In examining the biggest challenges to collaboration that plague the modern workplace, Dan Latendre, founder and CEO of Igloo Software, explains that even though employees have…
How and where we work has been upended by digital technology. More people are working remotely, and this workforce is facing new challenges. According to the 2019 State of the Digital Workspace report from Igloo, 70% of remote employees feel left out of the workplace.
How and where we work has been upended by digital technology. More people are working remotely, and this workforce is facing new challenges.
According to the 2019 State of the Digital Workspace report from Igloo, 70% of remote employees feel left out of the workplace. As more people work remotely, identifying the shortcomings is critically important in order to ensure workers are happy and productive.
The most glaring problems in the report are the lack of workplace knowledge sharing and…
Podcasts may be all the rage, but they might not be the silver bullet your organization is looking for to engage your employees. In an effort to dive a bit deeper into the topic, I spoke with two experts to understand their opinions on when and why an internal, corporate podcast may be the right solution for you.
Rarely a day goes by that I don’t find myself in a conversation with a client, potential client, or team member about the challenges they face with actively engaging their employees. The topic of employee engagement is certainly not new but the tactics associated with engaging employees continues to evolve. This evolution is spurred on by a variety of factors, including technological innovation, and people’s ability to repurpose existing methods in the employee engagement arena.
In examining the biggest challenges to collaboration that plague the modern workplace, Dan Latendre, founder and CEO of Igloo Software, explains that even though employees have access to more information than ever before, they also have more means, digital tools, and apps to collaborate, communicate, and connect.
Managers, take note: new remote work data has just been released that reveals some disturbing information. According to a 2019 study from Igloo Software, 54% of remote workers are excluded from meetings or brainstorming sessions, and 56% missed out on important information due to their remote status.
Workers want a better work-life balance; 53% say a role that allows them to have greater work-life balance and that better personal well-being is “very important.”
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.
Workers want a better work-life balance; 53% say a role that allows them to have greater work-life balance and that better personal well-being is “very important.” For some, freelancing answers this struggle, allowing ultimate control…
A thriving culture has wide-ranging benefits in any organization. Employees are more engaged and connected, productivity increases, and the bottom line grows.
When previously separate companies amalgamate, the culture challenges can seem insurmountable. Each pre-existing organization has distinct ideas about how to operate, and it’s hard to connect the individual parts into an integrated whole. Capital Digestive Care faced this same challenge when several smaller gastroenterology practices…
A digital workplace should never be static. As organizations change and grow, so should their digital home. Yet the care and upkeep of digital workplaces can temporarily fall off the radar in times of rapid expansion. It’s understandable, but unfortunate, because a site can quickly lose relevance and appeal when it’s neglected.
Paycor, one of the top payroll and HR SaaS companies in the U.S., found this out just a few years after implementing their digital workplace. With 1,600 employees, more…
Last week, I led an online discussion with Igloo about the trends companies should take into account when preparing for success in the business world – both now and in the future. Specifically, we covered developments involving demographic shifts, technology advances, evolving structures, human skills, and career customization.
So, as a follow up to our conversation, I have some suggestions for prepping your own culture for today and beyond. These reflect the core values and traits I believe…
The holidays are right around the corner, which means we can expect more than 75% of employees to work from home, based on a study last year. While working from home during the holiday season offers flexibility for employees to enjoy time with their families, it has the potential to severely hinder productivity, especially if the right technology, as well as checks-and-balances, are not in place.
From security protocols to policies that lay out expectations for employees who are using the…
There’s a real urgency to get on the path to digital transformation in organizations of all sizes in every industry. Enterprise leaders are making big investments in tech-based solutions, apps, and tools in hopes of gaining a competitive edge, with spending on digital transformation expected to reach $1.7 trillion worldwide by the end of 2019. But are companies making the right investments in the right solutions?
Accumulating technology without an overarching vision and comprehensive strategy…
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