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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How do organizations restructure themselves to take advantage of the digital workplace?

Modern digital workplaces and the individual tools within them have the potential to transform organizations and the way they operate. Real-time dashboards of critical data should enable laser-sharp decisions. Communication and collaboration tools should accelerate the decision-making process. Social networks should cut through the layers of hierarchy to make things more efficient and drive a…

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Four takeaways from leading digital workplace teams revealed by the Digital Workplace Impact podcast

Insights to help your digital workplace journey Producing the Digital Workplace Impact podcast means we get to speak to some excellent teams who are at the cutting edge of digital workplace practice. It’s a real pleasure to connect with the early adopters, innovators and leaders in the space. The motto of Digital Workplace Group is…

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Ten popular posts about the digital workplace from DWG’s expert blog in 2019

2019 has been another very busy year here at DWG! As well as working on our normal programme of member meetings, executive visits, research reports, online sessions, consulting projects and benchmarking assessments, we also managed to deliver another DW24, curated the Digital Workplace Experience (DWX) conference in Chicago and announced a new partnership with Avanade….

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The Office 365 Boxset – latest DWG research on making the most of the suite

Office 365 is Microsoft’s fastest growing commercial product ever. It is positioned to respond to key trends in the digital workplace: remote work from anywhere, bring your own device (BYOD), shrinking IT budgets, cloud collaboration, and the “do more with less” mentality. The 2019 DWG Member Survey shows that Office 365 is set to dominate…

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My 10 digital workplace predictions for 2020

I’ll start with a story that for me reveals how profound the changes currently encircling the world of work (both digital and physical) are. In September 2019, I gave an address at the Washington, DC headquarters of DWG member and client, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), to what I had expected would be a mainly…

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How to encourage and measure impactful digital collaboration

I’m a sucker for a mind-blowing animal story, where their intelligence brings me back to earth as an equalizer for humanity. And so, when starting the writing of DWG’s most recent research report on “Collaborating in the digital workplace: How to have and to measure impact”, I grabbed the opportunity to showcase an example of…

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Marc Bramoullé, Ubisoft: Digital Workplace Leader of the Year

In this episode, Paul Miller talks to Marc Bramoullé, Director of Knowledge Management Services at Ubisoft, who won the Digital Workplace Leader of the Year Award 2019. Tune in to hear from Marc as he talks about knowledge management, machine learning and user-centred design at Ubisoft; tells us about his leadership approach and philosophy; and…

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What universities can teach digital workplace people

University of Leicester is leading the way with its “Digital Campus”. More than just the university’s web presence, Ross Parry, Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Digital), and Lauren Vargas, Digital Fellow, explain what the “Digital Campus” is and share some remarkable examples of how technology is being used across the university to enhance learning and teaching, facilitate research…

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Four more learnings about digital workplaces from the Digital Workplace Impact podcast

It’s hard to believe that we’re nearly up to 40 episodes of the Digital Workplace Impact podcast. Since the very first episode DWG’s CEO and Founder, Paul Miller, has spoken to a huge variety of people involved in the digital workplace and the future of work. From practitioners to thought leaders to disruptors through to…

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Why “Working Out Loud” is good news for employees, organizations and the digital workplace

  Over the past three years or so, “Working Out Loud” (WOL) as a term and a concept has gained popularity to an extent that perhaps nobody could have anticipated. It’s a topic that DWG and its members have kept an eye on and something we’ve featured in both our knowledge exchanges and podcast. While…

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Eight digital workplace and intranet insights from the DWG annual survey

The digital workplace is a fast-moving area in which new technologies and tools are continually being introduced and teams are experimenting, innovating and learning. Even the humble intranet has gone through a transformation in recent years, emerging as a user-centred entry point to a wider digital ecosystem rather than just an internal communications channel. With…

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