Dan Hinmon, MCSMN Director

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Google Hangouts is getting a major overhaul to take on Slack

Posted by @DanHinmon, Mar 13, 2017

Google has signaled that it finally decided Hangouts is supposed to be: a business communication tool to complement its consumer apps.

Hangouts is turning into a group chat system that looks a lot like Slack. Like Microsoft, Google is launching a Slackalike — and like Microsoft, it’s betting that deep integration with the rest of its office suite is going to be catnip for IT managers and cost-conscious CFOs.

Read the article for details. (Thanks to @westr for pointing us to this story.)


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