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3 must-haves for small business collaboration

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When you’re a small business, it’s hard to pin down the best collaboration solution for your team, clients, and customers. Collaboration is intended to increase power to your business ideas and mobility, leaving you more time to focus on more important tasks, so the tools you choose should be simple and powerful. And while there are plenty of features that make sense for your business, focus on these three tips:

Reliable remote access

91% of remote workers prefer to be remote, saying they are more productive when completing tasks outside of the office. Remote access bridges the space between offices, mobile, and colleagues allowing for anytime, anywhere collaboration.

Even processes like management of M&A due diligence that previously required a physical room can now be conducted secure online data room, helping clients and businesses work more closely together.


You have a duty to your clients, colleagues, and partners to keep data secure, no matter where and how that data is shared. These security features should be part of any solution you choose:

Robust file sharing

Keep work moving from anywhere with a file-sharing solution that allows you to easily retrieve, edit and share files from your phone, tablet, or desktop. Search for a tool that automatically organizes every version of a file, making it easy to identify the most up-to-date version. Additionally, ShareFile’s co-editing allows for smoother collaboration and approvals on documents.

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