Full video about Clou5 (2:30 min.)
Clou5 – multi-functional communication and collaboration platform for network cooperation
Network manager use as a part of their daily work a variety of web-based instruments such as e.g. Dropbox or Google Drive for document exchange, Trello for management tasks, Skype for videoconferencing or Xing for expert search. The functions behind these tools are essential for cross-cluster/network collaboration.
CLOU5 is a tool that combines all of these instruments network manager and network members can use this unique multifunctional communication and cooperation platform regardless of individual hardware and software configurations.
CLOU5 offers network managers and their members space to develop cross-sectoral innovation and network management tools for the realisation of joint projects at the same time.
All activities take place in the environment of trust of the involved network organisations. Additionally users may individually decide who can see their information e.g. one special group, the selected network, all platform users or the broad public.
Target groups are industry/technology networks with a professional network management and their members.
You are a network manager and would like to be a part of the CLOU5 community? Please contact us here.
Everything from a single source, a simple and multifunctional communication and cooperation instrument.
What is Clou5 about (0:46 min)
CLOU5 – Functionalities
- Closed communication rooms
- Technology offer and request from and to experts
- Conference system (video)
- File sharing
- Personalised dashboard
- Publication database
- Project management tools
- Chairing virtual inhouse workshops
- Learning platform
- Resource-saving exchange in a secured environment (no travel cost, no travel time)
Example of use (1:45 min)
CLOU5 – Network manager advantages
LEVEL UP YOUR SERVICES
Networks can expand their service portfolio for members with CLOU5, e.g. through cross-network cooperation and access to superior knowledge/expertise (area “LEARN” e.g. web-based seminars) as well as all CLOU5 functionalities.
OUTSTANDING CROSS-NETWORK COOPERATION
The initiation and implementation of cooperation between own members or between members of other registered networks can be easily arranged.
UNDERSTANDING MEMBERS‘ NEEDS
The network manager can respond more efficiently to the individual member needs, e.g. when searching for specific technologies or specific problems (e.g. open up groups for exchange with corresponding partners).
LOCKED AND SAFED ROOMS FOR COMMUNICATION
Network manager can provide their members a protected and safe room (according to the current state of the art and to the German law) for the confidential exchange of information (e.g. within the framework of funded projects or innovation discussions).
OPEN UP TO OTHER NETWORKS
Network manager can communicate and cooperate easier with other networks or other network manager (e.g. during cross-network cooperation projects).
USE ONE MANAGEMENT TOOL
Network manager can use many different project management tools on one platform.
CLOU5 – Network member advantages
LEADING IN KNOWLEDGE
The knowledge of many people and the expertise of all involved networks and their members.
OPEN UP NEW WAYS OF COMMUNICATION
The communication between members will be more intensified and the sustainability of contacts will be increased.
UNIQUE TRUST-BASED ENVIRONMENT
Secure, safe and trust-based spaces for confidential exchange of information far beyond the boundaries of the individual enterprise or reseach institute.
LIMITATION OF COSTS AND TIME
Resource-saving exchange on the trust-based platform CLOU 5 (no travel costs, no travel time).
ORGANISING VIRTUAL IN-HOUSE SEMINARS
Organising virtual in-house seminars in secured, closed rooms with experts and hosts.
USING ALL CLOU5 FUNCTIONALITIES
Using all functionalities of Clou5 in one platform
If you would like to have more information, please visit our Clou5 platform.
If you would like to read this information in German language, please visit the Clusterplattform Deutschland website.