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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 ...

Enterprise Chat News Round Up #18

August 2, 2018 Industry News 0 Comments

Messaging is heating up this week. With Slack’s Atlassian deal, Microsoft Teams updates and Cisco WebEx evolutions, we’ve seen plenty of action in the Messaging Wars this month. Here are some of the biggest stories that have caught our eye between the 25th of July and the 1st of August. Cisco and Microsoft Named Leaders in The ...

Enterprise Chat News Round Up #17

July 26, 2018 Industry News 0 Comments

The week started with more news from Microsoft Inspire but ended with major acquisition and partnership announcements from key players. Let’s dive right in. Atlassian and Slack Join Forces On the 26th of July, Slack revealed that they’re joining forces with Atlassian. The two companies have nurtured a friendship for quite a while now, and ...

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, ...

Enterprise Chat News Round Up #16

July 19, 2018 Industry News 0 Comments

With Microsoft Ignite launching new enterprise messaging updates for July, our 16th news round-up is brimming with announcements. Let’s take a look at some of the biggest news from the last week: 1.     Microsoft Reveals a Free Version of Microsoft Teams First announced in 2016, Microsoft Teams was originally designed to compete with the world’s ...

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. ...

Enterprise Chat News Round Up #15

The last week (July 3rd — 10th) has produced a few newsworthy stories in the chat space, including updates from Microsoft Teams, Slack and some interesting research. Let’s dive right in! New Research: Messaging Security with Cisco, Microsoft & More A new report is out exploring the security of messaging systems delivered by companies like Microsoft and Cisco this month. ...

Reducing Noise in the Workplace with MRT

January 11, 2018 How We Chat 0 Comments

Using Media Richness Theory as a Guide for Effectively Communicating in the Modern Workplace Notification Overload Through Multiple Communication Channels If you’ve had the experience of working with a small startup in its earliest stages, you’re aware of a certain magic ✨: Everyone is in the same room. When everyone is in the same room, ...