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.

Cisco is standardizing Apple AirPlay for Webex

Cisco is standardizing Apple AirPlay for Webex

Cisco updated Webex to further support iPhones, iPad, MacBooks and iMacs. Webex now integrates with Apple AirPlay by default. Cisco is standardizing AirPlay for its Webex Room, Desk, and Board device series. AirPlay allows users to connect their iPhone, iPad or Mac devices wirelessly for content... Read more

date2 months ago
Google Cloud and VMware extend worldwide partnership

Google Cloud and VMware extend worldwide partnership

Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and VMware announced they’re expanding the partnership to assist enterprises in moving on-premises apps to the cloud. VMware plans to add Google Cloud to the VMware Cloud Universal subscription offer. The VMware Engine service streamlines various tasks of migrating ... Read more

date2 months ago
Google Meet now shows bandwidth consumption of conferences

Google Meet now shows bandwidth consumption of conferences

Google expanded Google Meet's monitoring functionality for administrators. The Meet Quality Tool provides insight into the bandwidth usage of participants in (video) meetings. Google collects diagnostic data for Google Workspace Meet to give administrators insight into the operation and quality ... Read more

date3 months ago
Barco improves sustainability of ClickShare Conference portfolio

Barco improves sustainability of ClickShare Conference portfolio

Barco improved the sustainability of its ClickShare Conference portfolio. Additionally, the organization is launching a trade-in program. Barco supplies collaboration solutions, including displays, monitors, beamers and visualization tech. The energy consumption of its ClickShare Conference prod... Read more

date3 months ago
Netaxis acquires Microsoft Teams specialist Anyroute

Netaxis acquires Microsoft Teams specialist Anyroute

Belgian service provider Netaxis is acquiring Anyroute, a Microsoft Teams specialist based in the Netherlands. Netaxis’ products and services are used by major telecoms organisations worldwide to transform networks. The acquisition of Anyroute strengthens Netaxis’ Teams Voice Automation capa... Read more

date3 months ago
Microsoft announces new updates for One Note web app and Teams

Microsoft announces new updates for One Note web app and Teams

OneNote web app is getting new improvements. According to Microsoft, the new improvements include enhanced copy and paste functions, tweaks on background picture setting, the capability to modify the sizes of embedded videos, new mode switcher, improved zooming capabilities, backtracking features, ... Read more

date3 months ago
Pegasystems introduces AI-based voice and messaging tools

Pegasystems introduces AI-based voice and messaging tools

Pegasystems is introducing two AI-based tools for call centers. Pega Voice AI and Messaging AI analyze real-time customer calls to automate service and support operations. Both solutions were designed to improve up call efficiency and service. According to Pegasystems, the AI-based solutions fun... Read more

date3 months ago
‘Videoconferencing difficulties give reason for switching jobs’

‘Videoconferencing difficulties give reason for switching jobs’

Employees who remotely participate in hybrid meetings experience a 'meeting disparity' with colleagues who are physically present. This is concluded in a survey by Barco, a collaboration technology specialist. The Barco ClickShare survey underscores that employees who work remotely still face va... Read more

date4 months ago
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