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Team Collaboration

Unified comms glossary

Unified Comms & Team Collaboration Glossary

Unified Comms and Team Collaboration stem from different beginnings and now contains many different examples of platform-specific jargon. To make your lives easier, we’ve put together this handy glossary and even split it into sections for you to skip to. Some terms are key in more than one category but we’ll spare you the duplication. ...


Mattermost: The Open Source Slack Alternative

As an alternative to typical SaaS messaging tools, Mattermost simplifies team communication by bringing your collaboration into a self-hosted and searchable environment.  Let’s look at how Mattermost helps companies to have the discussions that matter.  What is Mattermost? An open-source solution to everything you didn’t like about proprietary collaboration tools.  Created by a video game ...

Enterprise Connect

The History Of Enterprise Connect

Enterprise Connect of today not only looks and feels different from Enterprise Connect of old, but it also has a different name, location, and focus. In this post, we walk through how (and where) it started, through some fundamental changes, and introduce what is a fantastic spectacle today. 1 – The beginnings (The PBX Conference) ...

Shadow IT

Shadow IT in Team Collaboration Apps

Since writing this article in July 2018, every conversation I have had with an IT professional has mentioned shadow IT and shadow messaging. With everyone using their own mobile devices, the door is open to a wider range of ways to message each other. Enterprises should be aware of the complexities involved when it comes ...