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Leadership

SMART Goals Are Not So Smart
Don’t outsmart yourself again this year. SMART goals promote mediocrity, foster disincentive and impair people's ability to perform their best.

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Digital Workplace

Centralized Computing Power in a Decentralized Work Environment

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Collaboration & Productivity

Striking the Security and Enterprise Collaboration Balancing Act

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Digital Workplace

How to Build a Virtual Onboarding Program for Remote Workers

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Leadership

Companies Grapple with the Return to Office Decision

Whatever the choice, embrace the uncertainty to rethink how work is done and communicate, communicate, communicate.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Content Sprawl Happens: How Will You Manage It?
With the growth of Microsoft 365, organizations without a history in information management technology may be experiencing content sprawl for the first time.
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Collaboration & Productivity

5 Microsoft Teams Upgrades That Take It Deeper Into the Workplace

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Leadership

Understanding the Foundational Concepts of Organizational Design

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Employee Experience

Solving Employee Experience Problems With Customer Experience Skills

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Information Management

Business Processes or Analytics: What Comes First?

As business processes increasingly move into the digital realm, developers should focus on broader business goals before rushing to implementation.

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Information Management

Why Digital Workplace Growth Will Push Cloud Spending in Coming Years
While spending on most tech will likely to fall in the coming year, the same cannot be said for cloud computing. In fact, it's expected to grow. Here's why.
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Digital Workplace

Why Resuming Performance Reviews Now Is a Bad Idea

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Employee Experience

It's Time to Raise the Bar for Employee Experience

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Information Management

Why Organizations Need to Build Better Data Management Strategies

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Leadership

Two Nonprofits Breaking Down Barriers for Underrepresented Communities in Tech

The technology industry has long had a diversity problem but some nonprofits are doing their part to break down the barriers and create lasting change.

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Digital Workplace

What Would a 'Smart' Digital Workplace Look Like?
Creating a digital workplace is about much more than layering technology into an organization; it's the complex intertwining of employees, IT, HR and more.
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Information Management

The Public Cloud Brings Stormy Weather

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Information Management

Microsoft's Underwater Data Center Makes Environmental Strides

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Digital Workplace

6 Workplace Lessons from 6 Months of COVID-19

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Collaboration & Productivity

How to Make Virtual Workshops Better Than Reality

Done right, virtual workshops can be more effective than face to face equivalents.

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Leadership

Belonging Is Essential to the Future of Work
Digitization, smartphones and remote working are forcing us to redefine how we connect with one another. Social psychology offers a guide to the way forward.
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Digital Workplace

Is It Time for Your Company to Embrace a Remote Workplace?

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Learning & Development

Is Your Organization Ready for the Hybrid Learning Challenge?

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Knowledge & Findability

Knowledge Graphs: Adding the Human Factor to Unlock Real Intelligence

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Digital Workplace

Slack Tries To Shape the Future of Work, Zoom Readies Slack Challenger and More News

Slack tries to shape the future of work while rumors are Zoom is investing big in messaging, Zoho works to break down silos and more digital workplace news.

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Digital Workplace

Is 2021 the Year of the Intern?
COVID-19 disrupted internship plans in 2020. Will next year be any better? With a few COVID-inspired changes, the answer is yes.
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Leadership

Your Next Pandemic Priority: Strengthening Company Culture

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Leadership

Training Isn't the Solution to Diversity Challenges

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Information Management

Demystifying Modern Application Development

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Digital Workplace

Brian Madden: The Future of Work Is Here

VMware's Brian Madden discusses the ideal workplace experience, the meaning of Zero Trust and the parallels between pinball and his work in this interview.

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Collaboration & Productivity

The Role of Robotic Process Automation in Digital Transformation
As the pandemic forces enterprises to implement digital transformation strategies, many are looking at robotic process automation. Here’s why.
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Information Management

Managing Tech Stack Complexity: When Does it Make Sense to Diversify?

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Information Management

Chief Data Officers Share Top Priorities for 2020 and Beyond

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Collaboration & Productivity

Working From Home: Are You Overworked, Overwhelmed or Overjoyed?

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Digital Workplace

Google Tackles Digital Transformation, Microsoft Publishes Fluid Framework on GitHub, More News

Google offers holistic solution to transformation, Microsoft publishes Fluid Framework on GitHub and Hyland buys Alfresco. That and more digital workplace news.

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