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Shadow IT in a nutshell: Minimize security risks for your company

Installed by employees on their own initiative, Shadow IT is the notorious, murky world of third-party applications and cloud services that find their way into the workplace without oversight and clearance from IT departments. From private smartphones and USB sticks to new cloud-based collaboration services and communication tools employees utilize to make daily office life easier and boost productivity – Shadow IT takes on many forms. It is becoming increasingly prevalent and more often than not slips under the IT department radar.

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Google’s G Suite vs. Microsoft’s Office 365: A comparison cheat sheet

In 2007, Google launched its business productivity suite under the Google Apps Premier Edition brand. It was renamed Google Apps for Work and rebranded as G Suite in late 2016. This means that Google now offers similar services to Microsoft Office 365, aiding digital transformation by bringing well known services for customers to the cloud for email, documents, online chat, and video conferencing.

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Microsoft StaffHub: the shift scheduling app for deskless workers

Workforce management software has been on Microsoft’s public radar since late 2016. Announced in September last year with an impressive preview of its tool for deskless workers, Microsoft finally debuted StaffHub in January 2017 in the company’s effort to expand Office 365’s wide set of productivity features for both managers and front-end workers.

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