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How to Choose the Right Document Collaboration Tool for Your Company

  • By Tabitha Naylor
  • February 23, 2011

Running a business has never been easy, and as globalization continues to knock down international barriers, it’s become more complex than ever. Tracking sales and expenses, complex reporting, making sure your employees are doing their jobs – the list goes on and on.

How Document Collaboration Tools Can Help You Increase Your Productivity?

  • By Tabitha Naylor
  • January 24, 2011

Collaboration is critical to the success of virtually every business. Without it, employee productivity decreases, which then eats away at your company’s bottom line.  According to IDC Research, businesses spend about $3,000 per employee per year for the cost of low productivity.  So, for example, if your company has 500 employees, you’re losing $1.5 million [...]

Building a Team to Support Document Collaboration

It’s amazing what a strong team can accomplish.  The combined will and cooperation of a team truly focused on achieving an end goal is often times unstoppable. This was proven by the Egyptians when they built the Great Pyramid at Giza.  Even then, they recognized the importance of a strong team in management and productivity.  [...]

5 pitfalls of collaborative document review to avoid

There’s a lot of buzz surrounding collaborative document editing, whose benefits are overrated. On the other hand, collaborative document review receives less coverage but is equally important for businesses who engagein external collaboration, something we also refer to as client collaboration. We talk to business owners on a weekly basis. While most of them understand [...]

Challenges of online group collaboration

Here are three issues we’ve come across in our business collaboration adventures. Information Security Although online collaboration applications are more secure than most traditional means of collaboration (for example, unencrypted email can be intercepted fairly easily), it’s still important to verify your security in the “cloud”. Ensure your collaboration is maintained in a high-quality data [...]

Collaborative document management – Where do you stand?

Sharing no longer means email This point was inspired by David Armano’s blog post in the Harvard Business Review. I completely agree with the points he’s making there (although he is referring more to social sharing). We had a similar blog post on using emails for sharing documents a while ago, focusing more on business [...]