Email has been the dominant method of business communication for quite some time. However, that is changing rapidly: Chat apps have begun to revolutionize how companies and communities communicate. It's faster and in a variety of instances, more effective than email, creating conversations in real-time.Here are several companies solving real-world problems with better communication using group ch...
Managers and entrepreneurs are always seeking methods for improving efficiency and making their businesses successful. There are multiple ways to accomplish this but one of the most overlooked is seeking out employees with a high level of cultural intelligence.Culturally Intelligent Workers Make Others BetterWhen companies bring in culturally intelligent employees, they often expect the workers t...
There are over 4 million apps in the App Store and Google Play as of 2016. Some apps are very popular and have a long lifespan, while most others has never seen the light of the day. There are many reasons why apps fail and never make it to the user’s hands, but we believe what often sways their fate is how well the company understands their users. Today, Chatwork announces its integration with In...
While it's projected that one-third of U.S. workers engaged in freelance work last year, some experts expect this number to jump to nearly three-quarters of the workforce by 2020. This has created a “gig economy” where remote workers are increasing in number by the day. These gig workers aren't constrained to just one employer, providing them the freedom they may adore. As it turns out, the growi...
There are many reasons why an increasing number of businesses are turning to chat apps for effective communication in the workplace.In a recent internal experiment, Halton Housing Trust, a company that owns and manages 6,400 homes and employs 280 people, found that the employees typically spent 40% of their work weeks sending and responding to emails that added no value to the business.In contras...