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Top 5 Characteristics of a Modern Workplace
The term modern workplace is frequently used once an organization introduces new products or software. However, transforming into a modern workplace requires much more than a new software package. An organization must evolve into a flexible environment that allows for continued communication and collaboration.
With new products, software, and practices being created and implemented daily, businesses need to adapt in order to remain innovative and competitive. In fact, according to several sources, these three workplace practices will become extinct in the very near future: (1) Email as a primary communication tool; (2) Traditional office spaces; and (3) The 9-to-5 schedule.
How to Create an Intelligent Intranet with Office 365 & SharePoint
Does your current Intranet reflect your company's style and personality? What impression is it leaving on your employees? Is it keeping your employees engaged and productive?
The Value of Corporate Training
An athlete with a wide skill set is an asset to their team. Much in the same way, an employee with a wide skill set is an asset to their corporation. In both cases, these individuals can only continue to advance their talents by practicing and training to better themselves. Corporate training is the equivalent to running drills. Be sure your team can keep up.
Effective Communication in a Tech Based World
Communicating has never been easier in this day and age. Between texting, instant messaging, email and even video calling, people can get in touch with each other better now than ever before. The world has come a long way from holding conversations via pony express. However, the advancement in communication has also brought some interesting languages with it. Linguistics like text lingo and emojis have made for even faster communication. Faster; but not entirely better. In a world all about instantaneous conversation, the old school way of effectively communicating is being left in the dust.
The Value of Tech Teamwork
Businesses have many people that make up their staff. They all work together to give their best to the client. This is the value of teamwork. Every employee has their own role to play and works hard to deliver. However, one of the most overlooked members of the team is also the hardest working. These hard workers are the technologies that get used every day.
Social Media in the Workforce
Social media is an integral part of today’s society. While the title itself is ‘social’, the workforce can strongly benefit from its popularity, easy access, wide reach and fast communication. Social media can seem underutilized in a work setting but its popularity has demanded that companies keep up with it to stay ahead.
The popularity of social media is one of its greatest assets to businesses.
Top 6 Features of Microsoft Office 2016
Microsoft’s 2015 reboot of its flagship software suite was a major update, offering a wealth of collaboration capabilities that integrate more tightly with SharePoint and OneDrive. Office 2016 isn't just about new Microsoft Word and PowerPoint layouts, either; for the business user, there are several features that can help you better communicate, collaborate, and create. Below is our list of the top six.
Is Your Business a Truly Collaborative Workplace?
Thirty-nine percent of employees surveyed in a recent study felt that people within their organizations did not collaborate enough, while 86% of executives and employees cite lack of collaboration or ineffective communication for workplace failures. These kinds of statistics should get any manager thinking about what can be done to improve workplace collaboration.
Top 10 Business Benefits of Microsoft SharePoint
Microsoft SharePoint has been around since 2001 and is one of the top business collaboration resources today. However, it wasn’t until the SharePoint 2007 release that businesses really started to harness the power of online collaboration.
Technology is Key to Workplace Collaboration
Today’s working environment is tremendously different from what is was just a few years ago. Changes, driven by a mobilized, distributed workforce, as well as the proliferation of IT trends like the cloud and smart devices, have placed an increased focus on aspects such as collaboration.