Tag: innovation

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Collaboration & Productivity

Slack Enhances App To Emulate In-Person Serendipity and Boost Collaboration

Slack has released new products that aim to replicate in-office serendipity for collaboration, and boost asynchronous collaboration.

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Digital Workplace

Mmhmm Adds Multiple New Features in Chunky 2.0

Mmhmm has rolled out version 2.0 of its presentation software to kick off the summer and with it comes several new features.

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Leadership

Turn Your Business Into 'The Imagination Machine'

How do we harness the imagination of our workforce at a time when innovation is at a premium ? That's the central question of "The Imagination Machine."

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Leadership

What the Amazon Union Vote Means for the Intersection of Labor and Innovation

The labor movement's recent defeat shows that unions need to account for technological advancement in how we work as they refocus organizing efforts.

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Digital Workplace

Do Digital Workplaces Drive Innovation or Efficiency?

Most organizations like to think they are innovative, yet also have a firm focus on the bottom line. Can you pursue both at the same time?

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Leadership

5 Reasons Why Your Company Should Be More Inclusive

Many businesses embrace diversity in the workplace, but remain unaware of why inclusion is equally important. Their future success depends on getting it right.

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Digital Workplace

How Digital Workplace Governance Supports Agility

An interesting, and slightly counterintuitive approach to ensuring a digital workplace supports agility is to establish appropriate levels of governance.

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Digital Workplace

The Next Wave of Digital Transformation Is Upon Us

Digital transformation isn't a trend with a clearly defined beginning and end, but a series of waves in the ocean, each of which makes an impact.

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Collaboration & Productivity

A New Class of Digital Whiteboards Make Virtual Collaboration Easier

New features and functions are making digital whiteboards an increasingly viable option for better remote collaboration and virtual innovation.

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Leadership

'Invent and Wander' — Lessons in Innovation From Jeff Bezos

“Invent and Wander” offers lessons for business leaders and CIOs alike from the letters from and interviews with Jeff Bezos.

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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

Your Next Pandemic Priority: Strengthening Company Culture

Now's the time for leaders to think about how they can proactively protect their company culture and prepare it for what lies ahead.

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Leadership

Innovation Can Be Taught. And Measured

Our emotional reactions to problems can tell a lot about how innovative we are.

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Leadership

6 Steps to Revive Your Digital Transformation Projects

The pandemic shifted many IT resources, so you may have reached a point where you are struggling to ramp up or resume digital transformation projects.

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Leadership

Technology Leaders Lead Innovation by Seeing Around Corners

To succeed, tech leaders need to move from being trusted operators to business co-creators and increasingly, change instigators.

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Digital Workplace

Are You Ready for the New Hybrid Workplace?

Organizations adapted admirably to the disruption of recent months. But the next step requires lasting change.

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Leadership

When Organizational Change Is Not an Option: Lessons Learned

One thing to be aware of: there is only so much change an organization can handle at once.

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Leadership

4 Surprise Innovation Lessons From COVID-19

Many businesses have developed new ways to innovate during the current crisis, but can they maintain this success when the crisis is over?

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Employee Experience

Why Employee Experience Is Crucial to Successful Digital Transformation

Organizations need to get employees excited about the opportunities that digital transformation brings.

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Leadership

10 Ways to Create a Culture of Agile Innovation

Agile is all the rage but if your organization isn't ready culturally it may be doomed to fail. Here are ways to encourage the right kind of culture.