Week of April 24
The collaboration landscape is ever-changing. In today’s workplace employees are using whatever devices and apps that are going to help them be more productive. With the advances made in consumer IT, employees looking to gain the benefits of more agile virtual meetings and avoid the headache of using traditional web conferencing tools have already turned to their own devices. The articles below are just a few that have been published over the past few weeks that focus on workplace collaboration, expectations of the increasingly mobile workforce and video conferencing.
6 IT leaders share tips to drive collaboration
Collaboration tools are destined to fail when IT leaders look to solve problems that don’t exist. Here’s how CIOs and IT managers ensure their collaborative platform efforts aren’t futile. This article discusses three ways CIOs can ensure success.
Meeting Expectations of the Collaborative, Mobile Workforce
Demand for ad hoc meetings is being driven by the rise of Generation Y in the workplace. As a growing part of many organisations, they’ve come to expect constant communication and instant connectivity, so waiting around for a meeting is avoided at all costs. Instead they prefer on-the-spot collaboration as a means to save time and money, and be more efficient.
With cloud video conferencing, the sky’s the limit
Research tells us this: Video conferencing is really moving to the cloud. According to the Nemertes Research 2014-15 Enterprise Technology Benchmark, which gathered data from approximately 180 companies, nearly 30% of companies have already implemented cloud-based video conferencing services and another 2% plan to do so in 2015. This article explores the factors driving video conferencing adoption.