A new Workplace app for Portal is among a raft of features announced at this week’s Flow user conference.
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Dropbox hopes to become a central tool for employee productivity with Dropbox Spaces, which launched alongside several other updates.
Corporate spending on hardware for non-office workers is on the rise as companies look to boost productivity and reduce errors. With that in mind, Gartner analyst Rob Smith offered advice at this month’s Digital Workplace Summit on how to successfully deploy frontline worker technology.
During its OpenWorld event this week, the company also unveiled plans to have its Digital Assistant integrate with Microsoft’s Teams collaboration platform.
At the firm’s Digital Workplace Summit in London, analysts said they expect artificial intelligence to be common in the office by 2025; they already see ‘huge pent-up demand.’
The company now plans to start shutting down the classic Hangouts app in June 2020 as customers transition to the Hangouts Chat and Meet tools.
The company also rolled out new APIs to make it easier for admins to manage and automate some functions in larger deployments.
The Voicea acquisition is part of a “cognitive collaboration” initiative as Cisco revamps its collaboration software and eyes new AI capabilities.
The latest updates to security controls for Slack’s enterprise-grade collaboration app are designed to make it easier to manage data on a range of devices.
The new feature gives managers an all-in-one view of employees’ project workloads and lets them reassign or reschedule tasks accordingly.
The self-hosted workplace messaging tool could gain traction with large organizations that must meet strict compliance requirements.
Slack is getting an overhaul designed to cut memory utilisation in half, speed up launch times and make connecting with colleagues faster.
Alongside adding an Enterprise tier to provide faster support response, Facebook hopes to push more frontline worker deployments.
As Ferguson looks to transform and improve business, it’s turning to the team chat app to help its showroom workers and do more in less time.
Microsoft has unveiled new Teams features aimed at front-line workers as it continues to push its team collaboration platform in a still-growing market.