Tag: communications

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Digital Workplace

Is Remote Working Really Impeding Collaboration and Communication?

New research from Microsoft seems to show that remote work is negatively impacting communications and collaboration in the enterprise. But is that the reality?

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Digital Workplace

Zoom Sets Out Its Stall for Post-Pandemic World, Microsoft’s Silo Problem & More News

Microsoft identifies the negative aspects of remote working, Zoom looks past the pandemic & more digital workplace news from Skykick, Powell and Transposit.

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Digital Workplace

Communicating Change: Overcoming Resistance Through Empathy

A critical element of any change management initiative is communications. What kind of messaging can transform potential adversaries into allies?

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Employee Experience

3 Ways to Put More Control in the Hands of Remote Employees

Research has shown time and again that employee empowerment is not detrimental to organizational success. Rather, it is a boon for business.

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Digital Workplace

Dropbox Builds Studios for Remote Work, Microsoft May Buy RiskIQ, More News

Microsoft aims to secure its products from attack, Dropbox expands its remote digital workplace strategy, Skedulo raises a new funding round and more news.

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Employee Experience

Another Merger in the Employee Communications Applications Market?

What does the news last week about the Dynamic Signal—SocialChorus merger mean for internal communications?

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Employee Experience

Employee Experience Merger Ahead as SocialChorus and Dynamic Signal Join Forces

Last week, employee experience platform providers SocialChorus and Dynamic Signal announced a merger which is expected to close in the third quarter of 2021.

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Digital Workplace

Guild Shows Education Is Big Business, Automation Firm Celonis Raises $1 Billion & More Digital Workplace News

Guild and Pluralsight see opportunity in the skills gap, Pyn spotlights the need for hybrid working comms, and Microsoft firms up network security offerings.

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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

Intelligent Video Lands In the Digital Workplace

While organizations have been using video for communication for a while now, working from home is driving the need for intelligent video. Here's why.

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Digital Workplace

Advancing the Digital Maturity of Internal Communications

Internal communications has proved its worth during the pandemic, but its path forward is filled with complexity.

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Leadership

The 2 Critical Leadership Skills for the Digital Workplace

Once a leader has mastered team dynamics and connected communications, productivity and performance will follow.

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Employee Experience

Beyond the Time Clock: Meeting the Needs of Remote & Deskless Workers

HR software is knitting itself into the systems used to conduct business throughout the organization. Employee experience will grow as a result.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Workplace Digital Transformation: How Will You Know if It’s Happening for You?

Highly effective teams work "in the flow," interacting and reciprocating at a high-level of intensity with their colleagues.

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Digital Workplace

Can You Hear Me Now? How Unified Communication Is Driving the Digital Workplace

Unified communications-as-a-service is coming into its own as rapid communication on many channels becomes a key part of the remote digital workplace.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Yammer or Teams? A Tool to Think It Through

Teams and Yammer look like they do the same thing: you post a message to a group and others reply. But the differences go much deeper than that.

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Digital Workplace

Can You Mass Produce a Great Intranet?

The number one objective of an intranet is to help users do their tasks. Unfortunately, many intranets fail to achieve that objective.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Back Channel Conversations During Online Meetings: Friend or Foe?

Hands up if you’ve ever been in a Zoom meeting and secretly been messaging somebody else in the meeting at the same time.

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Digital Workplace

Ensuring Internal Communications Are Heard in an Increasingly Complex Landscape

The growing complexity of the digital landscape has left many comms teams in a state of analysis paralysis when facing these challenges.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Can Technology Make it Easier to Work With Difficult People?

While technology can’t fix every problem, it can help with standardizing communication and setting boundaries, two keys to interacting with difficult people.