In this episode of the Future in Five, I talk about the future of Email and whether it’s going to go away forever. The complete elimination of email is highly unlikely, at least for the foreseeable future, however some companies are embarking on a journey to do just that, at least for internal communication and collaboration purposes. (more…)
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Facebook has launched its new iOS and Android apps named “Facebook At Work“. Along with this, it has launched another version of the app that is accessible via its main website, which will let the businesses create their own social networks amongst employees. These networks are built to look & act like Facebook. (more…)
You may have heard of the Echo, Amazon’s new “virtual assistant” product/service that was just released. We all know of Siri and Cortana, two other popular AI products released by Apple and Microsoft respectively. In my opinion the Echo is far superior to either. I recently purchased an Echo, a voice activate virtual assistant that does everything from play music and read the news to create to do lists and order products from Amazon. (more…)
A few weeks ago I had a book launch event in NYC hosted by REGUS. One of the big topics of discussion was all around offices and their role in the future of work. In other words, do we need to continue to rely on offices as the only place where we can get work done? (more…)
I’ve been testing a new tactic lately. It’s called “listening.”
Here’s my strategy. When I go to a meeting, I sit down, take out my pen and paper, and, you know, listen to the people talking in said meeting. (more…)
Microsoft announced a couple of new ways to share files with Outlook Web App (OWA) and OneDrive for Business. The features are aimed at helping people better share and collaborate with one another.
In OWA, when you send an email, you can insert a link to a file on your OneDrive for Business cloud drive as opposed to just attaching the file itself. Additionally, when you send an attachment, you can now automatically upload the file to your OneDrive for Business cloud drive, and share the file as a link to that location. (more…)