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Category: Collaboration and workplace (Page 1 of 80)

This category is focused on enterprise / workplace collaboration tools and strategies, including office suites, intranets, knowledge management, and enterprise adoption of social media tools and approaches.

Lucid joins Asana Partners with Lucidchart integration

Lucid, a provider of visual collaboration software, announced it has joined the newly launched Asana Partners program as a Technology Partner with a new Lucidchart integration to support distributed teams within existing workflows. This new integration will enable Lucidchart users to embed diagrams, flowcharts, and more into Asana project briefs, allowing teams to view Lucidchart documents without switching between applications. Asana users will be able to leverage Lucidchart’s intelligent diagramming to add visual context, enable faster decision making with real-time data insights, and streamline workflows across teams directly in Asana.

As part of the Lucid visual collaboration suite, Lucidchart works in conjunction with Lucidspark, a digital whiteboard solution, to help teams work more effectively within the systems where they already work. The new Asana and Lucidchart integration helps create a single source of truth which will enable distributed teams to plan effectively, measure how they’re tracking toward their goals and easily automate workflows, so they can move faster and collaborate seamlessly. The integration between Asana and Lucidchart can be accessed through the Asana App Directory. ▪︎

OpenText announces content services platform

OpenText announced OpenText Core Content and OpenText Core Case Management, a new content services platform, as part of OpenText Cloud Editions (CE) 21.2, OpenText Core Content and OpenText Core Case Management are cloud offerings that can be tailored to address unique line of business, departmental, and industry needs.

Built to connect content to the systems and people that need it, Core Content integrates with business applications that customers already use, including a deep integration with SAP S/4HANA Public Cloud. Core Case Management manages unstructured and complex processes. Whether opening accounts, processing claims, or maintaining property records, businesses will know who has the work item, what has happened, where the documents are, and what is needed to get work done.

By combining content management, case management and integration into lead applications, this solution delivers a unified approach to managing an organization’s content lifecycle in context of its formal and informal business processes. Core Content and Core Case Management underpin a portfolio of Core SaaS content services applications with foundational content management capabilities. The portfolio now includes: OpenText Core Share, OpenText Core Signature, OpenText Core for Federated Compliance, OpenText Core Archive for SAP Solutions, OpenText Core Capture, OpenText Core for SAP SuccessFactors.

Brightcove announces Virtual Events for Business

Brightcove Inc. announced the availability of Virtual Events for Business, an easy-to-use virtual event solution for highly repeatable, mid-sized events within the enterprise. Virtual Events for Business is a virtual event creation, marketing, and delivery platform designed to service the rapidly expanding number of events hosted across the enterprise. The solution offers customizable event templates, interactive calls to action, post-event archiving, multi-device support, and attendee interactivity features, as well as live clipping of event video to multiple social media channels. Additionally, Virtual Events for Business includes Zoom and Microsoft Teams integrations, and a registration connector for Cvent and user engagement analytics.

The pandemic was an accelerator and a disrupter to events of all forms. As companies moved events to a virtual setting out of need, they found business benefits in terms of higher attendance and reach, as well as the perpetuation and reuse of content, leading to greater ROI for these events. Virtual Events for Business is currently being offered as an annual subscription for new Brightcove customers, or as a platform addition for existing customers.

SYSTRAN adds EPIC Translations as partner

SYSTRAN, provider of neural machine translation technology, announced a new partnership with EPIC Translations. As SYSTRAN’s partner EPIC will provide prospective clients with expert assistance in customizing SYSTRAN’s machine translation technology for organizations seeking Human-In-The-Loop (HITL) translation solutions worldwide. SYSTRAN’s partners are an extension of the team, enabling people all over the world to choose the ideal solution to address their globalized business needs. Whether it is securely in the cloud or on-premise, or in any of our 335 language and domain combinations, SYSTRAN’s team of engineers, linguistic specialists and project managers will ensure that any digital transformation language solution has the industry-specific and lexicon of terminology necessary to make clear, reliable and multidirectional translations for any global marketplace. ▪︎

M-Files acquires Hubshare

M-Files, an intelligent information management company, announced the acquisition of Hubshare to bolster external content sharing and collaboration and deliver an improved digital client experience. Now part of the M-Files product portfolio, Hubshare provides a secure information exchange platform where companies can be forerunners in driving digitalization and improving the customer experience using branded, customizable client portals. The portals can and be tailored to meet individual client needs to drive collaboration and productivity.

