Cloud-Based Collaboration Pays Off

By Don Reisinger  |  Posted 06-28-2013

Cloud-Based Collaboration Pays Off

I Feel the Need for Speed  According to Forbes, 64% of executives believe that cloud-based collaboration tools aid businesses in executing tasks more quickly and efficiently.

Cloud-Based Collaboration Pays Off

Cloud-Based Collaboration Pays Off

When CIOs Are Included  When CIOs are added to the equation, the percent of executives who believe that cloud-based collaboration tools aid businesses in executing tasks more quickly and efficiently jumps to 82%.

Cloud-Based Collaboration Pays Off

Cloud-Based Collaboration Pays Off

Boundaries? What Boundaries?  87% of corporate leaders say that the beauty of cloud collaboration is that it breaks through the boundaries of distance, time zones and security barriers.

Cloud-Based Collaboration Pays Off

Cloud-Based Collaboration Pays Off

Come One, Come All  One of the best things about cloud collaboration, 90% of business leaders say, is that it allows for the improvement of business processes across any area.

Cloud-Based Collaboration Pays Off

Cloud-Based Collaboration Pays Off

Bring On the Innovation  Another staggering number: 93% of business leaders say the cloud is capable of stimulating huge innovation in the workplace, thanks to its collaborative features.

Cloud-Based Collaboration Pays Off

Cloud-Based Collaboration Pays Off

When CIOs Leave, Innovation Does, Too  Interestingly, the ratio of non-CIO executives that believe cloud-collaboration can spur more innovation is just 59%.

Cloud-Based Collaboration Pays Off

Cloud-Based Collaboration Pays Off

It's No Longer Just IT  One positive about the cloud is that it's bringing more executives into the mix. In fact, 75% of executives say that choosing a cloud solution does not reside solely in the IT function of the business. All executives should play a role.

Cloud-Based Collaboration Pays Off

Cloud-Based Collaboration Pays Off

Competitive Advantages, Anyone?  Every company is looking for a competitive advantage. So, it's no surprise that 78% of companies that have used cloud-collaboration tools believe that what they're doing is giving them a leg up over competitors.

Cloud-Based Collaboration Pays Off

Cloud-Based Collaboration Pays Off

There's a Mobile Element, Too  Cloud collaboration also leverages the growing mobile device sector, and 89% of business leaders say that mobile workforce productivity increases with the use of smartphones and tablets.

Cloud-Based Collaboration Pays Off

Cloud-Based Collaboration Pays Off

And About Those Costs…  Since most companies are concerned with budgetary constraints, it's good to know that 86% of business leaders say that cloud-collaboration tools are reducing operating costs in the workplace.

Cloud-Based Collaboration Pays Off