Seven digital workplace takeaways from the 2021 DWG member survey

Digital workplaces and the ways in which employees work are always in a state of flux – but the past year has shown just how dramatic such change can be, with intranets, digital workplaces and the teams behind them having to adapt rapidly to new needs and circumstances. Here at DWG, we keep a keen…

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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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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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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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The eight phases of content migration

Have you been tasked with dealing with the content on an intranet that is tired, full of outdated pages and documents, and no longer fit for purpose? Has a new platform been procured, which is clean, fresh and full of the potential to provide a great experience for your colleagues, and where they can find…

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8 key intranet metrics you should be tracking

Our blog this week comes from ThoughtFarmer’s Senior Content Writer, Kelly Batke. ThoughtFarmer is an Innovation Spotlight sponsor in our forthcoming Digital Workplace 24 –  a unique digital workplace online event, broadcasting from around the world over 24 hours. Measurable data – whether you are an internal communicator or a CEO – is a powerful…

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Has gamification become normalized in the digital workplace?

Back in 2011, I wrote a blog post which looked at whether gamification was going to be just a passing fad or become a permanent feature in the digital workplace. At the time, the term gamification – effectively the use of gaming techniques for things that aren’t games – was receiving the sort of hype…

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The power of people analytics in the digital workplace

Within every organization there are exceptional levels of data being produced and that’s growing. You can find all sorts of scary statistics that demonstrate exponential rates of growth in the data we produce in and outside of the workplace, some suggesting we’re going to reach 163 Zettabytes by 2025 – and that’s rather a lot!…

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Why we need to take a level-headed view of artificial intelligence

Over the past few months interest in artificial intelligence (AI) has reached fever pitch, with a surge in media coverage and AI increasingly appearing on the radar for many organizations. A look at Google Trends over the past five years confirms that interest is indeed now peaking, and respected analysts like Gartner are predicting that,…

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Measuring the digital workplace

Several months back, DWG challenged me to extend our member research on metrics – including a look at additional measurements to gauge the wider digital workplace programme in areas such as email, unified communications and social network analysis. The resulting report, “Measuring the digital workplace: The power of metrics in the connected workplace”, takes a…

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7 ‘protips’ for digital workplace professionals from a video gamer

Have you heard? Video games aren’t just for kids any more; the average gamer is 35 years old. They’re not even just for men; 48% of gamers are women. And get this: they’re also not just for the lazy and unemployed; 70% of gamers are high-level executives, including CEOs. CEOs! The people in charge! But…

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Knowing where to focus: optimizing your intranet with benchmarking data

I like to say that creating a truly great intranet is easy: you just need to get hundreds of people within your organization to run a few dozen processes smoothly for maybe three years. Simple! In reality, we all know it’s a very hard task indeed. If you’re responsible for an intranet your time will…

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