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How to Make Your Digital Workplace Tools Matter

How to Make Your Digital Workplace Tools Matter

The best digital workplace tool can never be effective if employees don't use them. Sounds obvious, and it is, but it’s true, right? Michael Graham, founder and CEO of Epilogue Systems, wrote in Forbes this month that “introducing advanced technology into an infrastructure that wasn’t necessarily built for

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6 Ways to Improve a Failing Company Culture

6 Ways to Improve a Failing Company Culture

Company culture is one of the hardest things to define and measure, and one of the most talked-about challenges for organizations. Comparably took a shot at measuring company culture. Its report analyzed company culture at some billion-dollar-plus companies by measuring nine components: overall culture, CEO, gender, diversity, eNPS (Employee

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10 Tips For Building Digital Teams That Empower Your Customer Experiences

10 Tips For Building Digital Teams That Empower Your Customer Experiences

Organizations that tackle digital transformation get positive results for their bottom lines. It's not a completely failproof strategy, however, according to the Constellation Research 2018 Digital Transformation  study released earlier this month, 68 percent of businesses said their digital transformation efforts have yielded a positive ROI.

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6 Tips for Conducting a Digital Literacy Assessment

6 Tips for Conducting a Digital Literacy Assessment

Many organizations simply aren't investing in their workforce’s digital skills. According to the Digital Workplace Group’s 2017 Member Survey, 39 percent of respondents said their organization had no digital skills program or that they were not aware of any such program. This number should concern those organizations, considering recent findings from Gartner  that

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How Martech Is Shifting the Sales and Marketing Relationship

How Martech Is Shifting the Sales and Marketing Relationship

For decades, sales and marketing departments have been famously disconnected. Historically, these teams have been separate and siloed, each with different goals and metrics and, often, little understanding about the other’s efforts. However, this hurts businesses. In fact, experts say organizations with tightly aligned sales and marketing have higher customer

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6 Employee Retention Strategies for Your Organization to Consider

6 Employee Retention Strategies for Your Organization to Consider

It’s simply a reality for most organizations: People will quit. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of people quitting their jobs in November was 3.4 million. That doesn't mean you can't build a strategy to help keep those employees around.

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Is the End of the Benevolent Dictator for Life in Open-Source Software Here?

Is the End of the Benevolent Dictator for Life in Open-Source Software Here?

Unlike commercial software, open-source software is designed and built by communities of developers. Communities don’t have vice presidents, directors, managers or corporate committees to guide development. There are a number of open-source governance models. One of those is the foundation model, which supports community-led development.

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