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Microsoft Nudges You Towards Productivity

by Craig Roth  |  July 17, 2018

Microsoft announced Workplace Analytics solutions and MyAnalytics nudges on Thursday to "put individuals and teams at the center of change." Briefly, Workplace Analytics takes usage data from O365 to aggregate...

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The Unique Fundamentals of: Collaboration, Content, and Digital Workplace

by Craig Roth  |  January 3, 2018

What are the unique fundamentals of the collaboration, content, and digital workplace space that make it unique?  I don't mean what the current trends are - we write a lot about...

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Alexa for Business: "Alexa, Kick Everyone From the Previous Meeting Out of my Conference Room"

by Craig Roth  |  November 30, 2017

Amazon announced Alexa for Business at its re:Invent conference today. And while I don't look forward to working in an open plan office with all my coworkers yelling "boldface" at...

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This 4th of July Declare your Independence From Oppression ... Of Email and Social Media

by Craig Roth  |  July 3, 2017

As Americans hoist their flags and fire up their grills in preparation for Fourth of July celebrations of our independence from an oppressive regime I'd like you consider declaring your...

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In Praise of (Good) Meetings

by Craig Roth  |  January 30, 2015

NPR had a segment yesterday by Yuki Noguchi on "And So We Meet, Again: Why The Workday Is So Filled With Meetings ". I was expecting a typical rant against...

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Auto-Delete Emails Received While On Vacation? Not Without Knowing Their Lifespan

by Craig Roth  |  September 2, 2014

I'm back from summer vacation with the kids and getting back into the swing of work. I didn't check email at all during the vacation, so there's quite a pile...

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Can Government Change?

by Elise Olding  |  May 1, 2014

Whenever I am visiting government clients, a common theme emerges -  that it's harder to make changes in the public sector vs. the private sector. That's one myth I'd like...

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Scotland 0 England 20 – Six Nations Rugby

by Andrew White  |  February 14, 2014

Scotland 0 England 20 – Six Nations Rugby Did anyone see the game on TV?  Seriously, rugby (union, as opposed to its cousin, league) is my favorite team sport.  I...

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The power and influence of communication

by Andrew White  |  February 12, 2014

There was an intriguing article in Wednesday's US print edition of the Wall Street Journal.  It was called, "UK is set to change its guidance on rate policy".  The article...

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Is Using Jargon Hindering Your Communication?

by Elise Olding  |  November 21, 2013

A big barrier to communication is using language that you are familiar with but may not mean anything to your intended audience. It’s easy to fall into this trap, whether...

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