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Can Facebook Workplace Kill Office Email?

A new wave of online collaboration software is threatening to dramatically reduce (if not eliminate) intra-office email communication. Products such as Slack, Microsoft Teams, and Facebook Workplace let business users chat via text and video conference, send GIF files and emojis, and even share …

Microsoft Teams

The Future of Designing Collaboration Experiences #spsboston

Imagine a future where silo'd departments and legacy processes don’t stand in our way. Today’s collaboration needs go from complex collaboration portals to simple innovation hubs and most importantly need to work for our devices. Designing portals to enable a new kind of collaboration and …

Digital Design

What's the organizing principle of today's digital workplace?

As companies increasingly seek to update and modernize their digital workplace, along with the supporting skills their workers, they frequently …

6 Ways to Sell Innovation

<i>Innovation</i> is a hot term these days, and most CEOs will tell their employees and shareholders that they are committed to innovation. But what does …

Inbox Zero: Can Employees Be Persuaded to Abandon Email?

The rise of Web 2.0 platforms and social media programs has the potential to enhance the way colleagues collaborate, but old work habits die hard.

Die Hard

The Changing Role Of IT In The Future Of Business

The way we approach business is changing. As we continually pivot to keep pace with rapidly evolving technology, individual departments within an organization are becoming as agile as the larger companies themselves. IT departments are experiencing tremendous changes as their roles expand to impact …

Innovation

Four Powerful Modern Tools for Making Ideas Happen

Turn your ideas into a reality by hiring, printing, and sourcing them with these websites.<p>Creative thinkers often also builders, but why is that?<p>The reasoning is simple enough: innovation means to understand and express novel connections between ideas.<p>It's that second part, about expression, that …

Encouraging Workplace Creativity - What Gets Real Results

• Bio<br>• Twitter<br>• Facebook<br>• LinkedIn<br>• Latest Posts<p>Scott King<p>Chief Revenue Officer at ReadyTalk<p>Hi, I’m Scott King. I’m a collaboration expert. I’m an engineer and …

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Product Reviews

5 Reasons Why Wireframes Are an Important Part of the Design Process

If you’ve been talking with any web company about a new design or redesign, you’ve most likely heard the term “wireframe” come up during discussions …

Prototypes

How Do You Know If Your Team Estimated Your Project Correctly?

Before you entrust a software development company with your awesome product idea, you have to be sure that they’ll properly manage your time and …

Innovation Is Not Enough. Consider an Alternative Disruption Path | Inc.com

Michael Docherty defines <i>Collective Disruption</i> as "harnessing the power of two seemingly disparate groups and aligning the best of both worlds at each stage of the value creation process."<p>Those two "seemingly disparate groups" are (1) startups and (2) large corporations. The brilliant insight that …

Innovation

Building Data pipelines

Today we are really happy to host a post from Ariadni-Karolina Alexiou or Caroline in short. <b>Caroline is a Data Engineer</b>, with deep expertise in …

7 Reasons Non-Analysts Should Understand Data Modeling

For many non-technical individuals in the business world, data modeling can seem like a strange and somewhat terrifying realm. Even those who are …

Big Data

The Innovation Ecosystem For The Future Of Work

Over the past few weeks I’ve been exploring five innovation models that organizations can implement. However all of these are part of one innovation ecosystem that organizations must create if they want to be able to stay relevant and compete in this rapidly changing world we are seeing. The best …

Innovation

What is Culture Mapping and why should you care?

Depending on who you ask, 60–70 percent of change initiatives fail to meet their stated objectives, and the primary source of that failure, according …

How to make infographics: a beginner’s guide to data visualisation

As a growing number of international NGOs are using infographics, charts and interactive maps to share success and highlight disaster, how can organisations with less resources create high quality visualisations without having to pay to outsource them?<p>We’ve put together a beginner’s guide for …

The Toolbox Every Company Needs To Perform Business Strategy & Innovation

<b>Companies have sophisticated and proven tools for executing known business models. For example, complex financial equations are like a surgeon’s</b> …

Innovation

Business Model Canvas: A Complete Guide

An organization’s value proposition is the combination of products and services it provides to its customers. Osterwalder stated that these offerings …

Customers

The Best Digital Strategists Don’t Think in Terms of Either/Or

It has become an axiom that “strategy is about making hard choices,” as we have been advised for over 20 years by leading thinkers including Michael Porter and Roger Martin. But our work with a community of senior executives in the Bay Area suggests that today’s market leaders are following the …

Four Best Practices for Strategic Planning

Strategic planning is one of the least-loved organizational processes. Executives at most companies criticize it as overly bureaucratic, …

Management

IoT - Internet of Things Research, Newsletter, Reports & News - BI Intelligence

The IoT Briefing<p>Your daily newsletter containing the most important news & research in the Internet of Things.<p>It's nearly impossible to stay on top of all the important developments in the IoT industry that are impacting your company, your bottom line, your career, and even your future.<p>In the …

What needs to happen before IoT can change the world

When the Internet of Things (IoT) became a trending topic a few years ago, thought leaders inside and outside of tech knew that it would be a transformational concept. But as part of the larger tech discussion it took a backseat to more exciting advancements like electric vehicles, mobility and …

Internet of Things

Leveraging the Internet of Things for Competitive Advantage

IoT is the next frontier for business. It can help companies increase productivity, cut costs, offer new products and services and deploy new …

Internet of Things

IoT Basics: Defining "Analytics Of Things"

As someone who is in the business of consulting manufacturing companies, over the past 10 years I’ve noticed an increasing number of clients who are placing a greater reliance on operations data to drive their business on analytics. While their primary business is making products—which are becoming …

Big Data

Internet of things needs more innovative business models

At a government event on IoT policy, speakers call for more innovative business models and joined up thinking to enable the IoT to live up to its …

IOT

Digital Transformation Requires Total Organizational Commitment

By now you’ve surely heard that moving forward, every company will be a software company, and that shift is happening now as companies large and small scramble to transform into digitally-driven organizations.<p>Wherever you turn, businesses are facing tremendous disruptive pressure. What’s …