Collaboration & Productivity
How to Make Collaboration Work in the Hybrid Workplace
Effective collaboration is easier said than done. In a hybrid workplace, it's even more complicated. Here are the key pieces to get right.
Google Unveils Digital Workplace Plans for the Coming Year at Google I/O
The Google I/O developer conference this week covered a wide range of topics, but did include new upgrades and releases for the digital workplace.
Collaboration & Productivity
Loom Updates Video Collaboration Platform to Support Asynchronous Work
New features added to the San Francisco-based company's Loom HQ are aimed at building connections and sharing information among distributed and hybrid teams.
Shindig's Watercoolr Wants to Be the Place for Informal Connections in the Hybrid Workplace
The New York City-based events technology company aims to recreate the office watercooler in the hybrid world of work.
How the Hybrid Workplace Is Changing the Culture of Work
The return to the office is changing not only where people work, but how they work, too. It's time to take a closer look at your hybrid work plan.
Achievers Aims to Recreate the Employee Watercooler for Remote and Hybrid Work
The new module from the Toronto-based company targets employee isolation by connecting employees in the new workplace environment.
Whistle Closes on $3.2M Seed Funding Round to Enhance Employee Experience Platform
Whistle, a next generation employee experience platform, received a $3.2 million seed round led by Dundee Venture Capital.
Don’t Forget Managers in Your Employee Experience Strategy
Providing a positive employee experience is key to retaining talent, and neglecting to include middle managers will come with a high cost.
AI Is Not Coming for Jobs Just Yet
AI may soon no longer need humans to program other AI, but it remains a long way from taking over software development from humans. Here's why.
Workplace From Meta Releases New Events Features, Google Improves Smart Canvas Experience & More News
Workplace and Google upgrade their products, ShareGate makes migrations easier, Microsoft brings people back to the office and more digital workplace news.
Twitter Buys Messaging Platform Quill, Microsoft and Adobe’s Productivity Partnership and More News
Microsoft and Adobe deepen their productivity partnership, Twitter looks at new offerings with Slack competitor Quill and more digital workplace news.
Employee Experience Is Key to Digital Workplace Evolution
The future of the digital workplace will depend on the evolution of technology and employee experience in the enterprise together. Here's why.
How Should You Measure Employee Engagement in Remote and Hybrid Work?
Enterprises looking to effectively measure and manage employee engagement should use the same metrics across the board. Here's why.
Artificial Intelligence Is About Collaboration, Not Job Elimination
Workers should stop looking at AI as a threat to employment, and look at it as a way of helping them achieve goals. Here's why.
Slack Rebuilds Workflow Builder for Low Code, Meta & Teams Make Nice & More News
Slack rebuilt its automation tool and expanded Connect, Google added Meet features for SMBs, and Teams and Workplace from Meta get tighter.
There's More to the Metaverse Than Facebook and Microsoft
Microsoft and Facebook are making a lot of noise, but they're not the only companies looking to play in the metaverse. Here are eight others.
7 Compliance Steps for U.S. Workplace COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate
The US federal government has rolled out its COVID-19 vaccination mandate for workplaces with 100 or more employees. Here's how you can comply.
Microsoft Takes on the Metaverse, Updates Teams and Viva & More Digital Workplace News
This week's news is all about Microsoft Ignite and the big digital workplace announcements that came out of the software giant's virtual conference.
Silicon Valley's Open Culture Comes to an End
The tech giants exported their open and transparent work cultures to the world. Now, after the Facebook leaks, the concept appears headed to its grave.
Why Facebook Is Taking the Metaverse to Europe
Facebook's decision to create 10,000 metaverse jobs in Europe has more to it than meets the eye. Here's why.