Ten Benefits of Online Office Collaboration1. Save Money Cloud computing can be a very cost effective way of reducing costs especially in the current financial climate. Yes you can reduce printing costs, remove postage costs and generally work quicker and more efficiently but most importantly, by working together you can reduce mistakes, and mistakes can be very expensive.2. Many of the IT Requirements You Need are Outsourced There is no need to invest in a complicated IT infrastructure as all you need is a PC or Mac and an Internet connection. The technical equipment is hosted in the cloud, usually with a comprehensive suite of office programs.3. Fewer Items to Clutter Up Your Inbox All your project information is stored in one place for you to access when needed. You can view your emails and important documents in an online environment.4. Create Confidence Through Transparency By publishing information online and sharing it with colleagues, contacts and clients you include the people that need to contribute on the project and make everybody’s lives a lot easier by keeping everyone in the loop.5. Clients Love It By giving your clients easy access to the information they want, it saves them chasing you for it and reinforces the relationships that differentiate you from your competitors. This will also free up your time to work more productively.6. Anytime, Anywhere Work from home, work from site, work late, work early – whatever suits you and your workers. Online collaboration tools are available 24/7 and can be accessed using many different methods. For example hand held computers and Internet ready phones.7. Configurable to your Needs Publish what you want, images, documents, tasks or calendars, invite who you want to share these resources and remain in complete control.8. Be Green Online collaboration is great for your sustainability credentials as you free up more office resources and have your IT solution hosted online.9. Create a Lynchpin A central, secure and searchable repository for all company information and data that, over time, can become the “go to” resource for both current and archived information for your employees to access.10. Helicopter View Have you lots of work projects but are only interested in a few crucial aspects or tasks? Create a project watchlist and your online collaboration system will automatically update you about the content you are interested in so you can focus on the task at hand.