The widespread use of mobile devices — smartphones and tablets — provides anytime, anywhere computing and communications resources for individuals worldwide. Both smartphones and tablets have made the transition from a personal resource, acquired and supported by consumers, to a professional resource, provided and supported by employers. For midsize firms around the world, those with 100–999 employees, mobile resources play a key role in improving workplace productivity as well as allowing greater flexibility in how and where work is done.
New collaboration resources also allow staff in different locations to work together as efficiently and effectively as staff in the same office. The challenge for IT management is how best to coordinate the different collaborative and mobile resources and provide secure management of mobile devices and collaboration tools while enhancing workforce agility and productivity.
Published By: Dialpad
Published Date: Apr 19, 2016
Today, everything about the way we work has changed. Your employees, customers, and extended ecosystem have greater expectations than ever before, and the voice and unified communication solution you select is one of the most important decisions you can make toward a collaborative, connected, and productive workforce.
This list gives you some of the most important questions to include in an RFP this year, as well as key insights about how these will play out for your business.
There are many attributes to consider when choosing sourcing options, some more obvious than others, such as hourly rate. However, when evaluating the true costs of sourcing, leading organizations also look at other critical factors associated with business-critical projects--such as agility, integration with other operations, security risks, scalability, public image, and business understanding-- that can make all the difference to ensuring successful project outcomes.
Collaborative looks at how and why the onshore model has re-emerged as a solution-of-choice for many IT organizations. Today the advantages include lower costs, less travel, and the security and continuity provided by a more stable workforce. Even more important, moving “home” generates higher consumer satisfaction and new business opportunities.
Visier People is the leading people analytics and workforce planning solution – a cloud-based people strategy platform that provides answers to hundreds of pre-built, best practice questions, across a range of HR and business topics. Offering unmatched people insights, Visier People also enables continuous, collaborative, data-driven workforce planning.
Millennials have changed the way we communicate and as they move into the workforce, they expect the flexibility to be as productive, collaborative and connected in the workplace as they are in their personal lives. By 2015, millennials will make up the majority of the workforce, requiring companies to change the way they do business to accommodate these new workstyles. This shift starts with technology, but in the end is about creating a more collective and connected way to work for everyone.
In a world where just about everything is expected to be measured for the sake of ROI, the expression “time is money,” has become even more meaningful. As such, cloud computing—which enables collaboration among teams in real time—has become an expectation as a means of work e?ciency and in fostering ?exible work locations and times, particularly
The 9-to-5 work culture is ancient history. In its place is an “always on,” collaborative work culture enabled by hardware, software, mobile apps and the cloud.
In this whitepaper, we examine ?ve cultural shifts that are moving work and the workforce beyond the o?ce and traditional work-day hours to a system in which we can truly begin to say, “We are our work.”
"Today's workplace is flexible, collaborative, and dynamic-allowing people to work anywhere any time. A cloud-first strategy allows organizations to remain competitive and empowers greater productivity amongst their distributed workforce.
But what does 100% cloud and mobile really mean? What does it really look like?
Cloud-first is a philosophy of openness, security and user trust. It has specific components that embody a cloud- and mobile-first strategy.
Read this whitepaper to learn the seven pillars of a 100% cloud and mobile organization. These core attributes serve as vital, interlinking nodes that alone promote efficiency and progress, and together drive cloud-first transformation."
Published By: Polycom
Published Date: Aug 16, 2017
"With the growth in remote workers, the
need for collaborative meeting spaces is on the rise to connect on and offsite workforces. Explore how you can maximize your video conference rooms to drive video adoption, facilitate deeper collaboration, defy distance across your organization and lead in the workplace."
DatacenterDynamics is a brand of DCD Group, a global B2B media and publishing company that develops products to help senior professionals in the world's most ICT dependent organizations make risk-based infrastructure and capacity decisions.
Our portfolio of live events, online and print publishing, business intelligence and professional development brands are centred on the complexities of technology convergence. Operating in 42 different countries, we have developed a unique global knowledge and networking platform, which is trusted by over 30,000 ICT, engineering and technology professionals.
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