Unified Communications News, Features, and Interviews

  • How Slack helps Iress innovate and ship code

    Slack’s communications platform has played a key role in helping Australian-headquartered financial software publisher Iress promote collaboration among its geographically dispersed workforce. However, it is also central to the build pipelines of Iress’ developers as well as playing a key role when it comes to the ops.

    19 Sept. 19 16:39 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Home Affairs seeks to tackle hodgepodge UC

    Home Affairs is seeking to rationalise its unified communications platforms as part of a broader strategy to streamline technology at the mega-department.

    17 June 19 11:51 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Five takeaways from Slack's IPO filing

    Hot enterprise collaboration software maker Slack has filed its S-1 to go public today, giving our first real insight into its financials and market anxieties.

    29 April 19 07:29 Written by By Scott Carey
  • Cisco spreads AI across WebEx meetings

    Cisco WebEx has rolled out a package of AI-based features designed to make business meetings more efficient and intuitive.

    20 March 19 07:10 Written by Michael Cooney
  • IoT botnets target enterprise video conferencing systems

    WootCloud researchers discover an internet of things botnet based on Mirai that exploits Polycom video conferencing systems. Polycom has issued an advisory and best practices for mitigating the risk.

    21 Feb. 19 06:00 Written by Lucian Constantin
  • WhatsApp limits users to five text forwards to curb rumours

    Facebook's WhatsApp is limiting worldwide the number of times a user can forward a message to five, starting on Monday, as the popular messaging service looks to fight "misinformation and rumors", company executives have revealed.

    22 Jan. 19 08:49 Written by Reuters
  • Imagining the future of Australian health care

    Between 2015-16, 10.6 million hospitalisations occurred in Australian public and private hospitals. In the same period, 712,000 patients were admitted to public hospitals from elective surgery waiting lists, only half were admitted within 37 days.

    07 Dec. 18 00:00 Written by Michael Chetner, Zoom
  • MyNetFone picks up Inabox wholesale businesses

    The directors of Inabox have unanimously recommended that its shareholders accept an offer from MyNetFone that will see MNF Group acquire all of Inabox’s operating subsidiaries.

    08 Oct. 18 10:19 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • 12 top Slack tips to up your productivity game

    For knowledge workers all around the world, Slack is the collaboration hub that helps people work together as easily online as they do in person.

    17 Sept. 18 12:04 Written by Arturo Arrarte, Slack
  • Atlassian’s tips on embracing open work practices

    'Collaboration' has reached buzzword-status in many offices today, with an increasing number of organisations pondering how to break down the knowledge silos stagnating within different departments, and boost innovation and productivity in the process.

    10 Sept. 18 10:39 Written by Laurie Clarke
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