Collaboration across borders

A worldwide survey of 497 senior executives conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit for AT&T shows almost 75% of companies are increasingly pursuing cross-border partnerships to augment their global expansion strategies, deploying a wide range of tools in communicating with their overseas partners. Web and video conferencing have been rated as most useful for helping collaborative relationships thrive in this age of virtualization.

Despite tackling an array of other technologies to foster collaborative online work performed by dispersed teams, businesses have only scratched the surface of the flexibility and resourcefulness that IP networks can bring to global partnerships.

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