Author: Mark Paterson,
Director, Oracle Documents Cloud Service Product Management
I think we can all agree that mobile is transforming every
facet of modern society. Along with this powerful trend, Cloud is transforming
every facet of the IT infrastructure. Companies are finding that with the
changing digital landscape, our expectations have changed, not just as a
consumer but as an employee too. The pervasiveness of digital technology and
the convenience of it has permeated into our work world, making business users more
technology savvy, expecting digital convenience in the workplace as well. As such, more and more
users are relying on their mobile smartphones and tablets to continue working
outside of the office.
So, in a
world where work is no longer dictated by location and spans not just geography
but our ecosystem – employees, partners, suppliers and customers, as well as
channels – web, mobile, social, how can you empower your users to drive
effective mobile collaboration?
With our brand new Oracle Documents Cloud Service mobile apps for iOS and Android mobile devices, you can perform pretty much all
of the rich content collaboration functions you’d expect and more, right from the mobile apps.
If you are an existing Oracle Documents Cloud Service user, you will find that all our client applications have had a user interface upgrade, where ease of navigation and contextual actions have been given
highest priority. New users would find navigation and the intuitive interface refreshing.
The new release is also fully integrated with the
Oracle Social Network so we now have conversations and people as first class
citizens in the app meaning:
• Users can create standalone conversations without associating it with files or folders
• Users can browse people’s profiles, follow
them and send each other direct messages
• Members can flag people on conversations, threads and action items, and turn on
• Comprehensive search across people, documents and
So, the new mobile apps allow you to fully interact with your
content and ecosystem - driving a full-fledged communication platform.
I will be doing a complete blog series so that, together, we can look at some of the key mobile collaboration and engagement features in detail. I will be sharing some quick tips on how to use key features of our
apps that help drive effective mobile work. The objective of this series is to allow you to take full advantage of the advanced mobile features of Oracle Documents Cloud Series. In fact, if there are specific features or action where you'd like me to focus, please let me know via comments and I will be sure to add that to the series.Where possible, we have provided brief "How to" videos to offer visual guidance.
The first key feature when you are dealing with content is being
able to actually edit content anywhere at any time and on any device. And that is what I will focus the rest of today's post on.
If you are working on your mobile device, editing content is easy since Oracle Documents Cloud Service provides full support for Microsoft
Office 365 for mobile. As a result, it is just as easy to edit files from your mobile device as
it is from your desktop:
Check out our latest video for step-by-step visual directions on the steps listed above:
You can always find the Oracle Documents Cloud Service mobile apps in the
App stores. For those who don't have Oracle Documents Cloud Service as yet, a free trial is available from cloud.oracle.com/documents to get you started.
Hope you found this useful, next time I will cover how easy it
is to review videos and audio files.