Vital Management Skills for the Digital Workplace

author Carol Mentis, January 18, 2017

When it comes to navigating a successful digital workplace transformation, the vision and knowledge of the organisation’s senior leaders is paramount in implementing the changes. There are a number of key skills that every digital leader should know in order to make the transition as smooth as possible. Embracing a truly digital workplace is crucial, […]

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Collaborate to Educate: 6 Great Tips for Training in the Digital Workplace

author Carol Mentis, January 13, 2017

Collaborative software is probably the most powerful tool you have when it comes to e-learning and training in the digital workplace. Teams that learn together retain information and are more engaged, so making use of easy-to-use collaboration tools in the digital workplace; tools that are accessible from a range of mobile platforms and that encourage learners […]

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Office Emails – Should We All Have the Right to Disconnect?

author Kerensa Johnson, January 11, 2017

From January 1st 2017, employees in France have the legal “right to disconnect” from work emails outside of business hours. This new law, allowing employees to avoid any work related emails in the evenings and weekends, will affect businesses with 50 or more staff. Eligible companies will be obliged to create a policy which sets […]

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Digital Workplace Predictions & Trends in 2017

author Kerensa Johnson, January 9, 2017

2016 was an important year for the digital workplace. Having a robust digital strategy was at the forefront of every CEO’s mind, with Gartner declaring that every organisation needs one. The reasons for a digital strategy vary from company to company, but there’s no denying that employers need to recognise the value in integrating digital […]

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Which Concept of the Digital Workplace is Best for You?

author Carol Mentis, January 6, 2017

The digital workplace is here to stay. But what exactly does the term ‘digital workplace’ mean? Is it in danger of becoming a buzzword? Is there a meaningful definition that works best for your business, or, by incorporating elements of several definitions, can you develop a concept that brings clarity and simplicity to your digital workplace […]

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Back to Work Initiatives to Beat the January Blues

author Kerensa Johnson, January 4, 2017

Christmas is over for another year, and for many people it marks the end of relaxation and the beginning of back to work madness. With a pile of paperwork to return to, alongside the grim weather and limited daylight, it’s no wonder a lot of us suffer from the January blues. But it doesn’t have […]

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Keep Your Staff In-The-Know Over the Christmas Period

author Kerensa Johnson, December 21, 2016

Once again Christmas is upon us; where have the past 12 months gone? 2016 has undoubtedly been a year few of us will forget, and the fast approaching festive season is certainly a welcome arrival. Most of us will be celebrating the festivities, indulging in mountains of mince pies and endless refills of our favourite […]

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5 Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Start Being Productive

author Kerensa Johnson, December 19, 2016

Do you find you spend more time procrastinating than actually getting on with things? You’re not alone. A reported 20% of people procrastinate regularly, having a significant impact on both their personal and professional lives. And despite initial perceptions, procrastination is not caused simply by laziness. More often that not, procrastination is the effect of […]

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The Importance of Corporate Blogs

author Carol Mentis, December 14, 2016

If you’re looking for a great resource that enables everyone in the digital workplace to share and communicate, blogging on your corporate intranet is ideal. As well as your CEO sharing the organisation’s corporate goals and message, the blog can be a two-way communication system, also allowing comments from employees. Everyone can benefit from blogging […]

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Are SMEs Ready for the Digital Workplace?

author Carol Mentis, December 12, 2016

The evolution of the digital workplace has transformed the world of work in the 21st century. Extranets, the use of cloud services and other IT innovations means we are able to work more flexibly than ever before and are no longer reliant on being in the office to do our jobs. The benefits for businesses which […]

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