‘tagging’ and integrations with workforce management systems.

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Q&A: Workplace exec on employee productivity, app plans for 2021

With many companies eyeing “hybrid” workplace strategies this year, Facebook is looking to bolster its Workplace platform to make collaboration easier. Workplace executive Ujjwal Singh explained what's coming and why.

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Enterprise collaboration services creak as world returns to work

For Slack users, 2021 seems to be picking up where 2020 left off. The popular team chat service was sidelined for a while today — just as workers got back to business after the holiday break. A sign of things to come?

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In 2020, videoconferencing gained an enterprise foothold. Now what?

The pandemic continues, and changes it brought to the workplace — the wholesale move to remote work — appear to be here to stay. So how will videoconferencing firms respond over the next 12 months?

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