Ten digital workplace and employee experience insights from Beezy

The DWG Technology and Research Institute brings together organizations, technology providers and experts to share knowledge, ideas and perspectives securely and confidentially, to significantly improve and reimagine the way we work today and in the future. On March 4, 2021 DWG was joined by Maximo Castagno, Chief Product Officer, Beezy, to discuss optimizing employee experience,…

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Nine takeaways: How Adobe is delivering personalized, digital experiences to Walmart employees

The DWG Technology and Research Institute brings together organizations, technology providers and experts to share knowledge, ideas and perspectives securely and confidentially, to significantly improve and reimagine the way we work today and in the future. In a January 2021 DWG Institute Technology Exchange, we partnered with Adobe and Walmart to hear how Walmart drives…

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The long-term implications of COVID-19 on employee experience – what happens next?

Employee experience post-pandemic: A time for recalibration During the last 10 years, a wonderful evolution has taken place in top-rated workplaces, as they’ve recognized that employee experience (EX) is a competitive differentiator in attracting and retaining top talent. Much of the investment made during the last decade has gone into reinventing the physical workspace –…

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Tech hubs, taxonomies and chatbots: four more takeaways from DWG24

During 2020 many events have pivoted to being virtual. While most of us miss in-person conferences and workshops to some extent, digital conferences and festivals have helped to bring the global digital workplace and intranet community together, to share knowledge and continue to learn. In many respects, DWG24 was ahead of its time; DWG24 is…

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Digital workplace overload: How to reduce employee technostress

We live in a time of unprecedented digital workplace “wealth”. The knowledge, connectivity and tools at our fingertips afford us new possibilities in how we work. And this year, we’ve seen just how essential this is in order to keep many people working, collaborating, productive and connected. Yet there’s another side to this story. We…

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Technology-driven behavioural change: Seven key takeaways from the August Technology Exchange

Can you change behaviour with technology? At the DWG Technology and Research Institute we are working to evolve and improve our offerings that will help organizations on their technology evaluation journeys. In our latest Technology Exchange, we borrowed the successful “VOP3: Voice of the Practitioner” format from our DWG Institute Technology Labs, where we hear…

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Communicating in real-time at work: The promise and the perils

Real-time communications (RTC), such as instant messaging, video calling, tele/video conferencing and internet relay chat, have become central to how people communicate and work inside organizations. During the COVID-19 crisis, these tools have assumed even more importance. DWG’s new research report Communicating in real-time at work: The promise and the perils explores the ways organizations…

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How the digital workplace facilitates innovation

The importance of innovation Innovation is a big-ticket item for organizations needing to deliver new services and products to customers, or those wanting to transform the way they operate by introducing new processes or doing things differently. Innovation tends to be something to which all organizations aspire; however, the commitment to innovation can vary dramatically…

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20 areas organizations need to consider to embed remote working in the long term

The mid- to long-term impact The coronavirus has had an immediate impact on the way we work, with a spectacular and almost overnight introduction of home working for millions of office-based workers. If organizations were planning such a roll-out of distributed working on this scale in normal times, it would be a year-plus project, with…

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Why the COVID-19 crisis is the turning point for remote working

This is a watershed moment The evolution of the digital workplace that successfully enables remote or distributed working has been going on for a long time. Up to now, progress has been steady and considerable, both in terms of the capability for us to work from home or in any location, but also in terms…

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Coronavirus: 20 little lessons for successful remote working – based on (almost) 20 years’ experience at DWG

Digital Workplace Group (DWG) has no offices. We have about 100 people across Europe and North America, who work anywhere and everywhere. We did have offices in London and New York until seven years ago – but people didn’t seem to choose to work there often, so we closed them. Despite this quite unusual mode…

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How can organizations make the most of the Office 365 suite?

In new research from DWG, experienced practitioner Luke Mepham (Service Owner for Collaboration and Messaging at Aviva) considers the opportunities and challenges for organizations of using the extended suite of products offered by Office 365. Here he reflects on his own experiences with Office 365 and gives us a flavour of the topics he covers…

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