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What If We Used Collaboration Tools to Rethink How We Work?

What If We Used Collaboration Tools to Rethink How We Work?

Chat is hardly a new idea. But the digitization of conversation-driven collaboration into "ChatOps" — where the chat interface becomes the focal point for applying discussion and automation to getting things done — is a world away from simple instant messaging.

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Turn Your Enterprise Social Network Into an Innovation Pipeline

Turn Your Enterprise Social Network Into an Innovation Pipeline

There are multiple approaches companies can take with innovation. Some invest huge sums into research and product development, some spend less but have highly focused innovation teams. Others look to surface innovation from across their workforce through open innovation.

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5 Common Reasons Collaboration Tools Fail

5 Common Reasons Collaboration Tools Fail

Real-time collaboration in the enterprise sometimes leads to real-time headaches. Collaboration tool provider RingCentral released a survey this month of 2,000 knowledge workers that found most workers use an average of four collaboration tool applications  — those used for communications.

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7 Ways to Measure Workplace Collaboration and Productivity Tool Efficacy

7 Ways to Measure Workplace Collaboration and Productivity Tool Efficacy

Effective collaboration rocks for most companies. A study done by the Institute for Corporate Productivity and Rob Cross, a professor at Babson College, found that companies that embraced collaborative working   (membership required) were five times as likely to be high performing.

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How To Manage Digital Workplace Tool Overload

How To Manage Digital Workplace Tool Overload

Digital workplaces are great, aren’t they?  Colleagues can collaborate from across the world by sharing files over Slack, conversing through Google Doc comments, tracking projects on Trello and discussing internal matters on Yammer — or was that via email? Wait, didn’t the boss schedule a Skype meeting later today to

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How Momentum Drives Social Collaboration

How Momentum Drives Social Collaboration

Social collaboration tools are getting smarter.  Vendors boast about the plethora of back end reports — numbers of users, posts, comments, likes, even sentiment, broken down across groups, silos, roles, you name it. So much data available, yet so little certainty of making your social collaboration initiative deliver on its promise.

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