"Other findings from the study include:
Almost 40 per cent of respondents indicated that they collaborate with external teams on every project
More than 56 per cent of respondents identified that collaboration tools are of critical importance for their businesses.
The top reason for using collaboration tools was to develop better products and services, followed by fostering better relationships with suppliers, and bringing products and services to market faster.
Ease of access to tools, low starting costs and ease of deployment were nominated as key considerations when selecting and using collaboration technologies."