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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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Digital Transformation Paints the Way for Indian Service Providers

by Craig Roth  |  May 2, 2018

Gartner has recommended that service providers position IT outsourcing as enabling digital business innovation and ideation and demonstrate a "business-first" mindset. In fact, we've predicted that Through 2020, 80% of...

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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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