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Modern and digital communication
Digital communication basically refers to the exchange of information, messages and ideas via electronic devices and platforms such as computers, smartphones, emails, instant messaging, video conferencing and social media.
In the private sphere, we are familiar with platforms such as Facebook or Instagram, combined with communication tools such as WhatsApp, while platforms such as LinkedIn or Xing are used in the professional environment.
There are programs and tools developed specifically for each business sector.
Hardly any office today can do without Outlook, while tools such as Microsoft Teams have been specially developed for collaboration and communication within and between companies and offer a comprehensive communication platform.
Digital communication enables us to transmit information efficiently and quickly, e.g. via Teams in the form of chat, video messages or simple emails, regardless of spatial or time restrictions.
In today’s world, fast and reliable communication is playing an increasingly important role in business, professional and personal interaction. It promotes interaction, knowledge sharing and collaboration between people and thus also enables effective (collaborative) work.
Thanks to the widespread use of modern communication tools and the flexibility that comes with it, you can conveniently complete your professional tasks outside of the office and easily participate in meetings virtually without having to travel in person or have your business partner travel for a presentation.
These experiences make it clear that modern working methods and digital communication tools enable efficient and productive work regardless of location and are fundamental components of the corporate infrastructure.
The integration of these necessary programs plays a decisive role for a powerful IT infrastructure and efficient internal and external corporate communication.
A holistic integration of technical solutions and organizational adjustments ensures smooth digital communication and maximum benefits. With a well thought-out integration, employees can seamlessly switch between different communication tools such as team telephone service, a CRM integration or physical meeting rooms, exchange information efficiently and manage projects successfully.
This facilitates the exchange of information and optimizes collaboration in virtual meetings.
Clearly defined processes and guidelines promote a uniform and effective communication culture. Integration requires technical expertise and a willingness to adapt organizational processes to new possibilities. By taking a holistic approach to the integration of technology and organization, you can successfully establish modern and digital communication and reap all the benefits.
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Here are ten points that can help you to establish modern and digital communication in your company:
- Implement efficient working methods such as agile methods or project-based working to improve collaboration and communication. Tools such as MyToDo & Planner can support you in this.
- Use digital communication tools such as video conferencing platforms, shared document editing and instant messaging apps to facilitate the exchange of information. With tools such as Teams, OneDrive and Sharepoint.
- Pay attention to security and data protection to ensure communication and protection of sensitive data. Microsoft Defender, Azure Information Protection and Intune support you in this. Define clear communication guidelines to promote consistent and effective communication within the company. The Microsoft 365 Compliance Center can help you with this.
- Support virtual teamwork to enable collaboration across geographical boundaries. Microsoft Teams offers you everything you need for this.
- Provide regular training and development to keep your employees up to date with the latest digital communication technologies. With Viva Learning, a newer product from the M365 Suite, you have everything you need to do this
- Cultivate empathy and social connections to foster a positive and engaging communication culture. With Viva Engage the successor to Yammer you can support this.
- Practice effective time management to enable productive work and efficient communication. The best-known tool for this is probably Outlook with its email and calendar program and integration with ToDo and Teams.
- Encourage open communication: Create a culture of open exchange of thoughts, ideas and concerns. An example of this would be the use of an internal company intranet with Sharepoint, Viva Connection and integration with Teams.
- Implement efficient knowledge management: make important information and best practices available digitally to optimize knowledge transfer. We recommend Microsoft Sharepoint to our customers in a good structure for documents, best practices, training materials and other knowledge resources.
By implementing these steps, you can establish modern and digital communication in your company and benefit from the associated advantages. Of course, cost optimization or cost reduction is an important point that should be taken into account during integration. We address this topic together in an IT strategy.
We will be happy to assist you and show you how we have already successfully accompanied and supported companies during implementation based on our customer references.
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What does the term “digital communication” include and what does it mean?
The term “digital communication” covers the exchange of information, messages and ideas via electronic devices and platforms such as computers, smartphones, emails, instant messaging, video conferencing and social media. It enables the efficient and fast transmission of information regardless of spatial or temporal restrictions.
Which platforms and tools are used professionally in digital communication?
Platforms such as LinkedIn and Xing are used for digital communication. The best-known tools are Microsoft Teams, Outlook and Sharepoint. However, other platforms such as WhatsApp, Zoom and Google are also often used to share information and collaborate.
How can companies implement efficient digital communication?
Companies can implement efficient digital communication by introducing efficient working methods, using digital communication tools, setting clear communication guidelines, supporting virtual teamwork, offering training and promoting open communication. A holistic integration of technical solutions and organizational adjustments is also important.
What role does the integration of digital communication tools such as Microsoft Teams, Outlook and Sharepoint play in efficient corporate communication?
The integration of digital communication tools such as Microsoft Teams, Outlook and Sharepoint plays a crucial role in efficient corporate communication. These tools enable seamless communication, efficient information sharing, collaboration and an optimized and secure IT infrastructure. They serve as comprehensive communication platforms that support various aspects of corporate communication while remaining data protection compliant (GDPR).