Facebook have launched a new initiative called Workplace for Good. This offers makes their paid Workplace product, available to all educational institutions and not-for-profits, for free. Normally US$3.00 per month, per person, Workplace is currently being used by thousands of nonprofits and educational institutions and with the price now being free, will likely draw many,...
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    SharePoint is one of Microsoft’s communication and collaboration platforms for business. Offered in both online and on-premises (for now at least) deployments, new changes have just been announced to kill the Newsfeed. Microsoft’s SharePoint enables sites to add components or modules to pages. One of these items, present in...
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    Artificial Intelligence is a rapidly growing industry spreading throughout almost every industry. AI has amazing potential to transform our careers, our lives and through the physical expression of AI through robotics, driverless vehicles how the world fundamentally works. For decades now we’ve been focused on the speed improvements of...
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    Microsoft has announced a major overhaul of the company’s structure which means Terry Myerson is leaving the company after 21 years. The re-org will see the Microsoft Windows and Devices Group will split into 2 new engineering units: Experiences & Devices and Cloud + AI after a slowing PC market...
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