Collaboration

Mechdyne Collaboration Tool for Design Thinking, Agile Project Management Features Upgraded Capabilities

June 17, 2020 Marshalltown, Iowa: Mechdyne Corporation, an advanced technology powerhouse and pioneer in immersive display systems, today announced that its Software Services business unit has introduced Meeting Canvas 3.0. Meeting Canvas is a software platform that enables multidisciplinary collaboration and data-driven decision making. Meeting Canvas unifies access to content and data sources. It presents them in contextual ways, across any display system, making Meeting Canvas the ultimate collaboration tool for design thinking and agile project management teams.

An Employer’s Guide in Increasing Workforce Productivity

How do you increase workforce productivity during the current COVID-19 pandemic? Workforce/labor productivity is defined as "the ratio of a volume measure of output to a volume measure of input.” It is the amount of goods and services that a worker produces in a given period of time. A business may measure productivity by the number of units produced within an hour and the number of sales calls made within a day or the amount of dollars placed by new investors within a quarter.

StarLeaf Reveals Scale of Uptake in Video Conferencing Services During Coronavirus Pandemic

StarLeaf, the global provider of meeting room solutions and video conferencing services for enterprises, has today released the StarLeaf Trends Report outlining the uptake of video conferencing usage seen across the business, during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

The report collects data from a number of countries including the US, UK, France, Sweden, Germany and Italy. From the US notable findings include:

Effective Ways to Optimize Project Management for Remote Teams

The outsourcing culture is thriving in the current business environment, and even if you’re not outsourcing any projects or processes to external partners, you still might want to consider adopting a more flexible approach to employee management, and allow them to work from the comfort of their homes. After all, why should an employee have to commute to the office every day if they mostly do their work on the computer – it’s just a waste of precious time and resources, and it needlessly inflates your overhead costs. 

5 Cost-Effective Ways to Motivate and Engage Your Team Members

As a business leader trying to build a brand in this crazy, fast-paced world, much of your job will come down to engaging and motivating your employees. After all, if top talent is what you’re after and if employee retention is your goal, you need to be proactive and you need to incentivize and inspire them to stay at your side through thick and thin. 

VMware Carbon Black ‘2020 Cybersecurity Outlook’ Report Reveals Evolving Attacker Behaviors, Relationship Dynamics Between IT and Security Teams

READING, UK - Thursday 26th February 2020 - VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a leading innovator in enterprise software, today released the VMware Carbon Black “2020 Cybersecurity Outlook”[1] report, which offers a holistic view at how attackers have evolved, what defenders are doing to keep pace and how security and IT teams can work together in 2020 and beyond.

Click here to download the full report: https://www.carbonblack.com/resources/threat-research/cybersecurity-out….

New ASC Whitepaper: New Work in Financial Services Real Wire Fri, 02/07/2020 - 05:00

How to successfully implement collaboration and compliance in the financial industry

Employee Intranet: What is it and Why Every Business Should Have One?

Employee intranet isn't the latest buzzword in HR, that’s for sure. It has been around for some time, however, back in the day, the intranet was a simple database whereby employees could access documentation and information that related to their role, and that is related to the business as a whole. With time employee intranet has changed and grown. Rather than being an entirely one-way communication tool, it has become a place to share information and knowledge, all in one place.

Biggest roadblock to project success is poor communication

London, 21 March 2018 – A new research survey from Clarizen, the global leader in collaborative work management software, reveals that poor communication is the biggest barrier to project success. Close to 40% of respondents identify communication as one of the biggest challenges they need to overcome – ahead of organizational change (36%) and budget (25%).