digital workplace

6 Tips from Workfront to Better Manage Enterprise Work (Webinar)

Your organization needs a centralized source of truth to manage work and projects, which leads to better teamwork, according to Workfront officials. PHOTO: Joe Goldberg Enterprise work and project management is a jungle that can only be navigated with teamwork and the right tools and strategies that ultimately encourage teams to work smarter with a more centralized approach. Bryson Duncan, senior solutions marketing manager at Workfront, shared...

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We Need to Build Accessibility Into Our Digital Workplaces

As our reliance on technology increases within the digital workplace, are we at risk of disenfranchising part of our workforce? PHOTO: Brian Suda According to the 2010 U.S. Census, one in five people have some form of physical or cognitive disability. And yet as of 2016, only 17.9 percent of people with disabilities were employed, compared with 65.3 percent of people without a disability. Nevertheless chances are at...

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How SharePoint Tasks Lists Can Help Break the Sticky Note Habit

Sometimes it's hard to break old habits. SharePoint Tasks Lists offers a way to break the bad habit of using sticky notes for project management. PHOTO: Michael Arrighi Look around your office. Do you see sticky notes hanging from desktops, laptops and white boards? It turns out the sticky note habit is a surprisingly hard one to break. Heavy users even stuff color-coded sticky notes into labeled boxes...

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Why Email Remains The Top Enterprise Collaboration Tool

Will email remain the primary communication tool in the workplace PHOTO: Shutterstock Over the course of the last year, there has been considerable discussion about the role of email in workplaces that depend heavily on social network and other collaboration tools. In these discussions, there appears to be a general consensus that while social networks are useful to achieve work-related goals, email remains the undisputed communications tool...

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Boring (but Important) Topics for Developers to Watch in 2018

The boring bits are often the most helpful in getting work done. Here are a few areas to keep your eyes on in the year ahead PHOTO: anja. Admit it. We all love exciting and sexy technology. That’s why we stand up and take notice when someone talks about AI-controlled bots or quantum computing. Futuristic, sci-fi topics like these grab our attention and fuel our imagination. Unfortunately, this...

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The X Factor for Business Success

Operational excellence can be a differentiating factor in the success or failure of a business. Why then do so many companies ignore it? PHOTO: Thomas Leth-Olsen What differentiates companies that build a track record of consistent, long-term growth, from the thousands that fail each year or are gobbled up by more successful competitors? Surprising findings reported in a recent Harvard Business Review article titled “Why Do We Undervalue...

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Employee Experience Officers Share Tips on Improving the Workplace

What will your organization do in 2018 to improve the employee experience? PHOTO: Paul Townsend Business leaders at the highest levels are starting to recognize the importance of offering superior employee experiences. In 2017, Deloitte reported nearly 80 percent of executives rated employee experience as very important (42 percent) or important (38 percent). The report also noted only 22 percent of those same executives said their organizations...

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2017 Contributors of the Year: Sam Marshall

Reading one of Sam Marshall's articles gives his readers an opportunity to step back and see the topic at hand in full: both the good and the bad. Marshall willingly gives praise when called for, but tempers any praise by noting where there's still room for improvement. As founder of ClearBox Consulting, Marshall works with businesses to improve internal communication and collaboration. While technology plays a major part in...

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Enterprise Productivity Experts’ Trends for 2018

What does 2018 hold for the future of work? These productivity experts weighed in with what they see as growing trends PHOTO: Samuel Zeller How people work has been evolving for some time. Our connected world provides more flexibility than ever before in where we work and what devices and applications we use to complete tasks. Unfortunately, a nasty symptom of the digital infrastructure and the countless apps...

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Why Some Businesses Thrive in Times of Constant Change

While no business can make itself future-proof, certain tactics will help your company succeed at a time of constant change PHOTO: Jason Wong Why is it that some businesses thrive in an atmosphere of rapid change while others fail?  As we gear up for 2018, change seems to be occurring at a more rapid pace with each passing year. In the business world, globalization and shifting workforce...

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