Tag: remote work

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Digital Workplace

The Job Roles That Will Lead Hybrid Work Strategies in the Workplace

With the changing workplace comes the need for new hybrid work strategies, but who will lead the charge organizationally? And what will they be charged with?

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Digital Workplace

Active Management Needed to Make Remote and Hybrid Work Successful

While companies have been pleasantly surprised by performance, the challenges of effectively managing dispersed teams have become steadily more apparent.

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Employee Experience

Can Hybrid Work Be Fair to All?

The decision to adopt a hybrid working model is not a simple one when some employees need to be in person. Here are some factors to consider.

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Digital Workplace

7 Takeaways From the Digital Workplace Experience Summer Conference

The third Digital Workplace Experience event of 2021 took a close look at employee experience and digital skills. Here are the key takeaways.

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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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Digital Workplace

Global Hiring Platform Remote Raises $150 Million to Fuel Work From Anywhere

The latest funding round pushes the tech startup into unicorn status and shows investor confidence in the future of remote, asynchronous work.

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Digital Workplace

Emerging Software Needs for the Hybrid Workplace

No matter how your organization goes about hybrid work, the technology needs will be great. Here is what to look for.

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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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Leadership

Technology Didn’t Save the World. People Did

People's resilience and adaptability made the rapid digital transformation of work in the last year possible, despite what technologists would have you believe.

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Employee Experience

Is Hybrid Work Really About Convincing Employees to Return to Office?

What's it going to take to convince employees in-office work is worth it? Or should you even try to convince them of anything?

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Digital Workplace

Slack CEO Says Hybrid Work Plans Will Be Market-Driven

Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield shared some thoughts on hybrid work and concludes the market will drive his company decisions.

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Digital Workplace

How to Support BYOD in the Remote and Hybrid Workplace

The hybrid work model is upending how we think about work. Don't let your proprietary data and information security be a casualty of the increased flexibility.

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Collaboration & Productivity

5 Tips to Make Messages Clear in the Remote Workplace

Clear communication is a necessity for a successful remote workplace. It's also one of the most challenging things to get right.

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Customer Experience

Can Silicon Valley Remain the Top US Tech Center in a Post-COVID World?

How will Silicon Valley fare post COVID-19? Can it still be the center of tech despite the move to remote work?

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Employee Experience

Apple's Executive-Employee Clash Over Hybrid Work: What's the Lesson?

Apple's planned hybrid work policy has some employees upset. What are some best-practice approaches to these types of rollouts?

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Employee Experience

Lessons Learned: One VP Shares His Remote Onboarding Challenges and Best Practices

An employee who's onboarded people remotely and has been onboarded himself shares lessons learned.

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Digital Workplace

Unified Communications Tools Are Here to Stay as Companies Return to the Office

Even with large numbers of workers returning to the physical workplace, the future of video communication and conferencing is bright. Here's why.

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Employee Experience

Home Office Dos and Don'ts

Some level of working at home looks set to last, so now is the perfect time to reassess your home office space.

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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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Digital Workplace

Did Google Get Its Hybrid Work Plan Right?

Google has rolled out its plans for hybrid work, but some people say it's not exactly perfect.