Slack Helping Companies With Historic (Coronavirus) Shift To Remote Work
Slack Helping Companies With Historic (Coronavirus) Shift To Remote Work

There are a lot of people who are moving to a remote work or work-from-home situation for the first time. A lot of executives who are struggling to figure out how to manage and maintain operational performance in this kind of environment.

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Coronavirus: Discord Ups Go Live Limit to 50 People

Discord announced it is temporarily increasing the number of people who can view a live stream to 50 as a result of the coronavirus.

Splunk CEO: Coronavirus “Social Distancing” Feeds Into Digital Transformation Movement
Coronavirus “Social Distancing” Feeds Digital Transformation Movement

“When I think out over the next two or three years, and even the next few months with coronavirus, it feeds into this whole digital transformation movement,” says Splunk CEO Doug Merritt.

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Japan Encourages Telecommuting Over Coronavirus Fears

As the coronavirus spreads, Japan is now encouraging companies to have their employees telecommute in an effort to contain the virus.

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SiriusXM and Uber Deploy Slack To Their Employees

In its ongoing battle with Microsoft Teams, Slack has scored two major wins as SiriusXM and Uber have both deployed the messaging app to their employees.

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Microsoft Won’t Force Bing Search In Office 365 ProPlus

On January 22, Microsoft announced it would include the Microsoft Search Bing extension with Office 365 ProPlus, effectively making Bing the default search engine, forcing it on users whether they wanted it or not.

Walmart, Verizon, BMW Having Success With Virtual Reality Training Technology - STRIVR CEO Derek Belch
Walmart, Verizon, BMW Having Success With STRIVR Virtual Reality Training Technology

“We started the rollout to all of the Walmart retail environments at the end of 2019 and so far so good,” says STRIVR CEO Derek Belch. “It’s definitely something that we’re seeing have a very positive effect as it relates to placing employees in these simulation-based learning environments that virtual reality affords.”

Microsoft Teams Experiences Outage

Microsoft Teams has suffered an embarrassing outage this morning, although the fix is already being…

Selling To the Enterprise Has Been Wildly Successful, Says SurveyMonkey CEO Zander Lurie
SurveyMonkey CEO: Selling To the Enterprise Has Been Wildly Successful

“We really took a strategic imperative about two and a half to three years ago to step up our enterprise game,” says SurveyMonkey CEO Zander Lurie. “This has been a company that has thrived in going direct to end-users. We’ve built up a user base, a paid customer base, today of almost 700,000 people.”

Mobile Is Finally Coming To the Enterprise, Says ServiceNow CEO John Donahoe
Mobile Is Finally Coming To the Enterprise, Says ServiceNow CEO

“Mobile is coming to the enterprise, finally,” says ServiceNow CEO John Donahoe. “It’s been a long time coming. We are very excited about the mobile capabilities coming in Q3, native out of the box so every one of our customers can build them in a low-code or no-code way.”