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Building the role of Chief Focus Officer

Whilst employees are unanimous in loving the additional flexibility of hybrid working, they would also likely admit to having to combat new distractions that sap productivity – whether that’s blocking out the sound of kids when...

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Five key learnings when managing a globally distributed workforce

More and more organisations are turning to a distributed workforce, but doing so is not without challenges. Spryker’s People & Culture VP Elise Mueller, offers best practice guidance on how to manage a globally distributed workforce.

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Is Trust the Real Obstacle to Hybrid and Remote Work?

Dr. Gleb Tsipursky discusses why in order to succeed in the future of work, bosses will have to be trained to overcome proximity bias and evaluate employees based on productivity, not on facetime.

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Wrike CEO seeks a better world of work

Andrew Filev of Wrike sold his company to Citrix for $2.25bn on the promise of a more elegant digital workplace

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ClickUp CEO on the present and future of work

Zeb Evans has seen his productivity hub startup grow rapidly and has had a close-up view of changing trends

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Ensuring productivity in the 4-day work week

According to a survey conducted by Censuswide on behalf of NatWest Rapid Cash, the majority of employers in the UK believe that a four-day working week will become the norm before 2030, a rapid shift that will require major internal...

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31 high-paying tech skills that will go even higher

Looking for career advice? Bank one of these skills to get you both increased pay and improved job opportunities.

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The stupid technology questions you must ask

Do we get the enterprise technology we deserve because no-one dares to ask the awkward questions? Or do we waste too much time at work because of all the pointless stupid queries that people raise?

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Why are so many people burning out of the “sexiest job of the 21st Century”?

New research has found that 97% of data professionals are feeling burned out in their day-to-day jobs, and 79% are considering leaving the industry altogether. With a major shortage of skilled data scientists in the market as it is,...

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Robot recruitment ‘replacing’ humans, who’s next?

AI-driven recruitment firm Sense uses the Iguazio MLOps platform to power its Sense AI Chatbot, an intelligent automated recruiting assistant that speeds the hiring process and provides ‘uncompromised personalisation’. So, does this...

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Joy and anomie: How hybrid working is working out

New approaches to how and where we work are still being refined after a shock transition.

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The importance of building a mindful work culture: mental health beyond hybrid work

Amidst the UK’s pilot trial of a four-day work week, statistics around employee health and wellbeing remain worrisome. While the four-day work week could show positive improvements on mental health, questions remain around whether or...

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Nutanix CEO sees options as VMware sells

Rajiv Ramaswami joined Nutanix from rival VMware and now is keenly observing the sale of his ex-employer.

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The power of async in managing stress in the hybrid work era

Working asynchronously can overcome new types of stress that have emerged in the hybrid work era, such as burnout, toxic productivity, and the need for validation. Companies with the right set of technological tools and workplace...

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How leaders can support IT staff wellbeing in a post-Covid world

As businesses settle into hybrid working, how can leaders better support employee wellbeing? Helena Nimmo, CIO at Endava, outlines four things that business leaders can do to implement a long-term sustainable hybrid working model that...

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Is a low digital quotient holding your business back?

Jez Ward, Head of Advisory and Executive Cloud Advisor at Cloudreach, discusses how IT leaders can develop Digital Quotient within a business and provides a few tips on ways organisations can educate their workforce.

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Heading for stressful times? Here’s how to get ahead of them

The current economic situation is looking precarious. The impact of events like the pandemic and the war in Ukraine are affecting markets, and has led to predictions of recession. How can IT teams plan ahead for these kinds of trends...

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Women founders of Indian tech start-ups: On the long road to equality

Female start-up founders in India refuse to be fazed by endless odds, as the ecosystem gears up to support them.

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