Director of Collaboration and UCC
Facilitating collaboration in an ever-changing digital workplace can be overwhelming. The application explosion that has resulted from innovation in this space has actually hindered productivity rather than enabled it. Business users have to use too many tools to get their work done and to collaborate with their peers - who may be working remotely or on the go. Minimizing context switching and streamlining work processes is a challenge that Directors of Collaboration are faced with. Our research profiles the vendors who are offering solutions to this challenge.
- How can you facilitate better collaboration in the digital workplace?
- What technologies should enterprises be evaluating to offer the best collaboration experience?
- What solutions should you be evaluating as part of your Communications and Collaboration Strategy?
Collaboration and UCC Research
Hot Vendors in Visual Collaboration, 2017
August 3, 2017
Summary: Video content is becoming a pervasive form of sharing information and enterprises have begun to make Visual Collaboration a priority. From collaborating on mobile devices and in real-time to digital whiteboards, Visual Collaboration providers offer a variety of tools Read More >
Summary: UCC is about enabling seamless collaboration and communications with customers and partners. We identify four Hot Vendors in UCC that are offering new capabilities that will disrupt legacy providers Read More >
Summary: The explosion of cloud-based, best of breed content and collaboration tools is overwhelming the enterprise. This research note introduces the Digital Work Hub - an emerging category of enterprise-grade software Read More >
Summary: Business users are increasingly seeking real-time capabilities to allow for more transparency and immediacy in knowledge sharing to increase productivity. This Research Note reviews 52 technologies and products Read More >
Collaboration and UCC Blogs
Jive Software Goes Private – Future is Unclear
May 2, 2017
Jive Software announced it was being purchased for US $462 Million, by a firm that is owned by Private Equity firm ESW Capital. The deal, which is just under 2x Jive’s Revenues, signals the beginning of the end of the Enterprise Social Software era Read More >
Enterprise Connect 2017: The Winners and the Leaders
April 12, 2017
This event had good buzz and traffic seemed higher this year. The one interesting thing was that many of the providers are saying the same things, often repeating each other. How do they rise above the noise? Read More >
The big news that arose from Facebook’s Developer Conference F8 was its corporate offering, Workplace by Facebook. This blog highlights some of the reasons why it will challenge traditional providers Read More >
Google, LogMeIn, Polycom, and Slack Make Major Collaboration Moves
February 6, 2017
Google, LogMeIn, Polycom, and Slack all made announcements that are sure to attract attention. This blog reviews some of those announcements Read More >