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Global Collaboration Tools Trends Analysis


DUBLIN, Apr. 01, 2014
/PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Global Collaboration Tools Trends Analysis " report to their offering.


The report expounds that the Web-based collaboration solutions market has come a long way since the beginning of 1990. Though document management remained the most dominant application for collaboration, emergence of numerous innovative solutions and technologies is enhancing the efficacy of the technology.

"Emerging collaboration solutions are impacting the way individuals interact with their organization's partners, customers, and each other. Technologies such as videoconferencing, voice mail, IM, wikis, chat forums, social networking, blogs, microblogging, telepresence, voice-over-IP, and mobile computing and communications, are adding an ever evolving dimension to online collaboration."

Presently, most collaboration portfolios offer Application Programming Interface (APIs) and custom developed Software Development Kit (SDKs), which are providing enhanced opportunities to the software developers for building custom solutions.

Key Topics Covered:


  • Collaboration Tools - A Historical Review
  • Installing Collaboration Software an Inexpensive Affair
  • Effective Implementation of Collaborative Tools Necessary to Maximize Success
  • Collaboration Technology Holds the Key to Competitive Advantage
  • Disadvantages of Collaborative Solutions
  • Essential Features of Online Collaboration Solutions
  • Popular Online Collaboration Solutions
  • Webplanner
  • ideapi
  • Byapp
  • Cacoo
  • Collabedit
  • Essentials of Successful Online Collaboration
  • Real Time Collaboration
  • Messaging
  • Social Networking
  • Team Collaboration
  • Significant Features of an Enterprise Level Open Social
  • Collaboration Platform


  • Enterprise Level Collaboration - An Introduction
  • What Does Collaboration Involve?
  • Recipe for Successful Collaboration
  • Essential Functionalities of Social Software
  • Lotus Notes - The First Collaboration Platform
  • Types of Collaborative Solutions
  • Document Management
  • Contact Management
  • Instant Messaging
  • Shared Calendars
  • Discussion Forums
  • Wikis
  • Emails
  • Workspace
  • Other Tools
  • Collaboration Tools Essential for Software Developers


  • Online Collaboration - An Inescapable Need of Oil and Gas Industry
  • Three Prominent Trends Shaping Collaboration Strategies in the Marketing Area
  • Customer Advisory Boards (CABs)
  • Virtual Global Teams
  • New Technologies
  • Emerging Trends in Online Collaboration Solutions
  • Application Programming Interface (API) - A PowerfulCollaboration Solution
  • Collaborative Tools Changing the Very Concept of an Office in a Constrained Economic Situation
  • How Can Collaboration Help Businesses in Achieving Goals
  • Technologies Used for Online Collaboration
  • Videoconferencing
  • Data Presentation
  • E-calendars and Online Spreadsheets
  • Application Sharing Technology
  • Workflow Systems
  • Knowledge Management Systems
  • Project Management Solutions
  • Instant Messaging
  • Regional Market Information
  • India
  • Online Collaboration Solutions - Indian Infrastructure Industry


  • Avaya, Inc. (USA)
  • BroadSoft, Inc. (USA)
  • Cisco Systems, Inc. (USA)
  • Good Technology, Inc. (USA)
  •, Inc. (USA)
  • VMware, Inc. (USA)


  • Good Technology Takes Over Copiun
  • Acquires Stypi
  • Yammer Acquires OneDrum
  • BroadSoft Inks Definitive Agreement with iLinc
  • Cisco Acquires Versly
  • VMware Takes Over Socialcast
  • VMware Takes Over SlideRocket
  • Takes Over Dimdim
  • Siemens Enterprise Communications Acquires FastViewer
  • Google Takes Over DocVerse
  • VMware Enters into Agreement with Yahoo


  • IBM Launches SmartCloud Docs Service
  • Gehry Launches GTeam Platform
  • GrexIt Launches GrexIt Online Collaboration Solution for Google Apps
  • HootSuite Launches HootSuite Conversations
  • Evernote Launches Evernote Business
  • to Launch Salesforce Communities
  • Jive Software Launches Jive for Marketing Teams
  • Google Launches Google Drive and Chrome Web Browser File- Synchronizing and Management Solution for Apple iPads and iPhones
  • RMI Launches User Types, Licensing Options for RMI Advantage Platform
  • AquaFold Unveils
  • Intuit Unveils Brainstorm
  • Microsoft Unveils MS Office 365
  • Jabra Launches Jabra PC Suite Plug-In
  • Unveils Chatter Online Collaboration Solution
  • Cisco to Launch New Range of Enhanced Online Collaboration Solutions
  • Snyxius Technologies Launches Collaborate Cloud


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