Business Productivity

Using the Amazon WorkDocs API with the AWS SDK for Python and AWS Lambda

Amazon WorkDocs is a secure, fully managed file collaboration and management service. In addition to direct user access from various devices, you can use the WorkDocs API to develop applications that offer more documentation functions to meet your business needs. In this blog post, we demonstrate how to use the WorkDocs API with the AWS […]

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New: Schedule Meetings with the Alexa Smart Scheduling Assistant

The Alexa Smart Scheduling Assistant helps you schedule 1:1 meetings and move meetings on your work and personal calendars using your voice. When scheduling a meeting with a contact who has shared their calendar availability with you, Alexa will suggest times that show as ‘available’ on both of your calendars, which saves you time and […]

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NEW – Monitor connection status for shared devices with Alexa for Business

As an administrator, you can now use Alexa for Business to view and manage the connection status of all your shared devices. For example, you get a notification when a critical number of shared Alexa devices lose network connectivity within a single building. You can then dispatch your resources to resolve the problem. Alexa for […]

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New: Password expiration notification in Alexa for Business

If you’re an administrator, you know that you must periodically rotate passwords for security purposes. Forgetting passwords can be frustrating and sometimes disrupt service. AWS has paid close attention to customer feedback about this issue. Based on what you’ve told us, we added a password expiration notification for Microsoft Exchange service accounts linked to Alexa for […]

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Welcome to the New Business Productivity Blog

The way we work has changed significantly over the last 15 years. With powerful mobile devices and pervasive, reliable high-speed Internet access available almost anywhere, we no longer need to be tied to a traditional office environment to get work done. We are constantly on the go, and we’ve come to expect greater flexibility to […]

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