Collaboration drives business success

Does your organization have a process for collaboration?

Posted 25 Oct 2012 by 

Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat)
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Which collaboration tool is most widely adapted in your organization?

IRC (chat)
14% (19 votes)
Mailings lists/email
36% (48 votes)
Bug tracker
6% (8 votes)
Wikis
20% (27 votes)
Teleconference
8% (11 votes)
Version Control System
9% (12 votes)
EtherPad
4% (5 votes)
Facebook Groups
3% (4 votes)
Total votes: 134

Most businesses today know that utilizing collaboration tools increases the liklihood success for a project, and for the organization as a whole. When people work together, brain power is multiplied; not only does more work tend to get done, but better work. The loner mentality—whether it's applied to how we think about office space, meetings, or project management—just doesn't measure up.

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Jen Wike Huger is the Content Manager for Opensource.com. She manages the publication calendar, the editing team, and our writersFollow her on Twitter @jenwike, and see her extended portfolio at Jen.io.