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Microsoft, its partners, and the ‘last-mile problem’

Microsoft recently unveiled changes to its partner program that shift the emphasis from customer to support to sales, sales, sales.

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28 power user tips for Microsoft Teams

Take collaboration to the next level with these Teams tips and tricks.

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Cortana explained: The rocky past and promising future of Microsoft’s digital assistant

At first meant to compete with virtual assistants like Siri, Google Now, and Alexa, Cortana has been stripped of many functions and seemingly left to wither away. But its business-focused reboot may hold the key to long-term success.

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Slack vs. Teams: Which is best for your business?

We compare the top two collaboration platforms in six categories, from usability to enterprise management.

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Why workforce management faces a daunting post-COVID world

Before the pandemic, workforce and human capital management software and services were mainly used to track employee attendance and work. But with a more hybrid and gig-centric workforce, those tools are now in need of major upgrades....

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Google updates Workspace’s ‘smart canvas,’ shutters Currents

AI-generated Doc summaries and Google Maps “smart chips” are coming to the Workspace productivity suite, while the Currents enterprise social network will be replaced by Spaces in 2023.

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Take your time testing these February Patch Tuesday updates

With this month's very light Patch Tuesday release from Microsoft, security and systems administrators should take time to test their apps and desktop/server builds.

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Google Workspace sees Essentials Starter as a way to 'democratize' collaboration

Google’s new no-cost collaboration option aims to move employees away from legacy technology so they can better embrace the world of hybrid work.

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Google Meet cheat sheet: How to get started

Need to get up and running with Google Meet quickly? We’ve got you covered.

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The 10 best new Microsoft Teams meeting features

Microsoft keeps adding new enhancements to Teams. Here’s how to use some recently introduced features for better Teams video meetings.

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7 smart steps to get your Android phone in tip-top shape for 2022

These simple bits of maintenance will clean up your Android companion and give you a maximally efficient foundation for the new year.

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How Gmail filters can help organize your inbox

Automate your inbox and enhance your organization by taking full advantage of what Gmail filters have to offer.

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For Hackensack Meridian Health CIO, a year of change

The healthcare network moved 40,000 staffers from Office 365 to the Google Workspace productivity suite this year, following the rollout of thousands of Chromebooks to workers. Mark Eimer explains how it all happened.

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The Great Resignation: Why workers quit (and how companies can respond)

A pandemic-driven exodus from the workforce has been marked by workers seeking more flexible working conditions, better pay and benefits, and career advancement. But companies can head off employee dissatisfaction — and boost...

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Microsoft cheat sheets: Dive into Windows and Office apps

These guides will help you find your way around several generations of Microsoft’s Office apps for Windows — and Windows itself.

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How to use Outlook’s new calendar board view to organize your work

Outlook on the web lets you organize tasks, notes, files, and more in a Kanban-style board that’s tied to your main Outlook calendar. Here’s how to get started.

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Microsoft under fire in Europe for OneDrive bundling; legal fight brewing

Nextcloud and 29 other companies have signed onto a complaint against Microsoft's bundling of its OneDrive file-sharing app with both Windows 10 and 11, saying it's nearly impossible for users to choose other file-sharing services.

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Microsoft unveils Loop — and a new collaborative Office doc

Built on the Fluid Framework, Microsoft’s Loop app comes in response to offerings by start-ups such as Coda and Notion and their “all-in-one” collaborative documents. While it’s unlikely to supplant traditional Office docs for now,...

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Microsoft makes virtual healthcare visits easier to manage in Teams

The company announced a slew of updates to its Teams collaboration app aimed at front-line workers, including enhancements to the virtual visit experience.

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Zoho One suite expands to more than 50 apps

The first major update to Zoho’s “operating system for business” in two years adds a shared email inbox, AR remote assistance tool, retail website creation platform, and more.

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