enterprise communications

Storytelling for B2B startups: Avoiding ‘buzzword bingo’ to make your wonky enterprise company worth talking about

If there's one thing I learned from my time as both a journalist at The Wall Street Journal and Forbes and, now, advising a global venture capital firm on communications, it's that storytelling ca

Cisco scoops up BroadSoft for $1.9 billion to boost communications tools portfolio

One thing is clear, Cisco is not afraid to use its considerable cash on hand to fill in holes in its product portfolio. Today it wrote out a big fat check for $1.9 billion to acquire BroadSoft, a Mary

Keybase launches fully encrypted Slack-like communications tool — and it’s free

Keybase added to its encrypted tool kit today when it launched Keybase Teams, an open source, Slack-like communications tool with end-to-end encryption. Desktop and mobile versions are available for

Mitel buys Polycom for $1.96B in enterprise communications consolidation play

As more enterprises move their communications services over to IP networks and cloud-based services, we’re seeing an increasing amount of consolidation as the businesses that serve them continue

Can Slack transform enterprise communication once and for all?

Those of us who have been around the block a few times have seen multiple attempts to kill email and change the way people communicate in the enterprise. Slack is just the latest, but one that has ca

The suddenly exciting future of enterprise communications

Enterprise communications is not a sector that typically generates palpable excitement. In the enterprise, the plumbing is never as exciting as the fixtures, and people spend more time noticing what c

Source: Microsoft mulled an $8 billion bid for Slack, will focus on Skype instead

When Slack announced new voice and video services earlier this week, the enterprise messaging startup signalled a move into territory dominated by the likes of Microsoft’s Skype. But it looks

Facebook adds 36K Telenor employees to Facebook at Work as it gears up for global launch

Facebook at Work — the enterprise version of Facebook that lets businesses build their own secure social networks — has racked up over 60,000 companies on a waiting list while still in 

Creating A Universal Remote Control For Business Communications

In the ultimate paradox, we have spent the last several years untethering our workforces while technically intertwining our personal and professional lives. Yet, for many, the notion of BYOD often res

From The Founders Of Docverse Comes Highfive, A Startup That’s Raised $13.5 Million To Disrupt Enterprise Communications

There's a new player in town called <a target="_blank" href="http://www.highfive.com/">Highfive</a> that hopes to ease the pain of communications within the workforce, with technology that is rolling