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.

Dropbox enhances collaboration tool Paper including live previews

Dropbox enhances collaboration tool Paper including live previews

Dropbox has updated its collaboration tool Paper with new features. This makes it possible to place multiple elements in the service and get live previews. From now on it is also possible to link to a Dropbox folder within Paper, after which it is possible to view the files in the folder. As soon as... Read more

date4 years ago
Atlassian acquires OpsGenie for 295 million dollars

Atlassian acquires OpsGenie for 295 million dollars

OpsGenie, a service that sends notifications to engineers in the event of malfunctions in software and websites, has been taken over by Atlassian. Atlassian makes programs that coordinate software development. The acquisition involves 295 million dollars. The two companies will now work together on... Read more

date4 years ago
Skype becomes easier again after many complaints

Skype becomes easier again after many complaints

Microsoft has understood the message that the current version of Skype is too extensive and complicated. Just when it wanted to stop an older version of Skype, it extends it and starts tinkering with a new, simpler version. Microsoft has its hands full with Skype. Many customers have written to Micr... Read more

date4 years ago
Zoom uses blockchain to link freelancers to companies

Zoom uses blockchain to link freelancers to companies

A new application has been found for blockchain. The project management and outsourcing platform Zoom uses the technology to enable business relations, project planning and secure payments. Zoom connects freelancers and clients through a blockchain ID system, artificial intelligence and smart contra... Read more

date4 years ago
Microsoft stops supporting SME apps Listings and Connections

Microsoft stops supporting SME apps Listings and Connections

Microsoft stops with two apps that it has developed for SMEs. Listings and Connections will be completely discontinued. Other apps for SMEs will continue to exist and get new updates. The apps that Microsoft stops with were launched about a year ago. As of 30 November, Listings and Connections will ... Read more

date4 years ago
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