Smartsheet TV commercial

Smartsheet TV ad depicts a hellish existence for the few firms that don’t use its software

Most B2B TV commercials tend to focus on the amazing things customers are doing with the advertiser’s product, but a recent spot from Smartsheet puts the spotlight on the holdouts instead. In “Work Different,” the SaaS-based provider of project management and collaboration tools boasts that 96 per cent of the Fortune 500 use its product. […]

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What it takes to overcome the ‘last mile of lost productivity in workplace collaboration tools

Collaboration has taken on multiple dimensions for businesses of every size and industry. There are a number of key drivers fueling the accelerating demand for collaborative solutions, ranging from the rise in remote workers and virtual office models, to advanced technology tools and infrastructures that enable high-level collaboration in virtually any environment on any device. […]

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Mitel tells a 30-second case study about Major League Baseball to market its connectivity technology

There are no direct references to Moneyball, the Michael Lewis best-seller about the use of statistical analysis by Billy Beane when he was with the Boston Red Sox, but a new TV commercial from Mitel reinforces how much goes on off the field to make Major League Baseball teams successful. The 30-second spot, dubbed “Game […]

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Slack’s VP of engineering breaks down the message he’s using to convert e-mail holdouts

It’s already one of most talked-about startups innovating in workplace productivity and collaboration, but Slack’s Michael Lopp is working hard to respond to enterprise decision-makers who say they just can’t let go of traditional e-mail. Though it is based in San Francisco, the firm’s vice-president of engineering has been making a series of in-person appearances […]

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Avoiding the Horrors of Modern Day Marketing

Marketers, are you always “on”? Joe Staples, CMO at Workfront, and Jennifer Johnson, Senior Marketing Program Manager, Informatica, talked about this problem at MarTech in San Francisco. The fast pace of work is prevalent, which creates some “Horrors of Modern Day Marketing” fit for the big screen.   Attack of the Mutating Workload We’re constantly […]

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What is Digital Transformation? “Just a Buzzword” No More

Everyone knows the cautionary tale of Blockbuster, whose board members talked a good game but famously failed to anticipate the pace of the shift to video on demand. Nobody wants to be the new Blockbuster. But there’s still a strange ambivalence persisting in many organizations when it comes to taking the necessary steps to futureproof business models. […]

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What the Trello Deal Tells Us About the State of Collaboration and Enterprise Software Stacks

Trello, an app considered indispensable by many software developers, has joined the Atlassian family, announced last week, in a deal worth $425 million. As Wired said in its coverage, Trello was developed basically as a niche to-do list app for a specialized purpose and audience (software developers) that 95% of the population has never heard […]

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9 Myths About Knowledge Base That Keep Businesses From Growing

Although more and more businesses are entering the world of knowledge management, a great number of business owners are still skeptical about using a knowledge base system. They continue to use old strategies for sharing their content, both within their business organization, and with their customers. They choose the path of least resistance, because it […]