Alternative products to Workplace by Facebook

13 alternative and related products to Workplace by Facebook

Workplace by Facebook

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13 Alternatives to Workplace by Facebook

A faster and nicer Slack built on Electron

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iMore
Slack has begun testing voice chat just a day after announcing the feature would be coming soon. Available in beta, the feature is currently only being tested on desktop in Slack's apps and in Chrome.
The Next Web
If you're like anyone at TNW, you're probably using Slack every day, all day long. I don't mind; it's a well designed app. But their newly released beta is bringing it to another level.
16 Alternatives to Slack Beta

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The Zapier Blog
There might be only one real criteria for the best chat app for your team: How easy it is for everyone to use. With dozens of great video and text chat apps for teams-each of which include quite similar features-the deciding factor is often down to the way your team...
9to5Google
With the launch of Allo and Duo, Google telegraphed last year that Hangouts would be moving to a more enterprise focus. Today, the service is finally seeing that major revamp, with the app being split into Hangouts Chat and Hangouts Meet. The former is a Slack-like group chat tool, while the latter improves the video conferencing experience.
G Suite Updates Blog
Earlier today, we announced the public launch of Hangouts Meet and the Early Adopter Program for Hangouts Chat, the new enterprise-focused video meetings and online messaging experiences coming to Google Hangouts. Learn more about the new Hangouts in our blog post here: Meet the new Hangouts.
VentureBeat
Popular virtual private network (VPN) provider TunnelBear is extending its paws into a new privacy-focused product with the launch of a cross-platform password management app. Available now in beta, RememBear (get it?) is currently available on Windows, Android, Mac, and iOS, as well as through a Chrome browser extension.
TechCrunch
Google's messaging strategy can be confusing, but if there's one thing that's clear after today's Cloud Next keynote, it's that the company is doubling down on the idea that Hangouts is its enterprise product and Allo/Duo are its consumer communications apps. But now there are a couple of new wrinkles in the Hangouts story.
12 Alternatives to Hangouts Chat by Google (Early Access)

Microsoft Teams is the digital hub that brings conversations, content, assignments, and apps together in one place

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Csaba Toth
Csaba Toth
We use Teams in our Office package and every user is happy with it, especially with their Skype for Business integration.
NikolaK
NikolaK- Marketing & Analytics Mandrak
Microsoft Teams is great within organization that use Office ecosystem. The nativeness of onedrive and office product is just amazing. Files, calendar, skype, all is there in one browser (and desktop app if need be). Teams offers creation of teams and channels within them. Every team has a wiki, files and integration. All the office files can be embeded wi… See more
Sushruth Sastry
Sushruth Sastry- JavaScript developer
Better integration with office ecosystem. Also conferencing is pretty neat too.
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The Verge
Microsoft Teams is turning two years old, and it's getting a load of new features to rival Slack. Background customization, a new whiteboard feature, real-time captions, and Live Events are on the way. Microsoft also revealed that more than 500,000 organizations are now using Microsoft Teams.
11 Alternatives to Microsoft Teams

The best version of Basecamp ever made

Trusted by millions, Basecamp puts everything you need to get work done in one place.

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Debdut Mukherjee
Debdut Mukherjee- Marketing Strategist
This is by far the best project/task management tool I have seen. It has a sleek design with an intuitive UI. Try it out!
Tejas Kinger
Tejas Kinger- SaaS Product Marketing @ Freshworks Inc
I'd stick to Trello for managing my own tasks, but for collaborative projects, Basecamp works best. I love the daily digests sent right to your inbox that helps you stay on top of things.
Curtis Smith
Curtis Smith- Director Employee Experience: TrustToken
I always say that accountability and visibility are the legs of any good team productivity tool. Basecamp gives you perspective and clear insight into all happenings from a seamingly elevated perspective. It clears the noise and allows you to focus on the signals: https://signalvnoise.com/posts/3...
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Real-time team messenger tool

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Darryl Pinto
Darryl Pinto
It's a collaboration tool that comes with a Markdown Editor integration. Using this integration, you can collaboratively work on a markdown document. You'll have to look for the integration on its app store and install it for use within the team. Best part, Flock allows unlimited integrations on the free plan. Yes. it's also free to use for as long as you w… See more
Jason Zheng
Jason Zheng
The key thing for our team is that Flock integrates all the critical integration that most users need and you get unlimited integrations for free. The premium version is also just half the price of Slack. Finally, adding multiple teams is much easier.
Ajinkya Borade
Ajinkya Borade- YouTube.com/JavaScriptEvangelist
Well as JavaScript Developer, we needed something to suit the coding and sharing across teams. With Flock we can share code, have screensharing, or even get Github notifications when code is committed or build is triggered. Slack is good, but not the best. Hence we choose Flock, with free version its more than what Slack can offer. Also, you can import your… See more
7 Alternatives to Flock

A simple and secure mobile chat app for work

Microsoft Kaizala is a phone-number based, simple, and secure mobile chat app that enables you to connect and coordinate work across your network – your organization, vendors, partners, suppliers, and customers.

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ZDNet
Microsoft's Kaizala messaging service for large-group communication is on its way to becoming part of Microsoft's Teams group-chat product. Kaizala is phone-number based and includes mobile app versions for iPhone and Android phones. It fits into Microsoft's strategy to try to get more firstline workers to use its products and services.
Computerworld
Two years after it first appeared, Microsoft's mobile messaging app Kaizala is now available to all Office 365 users globally. Microsoft will integrate the app with its Teams collaboration platform in the next 12 to 18 months, the company said in a blog post on Thursday, as part of its larger plans to appeal to "first-line" workers such as retail, healthcare… See more
8 Alternatives to Microsoft Kaizala

Design beautiful intranets for your company without code

ShortPoint is a subscription software that helps teams build gorgeous and engaging intranets with no coding from their existing content systems, such as Office 365, SAP Portal and SharePoint.

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Entrepreneur
You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media. If you count yourself as one among the code challenged and find it a struggle to sift through what appears to be lines of gibberish to make modifications to your website, Dubai-based web design product ShortPoint may be your answer.
7 Alternatives to ShortPoint

Make workspaces and sites automatically from Google Drive

OverDRIVE allows you to quickly and easily create great looking workspaces and sites from your folders and files inside Google Drive, and other content from across G Suite.

It's a smart way for teams to manage content and improve communication. With OverDRIVE you'll get there faster with lower costs and less tech.

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Shabana Mushtaq Ali
Shabana Mushtaq Ali
Quick and easy to set-up and use!
Sean Power
Sean Power- Head of Sales, Refractiv
The automation element of OverDRIVE has to be seen to be believed - simply point OverDRIVE at a Google Drive folder and the site is created automatically right before your eyes!
Ian Weatherhogg
Ian Weatherhogg- CTO, Refractiv
If you're already using Google Drive there's no easier way to build and maintain a great looking website, which automatically syncs from the folders and files you choose. Perfect for project workspaces, simple intranets and sharing with clients.
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Overdrive
OverDRIVE 3.3 - non-Google login and Microsoft OneDrive
4 Alternatives to OverDRIVE

The messaging app for productive teams

pingpong is a beautiful messaging app that combines the best parts of chat and email to prioritize your team's focus and eliminate needless interruptions. It’s the antidote to the frenetic, distracted way of working caused by current chat apps.

9 Alternatives to Pingpong
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