Category: Research

Privacy and Collaboration: Will Privacy Kill Evidence-based Performance?

Privacy and Collaboration Privacy and collaboration: The pandemic created opportunities for collaboration developers to invest more than they have, perhaps since their infancy as start-ups, perhaps more than ever. Acquisitions, some very large ones like SalesForce buying Slack, and Cisco buying IMImobile continue. Most of the investment focuses on creating better, more integrated, and more.

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ServiceNow Vaccine Management Solutions Offer Templates for Vaccination Management

On February 4, 2021 ServiceNow held an analyst webinar focusing on their new ServiceNow Vaccine Management Solutions. The drivers At the world attempts to roll-out vaccinations in an orderly way, many organizations face daunting issues related to communications and coordination. The goal is to deploy more than 15 Billion doses (up to 2 for each.

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Microsoft’s Unfortunate Retreat from the individual Microsoft Productivity Score

Background Microsoft launched the idea of a Mircrosoft productivity score to help organizations understand the work patterns of their employees, as well as their influence. They then retreated after receiving feedback about user privacy concerns, as well as the issues with identifying influence. Analysis The positioning and buy-in create perceived problems with data about employees.

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Top Research 2020: Serious Insights

We are grateful to our readers who trust us to advise them on their strategies, operations, and how they work through collaboration and knowledge management. This list highlights the most read research of 2020. If you missed one of the posts, just click to read. What is the difference between Data, Information, Knowledge and Wisdom?.

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Salesforce Acquires Slack: Adds to its Collaboration Arsenal

Salesforce continues to add large names to its portfolio: Tableau, Mulesoft, and now Salesforce acquires Slack. Unlike previous acquisitions Slack reaches beyond data and infrastructure to general human interaction. Slack challenged legacy collaboration assumptions by eliminating much of the structure and governance of previous systems. Slack espouses a bottoms-up approach to defining teams and communications.

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A Counterpoint to Slack’s Navigating the Disruption of Work Report

In late October 2020, Slack dropped a report titled Navigating the Disruption of Work. The report centers on five key assertions: As with any assertive set of future-looking statements, context often gets missed when trying to create a position. Slack fails to recognize two essential elements still in play. First, we are too close to.

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How to Define Quality of Service for Meetings

Organizations and collaboration vendors need to embrace Quality of Service for Meetings. This three-tiered approach offers an innovative approach to measuring meeting success. Work that one does for others requires Quality of Service (QoS) metrics. As I have learned since writing Management by Design, most people don’t’ think about designing activities considered mundane or routine..

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Cisco Readies Webex for a Return to the Office

Cisco Webex Return to Office: Cisco’s October 2020 announcements prepare their suite of Webex collaboration tools for a return to the office for some, and for more flexible access for others. For many, a return to the office still seems like a faraway dream, but some people will return to an office sooner than later..

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How to Design a Meeting: The Don’ts

First of all, if you do the DOs of meeting design, you can probably avoid most of the Don’ts. But sometimes people need a reminder about bad behavior influences design. The Management by Design methodology explores a number of ways to arrive at rules like this, by applying ideas like simplicity, equitability, forgiveness, flexibility. It.

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How to Think Like a Scenario Planner

Those who want to think like a scenario planner need to adopt a new mindset.  Yes,scenario planning is a process. Those who treat scenario planning only as a process, however, achieve suboptimal results. Scenario planning, the analysis of the uncertainties, and the authoring of the narratives takes place in the imagination of the team creating.

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