Skype Previews Slack Integration

Teams using Slack can now take advantage of a new Skype integration to engage in voice and video calls. Skype announced that this is now available in preview. To set it up, just go to the Skype integration for Slack…

Study: 44% of Enterprises To Increase Security Spending, But Face Staffing Obstacles

A new study is out from 451 Research finding that while many enterprises plan on upping their spending on information security, staffing obstacles remain a major issue. According to the research, 44% of enterprises will increase their budget in the…

Microsoft Aims To Improve Mobile Work With PowerApps

Microsoft announced a new enterprise solution called PowerApps aimed at helping workers connect, cretae, and share business apps with their teams on any device. Employees can create apps that work on any device using what the company refers to as…

Hootsuite Gets Microsoft Enterprise Integrations

Hootsuite announced a new major integration with Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Microsoft SharePoint and Yammer, which will all integrated with the Hootsuite Platform. A spokesperson for Hootsuite tells WebProNews, “The collaboration with Microsoft will enable enterprise organizations to utilize social content…

Microsoft Partners with Red Hat On Enterprise Linux for Azure

Microsoft announced on Wednesday that it has entered a partnership with Red Hat to include Red Hat solutions on Microsoft Azure. Red Hat Enterprise Linux is to be offered as the preferred choice for enterprise Linux workloads. The two companies…

LinkedIn Is Reportedly Rolling Out Employee Content Curation Tool Elevate

Back in April, LinkedIn announced Elevate as a way to help businesses get their employees sharing content on their behalf. It piloted with Adobe, Unilever and a few other companies in Q1, and became available on an invitation-only basis upon…

Facebook at Work Opening Up This Year

Back in January, Facebook announced Facebook at Work in closed beta. This is a business-specific version of Facebook, mainly targeting the enterprise. It lets workers stay up to date with what’s new and relevant at work, includes one-on-one and group…

Salesforce App Cloud Launched As Unified PaaS Complete With Learning Resource

Salesforce announced Salesforce App Cloud, which it calls the “next evolution” the Salesforce1 Platform. It brings together Force.com, the new Heroku Enterprise, and the recently announced Lightning user interface, in addition to a new learning resource called Trailhead, which includes…

Slack Launches ‘Add To Slack’ Button For Apps And Sites

Slack has been getting a lot of big improvements over the past month or so. In July, it got an adjustment that made it better for communication. Then, earlier this month, Slack announced the ability to direct email to channels.…

Survey: Enterprises Struggle With Full Digital Transformations

BMC is sharing results from a survey of fortune 1000 company IT managers, finding that only five percent of those polled have fully implemented digital services and mobile technologies, though sixty-three percent are currently working on incorporating them. According to…