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Intelligent Tech Adoption Key to Saving Time and Increasing Productivity 

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Work smarter, not harder. It’s probably been a goal for most of us since we entered the job force. And technology—with nearly unlimited tools for automation, collaboration, and artificial intelligence—offers many potential solutions to the problem of overwork and overwhelm. But how do we know which tech will really help, and which will merely serve as a forward-thinking distraction? Turns …

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The Collaboration Summit You Don’t Want to Miss

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In today’s mobile marketplace, work has outgrown the traditional office setting. Technology now allows employees to collaborate whenever and wherever they like. In order for your company to stay competitive, adopting tech that fosters that communication, innovation, and efficiency afforded by collaboration is table stakes. Which collaboration technologies are most useful, though, and what are the best practices to implementing …

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Crowded Collaboration Space: Can New Entrants Meet Demands? 

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If you’ve ever tried to get your team on a conference call—on time—while sharing documents or chatting with colleagues online—you know how challenging it can be. Perhaps that’s why so many new players are popping up like weeds in the unified communications (UC) market, providing hope and accessibility to comm-addicted companies worldwide. Despite the growing number of providers—or perhaps because …

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Video Collaboration: Five Trends to Watch in 2017 

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Video collaboration has become a critical component of enterprise infrastructure, enabling teams to communicate efficiently regardless of their physical location. Essentially, video has made collaboration in the workforce more about contributions and less about coordinates—a feature especially relevant to our largely-remote team of 30+ here at V3 Broadsuite. We’re not alone. Video collaboration is growing more important for businesses of …

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Collaboration Tech: A First Look at Cisco Spark

In Collaboration by Shelly Kramer2 Comments

Our team at Broadsuite Media Group has taken a deep dive into the Cisco Spark collaboration platform and this is a first look at how it works, what we think, and what you can expect from using Spark. For starters, with a team of 30+, spread all over the U.S., serving clients in the U.S. and abroad, easy and effective …

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Smart Cities May Turn Competition into Collaboration

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As more smart cities emerge, embracing technology and learning from the insights that big data offers, we will likely see a new business strategy emerge–geo-collaboration. When we think of cities now, we typically envision businesses, systems, and people operating among one another with almost no connection or collaboration. Now, imagine what will happen once cities become more connected and smart? …

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Collaborative Innovation Discovery At Open ROADS Community

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Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success — Henry Ford. This Henry Ford quote is a favorite quote of mine that I believe sits at the core of the society in which we live, operate, develop culture and run our businesses. That culture is an on-demand culture. I am talking more and more about on-demand culture when delivering …

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Making the Most of Collaboration Inside the Enterprise

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Collaboration is what drives innovation and growth inside enterprise organizations. I know it, you know it, and the data shows it. Neilson, for example, has reported collaboration increases creative output and improves concept performance to such a degree that ideas developed by teams of three or more team members have a whopping 156 percent greater appeal with consumers than those …

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Tackling Collaborative Overload in Your Organization

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Collaborative activities drive business outcomes because they open channels of communication and invite innovation. Today’s millennial workers, especially, are accustomed to working in close-knit teams, bouncing ideas off each other, and earning instant feedback from colleagues. While strong communication remains a cornerstone of the modern business model, too much of anything can become a problem. When collaborative overload taxes your …