MESSAGING & COLLABORATION

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Ineffective Communications Waste Millions a Year

A new study on workplace productivity and communications technology finds that today's workers communicate inefficiently, and that ends up wasting money for their employers. The study, "2017 Workplace Productivity and Communications Technology," also found... Read More »

What to Look for in Collaborative Tools

The majority of professionals feel that collaborative solutions play a key role in helping their organization achieve critical business goals, according to a recent survey conducted by the Harvard Business Review Analytics Services. The resulting report, sponsored by Insight,... Read More »

Why Do We Still Need Paper Docs?

By now, we've posted plenty of features about organizations that are fully committed to a digital transformation. But if this is really the case, why are we still dependent upon paper documents to do our jobs? Many businesses, in fact, give their office printer a daily workout, according to a recent... Read More »

Why Paying After a Ransomware Attack Is Futile

A new report finds that paying ransom after a ransomware attack not only further fuels this crime wave, but does not guarantee that lost the data will be returned. "Standard preventive measures, such as anti-virus software, spam filters and regularly updating systems should be taken, but there is no surefire way of preventing ransomware," the report says. Instead, businesses should focus on... Read More »

Will Millennials Cause the End of Email?

As electronic communications have gradually gained preference over voice communications, many employees have begun to feel overwhelmed with the volume of email, leading them to seek alternatives. The average office worker sends or receives 123 emails a day, Read More »

How Social Media Puts Businesses at Risk

Organizations that do not archive content from social media platforms face significant and growing risks from their inaction, according to a white paper by Osterman Research. Twenty-six percent of organizations have had to produce content-free discovery from their enterprise social media platform, according to the paper, "Read More »

How Remote Workers Impact Enterprise Collaboration

This decade has seen the rise of a more open, collaborative workplace—along with a wealth of both personal and company-provided tech tools to enable employees to thrive in these spaces. That said, many organizations still struggle to ensure that both their space and tech support best contribute to positive productivity, according to a recent survey from Oxford Economics and... Read More »

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