Frequently Asked Question
Online collaboration FAQS
1. What is online collaboration?
Online collaboration lets a group of people work together in real-time over the Internet. Those involved in online collaboration can work together on word processor documents, Power Point presentations and even for brainstorming, all without requiring being in the same room at the same time.
2. In what way is online collaboration different from web conferencing?
A web conference allows people to meet online in real-time. While presentations might be given and notes taken, a web conference is much the same as a face-to-face meeting in that it’s more about a conversation than working together on the documents being presented, for instance. Online collaboration on the other hand, involves a team working together, often at the same time, and on the same documents.
3. Is online collaboration for everyone, or is it only operative in larger organizations?
Virtual collaboration is good for organizations of any size, as long as there is interest in working together over the Internet. Not only is online collaboration excessive for working with your colleagues, but it's also good when working on documents with clienteles. Since it benefits create a sense of teamwork and clearness, it can even help improve customer relationships.
4. In what way can online collaboration assistance business?
The Internet has qualified a progressively distributed workforce, and it's not uncommon to see modern-day employees working with people from all over the world. Collaborating online is the perfect way to reduce the distance between employees, as they can work together on the same documents, at the same time as if they were all in the same room. This means that projects can be done much quicker, as there is no requirement to send documents back and forth between offices, and it also means that communication between employees is enhanced.