While telecommuting and work-from-home options continue to be adopted by a large and growing percentage of employers, several have moved to reverse the trend of work-at-home employment, forcing employees back into corporate offices.
Why do companies resist work from home?
Many employers struggle with it because managers are unable to discern the productivity level of remote workers. Understanding how to optimize employee effort and output (productivity) is essential, and a new breed of analytics solutions called “people analytics” enables organizations to observe overall work trends and productivity of employees—whether they are in the office or working remotely.
Daniel Levitin discusses how to battle the data deluge as laid out in his book, “The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload.”
Practical advice on getting in control of the Inbox.
The author lists his favorite books to help you combat email overload on a daily basis. These are all written by some of the leading productivity experts who’s managed to be at peace with their inbox.
This article looks at the many negative effects og overuse of smartphones.
Last year 28 percent of all employees in the Netherlands often or always received so much information in a working day that they had difficulty processing it quickly enough. In 2014 it was 25 percent, according to a study by Statistics Netherlands and TNO.
Technology has vastly changed all aspects of our lives, particularly the workplace.
Web conferencing, Skype, the cloud, and even the introduction of virtual reality in the enterprise – the list of changes is significant.
But there are other technological tools companies are beginning to use remodel the workplace and the notion of the workday, while improving productivity and employee satisfaction. In 2019, there are five changes in work as we know it that can better the workplace and which can be enabled by today’s digital workplace technology.
First among them is that people should be allowed to work remotely.
What are the remaining four changes, and how can technology enable them?
Click the article link to find out.
Today, one of the biggest security issues faced by companies from around the world is the danger of a data breach. Data Breach protective measures are as important as they have ever been.
A data breach takes place when a cyber criminal infiltrates a data source in order to obtain highly classified data.
Read on to view an Infographic of the 21 Biggest Data Breaches of the 21st Century (To Date!).….