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Work 2021: Say goodbye to yesterday's work habits

If you expect everything to return to “normal” with work soon, you really need to get up to speed.

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US gov’t plans for remote workers could spur private-sector push, too

The Biden administration appears poised to encourage remote work for 2 million US government workers as the COVID-19 pandemic eases and businesses look to fully re-open. The move could spur companies to follow suit.

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At Virgin Atlantic, Facebook Workplace evolves into a key productivity tool

The airline saw a large increase in use as employees sought corporate updates during the pandemic; now the enterprise social network is helping the company rev up operations again.

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With smart canvas, Google looks to better connect Workspace apps

Google this week unveiled a range of new ways to connect its productivity and collaboration apps, including the rollout of its smart canvas. But is it enough to keep up with innovative startups?

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When is it time to upgrade? Device lifecycles and upgrade timelines

When the latest smartphone, tablet and/or laptop launches, the pull to upgrade can be enticing. For IT teams, keeping employee devices up-to-date means upgrading strategically and adhering to planned upgrade cycles. Upgrading too...

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How to create a digital workplace

Creating a digital work environment for employees, regardless of where they are physically, involves much more than handing out laptops, turning to cloud apps, and using a VPN. Here's what companies need to keep in mind as they plan...

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Next-gen digital whiteboards: 7 shared canvas apps for visual collaboration

Online whiteboards were just the beginning. With hybrid workforces on the horizon, today’s visual collaboration tools are a key component to keep everyone on the same canvas when brainstorming, planning, and managing projects.

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Apple confirms the hybrid workplace is here to stay

"It would seem that work from home and the productivity of working from home will remain very critical," said Apple CEO Tim Cook.

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Microsoft patents biometric 'wellness insights' tool for workers

The just-published patent describes a feature that generates an employee “anxiety score” based on data such as blood pressure and heart rate, suggesting when workers need to take a break.

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Rethinking mobile security in a post-COVID workplace

Remember all of the security corner-cutting forced on us in March 2020 as companies scrambled to deal with the pandemic? It's time now to go back and fix things.

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The Bose Videobar VB1, huddle spaces, and the post-pandemic workplace

Huddle rooms have become the new must-have for offices expecting employees to come back. Bose’s all-in-one USB conferencing device is an attractive huddle-room option for hybrid workplaces.

Will you be heading back to the office? Should you?

Many companies won't be re-opening their brick-and-mortar offices because working from home is the new way of business.

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VMware targets remote work security with Anywhere Workspace

Three tools from VMware’s portfolio — Workspace One, Carbon Black Cloud, and SASE — are now bundled, offering a suite of tools to simplify management of remote worker devices and applications.

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Starting a new job in a pandemic: Virtual onboarding to the rescue

Like most new pandemic-induced working practices, remote onboarding is here to stay. How can employers make the process, from device provisioning and training to helping new hires feel welcome, as seamless as possible?

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3 ways to build stronger remote teams

Building trust within remote and hybrid teams is key for businesses moving forward. These techniques can help.

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Defining the digital workspace of the future

There's a lot of talk these days about the hybrid workplace. But what comes next after that?

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Cisco, with Webex, delicately moves to 'instrument' employees — without violating privacy

The pandemic and the rapid shift from work to home offices wrought a lot of changes. Companies like Cisco are now shifting to meet the New Normal.

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Lessons from Jamf on how to support the remote hybrid enterprise

Macs, iPhones, and remote teams will become a fact of life in the new hybrid workplace

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Blind Blog survey finds companies, employees disagree on WFH future

With more companies eyeing a hybrid workplace, many are rushing to build out huddle space and other accouterments to handle workers' return. But are you sure they'll come in?

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