Today, office communication has advanced and the need to live up with modern technology for communicating becomes critical. You may be still using fax machines, but your source of communication needs, today consists of other devices including the following three expected to be a part of the office communication trends in 2015.
This article will highlight three office communication trends that be flexible, cost effective, and easy to set up, to thrive in this new year.
- Mobile technology
It allows employees to work remotely, accessing work-related information anytime, anywhere. Smartphones offers a user-friendly interface, and offers easy communication features that include texting, Internet access, as well as making calls. Are your employees still logging in and out between company intranet, CMS and email systems to communicate with other employees? If yes, then 2015 is the year to remove barriers by adopting mobile technology to enhance office communications.
- Cloud-based video- conferencing
Video-conferencing device has been around since quite a long, and today with the advent of cloud-based solution, these devices are proving to significantly increase employees engagement. Cloud-based video conferencing enables any organization to adapt effective communication without any technical knowledge typically required to manage a video-conferencing device. Facial expression, gestures, and voice tone adds a personal touch to the message and makes communication even more effective. Organizations that haven't implemented this trend as yet will be challenged to catch up with competitors in this new year 2015.
- Cloud-based collaboration tool
In an age where employees are the norm of an organization, it is crucial to understand how cloud-based collaboration application can help connect employees and information when it's needed the most. Collaboration software allow leaders to get an immediate access with employees making it easy to share effective ideas and valuable information among employees across the organization, on-the-fly. Allowing an access to employees in real-time, cloud-based collaboration system is what you'll be seeing trending in this new year.
Undoubtedly, there will be many more technologies evolving in the coming years that will bring great changes in office communication, however for now - focusing on the above mentioned trends will change the face of office communication in 2015.