CASE STUDY Sonata Enterprise Success helped Specure educate government regulators on the intricacies of running auctions for wireless communications spectrum. Specure provides software and consulting to help governments manage wireless spectrum auctions, where mobile network operators bid for the right to use [...]
If your organization requires people to upload files to SharePoint or another repository, you’ve probably had someone ask “Will anyone ever read these?” And the inconvenient truth is that, in all likelihood, nobody else will. According to a University of California study 95% of files in cloud / network shares are opened fewer than five times
While multiple studies confirmed a 5-8% jump in productivity since the great shift to remote work, leaders are divided on whether this is a temporary anomaly or the dawn of a new era. There are a few asterisks to consider with the pandemic productivity figures:
A big selling point of “cloud” solutions is not having to worry about things like server uptime, security, and data protection. However, it’s a misconception that every cloud platform takes care of all these things for you. Case in point: Microsoft 365 backup and recovery. Many [...]
Ask any CEO or HR director today about their priorities, and they’re bound to list remote work and diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) among the top five. And while these might seem like unrelated issues, multiple studies have found a surprising correlation between DE&I and virtual work. For instance:
When an organization first builds an intranet, document management solution or community portal, the early focus is usually on the technology. But over the long term, the challenge is usually less about tech, more about user engagement. Here are a few tactics that platform administrators can [...]
Culture is an intangible yet invaluable asset for any organization. When people feel a sense of shared identity with their coworkers and commitment to the organization’s mission, it improves day-to-day performance and long-term talent retention. But what happens to an organization’s culture when people work remotely, instead of side-by-side?
Multiple studies have found remote workers are 5% to 13% more productive than on-site workers, but you might not know it from talking to their managers. Nearly 40% of managers surveyed by Australia’s Curtin University expressed reservations about managing remote workers, and 72% of managers in a SHRM study said they’d prefer having their entire team in the office.
While studies during the pandemic have shown virtual teams are highly productive, many managers can’t shake the suspicion that remote employees are doing laundry or going out for lattes when they’re supposed to be working.