Collaboration Tools Changing the Landscape of the Workplace
What is a Collaboration Platform?
Collaboration is the new normal in the workplace. A collaboration platform is a digital workspace where you can share, connect and communicate from a decentralized work environment on any device.
When collaboration is strong, it enhances productivity and teamwork, increases efficiency, improves communication and minimizes expenses and resources. A collaboration platform should be built to accommodate business of today but powerfully adapt to the shifting landscape of tomorrow.
Get Work Done
A collaboration platform empowers an organization’s team to work the way they want to, from anywhere on any device and with a secure seamless integration. A cloud-hosted platform makes it simple and easy for teams to collaborate on a wide range of general and specialized tasks. The platform provides countless benefits where business users, clients and vendors can experience an instant return on the software investment.
Customizable Features and Capabilities
A collaboration platform can be customized to meet the specific needs of a business. Features and capabilities include:
- Project planning, management, task and process scheduling
- Reminders, instant messaging and push notifications for tasks and email-messages
- Document Management System (DMS)
- Chat and video conferencing with screen sharing
- Task management
- Automate workflows
- Business intelligence and analytics
- Cloud storage
- Idea and knowledge management
Collaboration Platform Advantages
Whether a company is continuing to let its employees work remotely or they are returning to the office, it is important that strong collaboration tools are in place in the following areas:
Knowledge and Content Management – As a cloud-hosted platform documents and resources are securely stored in one place for easy access to business users saving time, sharing knowledge and approvals and minimizing errors.
Creating Value – Instant communication and access to the most updated content allows business users, clients, customers and vendors the time to focus on higher value-added tasks.
Clear Communication – Customized communication channels offer private instant communication and fosters quality teamwork. Virtual meetings enable business to be conducted from anywhere and enhances performance.
Innovation Hub – Instant communication provides users with the opportunity to share ideas and resources in real-time fueling innovate thinking and problem solving that leads to greater collaboration and often big business building ideas.
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