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Collaboration: Why is it so hard to work together?

Collaborating at work is not an option, it’s just something we all have to do. In fact, “stimulating and facilitating information and knowledge sharing between employees is considered as very important by 71% of organizations” [1] and most would agree that it’s critical for success. So, if we all truly believe that working together is essential, why don’t we just do it? Why do we find it annoying and frustrating, and why is it so hard to actually work together?

Collaboration requires effort

A March 2016 Forrester report by Art Schoeller entitled, “Define Business Value In Collaboration” , confirms “The effect of more people driving and refining a business activity can dramatically improve results. While we see and understand the […]

By | 2017-11-21T10:51:57+00:00 November 8th, 2016|Tags: , , |

Why consumer messaging apps are not suited for businesses?

Messaging apps are very popular among consumers. Whether it be WhatsApp, Messenger, WeChat or others, billion of users have adopted them. Because these apps are very handy for mobile communications, much faster than email, and very convenient for group collaboration, professional workers tend to use them for business purposes as well. But that’s not without challenges and risks.

Here are the 6 reasons why consumer messaging apps are not suited for businesses

1. Security

Would you allow your employees to use their personal email accounts for work? Probably not. This would represent a threat for your organization. You wouldn’t be able to close down their accounts if they were to leave your company, you wouldn’t have control over data storage, nor over access […]

By | 2017-11-21T10:53:04+00:00 October 10th, 2016|Tags: , , |