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5 Document Reviews Issues & How Agilewords Helps You Solve Them

  • By Fabrice Talbot
  • October 18, 2011

For many companies making the switch from email to web-based reviews can seem daunting. Why not stick with what we have? The old email approach may seem to work fine for you but chances are that you are missing on a big opportunity to boost your productivity and to simplify the life of everyone involved [...]

3 Ways Document Collaboration Improves Business Processes

  • By Ivan Walsh
  • March 20, 2011

How can document collaboration improve your business processes? From one angle, it can’t. Unless you know where to align business processes and document collaboration, it’s unlikely there will be any quantifiable returns.

5 Reasons to Invest in Document Collaboration Tools

  • By Ivan Walsh
  • February 09, 2011

There’s an interesting scene in the movie Avatar where the protagonist uses collaborative video software to submit status reports, instead of old-fashioned Microsoft Word documents. In the lobby afterwards, my friends and I got talking about the pros and cons of using video for collaboration and also why Document Collaboration tools tends to work in [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

3 reasons collaborative writing for businesses is overrated

  • By Fabrice Talbot
  • November 05, 2010

There’s a lot of hype around collaborative writing these days.  Online editors such as Google Docs seem very powerful indeed compared to the classic Microsoft Office approach where you write documents locally and use email attachments to send files to collaborators. But similar to Google Wave before, online collaborative writing may be overrated and provide [...]

Tips for improving client collaboration (Part 2)

  • By Fabrice Talbot
  • June 10, 2010

Communication with your clients is crucial for your business, so you should always try to optimize it and get all the advantages of an efficient collaboration. Here are some more tips for better results of the projects that involve a high degree of client collaboration: 1. Use structured collaboration As far as business collaboration goes, [...]

Tips for improving client collaboration (Part 1)

An efficient collaboration with your clients has some experience-driven rules, in order to obtain successful projects. The client collaboration software plays an important role, so you have to make sure you choose the perfect one for your business needs and requirements. 1. Don’t stuff clients’ inbox with bulky attachments Nobody is a fan of downloading [...]

6 tips to improve document revision management

The document review topic is not new for us, being analyzed in some of our articles. This time, we’ll try a new approach and bring you the strategy and tactics of document review. So let’s get to it! Document revision projects usually involve over three people and the steps are always the same: 1. Elaborate the [...]

Document revision: things that can go wrong (part 1)

You should always look at the bright side of things, right? Still, sometimes a backup plan can be very useful. So, in order to prepare one, let’s discuss the scenario and all the things that can go wrong with document collaboration. Nightmare Number One: Security You sent a document that was not received. Or perhaps [...]

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