When we’re focused on getting everything done (and fast), sometimes good knowledge-sharing practices can fall to the wayside. Fortunately, there are digital workplace tools…
In part two of a three-part series about digital workplace evolution, Igloo's evolution expert, Brad Rooke, describes specific elements to evolve for the greatest impact.
In our last article, Brad described the importance of making sure your digital workplace keeps pace with your organization's changing business needs. "True evolution covers the whole gamut - strategic, visual design, architecture, governance - these are the elements that turn a good digital workplace into a digital destination," he explained. In this article, Brad shares some key aspects of your digital workplace to evolve that will have a significant impact on usability, adoption, and…
In this article that was originally published in TLNT, Kristen Ruttgaizer, Director of HR at Igloo Software discusses the dos and don'ts that organizations can reference in order to effectively work with freelancers
The “gig economy” has grown far beyond a buzzword. More than one-third (35%) of Americans freelanced in 2018, reaching a record 56.7 million people.
In 2016, 20% of organizations reported that their workforce comprised at least 30% contingent workers in 2016.
While freelancers most likely won't become a full-time member of your company, they do have similar needs to any other employee. They need to understand the company’s mission and values, have easy access to necessary resources, and be…
In part one of a three-part series about digital workplace evolution, Igloo's evolution expert, Brad Rooke, will share his advice for maintaining momentum in your digital transformation journey.
“For me, becoming isn’t about arriving somewhere or achieving a certain aim. I see it instead as forward motion, a means of evolving, a way to reach continuously toward a better self. The journey doesn’t end.”
― Michelle Obama, Becoming
The above quote speaks to me as a digital workplace engagement expert. Stagnation, or failing to keep pace with your organization's changing business needs is a recipe for disaster. Your organization's ability to adapt mirrors what happens in the digital…
Kristen Ruttgaizer, Director of HR at Igloo Software discusses knowledge sharing practices in the workplace, solutions for housing all business-related communication and collaboration, self-service HR, and more.
HR professionals have fuller plates than ever. They’re charged with helping to shape the employee experience, playing a strategic role in departmental and organizational objectives, and with the time that’s left, managing a long list of administrative and transactional tasks that are required to keep the business moving.
Executive involvement often drives prioritization and helps get things done. So why not use that power to build company culture and employee engagement in your digital workplace?
In part one of this two-part series on building executive engagement, we explored how Igloo Solutions align with the top needs of your executives, helping to get their buy-in and demonstrate value. In this second article, we'll look at how you can disrupt the common perception of executives being inaccessible to the masses, creating a team of involved, personable leaders that are invested in building company culture and employee engagement. It's a challenge, not for the faint of heart, but it's…
Sean Duffy, Director, Product Management at Igloo discusses AI deployments in the workplace. A big topic for sure, Sean shares three tips for leaders looking to ensure success with future AI deployments. This article was originally featured in CMS Wire.
AI applications can free up teams to focus on new initiatives that can unlock business value – but they can only do that if they have been deployed correctly.
Indeed, AI applications must be rolled out with care in the enterprise. While such initiatives need not be daunting undertakings, business leaders must invest time and resources toward careful deployment plans for AI applications across the entire organization, not just in silos. Doing so will lead to higher adoption rates and, ultimately,…
Executives have got the clout to boost digital workplace engagement. They're also one of the most difficult audience groups to engage. In part one of this two-part series, we'll explore how to deliver value to your executives to increase their engagement.
Let's face it. Executives are busy.
That said, executive engagement is arguably the most critical factor in successful adoption of any digital workplace. If leadership isn't actively engaging within the digital workplace, your employees likely won’t either.
Strategic alignment for a "big picture" view
To get buy-in from your executive leadership team, your digital workplace must align to the mission, vision, and strategy of your organization. Be sure to include this strategic alignment in your…
The following article on incident response planning was written by Mike Hicks, CMO, Igloo Software, and was originally published on Igloo's corporate blog, Work Rewired.
I’ve been watching Chernobyl on HBO and I can’t stop thinking about it. There are so many aspects to mull over, but I keep coming back to one main theme: planning. Or the lack thereof. Sadly, just about everything that happened that day could have been prevented with proper planning.
And by the way, let’s include communication under that “planning” heading – because good communication is at the heart of every great incident response plan. Once the initial explosion occurred, a lot of…
In this final article of our three-part series about the key role of Digital Workplace Manager, Tammy Triplett of Leidos shares her secrets to executing a plan for successful engagement and adoption.
After exploring the importance of the Digital Workplace Manager and hearing about Tammy Triplett's big wins with Prism, Leidos' digital workplace, it's time to hear about Tammy's "secret sauce" for planning and executing initiatives that drive engagement and adoption.
“If you build it, they will come.” If you’ve managed a Digital Workplace, you know that this is simply NOT TRUE. Employee engagement and adoption can be one of the biggest challenges we face as Digital…
Kristen Ruttgaizer, Director of HR at Igloo and bestselling author and futurist Alexandra Levit of PeopleResults share their insights on disengaged employees. This article was originally published on Igloo's blog, Work Rewired.
It’s old news that engaged workers are more productive and innovative, while disengaged workers carry a big cost. So why are we still struggling with disengagement, and what can we do about it?
Igloo recently teamed up with bestselling author and futurist Alexandra Levit of PeopleResults to get answers. Watch the webinar to hear Alexandra’s take on the current realities of employee engagement and some practical ways to identify and fix disengagement.
The reality of disengagement
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