Collaboration refers abstractly to all processes wherein people work together —applying both to the work of individuals as well as larger collectives and societies. As an intrinsic aspect of human society, the term is used in many varying contexts such as science, art, education, and business.
Watch this series to learn about the latest trends in collaborative workspaces from senior analysts, ways to improve your conferencing capabilities through new phones and integrating skype for business, and Realpresence Trio: the smart hub for collaboration.
This free, 64-page guide provides a framework for deciding if you need an EMMS solution, details the capabilities of the leading platforms, and compares offerings from leading vendors. It also covers questions to ask vendors and industry trends - including the rise of mobile, the increasing number of social media networks, and the impact of marketplace consolidation.
In this IDC white paper, learn why you should have quality Agile project management processes and how to use managed and coherent development approaches to address complex sourcing in the globalization age.
With the current state of the economy, IT executives are being asked to stretch their budgets in order to keep their businesses profitable. In 2008, Median IT spending per user fell to $6,667 from the previous year's $7,397, according to Computer Economics. This represents a 6.2% reduction, consistent with the fact that IT managers were supporting an increasing number of users without corresponding increases in IT spending. IT spend continued to decline in 2009 and uncertainty and caution is still prevalent in 2010.
Email is the primary communication system and file transport mechanism used in organizations of all sizes. Email systems generate enormous amounts of content that must be preserved for a variety of reasons, including:
-Compliance with local, state, federal and international statutory requirements
- Electronic discovery requirements and best practices
- Knowledge management applications
- Disaster recovery and business continuity
Microsoft Exchange Server has been a crucial technological breakthrough in advanced corporate communication systems. Companies who utilize an enterprise-class email server like Exchange believe that email is mission critical, and value the productivity it enables. But an in-house migration to Exchange 2007 from an earlier version of Exchange or another email program will not be an easy task. Complexity, time and cost issues loom large over the IT department and are causing IT directors to search for an alternative solution.
Security is really about access; today’s work demands access to anything from anywhere on any device. Learn how to securely let employees share, edit and distribute work data across iOS, Android and Windows.
Getting creative work reviewed and approved is an often overlooked business process that’s carried out every day in businesses of all sizes and in all industries across the globe. The good news is that review and approval is a process that can be greatly improved with online proofing, yielding tremendous benefits to both the individual worker and the organization.
If you are in the process of putting together a webcast and want to add video, you need to know the best practices. These tips will guide you from start to finish as you create a presentation that will make an impact on your viewers.
Hospitals and health systems around the globe are looking at everything from tighter supply controls to energy efficiency initiatives as ways to cut costs and save money. Another avenue being evaluated more closely is communications.
There are many ways to take advantage of the rich set of collaboration tools provided by Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Lync). IT leaders should consider a cap-and grow strategy where investment dollars in legacy systems are capped and the financial and IT resources are reallocated to grow Skype for Business.
There is a transformational shift around enterprise voice solutions as organizations move from the PBX to unified communications (UC) for their voice needs. In parallel, many organizations are moving their existing on-premises IT and communications infrastructure into the cloud. This brief outlines the benefits and considerations of balancing both of these transitions.
UC—the concept of streamlining phone, email, chat, video and content collaboration—has become a corporate objective for reducing the cost and complexity of communications and increasing employee productivity. What began more than 10 years ago as a hardware-driven effort to combine PBX systems, computer servers and video infrastructure is now evolving to include software-enabled processes and functionality.