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The Reemergence of Collaborative Cultures

The Reemergence of Collaborative Cultures

"In the Depression years of the 1930s, the card game contract bridge, first played in the United States in the late 1920s, blossomed,” according to George Akerlof and Robert Shiller in their 2009 book, "Animal Spirits: How Human Psychology Drives the Economy, and Why It Matters for Global Capitalism.

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Mapping Employee Experience Stages to Your Technology Landscape

Mapping Employee Experience Stages to Your Technology Landscape

For years now the theory has been that empowered and engaged employees will provide a great customer experience, time after time. No doubt hundreds of thousands of words have been written by far more qualified people than I on how to enable that empowerment and facilitate that user engagement.

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What Ignite 2018 Signaled for Microsoft and the Future of the Cloud Wars

What Ignite 2018 Signaled for Microsoft and the Future of the Cloud Wars

Over 30,000 IT pros, business leaders and partners gathered in Orlando, Fla. last week to attend Microsoft Ignite and Envision, its annual business and technology customer events. The gathering revealed a wide range of developments in cloud computing, security, edge computing, artificial intelligence and modern workplace.

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A Leader’s Guide to Choosing and Deploying Collaboration Tools

A Leader’s Guide to Choosing and Deploying Collaboration Tools

Most collaboration tool “rollouts” are a disaster. Leaders underinvest in change management and assume that technical tools will solve human problems in the digital workplace. The best collaboration tools in the world won’t fix problematic cultures, mindsets, leadership behaviors or communication in your organization.

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Tips to Improve Engagement Across the Entire Employee Lifecycle

Tips to Improve Engagement Across the Entire Employee Lifecycle

Engaged employees make a tremendous difference in the workplace. This is evident qualitatively — all of us have felt the difference in company culture when people legitimately want to be there — and quantitatively. The Conference Board estimates disengaged employees cost organizations  (registration required) anywhere between $450 and $550 billion annually,

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