Last Week in Business Communications: June 1, 2015

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    Last Week in Business Communications is a weekly post where we cover some of the notable articles and happenings in the business communication world from the week before. Check back each Monday for your news fix.


     

    Using Process to Eliminate Bias When Selecting Enterprise Software
    on CIO.com

    Buying enterprise software of any kind – communications or otherwise – can be a massive undertaking. It can be further complicated by any number of biases that can creep into the decision process. In this post, Chris Doig details tips for creating a process that helps systematically eliminate bias from your enterprise software search so you don’t fall victim to common pitfalls. Read the article >

     

    As Collaboration Tools Multiply, Here’s How to Avoid Overload
    on IT World

    Today, it seems like every company is trying to add some sort of collaboration capabilities to their products while new platforms pop up every day. Whether or not these new applications and capabilities will be around for the long haul remains to be seen, but Stacy Collett is here to help you and your company avoid the collaboration overload possible with so many platforms. Read the article >

     

    Cloud Computing More About Agile Development than Cost
    on Cloud Contact Center Zone

    Cost is often hailed as one of the chief benefits to moving important business functions to the cloud. But cost is not the only – or even the best – reason to choose a cloud-based solution. Kenneth Corbin details how companies are getting much bigger benefits out of cloud-based solutions, like business agility and reducing time to market, that go well beyond simple cost savings. Read the article >

     

    Skip the Waiter and Order with This Bluetooth Mat
    on Network World

    An interesting new piece of technology that embeds communication capabilities into a dinner mat for restaurants illustrates how communications technology and the Internet of Things are converging at an ever-increasing pace—and often in ways people didn’t expect.  Read the Article >