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Posted by TallyFox on 19 February 2015
With the growth of remote workforce, 2014 saw a vast number of organizations and companies getting more proactive and seeking out effective communication and collaboration solutions. As more and more companies, especially small and middle-sized, are realizing the value of collaboration technology and of the digital workplace, it’s no longer the question of whether new ways of collaboration can help, but how to get the most out of these solutions. Collaboration tools are becoming vital to how businesses work and grow, and companies should not fall behind with this digital change.  Without effective collaboration technology, companies will experience work fragmentation and...
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Posted by TallyFox on 13 February 2015
Almost every day there is a new product launched, but starting a business is not simply about having a great idea or a product. The mere uncertainty of startups is both frightening and stimulating. If all you have is a good product, starting your business can be a daunting journey. A startup might fail due to bad marketing strategy, or disagreement on investment, and while opinions differ, it’s, however, evident that startups very often fail not because they have a bad product, but rather due to bad management, lack of collaboration, and inability to generate consumer interest. Luckily, many collaboration business tools are built having in mind startup ecosystem, but what tools a...
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Posted by TallyFox on 06 February 2015
When productivity drops, what can you do to motivate your employees? Although a much over-used term, motivation means you need to provide opportunities for a person to be excited and inspired about their work. It sounds simply enough, however, creating an atmosphere in which your team feels empowered and engaged takes time and energy. Motivation is a topic that leaves many businesses cold, those businesses that follow the lead of hard-pressed managers who believe they already know the proven ways to motivate a group of people to work better and harder. But a successful business is a family of satisfied workers. Tweet Providing constructive feedback, listening to your employees,...
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Posted by TallyFox on 23 January 2015
Business meetings don’t always work as well as they should, right? Badly run meetings do little, if anything, but waste our time. Whether one deals with dysfunctional project teams or individuals, whether it’s a company or an organization, when people try to work in groups, it’s inevitable to experience some of the downsides of business meetings, at least once in your career. However, today, if one wishes to achieve goals and support the growth of business, faster decision-making is one of the skills to master. That’s precisely why business meetings are goal-reaching opportunities.   A well-run meeting empowers people to solve problems, share information and be more productive....
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Posted by TallyFox on 20 January 2015
    We live in a world that is driven by software. It has become one of the world’s most successful and fastest growing economies. Companies like Facebook and Google have become one of the worlds largest earning companies. Almost whole of humanity is relying on some type of software to an extent.     Why is this?   Because of the demand! In the past decade the tech industry grew a lot slower. Of course, it is still developing and growing, but compared to the 80’s and 90’s, progress has slowed down. Our phones got smaller, and then after a while bigger again. We got touch screens, instead of one, we put 5 processors in our computers. In reality this is not...
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Posted by TallyFox on 16 January 2015
What are the apps you can’t live without? From basic to-do lists and calendar apps, to weather, travel and fitness apps, here is the list of 6 great apps you should check out if you need some help making your everyday life as easy as possible.  Wunderlist With its simple interface, Wudnerlist is the simplest list manager that synchronizes across all major platforms. Whether you use it for work or home, for you grocery shopping list or to organize tasks for team collaboration, the effectiveness of this app lies in its simplicity. For the things you need to do, Wudnerlist offers fast and easy way to organize those things and get them done easily.  Dark Sky Everyone needs a...
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Posted by TallyFox on 12 January 2015
  The need for collaboration software is huge, as more and more companies are present in multiple cities, or even multiple countries, and that is not the only use of such software. An online collaboration software can increase your productivity, help you organise your work and your time and yield better results.   Almost every collaboration software has a free version, and we have created a list of all the collaboration software we could find, whether they are similar to us or not, to see if they have a free version and what it offers.   When it comes to our collaboration software, Cluster, we offer a free version for 5 accounts, 3GB of storage and...
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Posted by TallyFox on 08 January 2015
All companies start as a small business. Tweet   Which businesses are defined as "small" in terms of government support and tax policy varies depending on the country and industry. Small businesses can range from 15 employees under the Australian Fair Work Act 2009, 50 employees according to the definition used by the European Union, and fewer than 500 employees to qualify for many U.S. Small Business Administration programs.   Starting a business is surprisingly simple--you just need to take it one step at a time. Tweet   1. Name your company. "Nomen est omen" is true in business. Company’s name becomes its brand, it gives identity to your business and may predict...
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Posted by TallyFox on 24 December 2014
When your calendar is packed, you think that all that time is put to good use, and that you are 100% productive. That's not always the case simply because your productivity does not depend solely upon your behaviour. Although the end results are the most important, time spend on achieving those is equally important. So what are the biggest time wasters that even high profile personalities suffer from? The first place goes out to…   Excessive e-mail   An average person checks his e-mail around twenty times per hour. Some of that e-mail is really quite important, some of it is just spam. Whichever it is, it takes   time to go back to work after checking your e-mail....
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Posted by TallyFox on 19 December 2014
Is your team merely a group of individuals? Working together, as sharing the same office space, and collaborating with one another, as communicating and sharing skills and knowledge to accomplish the goal, differs. Organizations and businesses can’t apply the same rules to collaboration and communication within teams, however, those rules could be modified and tailored to company’s specific needs and values. Why is it important for brands to communicate well? Every business sets up their own rules and principles in time, thus one can recognize and identify the reasons a business could fail at collaboration. Unfortunately, communication might be the number one reason. Why is it...


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