Collaboration is a primary business requirement for enterprises of all sizes. Organizations have to manage a rising extended workforce that consists of contractors, suppliers, and partners. We advise our clients on their enterprise collaboration strategy and on the technology decisions that will factor into making their strategy more effective.
What are the trends impacting collaboration and communications in the enterprise?
What are the UCC technologies and architectures that enterprises should leverage?
Who are the unified communication and collaboration providers and how will they evolve?
Demo Day: State of UC 2017: Why Your Enterprise Needs A UCC Strategy
Summary: The race to add more visual collaboration inside and outside of the enterprise is being driven by the need to work faster and compete in the global market. We overview 23 major providers meeting this demand in the market.
Summary: Enterprise Social Networks (ESNs), or Communities, as they’re sometimes called, are shifting as workers are seeking new and easier ways of sharing knowledge. This Globe for Social Software evaluates 21 providers who each focus on the core problem of sharing knowledge and enabling productivity.
Summary: The market for communications is shifting to one in which multi-modal interactions will become the norm. This Research Note identifies the new elements of UCC and why UCC Platforms are emerging as a way to integrate UCC features into business applications.
Summary: Work platforms are now in high demand, because they offer a solution to this problem of application-overload and inhibitive context switching. The four Hot Vendors in Social Collaboration and Work are helping enterprises get work done by integrating multiple workplace tools into one offering.
Zoom had jumped into a leadership position before Sequoia doubled down with a $100 Million Series D Investment. Now with the capital it needs, Zoom will be ready to take things to the next level, which could include Virtual Reality.
First Cut: Cisco announced the Cisco Spark Board, a new Interactive Meeting Device that integrates with its Cisco Spark Application and UCC Services, which will be offered in a 55 or 70 inch configuration.
With mobile, cloud and enhanced web technologies such as WebRTC, solutions have changed. This blog is about UCC as the new way forward and the need to focus on a wholistic approach to real-time collaboration.