Slack for Enterprise release to compete with Microsoft Teams

Vancouver-based collaboration software startup Slack Technologies Inc. is expected to announce its new Slack for Enterprise edition at an event in San Francisco on Tuesday morning, according to a report in Business Insider.

Published on: January 30th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Facebook challenges Slack with official launch of Workplace

With over a year of closed beta under its belt, Facebook at Work is now live under a new, official name: Workplace. Essentially the same product as the every-day Facebook, Workplace is an

Published on: October 11th, 2016 Alex Radu

Want to hire millennials? They expect faster work computers

How much patience do users have for slow applications? According to a new study, it depends on your age. According to the 2015 Desktop Experience Study sponsored by virtualization company AppSense suggests that Millennials are

Published on: October 21st, 2015 Dave Yin

Citrix driving the consumerization of modern IT environments

ORLANDO – Saying today’s line of business users are demanding a more consumer-like technology experience at work, with user-friendly apps and go-anywhere computing, Citrix Systems made a number of announcements this week to

Published on: May 14th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

How productive are your employees? VoloMetrix can give you the numbers

Half of the average person’s work week, or 20 hours of their 40-hour week, is spent sending emails and going to meetings – and that jumps even higher when it comes to senior

Published on: August 27th, 2014 Candice So

Tech woes top source of workplace stress in Canada: study

Technology woes are the top source of stress in the Canadian workplace, a new study reports.Malfunctioning technology topped a new Toshiba of Canada survey of1,000 Canadians, with 40 per cent of respondents naming

Published on: May 8th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Six ways technology can help disabled employees

Five years ago Scott and Jamie Burton started Dolphin Digital Technologies with an unusual philosophy. The Kitchener, Ont., company aims to employ people with disabilities. By doing so, the Burtons have built a

Published on: July 22nd, 2011 Grant Buckler

Mobile device are top security threat: survey

After application vulnerabilities, information security professionals are most concerned by the threats posed by mobile devices, a survey has revealed. The 2011 (ISC)2 Global Information Security Workforce Study, carried out by researchers Frost

Published on: February 18th, 2011 Anh Nguyen

‘Thriving in the Workplace’ offers great tips for success on the job

"7 books in 1" is the tag line for Thriving in the Workplace All-in One for Dummies (Wiley Publishing Inc.) -- a whopper of a book shipped to me recently for review.This tome

Published on: July 16th, 2010 Joaquim P. Menezes

8 things you should never say to your boss

Maintaining a positive relationship with your manager is key to a productive, satisfying job. And the actions you take -- completing your work on time, putting in extra effort when necessary, volunteering to

Published on: June 3rd, 2010 Dave Willmer

Green social media contests hosted by David Suzuki and Future Shop

Future Shop and the David Suzuki Foundation are joining forces in an environmental campaign that will showcase a new social network designed to influence positive behaviour change in its members. Two contests hinging

Published on: April 16th, 2010 Brian Jackson

5 not so pleasant surprises about Macs at work

More and more employees wish their companies would give them Macs. After all, Macs are powerful, sleek-looking machines that also run iTunes and Guitar Hero. Yet Macs at work have their own quirks.

Published on: March 30th, 2010 Tom Kaneshige