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The promise of digital workplace transformation

The promise of digital workplace transformation hasn’t changed in more than a decade - connecting our employees to expertise.

We used to make arguments for investment in digital workplaces and employee engagement tools and in most cases, it was really tough to get funding.

We’d offer statistics about the impact on talent attraction and retention and on and on. We’d chase ROI’s.

An IBM study from 2009 assured executives that employees weren’t using social networks to suck time (as we still do at home), but rather to discover the “teams of experts” that can help them support each other and customers.  

David Bator
By David Bator
on May 18, 2020
   
The promise of digital workplace transformation

The promise of digital workplace transformation hasn’t changed in more than a decade - connecting our employees to expertise.

We used to make arguments for investment in digital...

David Bator
By David Bator
on May 18, 2020
When It Comes to Recognition It Pays to “Think Small.” Here’s Why.

Oscars, Emmys, ACTRAs, the Palme d'Or...who doesn't love a big awards celebration? From the red carpet to the afterparty, entertainment awards are a really big deal - so much of a big...

Steven Green
By Steven Green
on January 20, 2020
Give your employees a reason to keep coming back

It's only half true that "if you build it, they will come." When it comes to the digital workplace, we need to give employees reasons to keep coming back.

In a new article for CMSWire, ...

David Bator
By David Bator
on January 6, 2020
Am I OK?

In a new article for Harvard Business Review, author Mike Robbins describes the distinction between RECOGNITION and APPRECIATION.

"In simple terms, recognition is about what people do,"...

David Bator
By David Bator
on November 18, 2019
Want to Empower Workplace Culture- Celebrate Shared Stories

The other day I was looking through some family photos that we took several years ago while on vacation. I was surprised at how many little details I’d forgotten or simply hadn’t thought...

Steven Green
By Steven Green
on November 4, 2019
Availability.

For all the "A" words that are woven into A+ employee experience - Anyone, Anytime, Anywhere, Any Language, etc - AVAILABILITY deserves to be at the top.

Engagement surveys ask staff:

David Bator
By David Bator
on October 21, 2019
Helping Employees Find Their Passion

Earlier this year HubSpot published a post about 17 Truly Inspiring Company Vision and Mission Statement Examples. For example, TED has a mission To spread ideas. JetBlue, on the other...

Steven Green
By Steven Green
on October 16, 2019
Remotely Engaged

It used to be that you had to be global to be disconnected. But the changing nature of how work gets done - remote work, desk-less workers, satellite offices, etc - has fundamentally...

David Bator
By David Bator
on October 10, 2019
How Giving a Thumbs-Up at Work Can Drive Up Productivity

Most of us have gotten so used to clicking the little blue “thumbs-up” in Facebook or the little heart in Twitter that we don’t give it a second thought. It’s only when we start seeing...

Steven Green
By Steven Green
on August 28, 2019
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