Premium Content

Access "Users slow to adopt enterprise social collaboration software"

Published: 05 Aug 2013

Many organizations are confused about how to get workers to use enterprise social collaboration software, but once companies figure it out, there can be huge benefits for employees and the IT department. The statistics on social collaboration software adoption in large organizations are a conundrum. Recent Forrester research found widespread underutilization of the social tools that organizations have invested in, with 64% of companies reporting they realized few, if any, benefits from the investment. Worse, only 8% of employees actually use enterprise social collaboration software more than once a week. On the other hand, a July 2012 survey by McKinsey & Co., a global enterprise consulting firm based in New York, insists that social networks can save organizations billions of dollars per year in time spent managing email, communicating internally and searching for information. Employees spend roughly one-third of their workweek simply dealing with email, and social collaboration software can help reduce that time by 20% to 25%, according to the analysis of ... Access >>>

Access TechTarget
Premium Content for Free.

By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy

What's Inside

Features

More Premium Content Accessible For Free

  • For savings, IT must recharge its approach to power usage
    recharge_approach_power_usage.png
    E-Handbook

    Power consumption accounts for a large portion of data center operating costs, so it's important to understand power usage and efficiency when ...

  • Production workloads go boldly to the cloud
    MI_0414.png
    E-Zine

    Some enterprises are charging ahead with a cloud-first approach to their workloads -- not just test and dev, but production workloads as well. That ...

  • For DR, cloud is the great equalizer
    MI_0314.png
    E-Zine

    Disaster recovery is hard and expensive, based on the many enterprises with partial -- or no -- DR plans. But cloud computing is bringing DR to the ...