Tag: productivity

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Employee Experience

Coping With the Changes COVID-19 Created in Employees' Workday

COVID-19 spurred many changes to work. Here are a few ways it affected workers' daily routines and how organizations can adjust in response.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Can You Create 'Water Cooler' Culture in the Virtual Workplace?

The water cooler was where friendships were made, ideas discussed, and the seeds of innovation planted. Then came the pandemic.

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Digital Workplace

Refining Your Attention Amid a World of Distractions

Attention, like oil, is a finite commodity. This means we must be purposeful about how we direct it.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Top 10 Collaboration & Productivity Stories of 2020

Virtual collaboration dominated the conversation in 2020. But behind the scenes a fundamental shift in productivity was taking place.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Slack Tips for Remote Team Collaboration

Even though millions use Slack, not all are power users of the collaboration platform. Here's how to make the most of Slack for remote teams.

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Digital Workplace

Salesforce Shakes Up Enterprise Software Market With Slack Acquisition

While the advantages of the $27 billion deal are clear for Salesforce, the bottom line could also be good for Microsoft.

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Digital Workplace

Salesforce Could Become Digital Workplace Player With Slack, Gartner Analyzes Content Services & More

Salesforce could buy Slack this week, Gartner analyzes content services, AvePoint goes public, IBM updates cloud services and more digital workplace news.

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Digital Workplace

The 6 Basic Needs of the Remote Worker When Doing a Task

If you take care of the needs of remote employees tasks will get done faster, better and with much lower costs.

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Digital Workplace

The Myth of the Digital Workplace Hub

“I just want one place to go for everything” is a common refrain I hear from employees when discussing their digital workplace.

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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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Collaboration & Productivity

How the Internet of Things Enables Remote Workers

Remote workers are turning to Internet of Things technology to remain productive. Here's why and what companies need to do to ensure security.

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Digital Workplace

Looking Beyond Digital Transformation

While many companies are still coming to terms with COVID's impact on the workplace, others are looking beyond digital transformation at what's next.

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Digital Workplace

What 8 Months of COVID-19 Has Taught Us About Digital Transformation

Eight months into the COVID-19 pandemic, it's become apparent that digital transformation strategies have been changed and accelerated. Here's how.

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Employee Experience

How 'Wellness Wednesdays' and Hobbies Increase Work-Life Balance

Given the positive benefits of exercise and outside hobbies, some employers are actively encouraging employees to take a step back from work.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Is Remote Work a Productivity Disaster?

The story behind the headlines is a complicated one. Here's how to avoid having remote work sink your organization's productivity.

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Digital Workplace

Building a New Model For Remote Work

Moving from in-office to remote work has advantages. But success requires creating a new model for work. Here are the key elements.

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Digital Workplace

Why Your Digital Workplace Cannot Be One-Size-Fits-All

Digital workplaces often rely on monolithic, IT-centric approaches that at best offer a digital facade, ignoring the unique requirements of employees.

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Digital Workplace

Is Your Cloud Service Provider Trustworthy?

Cloud service outages are not common, but they undermine trust when they happen. Here’s why it's OK to trust cloud providers.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Employee Apps Emerge to Engage Frontline Workers

A new category of digital workplace tool is emerging: the employee app.

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Digital Workplace

Slack Is Closer to Creating Single Place To Work, IBM Goes Big on Cloud, Google Rebrands G Suite, More News

Slack pulls work elements into a unified workplace, IBM restructures and Google rebrands G Suite for the fourth time. That and more digital workplace news.