Gartner Research

Overcome The Obstacles in Partner Real-time Collaboration

Published: 12 March 2013

ID: G00250390

Analyst(s): David Mario Smith


Real-time collaboration with partners yields competitive advantages. IT leaders must resolve issues with technology and secure information exchange as well as establishing policies for prospective collaborative relationships.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • The need to support specific requirements for collaboration with partners is driving IT leaders' overall investment decisions for strategic collaboration platforms
    • Approaches for Aligning Business and Technology Needs
    • Case Studies
  • Real-time collaborative interaction between partners requires a team of IT and business leaders from security, legal, communications and collaboration to create a strategy for these interactions to mitigate risk

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