Five core truths about managing digital workplace programmes

How do you manage the digital workplace? This is a key question for teams delivering a digital workplace strategy and then making it operational. With the scope of the digital workplace wide and not always clear, as well as frequently involving multiple stakeholders and requiring significant levels of change, managing the digital workplace is potentially…

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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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Meeting the findability challenge in Office 365

The rise of Office 365 in recent years is unquestionable. More and more organizations are moving their content and applications to the cloud and, with that, findability has become a more and more pressing issue. Moreover, the complex feature set of Office 365 makes the journey even more challenging: users start using more and more…

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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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Remote Working 2020: Distributed working in times of disruption

The coronavirus crisis is very challenging for all of us. Not only is there the stress associated with the spread of the disease and the lockdown measures that many of us are having to adhere to, but the world of work has been turned upside down. Many people are worried about their jobs or have…

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Stay ahead with advice and examples from DWG’s 2020 Research Programme

In 2019, 88% of members told us that access to research and case studies is one of the best things about Digital Workplace Group (DWG) membership. So it’s with considerable excitement among the team that we announce the new programme for 2020! Why DWG members love research DWG is proud that its Research Programme is…

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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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Bridging the physical and digital workplace divide

How in sync do your physical and digital workplaces feel? Is your physical environment – wherever that may be – optimized to support the digital tools you’re using? Does it feel like digital is being harnessed to better manage the physical? Is it smart? Does it feel natural for how you best work? Or does…

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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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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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10 takeaways from the State of the Digital Workplace 2019 report

 One of our missions at DWG is to shine a light on emerging digital workplace trends and practices in order to help teams advance the digital workplace in their own organizations. Having objective data is critical for this and is why we’ve teamed up again with our partners at Simpler Media Group / CMSWire to…

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