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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.

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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Salesforce unveils Wave, its play in cloud analytics

Wave uses a search-like medium along with extensive visualizations

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Quip mashes up documents and spreadsheets

The startup opted to combine spreadsheet software with its word processing app

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Microsoft tightens integration between Outlook Web App and OneDrive for Business

OWA will now offer users the option to attach links to OneDrive for Business files in email messages.

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Microsoft weaves around Office bloat complaints with Sway authoring tool

The new app, now in preview mode, meant to be simple yet powerful, and built from the ground up for mobile devices and cloud computing

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Workday ships first app for higher education in strike against Oracle

Workday Student Recruiting is now generally available, but a full suite won't be released for another two years

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Delve, Office Graph must transcend Office 365 to be revolutionary

Microsoft faces a long, bumpy road to extend the info discovery app and machine learning engine.

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Qlik courts the business manager with easier analytics

Qlik Sense does not replace Qlik's flagship QlikView and is aimed at a more general user base

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Open document formats campaign backed by Europe's digital commissioner

“When open alternatives are available, no citizen or company should be forced or encouraged to use a particular company’s technology to access government information.”

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Infor plots move into cloud financials in strike against Workday

Financials Xi will provide a broad and modern suite of applications with no need to 'bolt-on' more, Infor says