communications

What Do Employees Need in a Digital Workplace?

Aside from a hot cup of coffee, of course. PHOTO: Dave Michuda Recent research from San Francisco-based independent research organization TMR found a significant rise (registration required) in the demand for workplace transformation technology and services. These services are widely regarded as a way of enabling workers to complete tasks on time, ensuring better productivity and even happier workers. Workers Need New Digital Skills...

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Higher Education’s Unique Digital Workplace Challenges

PHOTO: Faustin Tuyambaze Higher Education, like every industry segment, has both unique and familiar challenges and needs when it comes to digital collaboration and communication. Historically, higher education institutions have been centers of great thinking and research, where advancements in computer and information science, as well as in workplace behavior theories, have originated. Yet the actual application of those breakthroughs at...

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Office 365 Tools: Where to Begin

PHOTO: Jack Douglass If you are new to Office 365, you will notice very quickly that there is no shortage of tools available to you. This abundance can be exciting and overwhelming for an organization looking to roll out these tools in an organized and well-governed fashion. As a consultant, I hear this from my customers over and over. They often are...

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Your Best Defense Against Organizational Silos Is Communication

When employees understand why they should be sharing information, they'll become less likely to hoard it. PHOTO: Bryan Apen Some of the most common questions we hear from clients involve problems with organizational silos. These organizations are struggling with disparate systems that don’t interface with one another, and the problem can be compounded by an organizational culture that doesn’t promote the sharing of...

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How to Future-Proof Your Business

Organizations are struggling to get the communications balance right. Here are a few tips to help out PHOTO: Ian Espinosa on unsplash Change is the new normal in today's hyper-connected world. Fundamental changes, both physical and emotional, are taking place in our working environment, and those changes require companies to take a new approach to employee engagement, communication, training and business transformation. In a recent study...

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