DWG’s expert blog: Ten great digital workplace articles from 2021

2021 has been another challenging year for everybody due to the pandemic; it’s also been another year when the digital workplace has proved utterly essential to supporting hybrid and remote working. Previously, Microsoft Teams, Zoom and ServiceNow might have felt like niche topics, but these days we see advertisements on mainstream television for them, and…

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Our leadership team lived together for a week and…

… here are my five lessons (based on the experience) for the future of work post pandemic Last month, the Digital Workplace Group (DWG) leadership team lived (and worked) together for a week in a beautiful Georgian house near Chelsea in London.  We call these live/work weeks the ‘Big Brother House’ (BBH) – although, to be clear, there are no cameras….

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Remote working, organizational purpose and learning from nature: an interview with Dr Nicola Millard

One of the sessions I’m most looking forward to in Nature of Work Live is ‘Taming the Zedonk: Avoiding horrible hybrids’ by Dr Nicola Millard, Principal Innovation Partner at BT. Dr Millard is an excellent presenter, delivering insights into workplace trends in a warm and often very funny way, with the content frequently based on her own research…

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The hybrid digital workplace with Workgrid and AES

For this September 2021 DWG Institute Technology Exchange, we were joined by Troy Campano, Chief Product Officer, Workgrid, and Angie Wyatt, Director, Global Director Workplace Experience, The AES Corporation, to talk about the how the Workgrid platform is improving the employee experience in the hybrid digital workplace. This post explores some of the main takeaways…

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#Connectwithnature for Mental Health Awareness Week 2021

This year, Mental Health Awareness Week (May 10–16) focuses on the importance of nature and the powerful benefits it brings to our mental health and wellbeing.

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A female focus on ‘Nature of Work’

For International Women’s Day we sat down with Shimrit Janes, co-author of Nature of Work, to discuss some of the elements of the book that are most relevant to women in work. Shimrit Janes is Director of Knowledge for Digital Workplace Group (DWG), focused on curating knowledge on the digital workplace for its members and…

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Watching the robots: an inspiring visit to the BMW Mini-Factory

The pandemic has impacted many aspects of our lives and I can’t wait for the eventual return to some kind of normality when we can once again do those things we miss. I’m particularly looking forward to being able to go out and about and visit interesting places – the time when we could do…

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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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Ten popular digital workplace articles from DWG’s expert blog in 2020

Many of us will be thoroughly glad to be see the back of 2020, with hopes that 2021 will bring better times. However, it has been an important year for the digital workplace – and intranets too – providing the backbone of business continuity through collaboration tools and channels with reliable information. In 2020, the…

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Paul Miller’s seven favourite business books

January 2021 will see the publication of “Nature of Work: The new story of work for a living age”, co-authored by DWG’s Founder and CEO, Paul Miller, and Director of Knowledge, Shimrit Janes. This innovative book considers the key importance of 12 essential workplace elements, including health, habitat, regeneration, intelligence, relationships and purpose, through the…

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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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A sneak peek at what’s coming for DWG24

We are very excited here at DWG as our signature online digital workplace event, DWG24, is only days away. The guests are ready, the rehearsals are nearly over and we are gargling honey and lemon to ensure our voices are in tip-top condition! DWG24 broadcasts from around the world over 24 hours and is TOTALLY FREE…

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