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Slack collaboration tool now lets employers tap workers' private chats

The company hopes to attract more businesses with the optional feature.

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Project management apps: Zoho, Podio, LiquidPlanner tackle tasks in unique ways

Projects and people differ, and so should project management apps. These three offer time, data, and collaboration tools with advantages over bigger-name competition.

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Microsoft finally fusing Yammer-Office 365 sign-on systems

Microsoft bought Yammer in mid-2012, but Office 365 users have had to log into it with separate credentials.

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CA Clarity now reflects the impact of IT budget changes

With what-if planning capabilities, CA's PPM software can now show the cost of the road not (yet) taken

Protect Your Bottom Line by Making Sure Your Business is Compliant

If your office is still running Windows XP, you might be violating government regulations.

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Microsoft looks to find its way in app market via free Office deal

The decision to offer a lot more features for free in its mobile Office apps is Microsoft's latest attempt to attract iOS and Android users.

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Workday plots wave of predictive analytic apps

The move could help the cloud finance and human-resources sofware vendor win more big enterprise deals

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Microsoft to marry Office with Dropbox for cloud productivity

The companies are partnering to make Word, Excel and PowerPoint more interoperable with Dropbox and Dropbox for Business

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Google enlists PwC to push Apps, Android, cloud computing to businesses

PwC will also roll out Apps to 45,000 staffers in the US and Australia

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Smartsheet, the project management tool cloaked as a spreadseet, adds visualization

Smartsheet, whose namesake online project management app uses a spreadsheet interface, has developed a visualization tool to let its customers graph and map workgroups in their organizations for better planning and supervision.

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Office Mix now lets PowerPoint users create on the fly

The tool for turning PowerPoints into interactive teaching tools has also added a search engine

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Startup offers a big-data storyteller

ClearStory Data's Collaborative Storyboards offers a way to present data in a series of live visualizations

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Google adds online chat to Apps support options

The new support service is for Google Apps admins and will be available in English at first, Google said.

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Salesforce unveils Wave, its play in cloud analytics

Wave uses a search-like medium along with extensive visualizations