Many business leaders feel they’re in a digital race, with two-thirds saying they believe that their companies must pick up the pace to remain competitive. But how does this sense of urgency play out on…
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The following article was written by Mike Hicks, VP Marketing & Strategy at Igloo Software and was published on CMSWire. You can find the original article here
Intranets are often the “basement” of the hypothetical house that is any given organization. And like an untouched basement filled with spiderwebs, company’s intranets hold valuable nuggets of information that often go unused, untouched or completely forgotten.
My company, Igloo, conducted a survey of 1,000 full-time employees.…
The following article was originally published to Igloo's blog and can be found here
Remote work can be key to employee well-being. It gives people the freedom to get work done wherever and whenever, freeing up precious time for family, friends, and other priorities. Yet organizations with remote employees face unique challenges. Without a physical home, a dispersed workforce may struggle to form strong connections with colleagues and the company itself posing a challenge to build a thriving…
The following article was originally published in HR Technologist, and can also be viewed here
Guest AuthorMay 25, 2018 | 6 Mins Read | Level - Intermediate
Today’s organizations can choose from a vast array of electronic communication tools within this spectrum. Mike Hicks, VP of Marketing and Strategy, explains why even this wealth of choice doesn’t guarantee that…
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…
The following article by Microsoft was originally published on Microsoft's blog, and can be found here
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…
[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…
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