Does Workplace have a Facebook problem?

Facebook emerged from 2018 bruised from a series of revelations that undermined trust in the popular social media platform and raised questions about its commitment to privacy. There were the Cambridge Analytica revelations last March, security bugs later in the year that compromised data for millions of users, and a …

10 productivity-boosting apps for Microsoft Teams

Teams is Microsoft’s chat-based collaboration tool that connects employees via group chat, direct messaging and file sharing. Teams has a big advantage over rivals because it can hook into Microsoft’s various office productivity apps, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. But users still expect to be able to connect to a …

Where’s Apple’s collaboration service?

There’s one glaring gap in Apple’s plan to transition to a services company – the lack of enterprise services. The collaboration market, for instance, is one of the biggest growth sectors in enterprise software. Given that Apple currently dominates the enterprise mobility market, it’s surprising that it’s made little effort …

How collaboration apps foster digital transformation

Throughout enterprises large and small, collaboration apps and services are breaking down silos, connecting colleagues in more effective ways and resulting in stronger employee engagement. These tools are enabling companies to transition to a purely digital world and transform business operations with relative ease. The collaboration category is of increasingly …

Google Keep cheat sheet

Google Keep lets you create notes and to-do lists that sync across your computer and phone or tablet. It’s remarkably handy in a variety of ways. You can tag and search all your notes so they’re easy to find later. You can share your notes with other users and collaborate …

How to integrate blockchain with legacy systems (and whether you should)

Blockchain offers enterprises a new method for transacting over a distributed, trusted network, but plugging the technology into existing databases, ERP systems and a client/partner base is no small task. And in many cases, it isn’t even needed. While few production blockchains have been deployed, the distributed ledger technology (DLT) …

After Apple’s guidance revision, time to focus on enterprise

To say Apple’s statement to investors revising its quarterly guidance got a lot of attention in the tech industry would be an understatement. The statement, which largely focusaed on iPhone sales in China as a major reason for missing revenue expectations by billions of dollars quickly became one of bigger …

In 2019, look for AI-enabled mobile devices – and a UEM push

This year, artificial intelligence will continue its push into mobile hardware and enterprise communication devices, challenging IT shops’ enterprise mobility management (EMM) capabilities while at the same time offering potential security benefits. Also in 2019, voice-activated assistants such as Amazon’s Alexa and Cisco’s Spark Assistant will find their way into …