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Handling team chat after a merger or acquisition

August 13, 2018 Highlights Insights 0 Comments

The numbers have been crunched. The job titles have been changed. You’ve made an acquisition. Congratulations! Pats on the back for everyone. But, now questions are being asked: “We acquired a company that uses Slack. We don’t- what should we do?” “We’re merging with another company and have two different Slack workspaces- do I have ...

The Enterprise Messaging Wars Are Only Just Beginning

July 31, 2018 Highlights Insights 1 Comment

Following Atlassian’s capitulation to Slack last week, a headline on Wired.com proclaimed “The Office-Messaging Wars Are Over. Slack Has Won.” While Slack may have won the Office Messaging Wars of 2014-2017, the Enterprise Messaging Wars of 2018-2020 are only just beginning. Get your popcorn bowls out The prize will be dominance in the multi-billion enterprise ...

Quick UC Wins: 8 Video and Meeting Tools for Your Collaboration Stack

Video conferencing is a critical component in the enterprise Unified Comms & Collaboration stack. As more professionals begin to embrace remote working, getting the right combination of messaging and video conferencing is vital to keep employees engaged and connected. The trouble is, your teams don’t want to constantly switch between tools. Slack, Cisco WebEx Teams, ...

Shadow Messaging Apps in Enterprises

We’ve heard about Shadow IT- but what about Shadow Messaging? With everyone using their own mobile devices, the door is open to a wider range of ways to message each other. Enterprises should be aware of the complexities involved when it comes to modern messaging apps before regulating how and if employees should use them. ...

Quick Unified Communications Wins: File Sharing

7 file sharing integrations for companies that use multiple messaging apps   Only a third of organizations today have a defined knowledge-sharing strategy. If your company is using a combination of messaging apps (Slack, Cisco WebEx Teams, and/or Microsoft Teams), sharing collaboratively can be even more tricky to get right. So how do you ensure that there’s a ...

Bot-First Companies in 2017 — The VC Landscape [INFOGRAPHIC]

October 16, 2017 Insights 0 Comments

By Tom Hadfield $73 million // 26 bot companies Much like the wave of “mobile-first” startups several years ago, a new generation of “bot-first” companies have attracted significant venture capital in the past 12–18 months. We have identified 26 bot-first companies in the enterprise space who have successfully raised at least a traditional seed round. Cumulatively ...

The Brave New Workplace: Navigating Enterprise Chat

August 23, 2017 Insights 0 Comments

By Tom Hadfield In the 1980s, the graphical user interface (GUI) came along and changed everything for the modern workplace and how teams worked together. Then came the World Wide Web in the 1990s and the mobile revolution in the 2000s. Now, we are watching the beginning of the next sea change in how teams work ...