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Why meetings don't work anymore

It's time to talk about the elephant in the meeting room.


Seven ways to make meetings better

Although they’re essential to keeping people in the know, meetings can become a time sink that saps morale and diminishes productivity. Here are 7 ways to improve them.

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Zoom pushes further into the contact center with Solvvy acquisition

After its failed attempt to purchase Five9 last year, Zoom is once again looking to bolster its nascent contact center software proposition.

Busting three myths about the future of work

These false beliefs emerged early in our thinking about the post-pandemic workplace. It's time to get real.

Apple shows how work-from-home is here to stay

Workers are increasingly making it clear they will not be forced back into the office. Just ask Apple.

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Q&A: Why video calls can be bad for creativity

The use of videoconferencing apps grew dramatically during the COVID-19 pandemic and helped many workers stay in touch with each other and their bosses. But there may be a downside to the video revolution.

Welcome to the new world of business travel

While business travel is coming back, everything’s changed. Here’s what to expect.

It's time to speed up your business network

Now, companies need the fastest possible Internet service more than ever.

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Zoom unveils its redesigned whiteboard

Six months after announcing plans to overhaul its whiteboarding tool, Zoom Whiteboard is available to customers.

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Zoom Events gets a virtual green room

The popular videoconferencing platform is adding a green room for virtual events as part of a raft of new features aimed at enterprise marketing and sales teams.

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Zoom issues disappointing revenue forecast as growth continues to slow

As global work from home orders are rolled back, Zoom’s revenue forecast fails to reach its former heights.

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The rise of 'bleisure' trips: How post-pandemic business travel will change

Business travel revenue is expected to return to normal by the end of 2024. But how workers participate in face-to-face meetings, how long they stay, and what new amenities they'll get will be very different.

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4 big ways to put Zoom apps to work

From collaboration tools to security platforms, Zoom apps and integrations can help you hold better meetings, capture and secure important data, analyze Zoom usage, and more.

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Zoom’s $14.7B acquisition bid for Five9 falls apart

Shareholders of the cloud-based contact center Five9 rejected the all-stock deal, which Zoom had hoped would allow it to broaden its reach beyond video.

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Zoom talks up a video-centric workplace

At this week's Zoomtopia event, the company rolled out plans for video call centers, better transcription and translation features, integrated whiteboards, and hot-desking options for the hybrid workplace.

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Otter.ai expands reach of Otter Assistant for video chats

The virtual assistant, rolled out for Zoom users in May, gains support for three more platforms: Microsoft Teams, Google Meet and Cisco Webex.

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Zoom eyes new video needs in a hybrid workplace world

Although videoconferencing remains a fixture in the business world, how is Zoom looking to move beyond the pandemic and support a changing workplace?

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Zoom buys cloud contact center Five9 for $14.7B

The popular videoconferencing firm may be looking to move beyond video with the purchase, which gives it a new way to expand services.

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Review: 6 top videoconferencing services put to the test

We compared Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex, Google Meet, BlueJeans, and GoToMeeting in real-world tests to see which videoconferencing platforms perform best for business users. Here’s how they stack up.

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