Paul Miller’s digital workplace predictions for 2021

2020 was a year like no other. It was an unpredictable year filled with tremendous change and acceleration of digital transformation within organizations with new ways of working, culture shifts and innovations emerging and strengthening as a result. As the world begins preparing for the return to work in physical offices in 2021, Paul Miller…

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DWG’s 2021 Research Programme supports organizations in exceptional times

The votes are counted and the research briefs are already being written – it’s that time of year when we decide and announce the topics that DWG will cover in its latest annual Research Programme. You can see all the details in the new fact sheet for the programme. DWG’s Managing Director for Member Services,…

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Connecting the HSBC frontline in the days of COVID

While it is standard practice to have continuity plans in place, COVID-19 rendered many of those plans unworkable in the wake of the global lockdown. In this episode, we hear how HSBC was able to react to the implications of COVID on its global workforce and customer base. Listen to Episode 76: Connecting the HSBC…

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The luckiest CIO in the world!

In 2019, Uniper was the first organization in the world to move its energy related applications into the cloud. The digital workplace element of the project enabled the vast majority of the Uniper team to seamlessly work from home when lockdown began in early 2020. The project has been a huge success, with 80% of…

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The power of ‘data pictures’ in the post pandemic world of work

Deciphering what information to trust on the internet nowadays is no easy task. And the ways in which we communicate via technology have altered our ability to connect socially. Our guest in this episode is returning technology to its former, better use by embracing Collective Social Intelligence. Listen to Episode 74: The power of ‘data…

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Paul Miller’s podcast review of 2020

As 2020 draws to a close, Paul looks back and reflects on some of the Digital Workplace Impact episodes launched this year. 2020 has seen the digital workplace emerge as the essential workplace, and our podcasts have captured the impact of COVID on how and where we work. We’ve also tackled other important topics, including…

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A new story of work for a living age, with Charles Eisenstein

In this episode, we revisit hour six of DWG24 and an interview with the author, Charles Eisenstein. Charles talks ecology with DWG’s Paul Miller and Shimrit Janes, and together they imagine a more natural setting for corporates and humans alike, encourage us to affect change from within, and question whether we really want to go…

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Paul Miller’s digital workplace predictions for 2021

When the global pandemic took hold in the early months of 2020, an unintended but significant consequence was that we would suddenly embark on the largest shift in where work happens since the Industrial Revolution. In that instance, the transformation from agricultural/rural work to factory/urban work happened over decades, while in 2020 almost half of…

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The vitamins for digital wellbeing

Digital wellbeing has become a hot topic for 2020. With so many of us now working from home, juggling time and technology, and always being “on”, escaping from work can be very difficult. Follow the conversation as our guests discuss the highs and the lows of remote working, share insights from their respective research projects,…

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Take care, stay calm and carry on in the digital world of work

This year has seen a level of emotion in work like no other, and it has opened our eyes to the importance of emotional connection within the workplace. Paul’s guest, Dr Lauren L Vargas, developed the framework “Take ‘CARE’ to be ‘CALM’”. Together, they delve into this framework and explain how it applies to work,…

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A Manifesto for the Decade of Courage

As a response to COVID-19, DWG set out a powerful manifesto that seeks to look beyond the pandemic and explore how you can adapt your organization to suit global trends. It outlines 12 guiding principles for essential workplace transformation. In this episode, James Robertson and Manisha Singh share their reactions to the manifesto and reflect…

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How COVID-19 showed the true digital power of Duke Energy

Duke Energy is a utility company serving more than 25 million households in the United States with their energy needs. This episode looks at how COVID-19 has changed the 100+ year old company. Follow the incredible story of how Duke Energy reacted to the crisis back in February, from transitioning several thousand staff to remote…

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