Assessing Microsoft's Position in the Online Collaboration Space with Yammer, Office 365
No business is an island in today's connected, global environment. Organizations partner with external groups, depend on mobile workforces, and serve customers all over the world. Enabling these activities is a group of software vendors that have carved a place in the cloud-based online collaboration space, where the web has become a facilitator for collaborations across many different channels and partners.
In a recent report The Forrester Wave: Cloud Strategies Of Online Collaboration Software Vendors, the research firm examined the role that online collaboration tools - which sit outside of the firewall and are easily delivered to both PCs and mobile devices - play in allowing information to flow freely between those behind, and those outside of, the corporate firewall.