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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Digital leadership: still a tough nut to crack

Rita Zonius and Ephraim Freed, two of our DWG24 hosts, are seasoned digital workplace practitioners. They caught up for an informal chat to discuss digital leadership ahead of the show next week, and here’s how it went (with a written transcription below). Ephraim: Rita, DWG24 is upon us again. Why are we still having the…

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DWG24 – learning to thrive in the current digital landscape

DWG has been hosting DWG24 since 2008, always focusing on what’s new and emerging in the world of work – and this time we have something a little different as well. This year’s DWG24 is based around the 12 action points from our Decade of Courage Manifesto. Most of the points – as you might expect…

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12 reasons to book your place at DWG24 Live

This year’s DWG24 Live (#DWG24) is already shaping up to be the best one yet – and since we’ve been doing them since 2008, we were already really good at it! So, if you haven’t yet registered, here are 12 more compelling reasons why you should. 1. It’s aimed at YOU A 24-hour festival of…

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