As the use of collaborations tools and platforms surges, new research from Metrigy emphasizes organizations need to focus on collaboration tool security to reduce risk.
The COVID-19 pandemic has driven a rapid increase in the number of collaboration applications entering the workplace as organizations react to the broad shift to remote work. A full 41% of the 476 companies participating in Metrigy’s recent “Workplace Collaboration: 2021-22” global research study use more than one meeting application. Nearly 38% have deployed multiple team collaboration applications, and more than 15% have more than one phone system. Of the 58% using team collaboration, more than half are either allowing external access to team spaces or planning to do so by the end of 2021.