Unlike typical file sync-based document portal solutions where information is copied from an enterprise content repository, M-Files now offers a secure and integrated solution for internal and external collaboration without data duplication. While the M-Files user experience is optimized for streamlining internal document management processes, the new Hubshare hub in M-Files provides key information such as documents, people, processes, discussions and more to external users, such as clients, via a branded portal that is optimized for an improved external user experience. ▪︎

Boostlingo now in Zoom App Marketplace

Boostlingo, a provider of SAAS-based interpreting technology solutions for global language access, announced its addition to the Zoom App Marketplace. Zoom Meetings that requires foreign language support will be able to add professional interpreters directly into their Zoom Meetings experience. Professional remote interpreters accustomed to using the Boostlingo platform can now be added on-demand into the Zoom environment. The Boostlingo platform supports a network of 8000+ certified interpreters and 300 spoken word languages and multiple sign languages. Boostlingo will enable you to:

  • Configure Zoom services for your Zoom accounts – Zoom‘s configuration policies allow you to create Zoom access for your clients.
  • Allow your client accounts to register their Zoom instance with Boost – Your client’s Zoom administrators can authenticate their account with Boostlingo, and all of your client’s supported users will be automatically enabled.
  • Boostlingo supports Zoom authentication – Boostlingo can support authentication at both the organizational level and at the individual user level.
  • Add VRI interpreters On Demand – Once the configuration is done, interpreters receive interpretation requests like they normally do and when answered on the web, they will be automatically joined into a Zoom session. Use your own interpreter team members or enable the Boostlingo Professional Interpreter Network (BPIN) to take the call for you.
  • Full back-end reporting – Boostlingo captures all the same important call data that a regular Boostlingo interpreting session collects.

Lucid launches Lucidspark iOS app

Lucid, provider of visual collaboration software, announced its virtual whiteboard, Lucidspark, is now available as an iOS app for tablet devices. Lucidspark is a place for distributed teams to brainstorm and collaborate together in real time. The launch of the Lucidspark tablet app will provide users with greater flexibility and accessibility across devices, helping teams to seamlessly align and more quickly move into action. With the Lucidspark app, users can access all the features of the browser experience, including:

  • Track individual contributions with assigned Collaborator Colors
  • Facilitate large and small group sessions with an infinite canvas and Breakout Boards
  • Automatically synthesize generated ideas into action plans with Gather and Sort
  • Share feedback through comments, mentions, and in-product chat
  • Brainstorm ideas in real time or asynchronously in a shared visual workspace
  • Leverage integrations with Jira, Microsoft Teams, and Slack to align teams across existing workflows

Download the Lucidspark app on the App Store.

Dropbox to acquire DocSend

Dropbox, Inc. announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire DocSend, a secure document sharing and analytics company with more than 17,000 customers. As work becomes more distributed, effective collaboration with external parties feels more siloed and results can be difficult to measure. DocSend gives customers visibility into what happens to their documents after they send them, adding a layer of intelligence on top of the scale and distribution of the Dropbox content platform. For example, client services teams and creative professionals who already rely on Dropbox to organize and collaborate on presentations and projects can use DocSend to deliver proposals and track engagement, and HelloSign to manage contracts and invoices.

The combination of Dropbox, HelloSign, and DocSend will help customers across industries manage end-to-end document workflows, from closing deals to onboarding teams, giving them more control over their business results. Under the terms of the agreement, Dropbox will acquire DocSend for $165 million in cash subject to customary purchase price adjustments and closing conditions. The acquisition is expected to close in Q1 2021 and is expected to have an immaterial impact on 2021 operating results.,

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