The VoIP Report Weekly Roundup – August 04, 2017
Missed something on The VoIP Report? If so, check out the weekly roundup August 04 and see what happened in the world of VoIP this week.
This week on TheReport we share everything you need to know about EMaaS. We also take a deep dive into the world of apps and why businesses may want to consider adding enterprise apps. Finally, we discuss some of the most common problems with collaboration tools.
If you missed any of our articles or any of this week’s industry news check it out below.
What is EMaaS?
Mobility is now a strategic priority for businesses of any size. When employees have access to their office services on any device and in any location, they can remain in contact, maintain productivity and efficiency, and collaborate easily. (This also applies to employees who operate in the field as well as staff who work from home or remote locations.)
However, managing mobile devices, developing and deploying apps, and securing the data they carry is putting a massive burden on IT departments. The situation becomes more complex if you offer employees a Bring your own device (BYOD) program, increasing the range of devices IT must manage.
Enterprise Mobility as a Service (EMaaS) has emerged as a solution to these challenges, enabling you to outsource mobile-related tasks to specialist providers. This can help accelerate adoption of mobility, reduce support costs, improve security, and free the IT department for other strategic development tasks.
Connecting People or Engaging Them? Collaboration Tool Problems
VoIP and unified communications (UC) have helped revolutionize collaboration, bringing it out of the conference room and enabling participants to meet anywhere on any device. With collaboration tools available on personal computers, high-end desk phones, smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices, connectivity is no longer a problem.
But, is that enough? Shouldn’t collaboration tools engage people, rather than just connect them? The key to a collaborative workplace is engagement. Employees must treat collaboration as a natural and integral part of their working day. Collaboration tools must become part of everyday workflows and working practices.
In that kind of environment, collaboration is the driver for better decision-making, shorter project lead times, faster time to market and improvements in team working.
Are your Appy – Why Businesses Should Consider Enterprise Apps
When you talk about enterprise apps, you might be thinking big complex systems for email, resource planning or customer relationship management. That’s true, but the real growth is in enterprise mobile apps.
A Gartner report, How Enterprises Are Tackling Mobile App Development in 2016, found that 42 percent of organizations expected to increase spending on mobile app development by an average of 31 percent in 2016.
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