Sometimes I yearn for the good old days where news was delivered on printed paper once a day, and information was either gleaned from one’s school friends or alternatively from that huge collection of Encyclopedia Britannica your parents purchased in a moment of weakness. Those days are well and truly gone and we’re all awash in information, much of it fake or — at best — alternative.
This problem holds true within the organization where workers of today are bombarded by information from (and in) a plethora of different places.
If you’re a vendor in the content collaboration space that wants to really make a difference to knowledge workers’ productivity, your key challenge is to collapse this complexity — or at least find ways to obfuscate the actual complexity that exists. This is the thinking behind Egnyte‘s latest release of its Connect product, a release that — in unusually bombastic style for one so modest — Egnyte CEO Vineet Jain says will “build a ‘Content Superhighway’ to accelerate productivity.”