Category: Collaboration

Collaboration is key to be successful in business. If you want to grow your business the whole team has to find a way to work together. In the past you got stuck in meeting room after meeting room. Nowadays there a many digital tools to help you collaborate.

There are different ways you can let people work together. The most common thing is to digitalize the meeting room. There are many videoconferencing systems which let you setup a virtual meeting, with audio or with audio and video. Most well known is probably Cisco WebEx, but new players like Zoom are also very popular.

Unified Communications

The next step after videoconferencing is unified communications. You can collaborate on more different ways than audio and video. For example by sending text messages to each other. Tools like Microsoft Teams, Cisco Teams, Slack, Yammer are all good examples of tools that can help people work better together.

Platforms

Besides unified communications there are a lot of platforms that come close to offering a way to collaborate. Task managers for multiple users like Asana, or tools in which coworkers can work together in realtime on the same document or presentation. There are many tools that can increase productivity and collaboration, you just have to find the right one for your business.

Box introduces Canvas, Content Insights and revamped Box Notes

Box introduces Canvas, Content Insights and revamped Box Notes

Box has introduced new features and tools that should improve content management and collaboration in hybrid work situations. Among others, Box Notes, the new Box Canvas and the also new Content Insights have now been presented. In Box's view, hybrid working is the form of work we continue to wo... Read more

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Kyndryl partners with Teradata to boost performance

Kyndryl partners with Teradata to boost performance

The partners strive to provide the best of both worlds by combining Kyndryl’s AI expertise and data with Teradata’s cloud analytics services to assist global customers with migrating to the cloud. Kyndryl, an infrastructure service provider, announced a strategic collaboration with London-ba... Read more

date4 months ago
Spain to attract expats with a digital nomad visa

Spain to attract expats with a digital nomad visa

Spain plans to develop a 'digital nomad' visa that would allow residents from the United Kingdom and other non-EU nations to work in the country while enjoying the climate and reduced cost of living. The visa's full details are still being worked out, but it will be available to anyone working r... Read more

date4 months ago
Slack rebuilds its platform and introduces Canvas

Slack rebuilds its platform and introduces Canvas

During Dreamforce, Slack announced that its messaging service is undergoing a major overhaul. The service has been rebuilt, with a more modular architecture. The abilities of the platform remain the same. You can still exchange messages. However, the vision as a digital HQ has taken on more shape. ... Read more

date5 months ago
Zoom rebrands its chat product to compete with Slack and Teams

Zoom rebrands its chat product to compete with Slack and Teams

Zoom has rebranded its chat product and added additional capabilities as it seeks to compete with Microsoft Teams and Slack. The update includes third-party connectivity. Zoom's app, now dubbed Zoom Team Chat, will feature capabilities like transferring in-meeting chat to Team Chat and arrangin... Read more

date5 months ago
Sage teams up with point-of-sale provider Square

Sage teams up with point-of-sale provider Square

Sage announced a partnership with Square. The partnership aims to integrate Sage's accounting solutions and Square's point-of-sale (POS) systems to assist small businesses in making payments using Square. The new, joint application for Sage customers is available in the Sage marketplace. Transac... Read more

date5 months ago
Hybrid work doesn’t really work yet: Cisco plans to change that

Hybrid work doesn’t really work yet: Cisco plans to change that

Hybrid work is a big topic at the moment and without a doubt one of the buzzwords of the present day. Still, it doesn't really work that well yet. Cisco has seen that too. During the recent Cisco Live conference, the company explained how it intends to solve the problems surrounding hybrid working.... Read more

date5 months ago
IT leaders are struggling to hire new employees

IT leaders are struggling to hire new employees

IT leaders all across the world face difficulty in hiring talented IT professionals due to certain aspects. Recent times have seen many IT organizations struggling to hire talented IT workers. According to a survey, most IT leaders blame 'The Great Resignation' as the root cause, stating that 73... Read more

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