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SaaS Updates Summary: Sept. 11 – Sept. 15

BetterCloud Monitor

September 18, 2017

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What a wild week it was. In the tech world, Apple and Slack showed off a few fancy features and glittering gadgets. Those announcements, combined with the Equifax data breach, made for a news-heavy week.

Expand your collaboration with guest access in Microsoft Teams

Office 365 | Teams has rolled out guest access to all Office 365 commercial and education customers. Now Office 365 users can add people from outside their company to a team, so guests can participate in chats, join meetings, collaborate on documents, and more.

Your favorite apps—now in Outlook on Android

Office 365 | Microsoft is now rolling out add-ins to Outlook on Android customers with Outlook.com and Office 365 commercial email accounts.

Introducing Shared Channels: Where You Can Work with Anyone in Slack

Slack | Slack says: Say goodbye to email for work with external vendors, partners, clients, and more.

Coming Your Way: Dropbox for iOS 11

Dropbox | WThe new Files app in iOS 11 lets you browse files stored on your device and on Dropbox—all in one place. From there, you can open, edit, move, rename, upload, create folders, and download files. And if you have personal and work Dropbox accounts, you’ll be able to browse both in Files.

Bring Chat and Content Together with Dropbox Paper for Slack

Dropbox | Today’s teams work together constantly. Whether they’re brainstorming ideas, delegating tasks, or providing feedback. Shouldn’t a team’s tools get out of the way, helping them stay focused on the work itself?

Announcing Asana for iOS 11

Asana | With Apple’s upcoming release of iOS 11, Asana is making some major improvements to our iOS apps so it’s easier for you to track your work from anywhere—on the device of your choice.

Driving the Future of Work with Our Apple iOS Files Integration

Box | The Files app, being released this month as part of iOS 11, enables Apple users to manage their content no matter where files are stored, including on Box.

Embed Websites as iframes in the New Google Sites

G Suite | You can embed an entire webpage as an iframe in a new Google site. This will allow you to pull in content from other websites and Google tools like Apps Script, Data Studio, and App Maker, saving you the trouble of duplicating and updating that information on your page.

Introducing the Businesses @ Work Dashboard: Showcasing Popular and Fast-Growing Apps

Okta | “To create Businesses @ Work and the new Dashboard, we anonymized data from the thousands of organizations, applications, custom integrations, and millions of daily users that are connected in the Okta Identity Cloud.”

Winter ’18 Release Overview for Admins

Salesforce | The Salesforce Winter ‘18 release is packed full of awesome Lightning Experience features you won’t want to miss out on!

Slack Partners with ServiceNow, and More from Frontiers

Slack | This is a major partnership for the Slack platform. According to Slack, this is one of their most requested integrations of all time.

7 Strategies for Delegating Better and Getting More Done

Inc. | Being a good leader involves delegating tasks to employees. This can be difficult to do for many people, but there are tricks to make it easier and more effective.

ICYMI: Notification vs. Remediation: Will the GDPR Transform Data Breach Response?

BetterCloud Monitor | Starting May 2018, a new European Union (EU) regulation will ensure companies place similar focus on the hours after a breach is discovered.

For last week’s SaaS updates (and beyond), click here for our archive.

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