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The rise of tablets: Why we don't need laptops or phones anymore

We may want them, but we don’t actually need them. Here’s why tablets can replace everything now.

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Zoom talks up a video-centric workplace

At this week's Zoomtopia event, the company rolled out plans for video call centers, better transcription and translation features, integrated whiteboards, and hot-desking options for the hybrid workplace.

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8 surprising ways remote work helps business

The sudden pandemic-driven rush to remote work in 2020 was an unprecedented experiment. Here’s what we’ve learned so far.

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IDC: Collaboration software spending looks strong, even as offices move to reopen

Research firm IDC expects spending on collaboration software to continue to boom following the pandemic, with businesses investing to connect staff, and even clients, more effectively.

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Apple HR needs listen to its own peeps

Every enterprise faces more dissent than ever before, including Apple. Resisting change isn’t a good option.

What’s going on with the ‘Great Resignation’?

You’d better work on hanging on to your workers, or you may end up shutting your business doors.

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Could Windows 365 and Starlink (or 5G) underpin the future of work?

When it comes to setting up work-from-home employees, the easiest answer might be cloud-based operating systems and WANs like 5G or Starlink.

Pay people for what they’re worth, not for where they live

Google appears to be getting ready to cut wages for some employees working from home. This is stupid.

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Old-fashioned business travel is dead (but don't blame the pandemic)

The norms and habits around traveling for work have changed dramatically in recent years. Here's what's different now — and why.

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How to make the hybrid workplace a success

How can IT leaders implement hybrid and remote policies that benefit both employees and employers long term? Here’s expert advice to help organizations get it right from day one.

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Real IT leadership: Selling the transformative dream

It's one thing to cook up a great new initiative, but making it happen requires powers of persuasion, solid partnerships, and access to genuine technical insight.

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For better video collaboration, time to embrace the Metaverse?

Tired of Zoom calls and video chats with people in boxes on screen? The next step in video collaboration, if it can be done, would replace that with virtual rooms, avatars and the ability to chat with co-workers and colleagues in the...

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Teradici brings Mac-as-a-service to multiple platforms

You can even access a remote Mac from a Windows Surface using Teradici's Cloud Access Software solution.

5 ways of dealing with a work-from-home business world

With so many workers reluctant to return to the office after a year of working from home, it’s high time companies figure out how to get the most from all those employees toiling away outside the office.

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Google reads the room, tells workers to get their COVID-19 shots

With the Delta variant of COVID-19 on the rise, government agencies and businesses are starting to weigh in on how to keep workers safe. Get vaccinated. Get tested. Or stay home. Google jumped on board the vaccination train this week. ...

Pandemic redux: No, your workers aren’t coming back to the office

Have you seen the latest coronavirus Delta variant numbers? That rise in cases means one thing for sure: Your employees aren’t returning to their cubicles anytime soon.

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Cisco and the future of collaboration: What’s to come?

You don't generally think about inclusion and empathy as hallmarks of collaboration platforms. But with a touch of AI, and some smart management, they could be.

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Zoom eyes new video needs in a hybrid workplace world

Although videoconferencing remains a fixture in the business world, how is Zoom looking to move beyond the pandemic and support a changing workplace?

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