Collaboration

Collaboration news, analysis, research, how-to, opinion, and video.

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Should you let IT teams choose their own collaboration tools?

CIOs should give IT departments the freedom to choose the collaboration tools that work best for them — without losing sight of security and compliance.

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Workplace announcements at F8 2018 show Facebook is serious about the enterprise

Workplace announcements at the F8 conference around integrations show business decision-makers that Facebook is serious about enterprise collaboration.

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Why CIOs should care about the evolution of collaboration technology

At Cisco's latest Collaboration Summit, the company provided a view into how different collaboration technology is today and where it’s going.

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IT’s worst addictions (and how to cure them)

Are you a control freak? A data fiend? An infrastructure junkie? Your tech addictions may be bringing your company down. Here's how to go cold turkey.

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Slack anchors digital transformation at 21st Century Fox

Jeff Dow says Slack has become the hub of collaboration for the entertainment giant. Here Dow describes how Slack migrated from IT to the remaining business units.

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Make the paradigm shift from conferencing to meeting experience solutions

To create better people experiences, think of digital workplace communications and collaboration as a lifecycle and continuum, with a rich ecosystem of applications, people and content that needs to be contextual.

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CIOs need to carefully define boundaries between product research and team support

The exploding opportunities that data technology and market disruptors are uncovering requires clearly defined areas of responsibility that reduce the potential for burnout in a critical executive role.

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Manage your unconscious bias

There are hundreds of types of unconscious bias, and each plays a role in decision-making, team creation, collaboration and innovation.

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Where is your company on the path to optimizing a collaborative digital workplace?

Once you identify where exactly you are, you’ll be better able to see your way forward.

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Big picture collaboration – the key to adaptability

In an era of unprecedented change, there is broad agreement that problem-solving, critical thinking and adaptability skills are more important to the IT industry than they have ever been. So why is it, if the great majority of job...

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Moving from CIO to corporate board requires a change in thinking

Frank Modruson, former CIO of Accenture, offers his perspective on corporate board work.

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CIO 2020: Greater collaboration, and an end to control-based security

Given the meteoric rise in the number of security breaches in recent years, CIOs and CISOs need to be highly aligned and collaborative around every corporate initiative.

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How to maintain progress toward becoming a collaborative digital workplace

A digital workplace is a new paradigm for collaboration and teamwork – but getting there won’t happen overnight.

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What is DataOps? Collaborative, cross-functional analytics

DataOps (data operations) is an emerging discipline that brings together DevOps teams with data engineer and data scientist roles to provide the tools, processes and organizational structures to support the data-focused enterprise.

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Architecture firm transforms client experience with secure cloud collaboration

Perkins+Will CIO Murali Selvaraj has tapped cloud collaboration and identity management services to help architects and clients better share information on high-stakes projects.

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Improve workplace productivity by focusing on AI-enabled conversational experiences

Business leaders need to start looking at how to use AI, machine learning, natural language processing (NLP) and chatbots, to enhance conversational engagement and rich interactions.

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5 use cases for AI in the workplace

Cisco demonstrated how artificial intelligence can be used to improve company meetings.

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CIOs pay attention: VR and AR are about to disrupt your industry

Nvidia’s Holodeck shows how virtual and augmented reality can improve collaboration and speed up business decisions. Companies must get on board or be left behind.

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