One of the many shocking things about a pandemic is how quickly the unimaginable becomes the inevitable.
In less than 72 hours, even the world’s most traditional companies transitioned from office-based to working from home. Everyone could see that the word “work” was about to be redefined.
The transition was head-spinning. In those first hours, days and weeks, companies across every industry stepped through what looked like a playbook (if only a pandemic playbook existed).
They moved, in sequence, from “keeping the lights on” to imagining whole new business models in a high-speed scramble. Businesses re-evaluated their hierarchy of needs, establishing the basics first, much like they were running up Maslow’s psychological needs pyramid
And as they did, the changes were so fundamental to how their teams operated, any notion of reverting back to normal quickly fell away.View Whitepaper
Back in 2009, we were a small team of software engineers, building a massive multiplayer game called Glitch.
We started using Internet Relay Chat (remember IRC?) to keep everyone on the same page. As work on the game progressed, we kept wishing our IRC channel could do more than just basic communication. So we found ourselves tweaking it, adding to it and hacking new ways to get things done faster.
Well, the game flopped, so we decided to focus on this new collaboration thing we’d developed.
That was a good call. Because, we ended up w ...
You may have heard Slack’s origin story: It began life as an internal tool that helped a games development company collaborate better.
Fast forward to today, and Slack is used by teams all over the world—and all over the enterprise, from marketing and sales to HR to customer support, not to mention engineering teams.
It’s a collaboration hub that brings together people, data and applications. And it’s highly adaptive, flexing to suit the structures and working styles of all kinds of teams. ...
IBM commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the potential ROI enterprises may realize by implementing the IBM Automation Platform for Digital Business. The purpose of this Total Economic Impact (TEI) study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of the IBM Automation Platform for Digital Business on their organizations.
Cost Savings And Business Benefits Enabled By IBM’s Automation Platform. ...
Thanks to improvements in digital workspace technology over the past several years, distributed workforces—with all their benefits—became an increasingly viable option for businesses. But despite the promise of cost savings, business agility, and employee flexibility, leadership inertia and fears thwarted most widespread attempts at this paradigm shift.
Would employees stay on task outside a physical office space? Would company culture survive? As we’ve come to see, these fears—while understandable—were unwarranted.
With an accelerated cr ...
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