Most industries and job roles can benefit from technology collaboration. Some of the benefits of unified communications are universal, such as cutting your carbon footprint and flexible working. However, some advantages are specific to different industries. Click to find out more on our unified communications blog.

Different industries unite with technology collaboration

Most industries and job roles can benefit from technology collaboration.

 

Some of the benefits of unified communications are universal, such as cutting your carbon footprint and flexible working. However, some advantages are more specific to different industries. Here, we look at how certain professions can make the most of technology collaboration.

 

Education

 

There are significant benefits of collaboration in the classroom, particularly when the sector is facing budget cuts and poor staff retention. Plan lessons on a digital whiteboard with your whole department. Or, track conversations with staff or parents through a slick and secure messaging service. Why not give your teaching staff the option for flexible working. In addition, technology collaboration can also broaden the learning experience for students laying strong foundations for when they join the workplace.

 

  • More productive planning
  • Seamless communication between teachers, parents & students
  • Digital whiteboards
  • Remote collaboration

 

This case study shows how schools in Kansas have used unified communications for their digital infrastructure. This increased their cybersecurity, productivity and the collaboration between students and teachers.

 

Healthcare

 

Timely communication is crucial in the healthcare sector. It can quite literally be a matter of life or death. According to a recent survey, 53% of healthcare professionals don’t have the right contact information for team members across shifts.

Shift handovers will be streamlined for staff when all the information they need is at their fingertips. Doctors and nurses can access up-to-date information about their patients whilst on the go-between wards or departments. Busy healthcare professionals need technology collaboration to be streamlined, secure and simple at-a-glance of the trained eye. Cisco’s suite of collaborative technology can do all that and more.

 

  • Interdepartmental collaboration
  • Secure networks
  • Streamlined information

 

Here, see how the University of Virginia Health System put this into practice with Cisco’s technology collaboration. They use it communicate between first response emergency teams and physicians at the hospital.

 

Law

 

Time is money for the legal profession. Also, it is a profession which rests on credibility and professionalism. Collaboration can help with this. By storing all message history, it is straightforward to calculate accurate bills and keep on top of case files and notes. Clients will be happy with response times when information can be accessed quickly. This is particularly important when research shows that personal relationships are a key factor for clients using legal services. Also, video conferencing cuts the need to travel, which gives lawyers the gift of time during the working day. A secure cloud-based technology also means that lawyers can access everything they need in the courtroom or the office.  

 

  • More accessible information
  • Video conferencing for more flexible consultations
  • Secure cloud-based technology
  • Searchable document & chat histories

 

Research has shown that 83% of legal firms are increasingly adopting new technology. Here, there’s more on why law firms are embracing the benefits of technology collaboration.

 

But, this list isn’t exhaustive. In fact, almost every profession you could think of could benefit from technology collaboration. Let us explain all – contact us for a free consultation.