The Digital Renaissance of Work: Delivering digital workplaces fit for the future
How to use this book:
- Roadmap for shifting from an intranet to digital workplace management
- Guidance on building a coherent digital workplace strategy
- Inspiration for how to provide true value with digital tools
- Challenge to colleagues and clients to develop broader visions
What is the digital renaissance?
The Digital Renaissance of Work explores how digital tools are changing our work and our lives more dramatically than we know.
The book explains how companies can harness the power of their digital workplaces to create great value, and identifies how the
rest are rapidly falling behind.”
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Visionary thinking tied to practical guidance
The freedom and creativity enabled by digital tools are transforming work. We’re moving from an ethos of “work as suffering” to a digital ethic of “work as freedom”.
The book has two main parts:
- an exploration of how our modern digital world is evolving rapidly and changing our lives and work, and
- guidance for large companies rethinking their digital workplaces.
Table of Contents
A guide for digital workplace leaders
The role of managing a digital workplace is new. It’s not just about technology; it’s about understanding workers’ needs and business challenges, and properly designing an raft of new digital tools to solve problems and deliver business value.
This book provides the roadmap—drawing heavily upon the experience of the Digital Workplace Group, which has been helping major organizations improve their digital workplaces for over a decade.
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Business case for the digital workplace
The ROI and value of digital working
Get objective analysis of your digital workplace, and how to improve it
Setting up a
Digital workplace strategy checklist
Checklist for projects
Meet the authors
CEO & Founder — Digital Workplace Group
Paul Miller is a technology and social entrepreneur, and founder of the Digital Workplace Group (DWG).
He’s been at the heart of the work and technology revolution for over 20 years and has given keynote talks on the digital future of work to senior executives at organizations such as Microsoft, Google and Adobe.
In addition to The Digital Renaissance of Work, he is the author of “The Digital Workplace: How technology is liberating work”
Director of Research — Digital Workplace Group
Elizabeth Marsh leads Digital Workplace Group’s best practice research programme.
Now in its tenth year, and with a library of 60+ reports, DWG’s in-depth, case study based research is a trusted source that helps members drive their intranet and digital workplace agenda. She also works closely with DWG’s consulting business.
Prior to joining DWG, Elizabeth held intranet management roles at T-Mobile and Reuters, with broad-ranging responsibilities including community management, internal communications and research.
Reviews & media coverage
“Paul and Elizabeth live at the forefront
of the digitization of work, but remain primarily focused on people and the impact of technology on the human condition. The Digital Renaissance of Work provides a fresh and refreshingly optimistic insight into how we’ll work in the future.”
Ryan AndersonDirector of Future TechnologyHerman Miller
“As the digital workplace becomes the borderless
enterprise, this book demonstrates pragmatic foresight on the integration of, and augmentation with technology, never losing sight of the fact that humans are at the center of the digital workplace.”
Steven TiellGlobal Head Technology VisionAccenture
“The future work agenda is gathering pace –
in this optimistic and informative book, Miller and Marsh offer a guide to the thorny challenge of making digital workplace strategies more human.”
Alison MaitlandCo-authorFuture Work
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