Established in 2008 and powered in the Microsoft Cloud, Igloo Software (www.igloosoftware.com) is a SaaS company helping to redefine the modern digital workplace. Recognized in 2017 by Deloitte as one of the fastest-growing companies in North America for the third consecutive year in a row, the Igloo platform leverages the cloud to empower…
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The following article was originally published in BetaKit, and can be found here
Igloo Software's Julie Forsythe Has a Preference for Process
As part of a regular series powered by Microsoft, BetaKit interviews prominent Canadian CTOs speaking earnestly on the biggest challenges they face in their role, as well as future technology predictions in their space.
If there’s one thing that Julie Forsythe emphasizes for her team at Kitchener-based Igloo Software, it’s creating predictability…
[Infographic] The State of Social Media in the Workplace
For today’s employees, social media use is a part of life. As recent statistics reveal, 81 percent of the U.S. population had social media accounts in 2017 – up nearly 20 percent from four years prior. And many of these social media users are balancing multiple different accounts at the same time.
To employers, it should come as no surprise that the significant majority of employees use social media at work. But if the…
This article was originally published in Tech.Co and can be found here
In 2018, the future of the location-independent workforce is brighter than ever. Who wouldn’t want the flexibility of taking the occasional (or regular) opportunity to break from the office and work where it suits you? Employees love it, and businesses increasingly see the sense in it, too.
The following is a guest post by Irwin Lazar, VP and Service Director, Nemertes Research
If you can’t find it, does it exist? For most workers the answer to that question is likely “no” but in reality, the answer may just be that the information hasn’t been properly indexed into the enterprise search engine.
Today’s workers have grown up in a world in which consumer search tools like Bing, Google, and Yahoo are the front-end to the Internet, putting the world’s information at their fingertips. …
This September, we’re once again hosting our annual digital workplace conference, ICE. This year, the conference is in San Antonio, TX from Sept. 11-13, 2018 and will be held at the breathtaking JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa.
New to ICE?
If you didn’t attend ICE last year, you can watch the highlights here. Igloo's vision with ICE is to bring you the most comprehensive digital workplace event on the planet. We’ve proven that in past events (and then some), and ICE’18 is…
This article was originally published in Training Journal Magazine and can be found here
Written by Mike Hicks on 13 February 2018 in Features
Mike Hicks looks at how culture meets the digital world.
It’s no secret that the digital workplace bolsters productivity. But beyond driving simpler and more efficient processes, it can also amplify workplace culture. And in our increasingly diverse and geographically scattered organisations, that’s a key benefit.
Good workplace culture isn’t…
This post was originally published on Igloo's blog on Feb 13, 2018 and can be found here
It wasn’t so long ago that IT departments kept busy by buying, managing, and troubleshooting all the hardware and software at companies. Then a few pioneering employees started bringing their mobile devices onto the network. Soon bring your own tech (BYOT) was the norm, followed by bring your own app (BYOA) – and the rest is history.
We now live in the age of the empowered employee: people choose…
This article was originally published in Shaping Influencers which you can readhere.
There’s a good chance your employees aren’t nearly as engaged as you think they are. In fact, a whopping 71 percent of employees are not fully engaged at work, and more than half are actively keeping an eye out for new job openings.
The dissonance is understandable. The modern workplace moves at a faster-than-ever pace. Meanwhile, employees are wearing multiple hats and working from geographically diverse…
This article was originally published in HR Daily Advisor, which you can readhere.
Employers need to attract and retain high quality talent to achieve operational stability and business growth. But holding onto the cream of the crop isn’t easy — and it’s a challenge that is made more difficult in organizations that lack robust onboarding processes.
Across a range of industries, employers are embracing digital transformation in order to solve common onboarding challenges and create…