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Workplace of the Future
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Noise pollution is the new second-hand smoke
ow loud is our phone call? Can you hear your co-worker’s music through their headphones? Do you need to have that meeting in a public area of the office?
Explained: Reverse mentoring and how you can make it work
Mentors. For generations they’ve been known as senior staff with experience who generally train newer recruits – but that mindset is being turned upside down with the idea of reverse mentoring.
Ten new ways for everyone to achieve more in the modern workplace
Microsoft is introducing new capabilities in Microsoft 365 that make it possible for every person to do their best work.
Beyond the day job: Fonterra rolls out ‘gig economy’ project called amp
Fonterra has joined the likes of Google and 3M by offering a new scheme that allows employees to spend up to a third of their time on projects beyond the realm of their day jobs.
Exclusive: VMware on the new equilibrium of digital business
“It’s important to realise that it’s not an overnight fix, it’s a journey, and it can take multiple years to get to the nirvana.”
Taupō talks tech: The local Kiwi firms transforming business from the ground up
From New Zealand's farming heartland to the mountains and to the cloud, Taupō's regional businesses are embracing technology from the ground up.
Australians choose better work / life balance over better pay
“Employers are fast realising these non-monetary benefits help to build a satisfied, motivated, productive and loyal workforce.”
New platform solves growing 'empty office' problem
Due to a number of factors including an increasingly mobile workforce, most offices around the world are being severely under-utilised.
Unlocking the benefits of leading a multi-generational workforce
Diversity – and not just gender diversity – brings different ideas, backgrounds, and assumptions to the table.
The new normal: Robots, hyper-collaboration and smart meetings
It is the convergence of people plus, not versus, technology that are now working together.
Organisational change management - what is it and why does it matter?
Digital is not a new concept. What is new is the notion that digital goes beyond simply implementing technology within businesses.
Fujitsu & Microsoft set their sights on AI to improve employee wellbeing
The duo will build “human-centric” innovative solution with the goal of transforming the way people work.
Exclusive interview: Polycom on bridging the digital divide & workplaces of the future
"I’ve worked on how we can remove the stereotype of how an engineer is a guy, and make it about the role itself."
Australia and New Zealand behind when it comes to leveraging new tech
Only 16% of ANZ professionals consider technology to be an ‘enabler of automating menial tasks to save time.’
Exclusive interview: ESET on protecting the mobile workforce
Expect to see more instances of ransomware, DDoS attacks and attacks against Internet of Things (IoT) devices.
Intelligent workplaces are now essential - here's how you create one
The objective of intelligent spaces is simple: Create a workplace that adapts to the way people want to work.
Fujitsu tech stores data locally at each location, not in the cloud
The Japanese ICT company draws attention to issues that arise when sharing data between multiple locations which is stored in the cloud.
After a new job? Here's two of the top 10 best places to work in AU
For those unhappy with their job, here's a couple of companies that have made it into Australia's top ten best places to work.
New Sony A/NZ solution built for today's bring-your-own-device workplace
Vision Exchange allows teams to brainstorm and work collaboratively through wireless sharing content from laptops and tablets.
Dell EMC: Your future workforce needs plans not fortune telling
If the aim is to create empowered and productive employees, it makes sense that the process should start with them.
Exclusive interview: Polycom on how remote working can bring us closer together
If you’re measuring the productivity of your employees based on whether you can see them or not, you’re probably not getting the most out of them.
Is Apple opening the actual best office in the world?
“Steve’s vision for Apple stretched far beyond his time with us. He intended Apple Park to be the home of innovation for generations to come."
And the top 10 strategic tech trends for 2017 are?
Gartner recently highlighted the top technology trends that will be strategic for most organisations in 2017 - are you prepared?
How the 'workplace of the future' optimises employees, collaboration & your office
"Some of the best companies that I've talked don't really think about work from home per se, they think about work from the best place."