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Slack offers new DocuSign integration to streamline e-signature process

The newly launched DocuSign CLM for Slack allows users to navigate the entire agreement lifecycle directly within Slack

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Collaboration tech evolves for the post-COVID future

Effective collaboration in the hybrid workplace requires that all employees be connected, engaged, and able to participate on an equal footing. Enhanced tools and updated practices can help.

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Google Slides cheat sheet: How to get started

How to use Google Slides to create, collaborate on, and lead business presentations.

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5 productivity tips for hybrid workers

When you work some days at home and some in the office, staying productive has new challenges. Here’s how productivity experts say you should handle them.

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The new workplace will be distributed, digital — and full of purpose

Purposeful connection and digital processes will support the future world of work. Water coolers are optional.

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Microsoft OneNote cheat sheet

Built into Windows 10 and 11 integrated with Microsoft Office, OneNote is a robust note-taking app that’s free to use. Here’s how to get up and running with it quickly.

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As frontline workers eye the exit, digital tools can aid staff retention

For many retail, hospitality, and transportation companies, employee retention has become a priority — and new digital tools are increasingly seen as an important way to keep frontline workers from leaving.

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As businesses embrace fully-remote work, does company culture suffer?

With many big-name companies embracing all-remote work, either by allowing workers to be fully virtual or by eliminating offices, a question arises: does that hurt company culture and employee connectedness?

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Collaboration application spending grows in the face of economic uncertainty

The collaboration application market has experienced its fifth consecutive year of double-digit growth, as organizations continue to embrace hybrid and remote work.

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What Apple’s Freeform collaboration app offers remote teams

Freeform is an upcoming collaboration tool for Mac, iPad, and iPhone that Apple says will give remote teams a limitless virtual whiteboard within which to work.

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REFRESH TEST STORY: Microsoft OneNote cheat sheet

Built into Windows 10 and 11 integrated with Microsoft 365, OneNote is a robust note-taking app that’s free to use. Here’s how to get up and running with it quickly.

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5 best practices for secure collaboration

How successful companies are facing the challenges of securing emerging communication technologies.

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Real Messenger: The birth of an industry-centric social network?

One of the problems with social networks is that they tend to be broad and unfocused, which isn't ideal for business. That's why Real Messenger might be onto something.

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Striving for a better balance in the future of work

Employers insisting on a 9-5 working culture in the digital age reduce productivity and increase staff churn for little reward, a new report explains.

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Apple’s iMessage is looking more like a workday collaboration platform

While iMessage will get some serious collaborative boosts later this year in iOS 16, iPadOS 16, and macOS Ventura, it already has many of the features in place to make it a powerful platform.

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7 ways to keep remote and hybrid teams connected

A downside to remote and hybrid work environments is fewer opportunities for informal interactions with co-workers. Here’s how company leaders can create a sense of connection among employees.

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Microsoft Teams now lets users send short video clip messages

The new asynchronous video chat tool is one of several Teams announcements from Inspire this week, including collaborative annotations and the Excel Live app in Teams meetings.

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Microsoft brings social network-style ‘stories’ to work

The company offered up its take on Facebook and Instagram Stories at Inspire, as Yammer Communities becomes Viva Engage.

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