More and more companies are rolling out software like Microsoft Teams and Slack, making the collaboration software market a booming business, according to Synergy Research Group.
Stories by Matthew Finnegan
Microsoft's entry in the crowded group messaging market continues to evolve. Here's how Microsoft Teams fits into the boom collaboration software market and what you need to know to evaluate it against its rivals.
Microsoft is pushing further into the education market with new features in Teams designed to appeal to teachers and new hardware it hopes can dislodge Chromebooks in schools.
As of early April, prices for Google's productivity and collaboration software suite are set to rise, bringing G Suite pricing closer to that of rival Office 365.
The decision means more consolidation for the collaboration market; IBM says its team chat app failed to ‘resonate’ with users.
The Swiss company plans to use the enterprise social network for its 210,000 employees worldwide.
With location sharing, a camera module and audio-message sharing functions added to its team collaboration app, Microsoft hopes to draw in ‘first-line’ staffers.
While Microsoft and Slack continue to battle it out at the top of the collaboration software market, a variety of forces could re-shape that fight in the year ahead.
Atlassian wants to make it easier for IT teams to better understand their responses to major software outages and keep track of lessons learned.
Two years after its launch, Microsoft Teams is outpacing team chat rival Slack – largely thanks to Teams’ free availability as part of Office 365 subscriptions.
As many as 100,000 devices could be sold to the US Army, highlighting Microsoft efforts to target augmented reality at the enterprise level.
The company was showcased as an early adopter of the virtual assistant technology when Alexa for Business launched in 2017.
The popular messaging app, owned by Facebook, is following a familiar path: Popular at home, it’s now showing up more often at work.
The company’s Zia AI assistant is being rolled out in new areas and now provides email ‘sentiment’ analysis to Zoho Desk.
The move is designed to delivers an 'enterprise-grade' cloud-based PBX phone system for customers.