collaboration

10 Ways to Improve Collaboration with IT

Stay competitive in the fast paced economy with these top collaboration tips For decentralized teams working in a fast-paced, idea-driven economy, calling a weekly meeting isn’t good enough. By leveraging IT, modern workplaces are staying competitive by re-imagining teamwork as a process of constant communication and collaboration. Google Apps. Google Apps is a collaborative work platform incorporating Gmail, Google Docs, Google Calendar and more. Hardware and OS independent, Google Apps is a great choice for companies that want to avoid the cost of an IT department. Microsoft SkyDrive. SkyDrive provides a collaborative interface that works seamlessly with the Microsoft Office suite, allowing your employees to work together right away, without having to get used to new applications. ... »

Last Call for Innovative Tech Firms to Win Trading Support

Last Call for Innovative Tech Firms to Win Trading Support

Innovative science and technology firms only have until 16 September to enter the Government-backed iawards, to be in with a chance of winning publicity and international trading support. Applicants can choose from 13 categories to enter, including energy and environment, digital communications, best collaboration, the next big thing and best technology start-up. Category winners will then go head-to-head for the iaward of the year. The awards are open to UK-registered firms of any size that have launched ground-breaking projects since 1 July 2007. BBC Dragons’ Den judge James Caan, urged businesses to put themselves forward. “I firmly believe that businesses who focus their energy on nurturing the talent available to them can lead the UK out of the recession,” said Caan.... »