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New Wave of Enterprise Chat Grants You 3 Wishes at Work

|   May 25, 2016
Last week, Google showed everyone at the I/O conference that the future of chat is here. Integrated with their popular search engine, new chat app Allo answers your questions, mid-conversation, like your own personal genie. It’s just one of many recent innovations ushering in a new wave of smart mobile messaging and enterprise chat. Bots like this are just the beginning of chat’s transformation from stupid simple to incredibly smart. Where once simplicity drove consumer adoption of chat, now intelligence is driving enterprise adoption of more secure, more productive chat technology for work.… Read more »

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5 Workforce Stats That Prove You’re a Remote Worker, Too

|   Apr 19, 2016
Just about everyone is a remote worker these days thanks to innovations in technology. You’re probably still commuting to the office, but not every day. Most companies today offer at least some flexibility to work outside the office, reported FlexJobs. Interest in telecommuting isn’t the only thing fueling mobile work, though. Even companies that don’t allow flexible work at all are increasingly working apart in other ways:… Read more »

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Email’s Not Dead, It’s Just Getting Better

|   Apr 6, 2016
Ding dong! Email’s dead! You’ve probably heard that phrase more times than you can count in the past years. So are you still sending and reading emails? You’re not alone.… Read more »

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What’s Really Behind the Deceleration of Enterprise Innovation?

|   Mar 2, 2016
The biggest business brains agree: enterprise innovation is the secret sauce for longevity and sustainability, and technology is the key mechanism for enabling radical change in the digital landscape. Through 2016, growth remains a top business priority, and CEOs believe technology-enabled change is the primary means to achieve it, as reported in a 2015 Gartner survey. As a result, the enterprise world is witnessing a proliferation of innovation labs, increasing spend on research and development (R&D) and a prioritization of innovation and digital transformation like never before.… Read more »

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Is Your Enterprise Prepared for Chat to Dethrone Email?

|   Feb 23, 2016
Consumers and business professionals alike are chatting online more than ever, giving instant messaging the lead over email as the most commonly used online communication tool. For the first time, instant messages were predicted to outweigh email in 2015, and by 2018, instant messaging is expected to account for 75 percent of all mobile messaging (which also includes emails, texts and social media posts), according to Juniper Research. The popularity of chat is increasing even faster in businesses, according to a Radicati Group study that also predicts instant messaging accounts will total more than 3.8 billion by 2019. Spam-free and instant, chat is a powerful way for employees to collaborate faster, share and receive information more efficiently and increase accessibility to teammates in order to break down silos.… Read more »

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What is Socialcast?

Socialcast by VMware (NYSE: VMW) is a social network for business uniting people, information, and applications with its real-time enterprise activity stream engine. Behind the firewall or in the cloud, Socialcast enables instant collaboration in a secure environment. Socialcast is headquartered in San Francisco, California.