Web Conferencing

August 08, 2019 How Skype Could Ruin Microsoft’s Messaging Cannibalization Plans

Microsoft Corp’s planned cannibalization of Skype for Business by Microsoft Teams looks to be going as designed, but one threat from Slack is still lurking to steal some users.

July 23, 2019 Latest Zoom Updates

The collaboration and video conferencing software company Zoom has announced new updates to its platform.

July 22, 2019 Apple Rushes to Fix Zoom Security Flaw

Apple has delivered a silent update to Macs, rectifying a security flaw in its Zoom web-conferencing service.

July 18, 2019 Dueling Updates – WebEx Teams vs. Microsoft Teams

Both Microsoft Teams and Cisco WebEx Teams released updates at the end of June. Microsoft’s most notable update changes the way Teams is deployed to some users, while WebEx Teams updates focus on feature parity with Microsoft and increased compatibility with Cisco hardware.

July 18, 2019 Flash Out of the Pan – Adobe Connect 10.5 Upgrades to Fully Featured HTML Web Conferencing

When even Adobe is phasing Flash out of its products, you know it’s a dead format. With the release of Adobe Connect 10 last year, the Santa Clara, California-based software firm moved its web conferencing software onto an entirely new, HTML-based platform. Now Adobe is announcing that version 10.5, anticipated for this summer, will see even more features from the desktop version available in the download-free web browser version.

July 04, 2019 How Slack Could Ruin Microsoft’s Messaging Cannibalization Plans

Microsoft Corp’s planned cannibalization of Skype for Business by Microsoft Teams looks to be going as designed, but one threat from Slack is still lurking to steal some users.

June 05, 2019 Calling All Product, Requirements, and Design Tool Vendors – Can You Report on the Business Value Your Products Create?

Info-Tech’s research shows that over 80% of CXOs see business value reporting as the most critical area of improvement. Unfortunately, most IT shops focus on operational and technology performance metrics. Even the new focus on integrated toolchains that report on delivery doesn’t solve the problem. It doesn’t matter how quickly you deliver working software if you can’t deliver the expected business benefits. Tool vendors have a huge opportunity if they can connect the software and report on the value created.

April 05, 2019 Microsoft Teams Twitches Its Way Towards Live Event Streaming

You can now run events in Microsoft Teams with up to 10,000 attendees. This feature reflects Microsoft’s commitment to merging Teams and Skype for Business.

March 22, 2019 Webex Assistant, Who Is in My Meeting?

The web conferencing feature arms race continues with Cisco’s announcements at Enterprise Connect 2019. Users will be delighted now, but long-term value will take a lot of effort.

March 11, 2019 Microsoft Teams + Planner Makes for Product Management Light

Not every organization needs a full-blown product management solution. Microsoft Teams and Planner integrate seamlessly as a lightweight product management and development work management system all in one.

May 14, 2018 When Video Conferencing Won’t Save Money

Frequent employee travel can have a negative impact on the company’s bottom line as well as the employee’s well-being. When companies are looking to reduce travel costs they often investigate existing capabilities and turn up a number of legacy solutions that are obsolete and proprietary.

February 16, 2018 Three Things Amazon Doesn’t Want You to Know About Alexa for Business

Before you implement Alexa for Business, make sure that it’s set up to actually save the end user time, instead of causing them more hassle.