According to Forbes.com writer Adrian Bridgwater, collaboration is becoming more complex, more connected and (some might argue) more convoluted.
Moreover, says Bridgewater, collaboration is definitely also becoming more custom-tuned and 'composable'.
"Where we used to use meetings or perhaps even phone calls (remember phone calls?) and emails to organise group events and work, we now use software-based tools to co-ordinate tasks by department, by employee and by project".
Posits Bridgewater: "This new way of workflow-driven working is reflected in what Microsoft is doing with Office 365. As we know, Office used to be a CD-ROM, a piece of software, a suite of applications (Word, Excel, etc). But a couple of years ago Microsoft started describing Office as a complete platform in its own right i.e substantial enough to build other smaller applications to function on top.
Read the original unabridged Forbes.com article.
[Estimated timeframe:Q1 2017]
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Feb 23, 2017
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