Securing enterprise data and business applications is undoubtedly at the forefront of every IT professional’s mind. However, efforts to secure data and applications competes with the priority to open up resources for a distributed workforce by moving applications and data to multiple cloud and SaaS platforms.
Work-Anywhere, Work-Anytime Era
When it comes to scaling a cloud service (and more specifically) a collaboration cloud service – what must-haves comes to mind? For me, it’s a vendor and service that has experience with millions of users, millions of calls and meetings, billions of messages, 99.999 percent reliability, and a whole lot of geek talk.
Despite the trend toward digitization and a shrinking branch footprint, the brick-and-mortar bank isn’t disappearing anytime soon.
In June, JPMorgan Chase opened one of the largest branches in the country—a 12,500-square-foot emporium in Midtown Manhattan.
For many business professionals, meeting collaboration tools have become critical to accomplishing their core goals and tasks every week. But are they effective enough?
Cognitive Collaboration Tools
Cisco recently partnered with Dimensional Research and surveyed 1501 business professionalsglobally from companies of all sizes on their use of and experiences with meeting collaboration solutions.
The future of work is three-dimensional. And the good news is, it’s here now. It’s part of a new approach called cognitive collaboration that incorporates artificial intelligence with the right context with the right people to foster deeper human personalized connections.
Partner Post courtesy of Cisco
The documents my team produces aren’t solo efforts. When I build a presentation, for example, I’ll leave placeholders for colleagues to fill in, ask people to review, and maybe work with a designer. We have great collaboration tools at Cisco with Webex Teams, and with the new approach to bring Webex Teams with you wherever you work, I can use one platform in one place without losing my train of thought…
Cisco IT’s Collaboration strategy is to mirror the Webex Teams approach to building bridges between team collaboration and other solutions for a continuous workflow.
One thing we all have in common is – regardless of our job functions – we meet to get work done. I believe meetings can be amazing game-changers. When people can meet and collaborate from anywhere in the world, at any time, we can accomplish so much more.
Studies show that even under perfect driving conditions, speeding over short distances leads to marginal savings in getting to your destination. Add a few traffic lights, a couple of curves, a bit of traffic or weather, and the time-saving benefits taper down to little or none.
Holy Modern Workspace – Batman!
When I think of the creation of huddle spaces, video conferencing, and the suite of Collaboration technology of the modern workspace, I can’t help but reflect on our childhood memories of the vintage Batman TV series.
Companies spend billions every year on hardware, software, and services to power connections between people. From email and calendaring to video conferencing and contact center solutions – and everything between – collaboration tools make up a massive industry.