The 2010 book The 2020 Workplace by Jeanne C. Meister and Karie Willyerd focused on how companies will “attract, develop and keep tomorrow’s employees today” by predicting workplace trends of the future.
The premise that the authors are working with to create their theoretical model was based on 5 key areas:
Collaboration Authenticity Personalisation [...]
Whilst taking five, sipping coffee at the very noisy and busy Cloud World Forum (CWF) in Olympia, London yesterday, we got talking to a guy who had travelled over from Germany for the event. He explained that his primary interest was getting a better understanding of Google Enterprise Apps as many of the pharma clients [...]
Videoconferencing is quickly becoming a communication standard for many businesses because of its easy, collaborative use. Companies are putting their trust in video calls, even for sensitive business discussions.
But are your devices protected from uninvited guests?
Security vulnerabilities of video conferencing recently inspired a discussion on LinkedIn (PDF), [...]
Public reaction to Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer’s decision to ban telecommuting can largely be summed up by the title of Slate magazine writer Farhad Manjoo’s article: “Marissa Mayer Has Made a Terrible Mistake.”
Business analysts pointed to research documenting the benefits of working remotely. Parents waxed [...]
A recent study by Gartner, entitled ‘Hunting and Harvesting in a Digital World: The 2013 CIO Agenda’ offers a startling insight into the reluctance of businesses to invest in new technology.
In total, 2,053 Chief Information Officers (CIOs) from 41 countries were surveyed, and most revealed that the amount that their organisations were investing in [...]
Video conferencing is everywhere you look these days and plenty of businesses use solutions such as Skype, Google Hangouts, FaceTime and WebEx. But are these really up to the job of providing a decent solution for enterprises, especially larger organisations who may want to hook up with offices around the globe?
Recent reports suggest they’re [...]
A new study by Gartner puts forward the idea that Europe will continue to trail the US in terms of cloud adoption and infrastructure by two years for the foreseeable future. However, is this necessarily true?
Analysts make predictions which can be slightly biased towards whoever has commissioned the work and other online information has [...]
And so the RBS, Nat West and Ulster Bank saga rumbles on; reports now suggest that 2m Ulster Bank customers will continue to suffer the effects of the computer glitches into next week. RBS has now taken decisive action and….cancelled its corporate hospitality at Wimbledon, action its customers will surely see as a sign [...]
As one of the most innovative and rapidly evolving recent inventions, the Internet is seemingly constantly challenging itself to be bigger, better, and (perhaps most importantly for us) faster. The speed of your Internet connection is one of the primary factors determining how much enjoyment you can derive from the world wide web, but for [...]
Here in the UK we are used to paying slightly above the standard rates for services and products available elsewhere. Many people remain resigned to the idea that life in Britain is now charged at a premium. From unfavourable currency exchange rates to fuel prices reflecting only the upwards movements in the markets and never [...]
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