CIOREVIEW >> Collaboration >>

Change Your Workplace Culture: Adopt these three Technological Trends

By CIOReview | Monday, August 27, 2018

The pattern to run a business has seen a lot many changes in the past decade. Organizations are preferring freelance employees and part-time employees in addition to full-time-in-office employees to aid in the ever-expanding workload. As the workplace changes, we tend to collaborate on a higher level. Herein Collaboration Technology trends pave their way and make things possible.

As per a report, innovative business collaboration technology can help in boosting the business productivity by 20-30%. As the client demand for a better experience and quick response time, more organizations are inclined towards using the technologies at their disposals to improve collaboration.

Let's have a look at the collaboration tools:

1.  APIs and Integration

For representatives to work proficiently from any area, information and relevant documents and communication must be at a manageable distance. APIs process asks for and makes the seamless interaction between different frameworks— indeed a prerequisite today.

We work in a hybrid environment. Some applications are available through cloud and others through on-premise. Hence the business should implement a tool wherein both of these applications are integrated; this is where API comes forward.

2.  Virtual and Augmented Reality

VR and AR are not only for video games alone. These technologies have proven to be highly beneficial for the enterprises.

Concerning virtual reality, boardrooms are being changed by this innovation. Notwithstanding when representatives are not in the same physical space, collaboration is yet an alternative, even over the world. A few organizations, for example, RealSense offer VR items that enable live streamers to change their background to content, which upgrades presentations for all.

Different organizations are promoting items that make personal avatars utilizing non-verbal communication which enables clients to connect with each other in a new way. Others are employing robots to act as individuals in the boardroom, using the robot's non-verbal communication and eyes to imitate that of the user. It permits remote representatives the capacity to feel associated with the room. Association drives collaboration.

For AR, clients are ready to be immersed in their environment, while encountering improvements. For instance, applications that enable clients to attempt distinctive hair hues before they commit could enhance the client encounter. Medical students could see organs amid medical procedure without utilizing a real body. What's more, the times of the 2D mockup will be gone because of augmented reality. Instead, you can see that new seat in your lounge. The opportunities are endless.

3.  Chatbots and Smart Virtual Personal Assistants

Customers get irritated when they are not answered during their visit to the company's website, to avoid this inconvenience many organizations have opted for chatbots.

Many organizations have discovered the benefits of Chatbots and Smart Virtual Personal Assistants (SVPA) for collaboration purposes such as note-taking, reminders, meetings.

SVPAs can check emails for critical data, exhibit an everyday meeting plan and be utilized for a daily agenda. Envision the possible outcomes in your work environment—sign me up. This innovation is merely emerging. New improvements for the future of SVPAs are not too far off, with Apple permitting outsider designers to access to Siri and numerous organizations making chatbots and SVPAs of their own.

Collaboration Technology is a Must

These collaboration technologies trends are bringing a revolution in the way a business operates. It is allowing the enterprises to enhance the productivity and hire talent no matter the location. But enterprises have to adopt these technologies to enjoy its benefits fully. It's time to change the way we work and our workplace as well.