4 ways to boost your internal communications with digital collaboration

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We define digital collaboration as the digital systems people use to collaborate internally (within the enterprise network) or externally (with enterprise communities or partners) to get things done. Digital collaboration tools connect people, information, business applications and company communications, transforming your company into a unified, successful business force.

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How to nail your users’ needs the first time around

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The make it or break it of your digital workplace project depends on a number of factors. Arguably one of the most important ones (if not the most important) is capturing your users’ needs in an accurate manner.

Failure to do so usually results in a solution that doesn’t fit its users’ needs and so it will become just another forgotten tool. Also, as the business and financial benefits of a successful digital workplace are conditional on your users’ adoption of your solution, the ROI of your project will also suffer if it isn’t adopted.

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Cartoon of the Week: Former NASA engineer to develop flying cars for Uber

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Remember when we were kids, we dreamt of having flying cars so that we could move quickly and catch bad guys? Well, perhaps our inner superheroes can stop dreaming now and can start acting as Uber has announced it is developing flying cars.

Apparently Uber hasn’t lost its child-like heart and this is one of the reasons why the company always seems to be thinking one step ahead of the others.

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Why Do Governments Favor Open Source Software?

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Since its birth more than 20 years ago, the open source movement has continued to gain momentum in corporate computing. But it hasn’t been until recently that it has entered the government sphere.

In France, the UK, the US and even the EU, governments have recommended using open-source software in their administrations. Beyond them, the phenomenon has become truly global–for example, a 2010 report identifies more than 300 government open-source policy initiatives.

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Happening in San Francisco: Cafe X unveils robotic cafe

Cafe X in San Francisco

A startup called Cafe X Technologies has introduced a robotic cafe that serves coffee in about 20 seconds.

Your days of waiting at least 15 minutes in line for your morning coffee are gone because an ingenious 23-year-old college dropout has decided to kick you up and out of your sleepy doldrums by unveiling Cafe X in San Francisco: a coffee shop with robots that will serve you delicious cups of coffee consistently and conveniently.

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Cartoon of the Week: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to join Starbucks board

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The world’s biggest coffee chain, Starbucks, is calling Satya Nadella, Microsoft’s CEO, to join its board.

Starbucks will put Nadella alongside Sam’s Club CEO Rosalind Brewer and Lego executive chairman Jørgen Vig Knudstorp. The election will be held on 22nd March at the company’s annual shareholders meeting.

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