“Businesses need to reimagine how they organise themselves in order to leverage mobile technology trends.” Gary Topiol, Managing Director EMEA at the workplace performance company, Nudge Rewards, tells MARGINALIA how organisations can support a successful work-anywhere mobilised workforce and engage their customer-facing teams effectively. Topiol advocates for a rethinking of old organisational structures and processes. Plus, he points out the need to focus on the emotional connections with dispersed staff in a mobile, digital workplace age.
Igloo Software helps companies around the world transform their business with a digital workplace platform that brings teams and resources together to drive productivity and support a positive corporate culture. In this interview, Vice President of Marketing, Mike Hicks, shares the best practices to create a digital destination that helps an organisation to improve communication, collaboration, knowledge sharing and employee engagement.
To tie in with the SharePoint Virtual Summit, MARGINALIA spoke with Dan Holme, Director of Product Marketing for SharePoint and Yammer, about what to expect from Microsoft in the future. Holme shares the latest, biggest announcements including the promising ‘Communication Sites’ within SharePoint. He also delves into the underused features of SharePoint and explains the difference between Yammer and Microsoft Teams.
We should not feel intimidated by the rise of the machines, says Ed Brill, Vice President, Offering Management and Design, at IBM Collaboration Solutions. In this interview, he tells MARGINALIA how cognitive computing has already created many advantages inside and outside of IBM. He also shares some recent and upcoming offerings – such as ‘Orient Me’ and ‘Watson Workspace’. IBM is building on the future of work through innovation and machine learning.
What’s the link between the intranet ‘now’ and the future of work? Learn more from Intranet Now conference founder, Wedge Black. In this interview, he describes the latest developments in the intranet industry and shares valuable intranet lessons and stories with MARGINALIA. Readers are of course encouraged to get involved in his fourth event — the largest intranet conference in the UK — Intranet Now 2017 will take place on 5th October in London.
New research by workplace performance software, Nudge Rewards, shows a rather disappointing disconnect between workers’ perceived value of mobile and their employers’ ability to maximise its benefits in the workplace. The question then becomes, what exactly is needed to support a successful work-anywhere mobilised workforce?
Expert in enterprise technology, Dion Hinchcliffe, industry analyst, thought leader, and ZDNet columnist, tells MARGINALIA about the principles and practices behind successful digital workplace transformations, and what he expects the next developments to be in the future of work.
Established companies are reassessing their conventional approaches to talent. Nele Klepper, Client Service Partner & Global Marketing Lead at a-connect, describes the drivers, benefits, and challenges of the open talent economy. She also provides MARGINALIA readers with advice on how organisations can best engage freelancers.
There’s a myth that some people are ‘creative types’ while others are not. Rob Eastaway, author of ‘Any Ideas?’, argues that everyone has valuable ideas all the time. In this interview, Eastaway explains the importance of creative problem-solving for the future of work. Everyone can be creative, given the right conditions.
VolkerWessels UK has built and launched its new staff portal using EasySharePoint, to unify 2,500 employees across the construction company’s numerous sites and five business units. Amanda Speirs, Corporate Communications Manager, shares the process and the lessons learnt.
Dave Marvit, Innovation Strategy Consultant at Fujitsu’s Open Innovation Gateway, walks MARGINALIA through the characteristics and opportunities of Infopresence to accelerate innovation. Oblong Industries’ Mezzanine system is enabling new kinds of communications and collaboration inside and outside Fujitsu.
Gloria Lombardi interviews Jeremiah Owyang, founder of Crowd Companies, to explore their newly-released report ‘The Corporate Innovation Imperative’. Owyang describes some of the most popular innovation practices that established corporations adopt to avoid being disrupted by emerging competition.
Bryan Schoening, co-founder and Chief Product Officer at ElevatePoint, believes that a successful intranet must provide a “comprehensive communication experience.” Here’s how.
The Lotus Awards are a revolutionary way to recognise companies with great cultures. There are no categories, no entry requirements, and it’s free to enter. In this interview, James Murphy describes why he created the awards, what sets them apart, and he shares his views on fostering a collaborative culture. MARGINALIA readers are, of course, encouraged to enter their company by the end of March.
In this interview, Richard Milnes, CEO of Zaptic, discusses how to enable digital operational excellence and close the gap between customers and frontline workers. He also encourages leaders and managers to consider the manifold benefits of building their digital work platforms with Business Process Management.
In this interview, the CEO of Shift*Base Research, Christine Overby, shares new methods and practical tips for developing leaders who can succeed in the digital age. Overby also invites MARGINALIA readers to attend ‘Building Digital Leadership Superpowers Within Your Org’ on 28th March in London.
Jacob Morgan, author of ‘The Employee Experience Advantage’ (the sequel to ‘The Future of Work’), has spent the last two years researching how organisations move beyond employee engagement tactics.
Gloria Lombardi interviews Ana Neves, the founder of Social Now, who shares insights on enterprise collaboration tools and practices. Neves also invites MARGINALIA readers to attend her conference in Lisbon in May for two days of digital ways of working expertise.
Understanding employee behaviour around their use of content and comms is essential for companies requiring ROI from their internal endeavours. Collecting and analysing the data can be daunting, but decision-making suffers without accurate information. Bethany Garland is building graphical analytics reporting into mHub’s employee engagement app, and explains the impact of meaningful data.