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Without team effort, a project can’t be completed in an organization. To be done with a project, it needs intense hard work as well as the ability to communicate and associate with each other as well as share and receive files at ease. In this tech era, you don’t even need to print files for completion a deal by signing into it; an electronic signature is already there to make it done. Everything we want to have or buy is just one click’s away.

Previously, working with a lot of paper documents was time-consuming and messy, but now as the digitization has made its mark in the work process too; collaborating and sharing files have never been this easy. There’s no need to worry about sending a confidential file by courier service and waiting for it to get delivered. As everything can be done online, the file transfer process has become quick and efficient. Working in a cloud-based environment and getting the advantage of unlimited virtual storage space has become a useful trend nowadays. Futurists claiming that more new and useful features are going to be integrated into the cloud for making the organizations work efficiently.

Here this article is all about how the organizations can be benefitted by using online file sharing and collaboration techniques.

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Cost Effective

If all the documents are getting stored online, then it is already cutting the expense because there’s no need of buying papers, printing ink, or even no need of hiring a person to manage all the folders. If the files are saved online, then you don’t have to spend money to the courier for delivering any file or package. The file share process can be done online via e-mails and any other transferring procedure.

The cloud-based computing sounds like it is expensive; however, it is not. Cloud-based software comes with many other transfer tools that even can send both encrypted and unencrypted files faster without sending them via e-mails. The only requirement is to have one working computer and an active faster internet connection, as you are paying internet bills monthly, and the whole process for file sharing is happening online, then no need to pay any extra cost.

 Security

Security and privacy control are significant things for any company. After a survey, AIIM stated that 60% large organization has claimed that there are high chances of risk if any confidential files get leaked, and 13% have mentioned that it would be a disaster for them if the sensitive files go to the wrong people.  A courier company can have a good reputation, but the casual behavior of delivery guy can be the reason for a company making its way to the news headlines for being the victim of data theft.

Online file transfer can fix these problems and can save the headache that can be caused by data breaching. While transferring files, it is possible to encrypt those documents if needed. Dealing with a trustworthy service provider is advisable in such cases. The cloud-based system comes with many other security features that it makes it hard to penetrate by the hackers; it also offers to scan the receiving files for any malware.

Effortless Collaboration

If transferring the files goes smooth then obviously the collaboration would be quick and seamless. As working in a cloud-based system can make the files accessible from any device with an active an internet connection; it is possible to send and receive information, in short, collaborate with other project co-coordinators even if anyone is working from home or some other places without any delay.

Project Management

While the file transfer and collaboration is going smoothly, then there won’t be any problem managing the projects and no more delay in delivering the projects to the clients. It is possible in the cloud to monitor each and every action of the employees working on a file to complete a project. If a file is modified by several employees then also it can be seen who has used the file and did what type of modification to the file, even the device details, time and location of the modification will be updated there.

These were some primary benefits of online file transfer and collaboration; once you implement it while working, you can see many other useful advantages. It is most helpful during the time of auditing, as all the files are being stored in the cloud, then accessing those files are just a keyword search away, so all the required related files are going to be in front of you within a fraction of seconds. These are the blessings of technology, which eventually help you to manage your workflow and scaling go smooth to give intense competition to the other companies.

Posted by Wendy Dessler

Wendy is a super connector who helps businesses find their audience online through outreach, partnerships and networking. She frequently writes about the latest advancements in digital marketing and focuses her efforts on developing customized marketing plans depending on the industry and competition.

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