Connected Enterprise Report 2016


France  France

French organisations are active users of collaboration tools, and usage continues to grow across their global workforces.

Investment in collaboration technology has proven largely successful for French organisations, and has often actually exceeded expectations.

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

Accommodate BYOD
Move Collaboration to the cloud
Accommodate increased use of mobile devices

The most popular measures of success of Collaboration deployments are:

Successful technical implementation
User uptake data
Cost saving data

The most popular goals of collaboration strategy are:

Improve individual employee productivity
Reduce business expenses (for example, by reducing travel)
Improve teamwork between employees and partners or others outside the company

The following have sole or lead roles in collaboration strategy:




IT Directors mainly responsible for communications technology


General manager or business unity executive


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


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


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