Leigh Jasper


5 key collaboration trends for 2013

In my predictions of major collaboration trends for 2012 (part one and part two), I highlighted big data, social and mobile, and cloud and mobile. Clearly, these trends will continue to evolve through 2013 and beyond. In my outlook...

Big data deluge: New challenges for collaboration

When we talk about big data, we often focus on the stress of storage costs on IT budgets, or on the need for faster and more powerful analytics. But big data also has implications for...

Collaboration: It’s about people and processes

Why collaborate? It’s a fair question. Although nearly every business that I encounter is talking about implementing or improving collaboration, they often don’t have a clear sense of what they are trying to achieve. The...

It’s time for robust data handling

When we discuss collaboration systems, we typically focus on the flow of the right data to the right people, and how they access and share the information. But it’s just as important to consider how the data is actually handled on...

Records management is dead. Long live records management

Records management as we’ve thought of it for generations is obsolete. A record used to be a piece of paper that sat in a file drawer. Effective records management involved knowing who had access to the file drawer, tracking who...

Leapfrogging landlines and the evolution of collaboration

China, India and Kenya are among the many nations in that have bypassed the installation of a comprehensive landline infrastructure and instead moved directly to a mobile infrastructure. And some of these countries are actually...

Pulp friction: The consumerization of mobile is doing us all a favor

“The consumerization of IT” is a big buzz-phrase these days and, while it might seem over-hyped, I believe this trend has legs and it directly impacts collaboration in the workplace. Writes Frank Artale: “The consumerization...

Five collaboration tasks that mobile access has accelerated

In “The New PC Era: The Personal Cloud” (2012), Gartner reports that the combination of the shift from personal computers to mobile devices and the adoption of cloud computing is ultimately leading to a “personal cloud era” that...

The collaboration system user interface:10 questions you need to ask

A collaboration system that doesn't get broadly adopted by the intended user base really isn't a collaboration system. It's just useless software code. So what drives adoption? Demonstrating the value of the solution, executive...

Leigh Jasper

Leigh Jasper is the CEO and co-founder of Aconex, the world's largest provider of online collaboration solutions to the construction and engineering industries. Since establishing the business in 2000, he has played a leading role...

Collaboration for Grown Ups

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