DXC on Workplace

People, technology, and culture-driven insights on the digital workplace

To improve meetings, don’t just use collaboration technologies – integrate them

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Are your meetings like the weather? You know, everyone complains about them, but no one seems to be able to do anything about it. We’ve all endured long, boring meetings that feel endless. And we’ve all struggled through an exhausting, frantic week overfilled with back-to-back meetings. The higher your job title, the more time you […]

4 tips for organizations to reap the benefits of the gig economy

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The gig economy is fundamentally redefining the nature of work and the workplace, and not just for the burgeoning ranks of freelancers, independent contractors and project workers. Today, close to one-third of the global workforce is forgoing traditional employment, according to KellyOCG. They are placing a higher value on independence, flexibility and mobility. Some still […]

How to deploy the game-changing Windows Virtual Desktop

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The recent surge in ransomware and data breach incidents illustrates the vulnerability of IT workplace environments and the huge impact that these attacks can have on the entire organization. In response, companies are increasingly looking to desktop virtualization as way to run the desktop OS in a remote data center where it can be better […]

Modern workplace management: What is it and how do I get there?

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Effective modern workplace management has two key pillars: provide a good user experience and make sure enterprise information is secure. To do this, modern workplace management takes advantage of cloud services to approach configuration, control and security in a new way – and redefine the traditional corporate approach to device, network, application and user management. […]

You built a chat support channel, so where’s all the user adoption?

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In general, chat adoption rates are still not as strong as clients would like. Those who simply built a chat option with the expectation that users would adopt it by themselves are seeing between 7% to 12% of their volume via chat. Most of these organizations are doing nothing to promote chat as a support channel, […]

Is your HR organization ready for digital transformation?

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It’s not just work itself that’s changing. HR is, as well. Once considered an important but strictly back office function, today HR is expected to provide leadership, deliver insight, and execute strategy. It’s all part of corporate digital transformation efforts worldwide, where automation and AI are changing how every organization, department, and employee manage work. […]

Redefining work in a gig economy

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What, exactly, is a job? And what’s work? The fundamental definitions of both may be changing as companies evolve to keep pace with the shift to digital. The idea of one person performing one job, retiring after four decades (and getting a gold watch) is largely extinct. That model just isn’t flexible enough to suit […]

Voice-enabled wearables: A new mobile experience

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Over the years people have moved from a traditional PC/click experience to a mobile/tap experience. Now consumers seem to be moving to a wearable/voice experience. We see things like smart watches and digital voice assistants (Siri/Alexa/Cortana/Google Assistant) becoming very popular. And because consumer adoption is driving enterprise adoption, we also see large enterprises exploring speech-enabled […]

Does Intune’s new Azure Portal meet enterprise device management reporting needs?

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In a previous blog we looked at several key considerations about how enterprise mobility reporting can ensure that devices are compliant, secure and functional. We posed many questions without really giving answers. In this blog we will look at the answers provided by the Azure Portal interfacing Microsoft EMS, aka Intune. The bottom line is […]

Talking workplace transformation…but are we talking with the right people?

Imagine a scenario that enables employee workplace experiences to be more productive and secure, allows IT to manage fewer policies and meets flexible and adaptable business needs. In a world where experiences matter, achieving that vision is possible today, but to do that we need to think differently, embrace change and remind ourselves of the […]