Although the company unveiled a range of updates at Cloud Next this week, it faces a long slog as it seeks to displace Microsoft in the workplace.
Stories by Matthew Finnegan
Google is adding new artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities to G Suite as it aims to attract more users to its cloud-based productivity apps.
As companies look for new ways to share info with workers – especially those who may work remotely – they may soon turn to podcasts. The hard part: creating content that engages.
The free version of Teams, which doesn’t require an Office 365 subscription, is designed to counter competition from Slack.
LogMeIn-owned videoconferencing tool also gets text chat function.
As cloud services become ubiquitous in the workplace, expectations for uptime rise.
Younger and older employees tend to be more receptive to new ways of working than those in the middle, according to Gartner.
Voice-activated virtual assistants are showing up at home, in the car and – increasingly – in the office. Amazon hopes to further that trend by targeting Alexa for Business for the workplace. Here’s what it is and how it works.
Amazon has made it easier for business users to manage personal schedules via Alexa voice commands, adding the ability to move appointments and schedule meetings based on participants’ availability.
The move is part of the company’s broader plan to make G Suite apps more appealing to enterprise customers.
More than 150 large organizations now use Enterprise Grid, which was unveiled a year ago.
Six months after a limited launch, the HipChat successor (and rival to Slack) now has ‘tens of thousands’ of teams using it.
Though the trend is just getting started, digital assistants show promise for boosting workplace productivity and collaboration.
A year after launch, the company’s team collaboration tool is now used by 200,000 companies.
With so many collaboration and communications tools now available, companies face app fragmentation and hurdles to ensuring their workers can actually connect.