Real-time collaboration tools are making their way into the enterprise as IT leaders look to deploy RTC applications to enhance employee collaboration and improve productivity. Real-time collaboration tools are also changing how employees work, as habits shift to multitasking and mobility, leading to increased demand for persistent meeting rooms and other features to support new work habits.
But real-time collaboration apps could threaten to disrupt the UC market. Some organizations deploy them to replace unified communications tools like email, while others integrate smaller collaboration apps with their UC tools to provide complementary services.
Read on to learn how real-time collaboration tools are changing UC and the enterprise apps that are dominating the market.
Real-time collaboration in the enterprise
Real-time collaboration tools could be the answer for enterprises that want to improve employee productivity and support new ways of working. Learn how organizations are integrating real-time collaboration with business processes and how vendors are addressing competition from consumer collaboration apps.
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The top real-time collaboration apps
UC vendors are jumping into the collaboration app market with enterprise-grade offerings to compete with popular consumer apps like Slack and HipChat. These apps offer greater security and compliance, and support the capabilities enterprises need for collaboration. Learn what the top enterprise collaboration apps are and what they bring to the table.
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Managing real time collaboration applications on your network
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Watch and learn
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The collaboration definitions to know
There are many different terms that involve real-time communication. Here are the ones you should know.