digital workplace

A Bad User Experience Will Tank Your Digital Workplace Efforts

All of your digital workplace efforts will go down the drain if it comes with a poor user experience PHOTO: Daniel Lobo At the heart of every successful digital workplace is a great, engaging experience, one where team members forget about the technology.  If your users prefer to communicate via the digital workplace instead of via email, phone or face-to-face meetings, and everything is running smoothly,...

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What is a Learning Management System

Learning management systems continue to mature PHOTO: Unsplash LMS is an acronym for learning management system, a software that enables companies and educational institutions to create and manage lessons, courses, quizzes and other training materials. A learning management system also aids the organization deliver training materials and lessons to employees, students or partners. How Does an LMS Work? To experience the way an LMS works,...

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3 Collaboration Skills You Need for Today and Tomorrow

The ability to collaborate and collaborate well is more important than ever. Here are three skills to boost your collaborative power PHOTO: rawpixel.com Collaboration is more important than ever given the rate of digital transformation organizations are going through today.  While collaboration has always been a needed skill in the workplace, increasingly distributed workforces, knowledge silos and new developments in technology have put renewed pressure on learning...

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Collaboration Diffusion Leads to Confusion

Sometimes an abundance of choice leads to paralysis. Such is the case with the collaboration software world today PHOTO: Mike Mozart It’s usually good to have choices. If the only food available was broccoli, a lot of people might starve (including me). Instead, we have more choices of what to eat than at any time in history.  Choice usually is progress. The same is true in...

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9 Big Community and Collaboration Platform Trends for 2018

2017 was a busy year for community and collaboration platforms and 2018 is looking to be more of the same PHOTO: William White Online community software had a big year in 2017, and it looks as if this trend will continue into 2018. On the one end you’ve got richer community experiences and more personalization, and at the other, big headlines around mergers and acquisitions to consolidate niche...

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The Dual Rise of the Digital Workplace and Remote Work

While the digital workplace's purpose isn't solely to support remote work, it has opened the door for more flexible working policies PHOTO: Aditya Chinchure on unsplash Remote work is on the rise. Earlier this year, Gallup released its latest State of the American Workplace report, which found 43 percent of workers now work outside of the office at least part of the time.  As interest in and...

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18 Traits of Successful Tech Leaders

http://www.cmswire.com/~/media/622348b5f8a6455291157d66eb03f87e.jpg Every leader is different, but here are some tips from tech industry leaders who successfully stayed ahead of the competition PHOTO: Ian Schneider Vision, communication, innovation and empathy are some of the principal qualities a leader needs to successfully direct a tech organization these days. But other practical requirements can influence whether a leader succeeds or not. And as Mark Robinson, co-founder and CMO of London-based Kimble Applications,...

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9 IoT Problems to Add to Your Security Worries

Security isn't the only issue the IoT poses. Here are nine other issues to keep you up at night PHOTO: pixel2013 on pixabay Along with the wealth of opportunities the Internet of Things (IoT) promises, it also introduces a wealth of headaches.  While security issues usually top the list of concerns for enterprises entering the world of IoT, it is by no means the only problem IoT...

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Top Employers in Tech, SAP Hybris President Steps Down

Well, hello. Sit back and dive into your top articles from last week on CMSWire. Hot ticket items include the top tech companies to work for, a surprising interview with Carsten Thoma, president of SAP Hybris and big reveal of the new Marketo CMO. Let’s get started. Quick, Give Me the Headlines: Hey Techies! Hired just released the top ten tech (holy tongue twister) companies to work for. Did your...

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Workplace Support Options Are Getting Smarter and Better

In today’s digital workplace, the IT service desk and customer call center are being replaced by more effective and automated support channels. PHOTO: Kai Kalhh Service desks and IT support — once relegated to a back-room, phone-based operation — was typically associated with frustration, delays and short-term fixes that didn’t always solve the problem at hand. The results were often a loss in productivity and unacceptable downtime. Today,...

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