Slack, which has been building a reputation as an enterprise communications platform, is leaning more towards collaboration and unified communications with the acquisition of Screenhero.
The Department of Labor is in the early planning stages of creating an agency-wide platform to consolidate many of its IT components, including tools that provide collaboration and digital asset management.
If Pinterest and Evernote had a lovechild, it would look a lot like the new boards feature Microsoft just rolled out for the Delve tool in Office 365. Its goal is to organize the content contained in Delve for easier collaboration and accessibility.
The top news stories for Jan. 15, 2015.
One of the most common buzzwords in enterprise content management is "collaboration." Work processes don't happen in a vacuum so its hard to imagine a CMS that doesn't facilitate collaboration between users. However, maybe we've taken the notion of collaboration a little too far and it's time to step back a bit.
The original point of communications convergence was to bring chat and document exchange under the auspices of the operating system. Now that this won't happen, here comes Plan B.
One of the breakthrough characteristics of cloud dynamics in the enterprise was supposed to have been the pooling of resources across various departments and the subsequent breaking down of silos.
Angela Ashenden, principal analyst of collaboration at MWD Advisors, writes about a conversation she was involved in during a webinar this month about the future of business communication. Panelists were discussing the merits of messaging and enterprise social networking tools over the old standby, email, when an interesting observation came up.
Bloomfire announced this week direct integration with several leading online file storage and sharing platforms including Box, Dropbox, Google Drive and Microsoft OneDrive.
The top news stories for April 4, 2014.