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Can your business exist if you are not in the Cloud? For Global Executives, the Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the cloud migration process. In a press conference with Morgan Stanley, Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, stated that many Executives have realized, “I won’t exist if I am not in the Cloud”. Business continuity will depend upon two fundamental points: Competitiveness: Is your workforce...

Remote Work: We Did It – Now What? As the sense of crisis dissipates in some areas of the world, remote work will remain the rule rather than the exception for many, notes Suzanne George,  Chief Architect for Collaboration Services within Cognizant Digital Business & Technology. Organizations must now apply their COVID-19 learnings so remote employees feel as comfortable and productive...

Cyber-attack hackers threaten to share US police informant data Washington DC's Metropolitan Police Department has said its computer network has been breached in a targeted cyber-attack, US media report. A ransomware group called Babuk is reportedly threatening to release sensitive data on police informants if it is not contacted within three days. The FBI is investigating the extent of the breach, US media...

Whilst the appeal of working from home is beginning to wear off for many people, for some it might be the way of the future. And that’s not to mention the companies that are downsizing offices or getting rid of them entirely in response to the pandemic. After a 2020 survey revealed the number one cause of stress* in the...

Microsoft Teams is the go-to solution for collaboration in many hybrid work environments today. More than just a meetings tool, Teams acts as a hub of productivity features intended to help staff more effectively together. Part of what makes the solution so compelling is the fact that Microsoft is constantly rolling out new features and functionality for users. Transcription is just...

Reforming The Internet Let’s exchange details about our lives for the convenience of quick searches and friendly connections. What’s the harm? Well, some 20 years of internet advancement has led to data breaches, privacy invasion, distorted information and sheer exploitation. The result is that much of America is divided along a fault line of hate. Several speakers at the Interactive Advertising Bureau's annual...

Clubhouse: Big Tech Wants To Tear It Down Clubhouse might be the big new social network of 2021, but tech’s superpowers seem intent on taking it down. A series of new product announcements from Facebook, Reddit and Twitter are naked attacks on Clubhouse’s audio rooms. Let’s start with Facebook, which yesterday announced a series of new audio products, including a thinly veiled...

Microsoft Teams Microsoft Teams added some new features to improve user experience, with some additions directed at meeting organizers and teachers. A new attendance report feature is being added that allows the meeting organizer to download an attendance report after a meeting has ended. The new participants report feature will be available to desktop users, with Microsoft confirming it begins to roll...

Microsoft Teams will soon allow admins to control how much bandwidth it gobbles up Microsoft is working on a new feature for its online collaboration platform Teams that will help ensure the service performs consistently, irrespective of the user’s location. As per an entry to the product roadmap, a new roaming bandwidth control will allow admins to build bespoke bandwidth policies, based...

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