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3 Ways Cloud is Making Workplace Collaboration Better

By Cloud Computing Outlook | Wednesday, August 05, 2020

Cloud allows users to connect and work more cohesively by acting as the foundation of the digital workspace, both with the external partners and within the business. Here are a few benefits of using the cloud for workplace collaboration.

FREMONT, CA: Forbes has recently proclaimed that the present age is the transition from the information age to collaboration age, thus making collaboration an increasingly powerful tool. In simple terms, collaboration means bringing business partners and employees closer together, strengthening their working relationships. It creates an environment wherein knowledge and expertise is shared, creating opportunities for growth and innovation.

Neglecting employee's expectation could make it difficult for businesses to attract and retain talent. Employees expect to be equipped with tools that prepare them to collaborate without resistance using the device, which is most useful to them, irrespective of their location. To address this expectation of the employees, cloud technology comes with a great collaborating facility. Cloud allows users to connect and work more cohesively by acting as the foundation of the digital workspace, both with the external partners and within the business. Here are a few benefits of using the cloud for workplace collaboration

Improved Customer Service

Every enterprise's goal is steered towards enhancing the customer experience. Cloud technology stores information of clients, business intelligence, ongoing sales, and so on, thus making it simpler and more comfortable for employees to access the information and communicate with one another. A CRM system that integrates smoothly with existing applications allows further collaboration across various departments within the marketing and sales process. This collaboration provides more agility to a business, thus making a responsive and better-informed team capable of meeting the modern demands of the customers.

Employee Communication

A better and swift internal employee communication is vital to meet the speed and agility that business demands. Cloud technology makes internal and team communication instant and robust with chat-based workspaces. No need to hold with the traditional system of e-mails anymore. The fast chat-based system enables employees to collaborate on team projects. It allows ideas to be shared at all levels easily, thus resulting in higher participation of employees in a particular project. Each member of the team gets an equal opportunity to contribute their ideas which empowers them and makes the working environment healthy.

Remote Working

Employees can now connect and work in new ways with the help of digital workspaces created by the cloud. Besides redistributing the employee's location, the cloud technology is removing the boundaries and decentralizing the focal points, making a more balanced enterprise. This practice is known as remote working. Remote working enables the employees to work anywhere, at any time, allowing collaboration between colleagues without being present in the same physical space. This makes geographical location no more a hindrance while hiring a pool of talent for the organization. Employees are benefitted to a large extent as without leaving their hometown and family, they can work for a company, that too as a full-time employee. It increases the productivity levels of the employees.

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