Tag: collaboration and productivity

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Collaboration & Productivity

Communication and Collaboration at a Crossroads

Productivity and empathy, hard facts and figures, soft factors and leadership skills: All of these are needed for success today.

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Digital Workplace

Why We Chose an Empowered Hybrid Work Model

Empowered hybrid goes all-in on two surprisingly complementary notions: full flexibility for people to work from home and rich opportunities to be together.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Building and Leading Collaborative Teams

Building and leading a high performing collaborative team is a complex undertaking. Here's a guide to making it work in your organization.

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Digital Workplace

The Metaverse Will Develop Despite the Economic Downturn

Meta may have announced a hiring freeze to counter the slowing economy, but there is no slowing down the development of the metaverse.

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Collaboration & Productivity

How to Optimize Your Work Week

Whether working remote or in office, work-life balance is critical to productivity and happiness. Here are tips on how to make the week work for you.

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Collaboration & Productivity

It’s 2022: Can We Finally Escape the Productivity Paradox?

Productivity is the wrong measure of human performance in the 21st century.

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Collaboration & Productivity

How to Boost Workplace Productivity for the 21st Century

Three primary factors are exerting downward pressure, crimping productivity and pushing organizations to find new ways to turn the trend around.

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Collaboration & Productivity

How the Metaverse Will Usher in a New Era of Collaboration

As the metaverse develops, organizations are starting to look at it as a way to improve enterprise collaboration. Here's why.

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Collaboration & Productivity

How to Measure Success by Focusing on Outcomes

Teams need to focus on outcomes over outputs to help them deliver greater value. This starts by measuring the four key value areas.

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Collaboration & Productivity

5 Things Leaders Can Learn From Airbnb's Approach to Remote Work

While Tesla CEO Elon Musk demanded workers get back to the office, Airbnb has opened its doors to remote work. Here's what leaders can learn from its approach.

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Collaboration & Productivity

New Wave of Collaboration Apps Look to Cover All Team Collaboration Needs

Four pillars form the foundation of team collaboration — and an increasing number of collaboration apps are looking to incorporate all four.

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Collaboration & Productivity

The End of the Social Collaboration Experiment: The Technology Is the Problem

Fifteen years has been an eternity in the enterprise, and yet, our collaboration tools haven’t changed that much from their MySpace-like origins.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Finding the Right Collaboration Balance With Scrum

By using Scrum, people are a part of a team, tied by a common set of longer-term and shorter-term goals and collectively have accountability for all work.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Why Asynchronous Videos Are Better Than Video Meetings

In the digital workplace, asynchronous video can be a way to avoid the challenges of organizing and executing video meetings.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Digital Whiteboard Specialist Mural Acquires LUMA Institute

The San Francisco-based company aims to create a system of 'collaborative intelligence' that will connect teams and drive design thinking.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Teams vs. Slack Debate: Which Is Best for Collaboration?

Salesforce's Slack and Microsoft's Teams both offer important collaboration capabilities for the digital workplace, but they're not the only game in town.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Employee Communications Management Platforms May Be Coming, But They're Not What We Need

Our focus as communicators has to be on improving communication outputs and outcomes for the organizations we work for, not on efficiencies for ourselves.

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Information Management

You've Recorded Your Online Meeting: Now What?

Recording online meetings has become default behavior. Determine what to do with these recordings now before the lack of governance comes back to haunt you.

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Leadership

Why Relational Skills Are Vital for Digital Leaders

Strong relational skills are essential for the digital and hybrid workplace. Higher employee productivity and stronger culture are just two of the benefits.

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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.