Tag: chris ellis

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Learning & Development

Talent Shortage? Tap Into Transferable Skills Within Your Organization

Traditionally people sat in one team for the duration of their employment. Their expertise is rarely loaned to other teams — and that has to change.

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Collaboration & Productivity

What Could We Gain if We Collaborated More Efficiently?

Organizations that remodeled the way they collaborate in the past two years have found time they can now give back to staff or use to chase extra revenue.

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Digital Workplace

The State of Digital Workplace 2022: Execute With Purpose

We need to get smarter at how we source and administratively support talent, in order to deliver the next batch of digital workplace projects this year.

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Digital Workplace

2 Misconceptions Getting in the Way of Your Citizen Developer Efforts

Some companies successfully engage and empower their workforces in order to multiply the impact of their digital transformations, yet others come up short.

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Digital Workplace

With the Hybrid Workplace, a Small Change in the Right Direction Is Better Than No Change at All

A half measure may be an incomplete but positive step in the right direction, demonstrating a desire for progress and a willingness to meet employees halfway.

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Digital Workplace

Honey, I Shrunk the (Digital Workplace) Core

Organizations have spent the last two years restructuring their digital workplace core to make them more modular and flexible. Here's why.

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Digital Workplace

Digital Workplace vs. Smart Workplace: Why There's a Distinction

When employees reenter the office, it may look and feel very different than the one they left behind in early 2020.

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Digital Workplace

The McDonald’s Model for Human-Machine Collaboration

An early attempt at technological augmentation of workers at scale offers lessons for a fresh wave of adopters.

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Digital Workplace

The Magic Number of Process Automation Platforms? 3 to 5

A common mistake in process automation is assuming a solution that worked well in one instance will work well across the board.

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Employee Experience

Why Humans Should Remain Central to Digital Recruiting

While digital tools can help with the applicant experience, we have to remain careful with the amount of automation we use in the process.

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Employee Experience

Tech Is Evolving for the Hybrid Employee Experience

While we’ve successfully replicated some aspects of the pre-2020 employee experience digitally, work remains to fully reimagine EX for the hybrid workplace.

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Employee Experience

Wearing Too Many Hats Is Grinding Your Workers Down

Too many employers don’t understand how over-extended their workforce is — until it’s too late.

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Collaboration & Productivity

What It Takes to Achieve Effective Collaboration in a Hybrid Workplace

We need to find innovative ways to ensure staff can continue to interact and share knowledge and ideas, regardless of where they are working.

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Digital Workplace

Citizen Developers: Some Assembly Required

With many organizations slowly recovering from COVID-19, attention is returning to how digital transformation can get operations fully back on track.

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Information Management

How Effective Process Management Can Reduce Business Risk

There is a close link between business processes and risk levels. Learn how to manage the former to reduce the latter.

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Digital Workplace

Reimagine Your Core Business Processes in 2021

Organizations are taking stock of the many process changes rapidly set in place over the last year with an eye towards how they must evolve.

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Digital Workplace

The Future of Work From Home: 5 Trends Shaping the 2021 Workplace

The reality is, the workplace will remain largely virtual in 2021, regardless of business leaders’ long-term plans.

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Digital Workplace

The Remote Work Movement Was in the Cards. The Pandemic Just Sped It Up

An already shifting workplace culture combined with the pandemic inadvertently created the golden age of working from home.

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Information Management

How Automation Is Removing Workplace Roadblocks

Automation solutions can unlock immediate benefits for understaffed IT teams, time-pressed on-the-ground workers and enterprises struggling to innovate.

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Information Management

Automating Tasks Improves Workers’ Job Security — and Enterprise Innovation

Workers are more likely to ensure job security by helping drive digital transformation than preventing it.