Why choose cloud computing for online collaboration? 

Posted by Niall Sullivan on 12-Feb-2018 10:58:44

Whether you're considering an investment in an online collaboration tool or another type of software, it is clear that the cloud is the place where it should be hosted.

In fact, one survey by Right Scale found that 95% of respondents are now using cloud as their default hosting platform.

But why are an increasing number of organisations doing this? The infographic below by ShoreTel Sky gives 5 clear reasons that answer the question - why choose cloud computing.

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Topics: security in the cloud, cloud collaboration

9 SaaS statistics that will make you sit up and take notice

Posted by Niall Sullivan on 03-Jul-2017 08:00:00

SaaS applications are fast becoming the standard model for hosting business applications.

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Topics: cloud collaboration

4 key takeaways from Government Computing Conference 2017

Posted by Niall Sullivan on 03-May-2017 09:28:54

On the 27th April 2017, Government Computing hosted their annual conference in London with a focus on digital transformation in the public sector.

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Topics: public sector, collaboration tools, stakeholder engagement, central government, cloud collaboration, healthcare, online collaboration, digital workplace

Mobile working with Kahootz

Posted by Niall Sullivan on 17-Apr-2017 08:00:00

We often get asked if there are mobile apps for accessing Kahootz, and the simple answer is no – there doesn’t need to be.

Kahootz enables mobile working on a wide variety of devices without the need for a special app.

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Topics: collaboration tools, cloud collaboration, online collaboration, digital workplace, hints and tips, remote working

Why finding an online workspace is like choosing the right office

Posted by John Glover on 28-Aug-2015 10:00:00

For anyone with a passing interest in the property market, the publication of another report predicting soaring prices in London is hardly a surprise. However, the latest commercial market survey by RICS did capture my attention for longer than a few minutes.

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Topics: workplace innovation, cloud collaboration, online collaboration

3 essential features of cloud collaboration in the public sector

Posted by John Glover on 21-Aug-2015 11:30:00

In November 2014, former Head of the Civil Service Sir Bob Kerslake said it was "hard to think of a time since the Second World War when the challenges for leaders in the public sector have been greater". His evocation of wartime then seemed an apt way to emphasise the scale of the task facing departments across the public sector. Nine months later, the challenges have only intensified.

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Topics: cloud collaboration

Secure file sharing: Why you should reject the cloud security myth

Posted by John Glover on 28-Jul-2015 17:18:39

Cloud security is a concept that still promotes vigorous debate among IT experts and across the wider business community. Search for the term online and you'll quickly disappear into a digital labyrinth of arguments and counter-arguments, myths and misconceptions, logical reasoning and more fanciful conclusions.

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Topics: security in the cloud, cloud collaboration

Why HS2 selected Kahootz for online collaboration

Posted by John Glover on 24-Jul-2015 17:07:32

HS2 has polarised opinion ever since the decision to go ahead with the project was announced in January 2012. More than three years later (and despite an election result that means it is now almost certain to happen), the political controversy around the £50 billion high-speed rail link continues.

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Topics: g-cloud, cloud collaboration

How CCGs can use the cloud for collaborative procurement

Posted by John Glover on 21-Jul-2015 17:20:53

In order to design health services that meet patient needs while also delivering value for money, it is essential that CCGs understand the procurement process - and the power of collaborative procurement. Under the clinical commissioning framework, it is their responsibility to tender for new and replacement services when necessary in response to patient demand. 

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Topics: procurement, cloud collaboration

How to select an online collaboration tool in 2017 [best practice]

Posted by John Glover on 17-Jul-2015 17:00:00

The average enterprise is now using more than 774 distinct cloud applications at any given time, according to research by Elastica. Furthermore, data sent to file sharing and online collaboration platform now accounts for 63% of all data uploaded to the cloud.

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Topics: cloud collaboration, online collaboration