Collaboration

The IT Leader’s Guide to Collaboration Huddle Rooms

There are several new realities to which organizations must respond. These realities hold no bias. They impact companies from all around the world and across industries. And they all are driven by one thing: technology. The telecommuting phenomenon has spread worldwide, with 70 percent of professionals working remotely at least one day a week, and …

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The Most Common UC Terms Explained

There are many important Unified Communications (UC) applications and tools available today and, yet, the terminology can often be misunderstood given the many capabilities and delivery models of UC. Unified Communications consolidates phone, email, chat, video, conferencing and collaboration, enabling communication on any device regardless of platform. Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) is a …

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Unified Communications 101 eBook

From small businesses to multi-national enterprises, having a Unified Communications (UC) plan is becoming the go-to strategy for many companies looking to improve collaboration in today’s world. Enterprise leaders are ending their multi-vendor, multi-contract communications setup and instead seeking a single, highly secure and globally scalable solution. This shift to streamline collaboration providers allows them …

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Proving the Value of Collaboration Software and Get Buy-Ins from Decision Makers

Collaboration software transforms the way we work together and share information. Today, many organizations are leveraging those solutions and tools to promote efficient communication and innovation across the enterprise. As these companies promote social software initiatives, proving the value of collaboration software can be a challenge when trying to get buy-in from decision makers or …

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Buyer’s Guide for Marketing Collaboration Workspaces

Collaboration solutions have become essential to every successful marketer’s game plan. They support seamless communication between teams and facilitate improved project management. And, in an age of disbursed teams, they can inspire innovation by bringing collaborators together in a virtual environment that’s the next best thing to being in the same room. To help you …

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Quiz: What’s Your Virtual Collaboration Style?

No doubt about it, collaboration (much of it virtual) is the way of getting things done in the modern workplace. In fact, it pretty much “takes a village” to finish any kind of sizable project. And, every village (aka your workplace), has its cast of collaboration characters, from the big cheese to the minutiae manager. But …

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A CMO’s Guide to Virtual Collaboration

Marketing departments are growing in size, skills diversity and location. And today’s CMO is more involved than ever with the entire organization—including services, sales, product, IT, HR and finance. With all these disparate stakeholders engaged, sometimes it can feel like herding cats and corralling chickens! That’s why for CMOs, virtual and online collaboration are more …

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Presentation Tools to Collaborate & Create Better Sales Pitches

Crafting a sales pitch is a key component to becoming a successful sales professional. Modern effective sales pitches require collaboration and conversation—a two-way street between you and the buyer, listening to their concerns and offering them tailored solutions. Knowing this, creating an effective sales pitch may require some collaboration with your peers. Instead of relying …

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How to Encourage Collaboration Between Sales Teams

It might seem contradictory to encourage collaboration among some of the most competitive workers in your business, but research shows sales teams that collaborate together, win together. According to data in the PGi eBook, “Join the Social Sales Revolution,” world-class sales performers collaborate on large deals, account management and customer profiles at much higher rates …

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Why Do I Need to Collaborate with My Team?

Regardless of the size of your business or industry, working efficiently with internal and external parties is key to keeping a business functioning successfully. Whether those parties are local or global, finding an effective collaboration solution is inherent to keeping everyone connected and engaged. Each business practices different methods of collaborating based on trial and …

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How Do I Measure the Business Value of Collaboration Tools?

For many users, you know when collaboration tools are successful by the way they make your workday feel easier or your brand look sharper. But it’s important to measure the real business value of your investment beyond soft ROI metrics. For instance, hard ROI helps you: Defend your decision against critics and showcase the benefits to …

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How to Use a Collaboration Solution for Better Project Management

For the average worker, projects just keep multiplying and accelerating at faster paces. However, by employing a collaboration solution, you can get a better handle on dispersed teams, aggressive deadlines, incoming requests and high-volume collaboration and improve your project results. With robust features, iMeet® Central by PGi helps to solves common project management challenges, like: …

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Collaboration Software vs. Email

We’ve all been there – you have a project with a quick turnaround that needs your team’s input and feedback. How do you collaborate? Traditionally businesses have used email, the default communication medium. But without truly collaborative components like project management and real-time document collaboration, email is quickly being replaced by collaboration software as the …

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When Should Businesses Use Virtual Meeting Solutions?

The workplace is rapidly evolving and more organizations are expanding globally. Because of this, modern businesses are always looking for ways to improve collaboration and productivity between teams.  From marketing and sales to human resources and executive leadership, all functions of an enterprise can utilize a virtual meeting solution to create and sustain a competitive …

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What Are the Benefits of an All-in-One Collaboration Tool?

Managing multiple vendors for your web conferencing needs can be complicated and costly. To keep online meetings simple for your organization, consider using an all-in-one collaboration tool. All-in-one collaboration tools, like PGi’s iMeet®, combine the power of audio, video and web into one interface. This triad of features is a powerhouse when it comes to …

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What Is Skype for Business?

Skype for Business is a unified business communications solution that merges Skype’s familiar interface with Lync’s enterprise capabilities. The software delivers an expanded feature set and the enterprise-grade security that Lync users have come to expect. Built right into Microsoft Office®, features including instant messaging, video and audio calling, file transfer and more are easy …

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