4 tips for picking the right collaboration suite

Research shows that workplace technology can actually impede your employees' ability to work in a timely manner and makes it more difficult to collaborate. It doesn’t have to be this way. Here are four ways to choose the right collaboration tools.

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Collaboration software has emerged as a key component of the modern office environment. But in selecting collaboration tools, it's important to take into consideration the needs, work style and culture of different departments. Otherwise your organization may actually see reduced productivity or even face security risks.

In a report from Harvard Business Review Analytic Services, four out of 10 survey respondents said their workplace technology actually makes it harder to work quickly, and a third said their enterprise technology makes it harder to collaborate.

But it doesn’t have to be this way. Choosing the right collaboration tools can make it easier to find and share company data, work with distributed teams, offer flexible work arrangements, increase engagement and help avoid burnout. 

Let’s take a look at some of the factors that firms should consider when selecting collaboration software for their office.

1. Develop a portfolio

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