Executives think they’re building good pandemic workplace cultures—data says they’re wrong

September 19th, 2021

The Society for Human Resource Management surveyed American executives, HR professionals, and workers regarding pandemic-era company culture. Most executives believe their organizations have been moving in the right direction. Most HR pros and other employees think the opposite.

Businesses are implementing surveillance in exchange for remote work privileges

September 18th, 2021

Owners, bosses, and managers…the terrain has shifted. If you want to lose your best people to the competition who “gets it”, keep doing stuff like this

Google Workspace forges ahead into enterprise communication

September 17th, 2021

Last week, The Verge reported Google Workspace will now feature the ability to initiate and accept Google Meet calls between Workspace users. This continues Google’s advance into enterprise communication, which began with the COVID-19 remote-work transformation.

Survey finds COVID-19 changing WFH and salary expectations

September 13th, 2020

What are your plans post-COVID? A recent Hired.com survey delves into salary expectations, and also finds tech workers are not planning to give up work-from-home privileges any time soon.

New and improved Microsoft 365 features precede Ignite

August 31st, 2020

Ahead of the Ignite conference, Microsoft 365 rolls-out Tasks and an updated Whiteboard for Teams, as well as “a lightweight security baseline policy for protecting…Windows 10 computers,” available in the admin center.

G Suite rolls-out new interface to Android

August 21st, 2020

Google is deploying G Suite’s new integrated interface to Android, adding tabs in Gmail for easy access to Chat, Mail, Meet, and Rooms. Meant to facilitate remote work, the update will eventually be pushed to iOS as well.

Dedicated video-phones coming for Teams

August 10th, 2020

Microsoft continues to enhance Teams to meet the needs of the COVID-19 work environment, including meetings that scale up to 20,000 participants and upcoming video/audio phones from third-party vendors.