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Technology That Builds Bridges Between Teams

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17 Jan. 2019. Collaboration and communication have always been the cornerstones of businesses that see lasting success. With how digital technology seems to be leaving us more disconnected, you would think businesses would be suffering from that problem, too, but that’s not the case. They’re becoming more connected than ever, and that’s thanks to smart use of some of tech currently available.

The online office

You don’t need to share a cubicle to share in the gossip anymore. The simple act of communicating is being much easier, whether you’re in the same office or in different time zones, thanks to team management software, as you can see at this website. It’s much more efficient to not only discuss in an online space, but to save conversations, and share reports and resources. Many of these tools are set up in a way that allows for both one-to-ones as well as broader scale conversations among members of particular teams and projects, so you can scale your communication as much as you need.

New collaborative spaces

When it comes to tracking something much bigger than a conversation, huge whiteboards full of charts, boxes, and schedules were once the norm, but are quickly moving onto the little screens in your hand, instead. Project and team management software is helping make the workspace a more productive place. By making it easy for anyone to see the progress on certain tasks and projects at any one time, as well the breakdown of their own role and what they need to do next, it reduces the need for the conversation in the first place.

Phones with a difference

Sometimes, an actual conversation beyond text on a screen is necessary. Digital phone systems aren’t new, but they are undergoing a revolution. Visit this website to see the Cloud phone systems that are helping internal and external communications. Now, employees don’t even need their own phones as these Cloud services can connect to and from any device, with a whole host of services like call forwarding, auto-attendants, and screening making it much easier for every team member to manage their own communication.

The new place to meet

Whether you have clients scattered across multiple offices or you have a client meeting that you can’t miss, business owners don’t have to leave the office anywhere near as often. Instead, you can meet them somewhere that’s more convenient for everyone involved with the video conferencing solutions shown at sites like this. This not only saves a lot of time and money that would otherwise be wasted on travel expenses but also makes it easier to save video conversations and send files that can be referenced in meetings on the fly, so you never attend a meeting unprepared.

The software that’s helping teams better communicate and the hardware tools making real conversations more accessible it helping businesses succeed where many individuals fail in managing their personal connections. If you’re running a business, it might be time to consider implementing the examples above as you move deeper and deeper into the digital space.

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