Tag Archives: enterprise collaboration

Technology Addiction’s Impact Grows, Both In and Out of the Workplace

Technology Addiction's Impact Grows, Both In and Out of the Workplace

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s recent Congressional appearance concerning the impact of social networks, technology addiction and digital privacy raised more questions than it answered. As Facebook implications for society at large occupy the headlines, the effects of social (i.e. collaboration) technologies at work are largely being ignored.

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Why Your Company Needs a Disruptor-in-Chief

Why Your Company Needs a Disruptor-in-Chief

As the online economy continues to affect existing business models, many companies are finding that the biggest hurdle to future success may well be doing things the way they always have in the past. That shouldn’t come as a shock. Inertia is common in many organizations.

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Higher Education’s Unique Digital Workplace Challenges

Higher Education's Unique Digital Workplace Challenges

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.

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How the Danish National Police Created an Award-Winning Intranet

How the Danish National Police Created an Award-Winning Intranet

The Danish National Police (the Rigspolitiet) took home the Danish Intranet Prize for 2018. The annual prize, awarded by Danish intranet consultancy IntraTeam, is open to organizations outside of Denmark and is based on an annual benchmarking exercise and competitive process that considers user reaction to the new intranet.

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What Sets Effective Intranets Apart?

What Sets Effective Intranets Apart?

An intranet is a vital part of any digital workplace strategy. When done right, an intranet can act as a functional resource for employees while also representing a company’s culture.  But intranets have a bad reputation. Sometimes even the word “intranet” can be taboo.

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Tony Byrne: Humanizing the Employee Digital Experience Is a Pressing Concern

Tony Byrne: Humanizing the Employee Digital Experience Is a Pressing Concern

For over 16 years, Tony Byrne’s work has included tracking and commenting on the advances and missteps in the ongoing evolution of digital workplace technologies. In some cases, the availability of new capabilities may result in both positive and negative consequences for organizations.

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Slack Updates Privacy Policy, Giving Employers Access to Direct Messages, More News

Slack Updates Privacy Policy, Giving Employers Access to Direct Messages, More News

San Francisco-based Slack has updated its privacy policy. Unlike many of the privacy policy updates announced since the Facebook–Cambridge Analytica data harvesting scandal, this update enables employers to view and download everything users share in Slack, even conversations shared in private channels.

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