Microsoft aims to fix your intranet search
By Toby Ward

Microsoft has begun testing a new intranet search, Bing for Business, 
in a greater effort to compete with Google. MS hopes this corporate 
Bing will also promote more use of Bing.com, a tall order given their competitor is referenced as a verb in day-to-day...


(In the New Digital Workplace)

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On the indexed Internet, there are more than 4.5 billion pages. Finding the most relevant content can be akin to finding a needle in a hay galaxy.
"It's not information overload. It's filter failure," says Clay Shirky. Google obviously helps find and filter out irrelevant content, but the ubiquitous search engine doesn't work quite as well on the intranet...


Does Slack Live Up to the Hype?
By Toby Ward

There's no digital workplace tool, since SharePoint, that has received so much attention and ink as Slack. It's very popular, widespread and hip. But let's call a spade a spade: Slack is a chat app. A very good one, but it doesn't replace the intranet, nor email, nor anything else. A look at the numbers provides more clues...

  

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