Enghouse Systems practically steals Vidyo at its $40 million purchase price. Here’s where Vidyo misstepped along the way, and why this was such a smart move on the part of Enghouse.
So what’s the real deal here? Where’s the value? We’ve done a lot of research and advised a lot of clients in the area of workplace transformation, and one issue that keeps coming to light is that enterprise users rely on a lot of applications and collaboration tools — perhaps even too many. What is consistently missing is a unifying “mother of all tools” and that is exactly what Dropbox is bringing to the table.
Zoom’s growth should be commended, as for the simplicity that they have brought to point-to-point desktop and mobile video. But I think their next hurdle is a big one and it will lead to slowed growth and a requirement to build more 3rd party integrations, improve their hardware stack and look beyond video for their ecosystem.
Slack has a product people love to use, but is it enough? While it’s an exciting time for the company, a much-anticipated IPO, and people love a good unicorn, long term, it might not be enough. Growth is the answer, and a path to profitability.
Cisco Live 2019 was about the future of collaboration, which is all about cognitive collaboration and interoperability. The Cisco ecosystem has always had vastly more collaboration tools (contact center, VoIP, on and off-prem) than many of the upstart cloud players, but in the age where less is more and simple wins hearts, Cisco has needed a wildcard to differentiate their meeting tools.
Collaboration platforms are critical for business these days, but what are the perceived vs. realized benefits of collaboration platforms, and where should companies really be spending their collaboration dollars?
How often is your department – or even your team – in the same place at the same time? Exactly. A combination of on-site and remote employees is the norm. Mobility reigns. Getting things done across teams, departments and even continents means we are using collaboration platforms more than ever. When collaboration technologies are well integrated into operations and company …
Business cannot happen without constant communication. Take a minute to think about the relationship between your business and your consumers or clients. Think about your vendors and employees. How do you engage with these individuals on a daily basis? Chances are, you have been using a comprehensive communication system. But like everything, it’s beginning to change. What does the future …
Meeting spaces are being transformed by room scheduling platforms. Here’s how it is simplifying collaboration in the process.
Collaboration technology can be a game-changer for businesses. Here are the benefits you can expect to see after adoption.