Tag: productivity

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Collaboration & Productivity

How to Stay Sane While Working Remotely

Remote work is a dream come true for many but it comes with downsides. Here are tips to keep that dream from becoming a nightmare.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Zoom Fatigue Is Killing Productivity

Over the last year-plus, video conferencing tools played a powerful role in keeping business going. Here's how to make the most of them post-pandemic.

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Digital Workplace

In-Office vs. Remote: The Final Showdown

The answer to the return to office or work remotely debate is so clear I sometimes wonder if there are even two sides to the argument.

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Collaboration & Productivity

How to Restart Performance Management

Hybrid and remote work strategies have added a new wrinkle, but the fundamentals of good employee performance management remain.

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Digital Workplace

Microsoft 365’s New Price Tier, RingCentral Dials In to the Hybrid Workplace & More News

Microsoft ups the price of MS 365 for the first time in 10 years, RingCentral improves its digital workplace offering and Toshiba puts its head in the cloud.

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Leadership

Less Is More When It Comes to Communication

Everyday, we face multiple choices about how to focus time and energy. Use these communication techniques to cut through the noise.

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Employee Experience

How Your Company Can Avoid the Great Resignation

Here are the specific ways companies can step up their employee experience to engage and retain their best workers.

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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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Employee Experience

Do You Need a Head of Employee Experience?

Employee experience plays a pivotal role in employee morale, motivation and productivity. So who should be responsible for it?

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Employee Experience

The Rough Road to Better Employee Experience

Workplace technology and employee experience have moved notably closer to each other over the last several years. But recent research points to a troubling gap.

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Digital Workplace

It's Time to Take Another Look at Employee Monitoring

Evidence points to rising surveillance in the remote workplace. Before going further, employers should take a step back and consider what employees think.

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Information Management

How Digital Transformation Is Driving Low-Code/No-Code Growth

It is clear that low-code/no-code deployments are gaining traction in the enterprise. However, growth is not as quick as might be expected. Here's why.

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Digital Workplace

4 Benefits of Business Automation

Automation offers more than cost savings. It takes time-consuming repetitive tasks out of employees' hands and allows them to focus on higher value activities.

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Collaboration & Productivity

4 Drivers of Effective Collaboration and Productivity in the Hybrid Workplace

The tools, practices and platforms that enabled businesses to remain productive in the middle of a pandemic will need to be adapted to the next phase of work.

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Digital Workplace

Google Workspace Adds Smart Chips Feature to Interconnect App Suite

Google’s I/O 2021 keynote revealed that the company is launching a new feature called Smart Chips to its Workspace productivity suite. Here's why.

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Digital Workplace

6 Takeaways From the Spring Digital Workplace Experience Virtual Conference

Last week was the Spring edition of SMG's Digital Workplace Experience. Senior reporter Dom Nicastro explores the big takeaways from the event.

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Digital Workplace

RPA and How It's Adding Value in the Workplace

Many organizations are starting to invest in robotic process automation to increase productivity. Here's why.

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Employee Experience

How to Re-engage Disillusioned Employees

Find out what motivates employees, listen to their needs and tailor rewards and policies accordingly to help them stay focused and productive.

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Internet of Things

How Google Is Helping Siemens IIoT Ambitions

Siemens has just inked a new partnership with Google Cloud to drive its industrial IoT ambitions. Here's why.

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Employee Experience

Employee Mental Health Rises to the Top of the Workforce Agenda

Spurred by the pandemic, investors are pouring money into digital therapy and online wellness offerings. Here's why the focus on mental health is here to stay.