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Microsoft Teams vs Slack

In 2016, Microsoft had the chance to buy Slack for a cool $8 billion but instead decided to enrich Skype. A year later, it released its rival software, Teams, and the virtual workspace race really took off. Since its release, Teams has gained many fans (including us!) and continues to impress users with its business-friendly…

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What did we learn from coronavirus about technology?

Coronavirus forced us into unfamiliar territory. We swapped the morning commute for extra time in bed, repurposed the dining table as a desk, and we (re-)learnt long division, thanks to the added demands of home-schooling. Not only do we have a new level of respect for teachers, we’ve also learnt a thing (or five) about…

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How to work from home without losing your mind

Working from home doesn’t mean cutting yourself off from the outside world or driving yourself crazy with constant notifications. There is a middle ground. Here are some tips from our very own Anna Fletcher on how to stay productive, happy and healthy in your home office. Communicate clearly and regularly:  Turn on notifications  Ask colleagues and…

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