Other updates to the vendor’s app suite include video call transcriptions, third-party app integrations for Meet, and tools to improve call quality.
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Salesforce has unveiled the Salesforce Platform for Slack which includes an Apex SDK for app-building and connections to the vendor's Flow low-code platform.
WhatsApp, the popular messaging app for consumers, has also found its way into workplace communications because of of its ease of use.
Slack has suspended access to accounts for customers based in Russia, citing compliance with policies set out by its parent company, Salesforce.
Apple, Google, and Twitter are taking different paths to flexible work policies as they move to re-open their offices; Microsoft started its reopening on February 28.
The two hyped productivity software start-ups recently unveiled updates to their respective apps that are increasingly seen as a viable alternative to Office.
Google has added new features to its Workspace productivity apps, including automated document summaries and the ability to embed Google Maps into documents.
The five-day, 40-hour work week has been the standard for more than 100 years. But now new talk exists that a four-day work week makes more sense.
If 2021 was all about the Great Resignation, 2022 is likely to be about keeping employees happy and engaged as companies sort out what a hybrid workplace looks like.
SaaS providers including Slack, Trello, Asana, and Smartsheet saw disruptions after API and network issues hit AWS' US-based data centre.
With remote work now commonplace, many companies have embraced the use of monitoring tools to keep tabs on workers. That's led to growing calls for worker privacy protections.
Microsoft has introduced a new paid tier for its Teams collaboration software aimed at small business customers.
The collaboration software maker hopes to make it easier for users to create and share workflow automations without the need to write code.
The two companies have partnered to ease collaboration for shared customers, with a video streaming integration also in development and due early next year.
Built on the Fluid Framework, Loop comes in response to offerings by start-ups such as Coda and Notion and their “all-in-one” collaborative documents.