Slack AI makes employees smarter and more productive
The long-awaited AI update for Slack became available today. Slack AI should make it easier for employees to access information, making them smarter and better prepared going into their meetings. In addition, employees save a lot of time and are more productive.
Slack AI is the addition that ma... Read more
Zoom and Microsoft plan to shake up hybrid meetings, Cisco doesn’t
Hybrid meetings are still inferior to physical meetings in many ways. Big players like Zoom and Microsoft are bringing disruptive solutions to address these shortcomings. Meanwhile, Cisco is opting for evolution, not revolution. What future awaits virtual meetings?
Zoom announced this week that ... Read more
Organizations are holding 3D meetings with Microsoft Teams
Microsoft has released Mesh for Microsoft Teams. This makes it possible to hold meetings with avatars in 3D and VR. Takeda, Accenture, BP and Mercy Ships are already using it.
Like other tech companies, Microsoft has realized that meeting culture has changed since Covid-19. More and more meeting... Read more
Cisco doubles down on Webex: new updates change it fundamentally
Latest updates are not just extra features, we hear from Cisco EVP Jeetu Patel, but are changing the platform in a fundamental way.
This week Cisco organized WebexOne, the annual event at which the company aims to show the world all that Webex can do and how it keeps getting better. It's clear ... Read more
Octopus Deploy: A positive flush down the developer pipeline
We have become increasingly focused on developer experience (DevEx) assessment. Possibly because of the continued penetration of DevOps practices and the need to assess the software team members’ mutual welfare, possibly because of the rise of platform engineering and its drive to orchestrate clo... Read more
Google wants to compete with Teams and Slack with new way to collaborate
At Google, they believe in separated and perfected applications that come together within a platform where you can collaborate well. As opposed to one big integrated application. Application speed, features and user experience is key. Any delay in it is one too many. However, that vision creates an... Read more
“Offices will die out without accurate data”
Soon after the Covid-19 pandemic struck, employees around the globe got used to the fact that work could be done from home. However, many companies opted to quickly reverse this policy. In 2023, many business leaders nevertheless regret the decision to encourage or impose office attendance again, a... Read more
Slack starts looking like competitor’s platform after biggest redesign ever
Slack is about to roll out the application's biggest redesign ever to users. In doing so, it is opting for order and structure. We cannot help but notice that the interface looks familiar to us.
The communication platform Slack has been growing steadily in size over the past few years. New featu... Read more
EU opens investigation into bundling Teams, Microsoft may yet conciliate
The European Union is officially launching an investigation into Microsoft's antitrust practices. The tech giant is accused of unfair competition by bundling its video platform Teams into Office 365 and Microsoft 365.
An official European Union investigation follows a complaint filed by rival c... Read more
Teams goes for compactness and cuts clicks in June
Teams received improvements in June which reduce the number of clicks, provide more overview and make conversations more natural.
Microsoft brings new features to its communications platform Teams regularly. To keep an overview, Microsoft releases an overview of the new features every month, wh... Read more