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  • gum stuck on bottom of shoe

    Give Collaboration Sticking Power

    Organizations know they need to get their employees collaborating and are making significant investments into collaboration tools to support this effort.   But then they're left wondering why people still don't rush to use these tools. To help answer this question, let’s understand what powers any organization.

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    Your Digital Workplace Mid-Year Health Check

    From a technology point of view, the digital workplace industry is thriving. It’s a growing market, that responds to users needs and provides new tools that facilitate new ways of working.

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    How Momentum Drives Social Collaboration

    Social collaboration tools are getting smarter.  Vendors boast about the plethora of back end reports — numbers of users, posts, comments, likes, even sentiment, broken down across groups, silos, roles, you name it. So much data available, yet so little certainty of making your social collaboration initiative deliver on its promise.

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  • Cool dog

    Gartner: 5 Cool Vendors, 4 Digital Workplace Lessons

    This year’s coolest vendors in the digital workplace take an integrated, creative approach to the employee journey, Gartner maintains. The Stamford, Conn.-based research organization concludes that these vendors show potential in strategic partnerships between HR and IT to power the digital workplace, inspiring those teams to chart a new course.

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    The Antidote for Digital Workplace Chaos: Governance

    We love the digital workplace, with all the potential and advances it offers. But with these benefits comes a dark side, and that dark side is called Digital Workplace Chaos (DWC).  Chances are you’ve experienced it yourself.

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  • Tim Brown and Dan Streeter

    Speed Read: 6 Ways to Handle Rejection

    There's a time and place for just saying "no." But truth be told, it hurts like hell when you're on the receiving end of a rejection — and it stings even more if it affects your income.

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    On Our Radar: Cotap

    We continue today our series looking at tech companies to watch in 2016. We began yesterday with a peek into Affectiva and a look into hot tech trends. Today, we catch up with Cotap, an enterprise communication platform. Year founded: 2013  Founders: Jim Patterson and Zack Parker Founders backgrounds: Jim

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  • Windows Live Writer Is Open Sourced As Open Live Writer

    Remember Windows Live Writer? If you don’t, it is not surprising. Microsoft has virtually forgotten about it since its last major release in 2012 — until yesterday, that is, when an open source fork was released as Open Live Writer.

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  • woman jumping off a cliff into a body of water with people already in the water

    LiveHive Will Pay You to Ditch the Competition

    LiveHive wants your business — really badly. So badly, it will pay the balance of your current annual contract with your sales acceleration vendor if you switch to LiveHive's platform.  The San Jose, Calif.

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  • On the bench

    Why Collaboration Works for Others, But Not for You

    Imagine I told you about a wonderful family vacation I’d just enjoyed. Duly inspired, you book the same hotel, same excursions and visit the same restaurants. But your family finds it a drag. Why? Because your family is different — maybe they don’t like museums, or wanted more nightlife.

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  • employee looking at phone

    Find Out What Your Employees Think - Now

    As unbelievable as it might sound, many large corporations still use the old annual survey to gauge employee engagement. The process goes something like this: Hire a consultant to administer the employee survey. Wait four to six weeks for the firm to compile the data.

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  • Jive Claims It Makes It Better to Work Together

    "Jive enables the world to work better together." Or so it claims.

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  • Lines and Angles

    The Minimalist Collaboration Challenge

    What's the least you would need — in terms of equipment and in terms of software/apps — to collaborate effectively? In other words, “how low can you go?” without losing necessary functionality?  I decided to take the challenge in part after attending the GetGeeked  event on June 11 in San

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  • Two seals chatting

    Is Microsoft Building an Outlook Chat App?

    Apple, under Steve Jobs leadership, was known for its secrecy — very little was known about the iPhone, for example, before it was officially unveiled. Microsoft, under Satya Nadella’s leadership, may go down in history for its propensity to leak information. There was the acquisition of calendar app Sunrise that

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