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Letter from Microsoft Ignite 2018 (Part II)

by Craig Roth  |  October 1, 2018

As I mentioned in my first posting about Microsoft Ignite 2018, in my view the conference this year wasn’t about major releases as much as it was about showing progress...

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Letter from Microsoft Ignite 2018

by Craig Roth  |  September 28, 2018

Microsoft Ignite just ended in Orlando. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said “computing is not just about the technology industry, it’s about the entire world” and it felt like the entire...

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Letter from Google Next '18

by Craig Roth  |  July 27, 2018

Google Next - Google's cloud conference - took place in San Francisco this week. Production values were high, with lots of slick videos and a clever stage where speakers appeared...

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Surprise? "Work Anywhere" is Not So Appealing in Dense Countries

by Craig Roth  |  July 18, 2018

"Work anywhere", as the term goes, is a core component of the new vision of work since it allows for more fluid teams, geographic expansion, improves employee choice, may increase...

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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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Can Digital Transformation Be Forced Onto Workers?

by Craig Roth  |  July 5, 2018

Let me begin by saying no business leader or technology provider has ever asked me this question. But I have recently been involved in two surveys related to digital transformation...

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Should Your Marketing and Branding Shift From Talking About "Pain Points" to "Numb Points"?

by Craig Roth  |  May 30, 2018

Ever heard the term "pain points"? Of course you have. The definition I've seen thrown around (like here ) is “Business consultants use ‘pain points’ as a term to describe...

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Why Do Meeting Cancellations Say "I'm Giving You Back 30 Minutes ... You're Welcome"?

by Craig Roth  |  May 24, 2018

One of the fine side benefits of covering employee productivity is the bits of insight that it brings about everyday office life. For example, what does it mean when a...

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The Digital Dexterity Index Shows Some Countries Adopt New Ways of Working Easier Than Others

by Craig Roth  |  May 10, 2018

Taking calls from both buyers of digital workplace solutions and sellers (vendors and service providers) has given me a vantage point from which I've noticed a key barrier on the...

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In the Future Undergrad Degrees Will Be Essential and Graduate Degrees Useless

by Craig Roth  |  May 9, 2018

It seems that many jobs that didn't previously require a bachelor's degree are now requiring one. Upcredentialing - increasing the requirements for jobs - has been a trend for many...

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