Collaborative Communications: Setting the Foundation for Digital Transformation

As today's competitive business environments push workforces into overdrive, many enterprises are seeking ways of streamlining workflows while optimizing productivity, business agility, and speed. For many organizations, this means embarking on digital transformation initiatives and outfitting the workforce with collaboration tools to help employees get the job done.

In this webinar, Zeus Kerravala, principal at ZK Research, will discuss trends and recent research in this area, sharing findings that include:

  • 80% of workers feel team messaging and collaboration increases productivity and work efficiency
  • 83% feel traditional UC integrated into office productivity tools like Microsoft Office and Google G Suite would be valuable
  • 73% are very interested in having all their communications tools on one platform

Jason Kasch, CIO of Structural Group, will join the conversation, sharing his enterprise's digital transformation story and discussing pain points it addressed along the way. Structural Group recognized the need to deploy flexible, mobile-first collaboration and communications solutions in order to enhance customer engagement and productivity for its distributed mobile workforce, including implementation of user-friendly cloud business communications. Jason will share how employees across the company's 22 locations have become more collaborative and productive than ever before.

Available:
Wed, Mar 22, 2017 11:00 AM PDT / 02:00 PM EDT
Duration:
1h 00min

Register now to hear about Structural Group's journey and learn how your enterprise's digital journey begins and ends with collaborative communications.

Featured Speakers

  • Zeus Kerravala
    Zeus Kerravala
    Founder and principal analyst
    ZK Research

    Kerravala provides a mix of tactical advice to help his clients in the current business climate and long term strategic advice. Kerravala provides research and advice to the following constituents: End user IT and network managers, vendors of IT hardware, software and services and the financial community looking to invest in the companies that he covers.

  • Jason Kasch
    Jason Kasch
    Chief Information Officer
    Structural Group

    Jason Kasch has nearly 25 years’ experience managing information technology. Currently, he serves as the Chief Information Officer at Structural Group, a recognized leader in the specialty construction industry with more than 1,800 employees across 22 locations in North America and 30 operating centers worldwide. Prior to joining Structural in 2000, Jason was an IT Manager, Technology and Development at Pepperidge Farm, an IT Manager at Cendent Corporation and a Systems Administrator at The University of Maryland, Baltimore.

    Jason is a recipient of the Frost & Sullivan Executive MindXchange CIO Impact Award (Feb 2014) and the President’s Award from Pepperidge Farm (Dec 1999). Jason’s IT certifications include Novell’s CNE, Microsoft’s MCSE and Lotus Principal PCLP for Development.

  • Michelle Burbick
    Michelle Burbick
    Associate Editor, No Jitter
    Program Coordinator, Enterprise Connect

    Michelle Burbick is the Associate Editor and a blogger for No Jitter, UBM Tech's online community for news and analysis of the enterprise convergence/unified communications industry. In addition to writing, editing, and managing No Jitter, Michelle also serves the role of Program Coordinator for its affiliated industry event, Enterprise Connect, the largest independent conference and exposition devoted to the enterprise communications industry.

    Prior to coming to No Jitter, Michelle worked as a writer and editor, producing content for technology companies for several years. In an agency environment, she worked with companies in the unified communications, data storage and IT security industries, and has developed content for some of the most prominent companies in the technology sector.

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