The just-published patent describes a feature that generates an employee “anxiety score” based on data such as blood pressure and heart rate.
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Cisco joins other tech vendors, including Microsoft and Google, in using worker analytics to focus on employee well-being and a healthy work/life balance.
Concerns over the potential harassment of individuals prompted Slack to swiftly change how its new direct messages feature works.
Gartner has confirmed that companies have been rushing to spend money on tools needed to keep employees connected and productive.
Work-from-home boom makes ‘employee experience’ a C-suite priority, according to Microsoft Viva chief
Viva is central to Microsoft's bid to roll out software that helps organisations better manage and support a remote or hybrid workforce.
Users will be able to access Teams’ chat function without switching screens, one of several Dynamics 365 platform integrations highlighted at Ignite.
Teams users will be able to collaborate with external partners in a single channel without setting up guest accounts, something rival Slack already offers.
At this week’s Ignite conference, Microsoft unveiled the Azure-based developer SDK and offered a futuristic vision of remote collaboration.
Google has introduced a Workspace tier for front-line jobs such as retail, hospitality, and healthcare workers.
For all of the successes of remote working, replicating the casual interactions in the office has been a lot harder when working from home.
Heralded as the 'new ERP', Microsoft introduces four Viva 'modules' that provide access to workplace learning, knowledge, analytics and corporate info.
With many companies eyeing “hybrid” workplace strategies this year, Facebook is looking to bolster its Workplace platform to make collaboration easier.
The new features aimed at retailers include automated approvals, shift ‘tagging’ and integrations with workforce management systems.
Collaboration tools will remain an enterprise priority in the coming year as many offices expect to remain largely closed until at least mid-2021.
Popular business apps and services, including Gmail, Docs, Workspace, Sheets and Meet were knocked offline for more than a half hour.
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