info overload november

Stop Focusing on Digital Workplace Adoption

If adoption is your main goal with your digital workplace, you're asking the wrong question PHOTO: Stefan Cosma Arguably the digital workplace isn’t new, per se. We've been digital for quite some time. Over the years, the adoption curve has remained the same every time we roll out a new technology: a large spike in usage up front, followed by a plummet and then a gradual decline. Focusing...

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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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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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How To Manage Digital Workplace Tool Overload

Overwhelming employees with a plethora of collaboration and chat tools isn't helping anyone. PHOTO: Shutterstock: Digital workplaces are great, aren’t they?  Colleagues can collaborate from across the world by sharing files over Slack, conversing through Google Doc comments, tracking projects on Trello and discussing internal matters on Yammer — or was that via email? Wait, didn’t the boss schedule a Skype meeting later today to wrap those...

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