Connected Enterprise Report 2016

Canada

Canada  Canada

A fifth of all lines of business in Canada say their employees work away from the office all the time. By contrast, only 4% of organisations worldwide say the same.

Canadian organisations are adopting cloud-based telephony more aggressively than enterprises elsewhere in the world.

The top three trends affecting organisation’s Collaboration strategy are:

Accommodate BYOD
Embrace consumerization of IT for Collaboration apps
Accommodate increased use of mobile devices

The most popular measures of success of Collaboration deployments are:

Successful technical implementation
Cost saving data
Staff

The most popular goals of collaboration strategy are:

Accelerate decision making
Improve sales revenue
Reduce business expenses (for example, by reducing travel)

The following have sole or lead roles in collaboration strategy:

57%

CIO

45%

IT Directors mainly responsible for communications technology

18%

General manager or business unity executive


90%

Think internal communications are effective for ensuring employees benefit from Collaboration technology

67%

of decisions to implement and use Collaboration technology within your department are made without the inclusion of the IT department

40%

thinks their business unit/division adopts consumer-grade collaboration apps independently of IT and without IT’s explicit approval, because end users need to communicate/collaborate with customers, partners, and others outside our company, and apps provided by IT are for internal employees only