At the firm’s Digital Workplace Summit in London, analysts said they expect artificial intelligence to be common in the office by 2025; they already see ‘huge pent-up demand.’
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The company now plans to start shutting down the classic Hangouts app in June 2020 as customers transition to the Hangouts Chat and Meet tools.
The company also rolled out new APIs to make it easier for admins to manage and automate some functions in larger deployments.
The Voicea acquisition is part of a “cognitive collaboration” initiative as Cisco revamps its collaboration software and eyes new AI capabilities.
The latest updates to security controls for Slack’s enterprise-grade collaboration app are designed to make it easier to manage data on a range of devices.
The new feature gives managers an all-in-one view of employees’ project workloads and lets them reassign or reschedule tasks accordingly.
The self-hosted workplace messaging tool could gain traction with large organizations that must meet strict compliance requirements.
Slack is getting an overhaul designed to cut memory utilisation in half, speed up launch times and make connecting with colleagues faster.
Alongside adding an Enterprise tier to provide faster support response, Facebook hopes to push more frontline worker deployments.
As Ferguson looks to transform and improve business, it’s turning to the team chat app to help its showroom workers and do more in less time.
The desktop chat app firm this week came under fire for moving slowly to close a potential security flaw affecting macOS users.
Google is looking to make it easier to build chatbots for Hangouts Chat, thanks to an integration with its Dialogflow conversational AI platform.
With Slack now officially listed on the NYSE, the collaboration software vendor finds itself at a crossroads: after five years of rapid growth.
Most organisations have at least two team chat apps, a situation that could lead to communication silos and problems for IT.
The real estate firm partnered with Google to compete with a range of conversational AI assistants entering the workplace, from Alexa to Cortana.