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Your IT News for the Week of February 4, 2019 The Gestalt IT Rundown Ken Nalbone and Rich Stroffolino discuss the IT news of the week on the latest Gestalt IT Rundown. In this episode they discuss Rubrik’s big data leak, a new height to US-Huawei tensions, Slack reaching 10 million DAU, and Japan hacking […]
Ken Nalbone and Rich Stroffolino are running down the IT news of the week. This time they are talking about the latest US-Huawei tensions, Slack reaching 10 million DAU, Rubrik’s data leak, and Japan’s plan to hack into their own IOT devices.
Slack can often be seen as the de facto collaborative chat app. But a recent survey by Spiceworks shows that Microsoft Teams is a formidable competitor.
This piece by Scott Lowe breaks down why ActualTech Media made the switch from Slack to Microsoft Teams. For their organization, context and deep integrations made Teams a better choice.
Atlassian is shuttering HipChat and Stride, leaving Slack and Microsoft Teams the major competitors in the ChatOps market. Nathaniel Avery makes the argument that this consolidation may actually make for better products down the road.
Apple introduced the Touch Bar at the end of 2016 as a way to bring an ergonomically sound touch screen to macOS. Over a year later, and the interface has limited functionality and incomplete developer support. To fill this gap, BetterTouchTool lets you fully customize the interface.
Slack went down for a lot of users this week, demonstrating the downside of depending on a SaaS app for your work productivity. Mattermost is a privately hosted Slack alternative. Is it right for you?
This is post 1 of 41 in the series “IT Origins” Welcome to IT Origins, a new interview series from Gestalt IT. Each Thursday, we’ll be talking to IT engineers, entrepreneurs, executives, and other luminaries about how they got started in the industry. We’re interested in hearing their perspective on how IT has changed throughout […]
Wavebox offers the ability to bring in all your web apps to a single app, including email, Office 365, G Suite, and Slack. You get full notification support and a consistent interface wrapped around these apps. We tried it out for a week to replace all of our desktop clients and browser tabs.