All about Skype for Business Skype for Business has the same great tools and features found in Google Hangouts Meet. You can host up to 250 participants depending on the package you purchase. It integrates with Outlook for quick, one-click access to the app, and allows several people to have administrative control during the meeting. You can create breakout rooms for team-building exercises and send files and work materials through the chat feature. Skype records your meetings and saves it, along with all materials shared through chat, for 30 days. And you can use chat on any device, including mobile phones and tablets. … [Read more...] about Google Hangouts Meet vs. Skype for Business: Which conferencing tool is better for you?
During the week of March 14 – 21, global downloads of business-minded apps topped 62 million across Google Play and the App Store. The growth represents an increase of 45 percent over the previous week and up 90 percent from the weekly average across all of 2019 in the business app category. … [Read more...] about Business and video conferencing app downloads skyrocket in recent weeks
Google is going to botch Fitbit's hardware. Google's track record in hardware isn't so great. Google bought and later sold Motorola. The purchase of Nest has been so-so at best. Google acquired talent from HTC, but its Pixel hardware could be stronger. Google is likely to mix up its own designs with Fitbit and create a few frankenwearables. Assuming Fitbit's enterprises want to stay on with Google instead of jumping to Apple's corporate wellness plan, the company has a nice cross-sell opportunity with Google Cloud. Google Cloud and artificial intelligence and machine learning services could be coupled with Fitbit's enterprise platform. The combination could give Google a whole new entry into the healthcare market. Keep in mind that Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian has a strategy that revolves around selling verticals. In the end, Fitbit's data will be the big win for Google, which will fumble hardware and probably scare off a few large healthcare providers. Fitbit, however, will … [Read more...] about Google’s $2.1 billion bet on Fitbit: What will it do with the corporate wellness business?
The Adobe Experience Cloud is one of the key pillars of Adobe's master plan. The Adobe Experience Platform, which unifies data management, segmentation, and data science across the Experience Cloud, acts as the foundation for all the applications and services in the Experience Cloud. Anil Chakravarthy, newly minted EVP and GM of Adobe's Digital Experience Business, said in his keynote video that Adobe's technology vision comes together as the Experience Cloud. … [Read more...] about Adobe Summit: Virtual event stresses importance of digital business and experiences
Many vendors support compliance with specific requirements but undermine the real-life implications of getting there. Privacy compliance is complicated. Consider this: Certain tasks are not explicit requirements but still necessary to meet explicit requirements. For example, think about managing individuals' privacy rights, such as data deletion or access, without taking care of customers' identity verification. Or building a record of your processing activities that involves personal data, without knowing how personal data relates to specific business processes. Compliance with the rules means that organizations must take necessary steps to get there. Some of these practical implications are not written in the regulation, but they are the result of expertise and experience.Some vendors focus excessively on basic compliance and GDPR. I agree. GDPR has changed the world of privacy compliance forever. From … [Read more...] about Master privacy management to deliver business outcomes alongside compliance