Technology has revolutionized the way we work, but some tools have had trouble keeping up with us. Email makes quick conversations a snap, but it falls short when you need to share a big file or chase down an unresponsive colleague. Network drives keep the team’s work in one place, but they can be cumbersome to use and maintain. How can we build on the technology that works, but replace the tools that don’t?
As the new year approaches, many people in the industry are wondering what’s next for cloud computing in the business world. It’s a conversation you hear in the halls at Dropbox nearly every day—and the striking thing is how many of the ideas you’ll hear are about the impact of the cloud on the way people work together. And this is exactly where I see the cloud going in 2016.
Cloud computing has been successful because it gives companies a better way to operate. It empowers us to be more flexible, and makes change easier. Over the past few years,
The working world is in a period of major digital upheaval, and for Australia in particular, it’s revolutionizing the small- and medium-sized business sector. Cloud technology is having a transformational impact on the way almost every element of business is conducted. And it’s widespread, to say the least: almost one in two Australians shares files using cloud software at least once a day.
The cloud services marketplace has exploded over the past few years, giving employees in businesses everywhere new ways to get work done. The Internet is full of cloud-based apps that let us run marketing campaigns, do bookkeeping, manage hiring, and much more.
It doesn’t matter what industry you’re in: The remote workforce is on the rise. From companies opening satellite offices around the world to employees enjoying flexible work-from-home schedules, more and more companies are seeing their employees working from someplace other than corporate headquarters.
For anyone who’s had to carry around both a work phone and a home phone, BYOD and BYOA policies can be welcome relief — it means getting the devices and apps that help you stay productive and get work done. For IT teams, though, there’s a lot of legwork that goes into setting up “bring your own” policies that work for their businesses. In this webinar, you’ll learn how a “bring your own” policy can benefit your business, as well as best practices for enabling collaboration.