Could Microsoft Viva’s plan to humanize the workplace be the key to boosting employee productivity, creativity, and retention? Seeing technology now being used to re-humanize the workplace, humanize workflows, and give people rather than systems more agency and initiative, seems to Futurum’s Olivier Blanchard to be a very positive and welcome change in the enterprise. Microsoft’s new Viva employee experience platform certainly appears to be aiming to deliver on that vision.
Poly announced a new line of personal collaboration tools along with new services to deepen its hybrid and remote work offerings.
This past year has been a huge catalyst for adoption and improvement of enterprise collaboration tools, and it’s only expected for tech collaboration to grow in 2021.
Scalability, enterprise-class security, geographic specificity, and data portability define Pexip’s impressive new Private Cloud for video conferencing. Every organization that was looking for a way to quickly scale its video-conferencing deployments but didn’t have confidence that public clouds could provide adequate levels of data security and privacy, no longer has to choose between scalability and security. They can have both. Here’s an overview of the specifics of the Pexip Private Cloud.
The customer data platform (CDP) space continues to gain momentum as big tech and emerging software companies continue to pour resources into giving greater insights into customers through real-time data optimization. Here are some of the latest happenings and what they mean for CDP.
At the Cisco WebexOne event, Cisco rolled out some exciting AI-based upgrades to Webex, suggesting more smart automation in the product’s future. Combine these newest enhancements with Cisco’s commitment to security across its ecosystem, and you’ve got a real winner. If Cisco wanted to show that it too could be one of the cool kids, mission accomplished!
Cisco has announced two more impending acquisitions to push its Webex platform forward including IMImobile and Slido.
Zoom continued its pandemic fueled growth in its fiscal Q3 delivering 367% annualized revenue growth beating analyst estimates.
Microsoft adds Teams App integration for video meetings making it easier to access third-party apps without interruption. Microsoft joins Zoom in an effort to make video collaboration and communications easier.
Dell, Switch and FedEx collaborate to build technology hubs that support multicloud and hybrid environments for edge processing. These hubs will operate on Switch’s edge modular data centers that are deployed on FedEx real estate, with Dell providing server hardware and managed services. FedEx will also be the first consumer of these services.