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Coronavirus: Managing (and pivoting) during a crisis

Updated: If you weren’t entirely prepared for COVID-19, you’re not alone. Ensuring business continuity in crisis management mode requires the right mix of technology, patience and agility. We hope this collection of Insider Pro...

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5 lessons companies should learn about working at home

Companies now have the opportunity to learn from what is and isn’t working during the coronavirus crisis. Use this time to build out a strategy so you won’t have to use band aids and duct tape next time.

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Cloud service providers step up with free services

Cloud providers are offering free select services to companies as well as supporting research and collaboration efforts during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Comparing 3 top project management tools: Trello vs. Monday vs. Asana

We look at three of the most popular tools for keeping projects on track -- each takes a slightly different approach and will appeal to different types of users.

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Videoconferencing vendors meet demands with free versions

As COVID-19 forces workers to remote offices, videoconferencing is becoming a lifeblood of business. These free videoconferencing offerings can help you meet the demand of the new work-at-home norm.

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8 tips for managing a remote workforce

No one expects a pandemic, but those who created contingency plans are easing into the transition. For the rest of us, here are eight ways to keep things running smoothly while ensuring your approach reflects the reality of the...

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COVID-19 and tech: New collaboration tools mean new security risks

As the coronavirus forces companies to move their communication and file sharing onto collaboration platforms, be prepared for unintended consequences: New security threats will surface, requiring new methods of securing your...

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Navigating the pandemic

Nearly every technology company — and almost every business — is desperately determining how to use its arsenal of technology to combat the increasingly severe disruption caused by coronavirus.

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Coronavirus: What companies are ready for our new reality?

One class of companies is already equipped to work in a fully distributed employee model. Another going to have a difficult time adapting to most employees having to work from home. Some won’t survive if this lasts more than a few...

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What your business can do about the coronavirus ... right now

The Covid-19 crisis is the Black Swan event of our lifetime. Here's how to hold it all together (while keeping employees apart).

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How to automate repetitive tasks in Slack

A step-by-step look at how to automate common tasks and processes in Slack’s Workflow Builder.

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How to build a collaboration environment for a changing workforce

By 2025, most workers will be millennials. These ‘digital natives’ will have a major impact on how collaboration takes place – and it won’t involve walking next door to an office to collaborate.

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How to avoid collaboration burnout

While collaboration tools are pervasive in the enterprise, practices for smartly managing the flow of information created by and in them is not. As a result, these tools often lead to overload and burnout.

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14 Microsoft Teams apps to help you work smarter

Microsoft Teams now has more active daily users than Slack and offers dozens of third-party tools to make it easier to collaborate without leaving the Teams interface. Here are 14 apps you need to consider.

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How to combine project management and collaboration

A look at several products that offer both chat and project management in one interface so that conversations can be turned into workflow, milestones, calendar entries and other actionable items.

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4 tips for picking the right collaboration suite

Research shows that workplace technology actually impedes your employees' ability to work in a timely manner and makes it more difficult to collaborate. It doesn’t have to be this way. Here are four ways to choose the right...

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The best Android apps for team collaboration

Stay connected and productive wherever you are with these first-rate collaboration apps for Android.

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6 tips to get mega value from the new megamenu navigation for SharePoint

Follow these six tips to get started with the new megamenu navigation option for SharePoint online communication sites.

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