5 Effective Findings Cloud-Based Enterprise Collaboration Carries Out Business Value
Cloud based enterprise collaboration is the future for carrying out business values. It may not be the future after all, since it is already happening now with the growing collaborative revolution centered on driving internet traffic to business websites through news feeds, email marketing, message boards, mobile marketing, video conferencing and business oriented social media marketing schemes, according to the Forbes Insights publication. More businesses are embracing the cloud based enterprise technology in order to further enhance results from using these tools and applications in order to achieve remarkable and broader results in business performances and marketing.
The use of Cloud application is embraced by most companies because of its advantages and beneficial features. According to the report, business executives are beginning to realize that cloud based enterprise collaboration could enhance their company productivity, boost the business performance and give more value to their business.
Here are 5 insights regarding the findings how cloud based enterprise collaboration could improve business value.
1. Improve, enhance and mobilize results
The adoption of cloud based technology within the organization helps in implementing a more agile and flexible collaborative efforts and communications from the top level management down to the rank and file employees. Most companies use the cloud applications as an initiative of collaborating with all personnel through the use of video conferencing, involving team leaders and creating virtual teams for productivity enhancements, creating internal communities and improve team workspaces and consolidating communication infrastructures. Other forms of medium and applications used through the cloud technology involves collaborating with external organizations, enable workers remotely located to collaborate with other workers as if he or she is in the office, and delivering large scale visual communication, monitoring social media and creating a multi-channel customer service. This finding provides the result that about 64% of executives report that the use of cloud based collaboration has improved their business value by 82%.
2. Going beyond the boundaries to accelerate business results
The use of cloud collaboration is able to accelerate business results and drive better business value to the company performance and productivity. The process of cloud collaboration makes a company more competent in communicating better, tap new business ideas and innovative strategies, deliver company products and service information, sharing and brainstorming across boundaries and zonal limitations. About 55% claim that cloud collaboration increases the business value and performance while the figure rises to 87% among company leaders and executive who claim the same improvement insights.
3. Optimizing business processes
There is a significant improvement in business processes, more particularly in the company’s collaboration in terms of its marketing, technical and sales support that tend to improve the business value and efficiency in the company performance. About 90% of the executives admit that the cloud collaboration indeed improves the company business processes where collaborative efforts could lead to empathy, resulting in a better understanding and receiving more support in refining the business processes. At some point, the effect may be indirect but there is an obvious improvement in the business process where the efficiency of the company performance accrues from the collaborative efforts and connections of a motivated workforce with a cooperative service from employees that grow in a unified business goals.
4. Generate more profound business innovation
Companies have the vision that cloud collaboration could stimulate the growing innovative process that will add to the company value and efficiency. About 93% of business executives and leaders embrace this insight about cloud based collaboration in enterprises. Using the technology is by far a stimulating medium to encourage the propagation of innovative solutions to effective communication, especially in transgressing the boundary limitation, where activities become more process oriented and efficiency driven. A better understanding is achieved in all departments of a company, driving them to exert efforts in exchanging relevant information to help improve the overall performance of a business enterprise. Using the cloud innovation improves the communication process with improved service delivery options to enhance business performance and value.
5. Cloud collaboration has a broader decision making perspective
The integration of cloud collaboration is beginning to bolster the limitation of making it a more efficient tool that is only for the IT literates. About 75% of companies report that non-IT executives are becoming engaged in using the cloud collaboration technology in order to enhance the implementation of business management and performance. The insightful findings is that the use of cloud collaboration does not involve merely an IT discussion but requires a broader discussion involving non-IT decisions as well. Thus, with cloud collaboration advantageous features and innovative process, the question is now focused on how companies should use the cloud instead of asking whether to use cloud collaboration to their business.
By Stacy Carter,
Stacy is a freelance writer and guest blogger. She likes writing about internet marketing, social media, cloud computing, technology and seo news. She is a permanent contributor to iflexion.
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