Facebook signs the largest US customer for Workplace, calling it a validation of its vision for the collaboration platform.
By Stephanie Condon for Between the Lines | September 26, 2017 -- 16:00 GMT (09:00 PDT) | Topic: Collaboration Facebook on Tuesday announced that Walmart, the world's largest private employer, has joined its enterprise collaboration platform Workplace.
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Walmart's use of the platform, he said, represents "a validation of the vision we had when we started Workplace that we could build an app that could connect everyone in the company -- not just the headquarters, not just the knowledge workers." Walmart, he continued, shares Facebook vision of "giving everyone a voice," including those without a PC or dedicated workspace.
It created a Workplace group, for instance, to connect its Emergency Operations Center with the rest of the organization, providing updates on the company's response to events like the recent hurricanes.