ITMPI FLAT 002
Main Menu
Home / Uncategorized / Instant Messengers Changing Dynamics of Indian Enterprises

Instant Messengers Changing Dynamics of Indian Enterprises

By next year, it is expected that 95 percent of workers in leading global organizations will use instant messaging (IM) as the primary means of communication. The global market for instant messaging services is similarly expected to hit USD 1.2 billion this year. Ravi Sundararajan writes on why instant messaging stands poised to be so valuable to Indian businesses moving forward.

IMs & U

The most obvious and satisfying benefit of IMs is that it negates the inconvenience of sending an email, or leaving a voicemail, and having to hope the person gets back to you in a timely manner. An IM is immediate and (usually) to the point, which in turn will ideally elicit an immediate and straightforward answer. Even better, you can IM someone across the building and across the world just as easily as you can someone across the room. The combined benefit is that you can communicate with someone at any location, without being intrusive, and yet while maintaining a sense of urgency.

Sundararajan goes on to highlight another benefit:

Another factor that is often seen as a productivity enhancer when it comes to instant messaging is the ability to multi-task. Instant messaging becomes an even more powerful collaborative tool when combined with features like document sharing, white-boarding and graphics.

At his full article, you can read an example of how IMs increase productivity as they pertain to a personal loan division. The article can be found here: http://www.informationweek.in/informationweek/perspective/297504/instant-messengers-changing-dynamics-indian-enterprises

About John Friscia

John Friscia is the Editor of Computer Aid’s Accelerating IT Success. He began working for Computer Aid, Inc. in 2013 and continues to provide graphic design support for AITS. He graduated summa cum laude from Shippensburg University with a B.A. in English.

Check Also

The Robot Will See You Now: AI and Your Health Care

Health care is–as some have recently realized–complicated. Robots and apps will only make things more …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Sorry, but this content
is for our subscribers only!

But subscribing to ACCELERATING IT SUCCESS is FREE and only one click away!
Join more than 40,000 IT Professionals and get the best IT management articles to your mailbox with Accelerating IT Success!

Unsubscribe at any time