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Category: 'digital-workplace' Blog Posts

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Enterprise Collaboration: Still Wandering in the Desert

by Craig Roth  |  February 15, 2018

Information workers may sit in a sea of fuzzy cubes, spread across windowless floors lit by fluorescent lights, but when it comes time to collaborate they are often wandering the...

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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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By 2022, One in Five Workers Engaged in Mostly Nonroutine Tasks Will Rely on AI to Do Their Jobs

by Craig Roth  |  December 5, 2017

Artificial intelligence (AI) is hitting its stride.  Articles and conference presentations expound on how AI can transform smart cities, your shopping experience, and medical diagnosis.  Not to mention self-driving vehicles,...

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Alexa for Business: Natural Language Interfaces in the Workplace

by Craig Roth  |  November 30, 2017

Amazon's announcement of Alexa for Business  today has targeted the conference room (or maybe the lab), but I think that obscures the broader trend toward natural language interfaces (NLI). In...

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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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Will Working in the Cloud Work for Microsoft Office 365?

by Steve Crawford  |  June 28, 2017

Office 365 has boldly shifted Microsoft's focus to the cloud.  But about half its customers are not as bold, stubbornly staying on-premises or evaluating options. Microsoft could have stayed right...

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Google G Suite: Staking Out Territory in the New Cloud Office Jungle

by Craig Roth  |  June 7, 2017

How do you take territory from an 800-pound gorilla? You don't - you find a new habitat. This is what Google is trying to do with G Suite, which competes...

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Digital Workplace Comes to Gartner’s TGI Conference

by Craig Roth  |  May 10, 2017

The digital workplace and "new ways of work" are a cornerstone of a digital business. But organizations need vendors to provide the right tools and service providers to help them...

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Aye Robot

by Steve Crawford  |  March 28, 2017

How will robots fit into the workforce of tomorrow: Will they be working for us? Will we be working for them? Or will we just be out of work? To...

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Thinking Beyond the Cloud with Digital Applications

by Steve Crawford  |  March 21, 2017

Digital applications create the software foundation on which enterprise organizations' digital business models are being built.  In the report, "Market Insight: Thinking Beyond the Cloud — Defining Digital Applications," Gartner defines a Reference...

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