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Remote desktop software: 8 enterprise-friendly IT support tools

The explosion of work-at-home employees and customers has spurred the need for more robust remote assistance software in many organizations. Here's help.

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Zoom fatigue is real and it’s costly

The Zoom experiment failed. The fallout is erasing all the benefits of remote work, making everyone exhausted and unproductive. -- but there's a better way.

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Coronavirus: Managing (and pivoting) during a crisis

Updated: If you weren’t entirely prepared for COVID-19, you’re not alone. Ensuring business continuity in crisis management mode requires the right mix of technology, patience and agility. We hope this collection of Insider Pro...

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Slack mobile app gets UI refresh for easier navigation

The popular chat tool is overhauling navigation on its mobile app to make it easier for users to quickly access needed messages and notifications.

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Zoom to add end-to-end encryption with Keybase acquisition

The move is the latest effort by the videoconferencing software firm to improve security and privacy on its platform as use soars.

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11 best practices for Microsoft Teams video meetings

Here’s what to do before, during and after leading a video call in Microsoft Teams to ensure a beneficial experience for all.

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Box adds collaboration features, updates app UI

File preview annotations and enhanced Zoom integration have been added as the content storage provider burnishes its productivity and team collaboration credentials.

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5 lessons companies should learn about working at home

Companies now have the opportunity to learn from what is and isn’t working during the coronavirus crisis. Use this time to build out a strategy so you won’t have to use band aids and duct tape next time.

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Become a Slack master with slash commands

Let Slack’s built-in slash commands be your secret weapon as you speed your way through common tasks. Here’s how.

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The keys to a successful remote work strategy

Getting remote work right is tough. But with a mission-driven approach and effective technology, a productive remote work strategy can really pay off.

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5 hot video app start-ups

With Zoom now virtually a household name (for good and bad), a host of other companies hope to be the next big thing in video. Here’s a look at what five of them offer, and what makes them different.

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Update: Coronavirus prompts collaboration tool makers to offer wares for free

Several vendors, including Microsoft, Google, Slack, Zoom, Cisco and LogMeIn, are making chat, videoconferencing and other collaboration services free as demand for remote working booms.

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Review: 5 top videoconferencing services put to the test

We compared Zoom, Cisco Webex, Microsoft Teams, GoToMeeting, and Google Meet in real-world tests to see which videoconferencing platforms perform best for business users. Here’s how they stack up.

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Apple Park will have to change

Can a building designed for collaboration become a safe place in a pandemic?

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Telehealth booms amid COVID-19 crisis; virtual care is here to stay

The coronavirus pandemic that has erupted worldwide has pushed telehealth to the forefront. It's unlikely remote medicine will go away, even after the current crisis abates.

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How to use Windows 10’s Quick Assist app for remote PC support

A remote access tool that's built into Windows 10 makes it easy to help a colleague, friend or family member with their PC.

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Zoom partners with Otter.ai for in-meeting transcriptions

Video conferencing platform Zoom has unveiled an Otter.ai integration, providing users with access to live transcriptions and meeting notes.

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Zoom unveils a host of new privacy, security features

As part of its 90-day security plan, the troubled video conferencing platform is upgrading its encryption in Zoom 5.0.

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