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Digital Workplace

One Simple Practice Change Could Remove Hybrid Working Stress

Without the use of asynchronous channels of communications (other than email), technical exhaustion will escalate to impact an even larger proportion of staff.

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Digital Workplace

What Happens When Your Digital Toolbox Becomes Infrastructure?

The complex set of tools that got us through the last two years of remote work is evolving into a digital workplace infrastructure. What does this mean for ROI?

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Collaboration & Productivity

Most of Us Aren't in Too Many Virtual Meetings

To paraphrase Mark Twain: reports of excessive meeting attendance are greatly exaggerated.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Internal Communications: Email vs. Chat vs. Discussion vs. Meetings

Digital communication use is like one large dating app. And the workplace is being forced to find perfect matches everywhere.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Whatever Happened to Yammer?

You would be forgiven for thinking that Yammer had gone underground given the focus on Microsoft Teams and Viva. But Yammer is still very much in play.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Internal Communicators Debate Yammer's Post on Behalf Of

Given appropriate controls, is there still a case for post on behalf of on an enterprise social networking platform?

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Leadership

The Cure for Burnout Is Not Self-Care

The articles on workplace burnout suggest most of us are suffering from overload, leading to potential burnout. But practicing self-care isn't the solution.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Will Chat Replace Email?

The good news is our email usage is going down. The bad news? Chat is going up.

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Leadership

Did Leaders’ Decision-Making Improve During Lockdown?

As well as our human biases, “system noise” can create as much, if not more errors in our decision-making. Remote work may have mitigated some of those effects.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Make 'Work in Threads, Play in Chat' Your Mantra

Chat is designed for short, sharp communications. It is ephemeral, with no guarantee that it can be easily rediscovered in the context in which it was posted.

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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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Employee Experience

Why Collaboration Analytics Is Crucial to the Employee Experience

If collaboration is the foundation for employee experience, how do we know if it’s working or not?

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Collaboration & Productivity

Use and Misuse of Collaborative Technologies: Timeless Advice

A recent cleaning spree unearthed advice on how to use collaborative technologies — from 1999. And you know what? It still holds true.

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Collaboration & Productivity

What We Can Learn From Nearly 9,000 Yammer Communities

A recent study of Yammer communities dispelled several previously held theories of how employees responded to the pandemic and working from home.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Microsoft May Hold the Productivity Crown, But Productivity Reporting Is Ripe for Disruption

No organization is immune from a major market disruption. The larger an organization, the more prone it is to being blindsided.

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Collaboration & Productivity

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

Workers are experiencing a range of emotions during the extended working from home period. But is all stress built the same?

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Collaboration & Productivity

How Network Analytics Can Help Us Avoid Digital Fatigue

Many of us have a love-hate relationship with working from home. Here's how to make better use of our digital offices while cutting down on digital fatigue.

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Collaboration & Productivity

One Bright Spot in COVID-19: The Rise of Self-Directed Teams

For any leader feeling sidelined by their now virtual teams: there's light at the end of the tunnel. But it requires acquiring new skills and adapting old ones.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Measuring Our Way Back to a ‘New Normal’

Now that we've all settled into working from home, we need to place energy into the innovative activities required to adapt to the new normal of working.