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Cisco Webex supports hybrid work with new collaboration capabilities

At the 2022 WebexOne event, Cisco announces a slew of new innovations, including a brand-new whiteboarding app and audio watermarking to better protect in-meeting conversations

Bashing 4 new myths about digital nomads

The digital nomad honeymoon is over, and the backlash has begun. Here are the new myths — and the facts — about digital nomads.

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PC sales fall off a cliff

The sale of personal computers, which surged as companies turned to hybrid and remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic, fell sharply in the third quarter. The release of Windows 11 and its first annual update seemed to have no effect....

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The four-day workweek works

And, it will soon be coming to an office near you — including yours.

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Now your business can deploy virtual Mac desktops in the cloud

MacStadium recently introduced a virtual Mac desktop cloud solution — the first of its kind. I caught up with Chris Chapman, the company’s senior vice president and CTO, to find out more.

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How to turn your car into the ultimate mobile office

Your vehicle can be the best place to work, wherever it happens to be. It just needs the right stuff to help you get the job done.

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Yes, you can outsource hybrid workplace disruption

The Apple-in-the-enterprise space has begun to create opportunities for companies willing to look for smart answers to emerging pain points around the future of work.

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Coming soon — a resume-validating blockchain network for job seekers

A foundation that includes several big-name software vendors and tech services has launched a self-sovereign identity service where workers can store verified credentials to use when applying for jobs. In turn, employers get instant...

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How to pick the right DEX tool for the best digital employee experience

DEX software helps companies optimize their workplace technology, which boosts employee retention. Here’s what to look for in a DEX platform and six leading tools to consider.

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Four-day workweek pilot shows wide support for a 32-hour week

A multinational test of how a four-day workweek affects employees — and company productivity and profits — is halfway done in the UK, and more than eight in 10 companies don't want it to stop.

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Microsoft Viva enhancements address employee disconnect in hybrid work environments

In its latest Work Trend Index Pulse Report, Microsoft warns hybrid work could become unsustainable unless leaders start to create an employee experience that meets employee expectations.

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Six in 10 workers want to ditch the 40-hour work week, survey finds

Most workers want their productivity measured by results — not by how many hours they spend working, according to a multi-national survey by business software and services provider Adaptavist.

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Windows 11 2022 Update is the version enterprises can move to

Microsoft just released the first major feature update to Windows 11, version 22H2. It includes a number of user interface and productivity enhancements, as well as a new AI-assisted security feature.

It's time to quit quitting on the quiet quitters

Disengaged employees who choose to do less at work is a problem that needs solving. Here's what you can do.

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Collaboration tech evolves for the post-COVID future

Effective collaboration in the hybrid workplace requires that all employees be connected, engaged, and able to participate on an equal footing. Enhanced tools and updated practices can help.

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5 productivity tips for hybrid workers

When you work some days at home and some in the office, staying productive has new challenges. Here’s how productivity experts say you should handle them.

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The new workplace will be distributed, digital — and full of purpose

Purposeful connection and digital processes will support the future world of work. Water coolers are optional.

Working from home is here to stay

Ignore the skeptics saying that to really get work done, you have to be back in the office. They're dead wrong.

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Q&A: Real estate exec sees '15-minute city' concept migrating from Europe to the US

As companies rethink how to use in-person office space, and in many cases shutter underutilized real estate, newer concepts are taking hold to offer employees daily urban necessities and amenities — all within a 15-minute foot or bike...

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As businesses embrace fully-remote work, does company culture suffer?

With many big-name companies embracing all-remote work, either by allowing workers to be fully virtual or by eliminating offices, a question arises: does that hurt company culture and employee connectedness?

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