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Cognizant names 21 locations that will epitomise the future of work
Asia Pacific cities such as Wellington, Da Nang, Shenzhen, Songdo, Haidian Qu, and Kochi have all been named as hotspots.
2020 has profoundly changed how we work – so what now?
To navigate these changes now and into the future we need to build adaptable technologies and resilient workforces that can adjust on the fly.
It's time to sculpt the future of hybrid work, says Poly report
“The next normal is all about hybrid working moving to the mainstream as we respond, redesign and reinvent — flexible working across multiple locations, with immersive, productive workspaces that accommodate the work style of every employee."
Aruba unveils tech solutions for reimagined workplace
"We will return not to one, but to many kinds of workplaces – traditional offices, homes, on the road."
Okta report outlines the new decade, new apps & new ways to work
Businesses and employees are using more applications, new technologies, and learning more than ever before, according to Okta’s 2020 Businesses @ Work report.
What will NZ's workplace of the future look like? We've got the trends.
“When we look back over the last 20 years, a dominant feature is the accelerating pace of change. Looking ahead, change will remain constant, but it will occur through an ethical lens."
Noise pollution is the new second-hand smoke
ow loud is our phone call? Can you hear your co-worker’s music through their headphones? Do you need to have that meeting in a public area of the office?
Explained: Reverse mentoring and how you can make it work
Mentors. For generations they’ve been known as senior staff with experience who generally train newer recruits – but that mindset is being turned upside down with the idea of reverse mentoring.
Ten new ways for everyone to achieve more in the modern workplace
Microsoft is introducing new capabilities in Microsoft 365 that make it possible for every person to do their best work.
Beyond the day job: Fonterra rolls out ‘gig economy’ project called amp
Fonterra has joined the likes of Google and 3M by offering a new scheme that allows employees to spend up to a third of their time on projects beyond the realm of their day jobs.
Flexible working isn't a passing fad - and it benefits everyone
The survey found flexible working reduces commuting time, enhances productivity, staff retention, job satisfaction, and creativity.
Come along and experience workforce management like never before
What could you do to optimise your office space and your employees? Come along to one of our exclusive sessions to find out.
Exclusive: VMware on the new equilibrium of digital business
“It’s important to realise that it’s not an overnight fix, it’s a journey, and it can take multiple years to get to the nirvana.”
Taupō talks tech: The local Kiwi firms transforming business from the ground up
From New Zealand's farming heartland to the mountains and to the cloud, Taupō's regional businesses are embracing technology from the ground up.
Australians choose better work / life balance over better pay
“Employers are fast realising these non-monetary benefits help to build a satisfied, motivated, productive and loyal workforce.”
Asia's top workplaces named...here's where Rackspace placed
“It is an honor for Rackspace to be recognized by their employees as an organization that fosters respect, trust and fairness.”
New platform solves growing 'empty office' problem
Due to a number of factors including an increasingly mobile workforce, most offices around the world are being severely under-utilised.
Polycom on workplace diversity and multi-generational workforces in Australia
66% of Australia’s population, an estimated 11.8 million people aged between 15 and 64 years - now make up our workforce.
Unlocking the benefits of leading a multi-generational workforce
Diversity – and not just gender diversity – brings different ideas, backgrounds, and assumptions to the table.
How to maintain productivity and engagement in the workplace
A mistake many businesses make is the belief that a remote workplace, and a stationed office, are binary opposites.
The new normal: Robots, hyper-collaboration and smart meetings
It is the convergence of people plus, not versus, technology that are now working together.
Organisational change management - what is it and why does it matter?
Digital is not a new concept. What is new is the notion that digital goes beyond simply implementing technology within businesses.
Fujitsu & Microsoft set their sights on AI to improve employee wellbeing
The duo will build “human-centric” innovative solution with the goal of transforming the way people work.
Exclusive interview: Polycom on bridging the digital divide & workplaces of the future
"I’ve worked on how we can remove the stereotype of how an engineer is a guy, and make it about the role itself."