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Fighting proximity bias: ensuring remote and hybrid workers remain equal and inspired

Ahead Thought Leadership

How companies are making far-flung employees feel like teammates.  Last December, emboldened by the rise of remote work, a marketing firm in the Midwest began hiring staff outside its time...

upskilling

Field-tested tactics for getting ahead in a virtual office

Ahead Thought Leadership

You can now work at your job for years without ever meeting your boss in person. What will that mean for career advancement in a remote-work future?  In 2020, almost...

hybrid work

How businesses can enhance employee well-being—even from afar

Ahead Thought Leadership

To create a productive workforce with low turnover and encourage a more collaborative environment, companies are permitting a new type of work-life balance. Dena Soukieh is a UX designer in...

modern workspace

The future is hybrid

Ahead Thought Leadership

The above data points highlight critical considerations. Yet, we’ve just barely explored the tip of the iceberg. Dig deeper with our Hybrid Work Pulse Check for insights into what employees...

video meetings

Combating video-meeting fatigue to happily work from anywhere

Ahead Thought Leadership

The above data points highlight critical considerations. Yet, we’ve just barely explored the tip of the iceberg. Dig deeper into how technology is creating a better meeting experience for all....

work culture

Meetings can be efficient, effective, and fun…no…really! 

Jeff Frick

Q “Can you train us to have better meetings?”A “We can, and it probably won’t work.” Bad meetings are the bane of the modern working world. The back-to-back, uninterrupted energy...

hybrid work

The interconnected future: megatrends for work, collaboration, and communication in 2040

Ahead Thought Leadership

An Economist Impact report supported by Webex by Cisco May 24, 2022 The sudden and shifting global landscape of the past few years has accelerated decades-long transformations and catalyzed a...

work culture

4 initiatives leadership can take to improve hybrid work

Ahead Thought Leadership

Introduction The move to hybrid work has sparked controversy among prominent business leaders. Some view remote and hybrid work as a mere chapter in history—a means to an end during...

security

Can you keep virtual collaboration both easy and secure?

Ahead Thought Leadership

How CIOs are selecting the right videoconferencing platform for companies. In the new world of hybrid work, employers need to be more agile than ever. And selecting the right videoconferencing...

hybrid work

Technology through different eyes—gaps in beholding the future

Carolina Milanesi

Tech on the job: opportunity and risk Do most people think about the specific technology they use at work? They think of the tasks they complete via the use of...

remote work

Employers who know these top 5 for developers attract and retain the best talent

Stephen Greet

Everywhere employers look, they’re reminded we’re in the midst of the Great Resignation. This is felt particularly acutely by employers looking to hire developers. Before the Great Resignation, demand for...

work culture

The culture factor: how hybrid work is advancing around the world

Ahead Thought Leadership

Workplace upheaval is changing societies everywhere. But to fully embrace remote and hybrid work, one thing is clear: while digital infrastructure is critical, it’s not all that’s needed. In 2009,...

research

Hybrid work pulse check: insights into what employees are feeling

Ahead Thought Leadership

A global survey indicates companies and workers alike are adapting well to remote work—but the still-shifting landscape is upending the traditional work agreements between them as well. Hybrid work is...

modern workspace

Untethered and human-centric, moving beyond utilization to productivity

Jeff Frick

Creating places for people to create the best work of their careers Welcome to Work 20XX. A show focused on work as we continue to navigate these transformational times. I...

inclusive

Hybrid work: a pivotal moment for diversity and inclusion

Ahead Thought Leadership

We are in the midst of an accelerated digital revolution. Hybrid work is here to stay. And it’s creating a pivotal moment for diversity and inclusion. This new era of...

hybrid work

There’s a lot of event planning going on…are you doing it right?

Shelly Kramer

A Futurum Webcast: Hybrid events involve elements of both in-person and virtual events to create better value and deeper engagement for event sponsors, speakers, and participants. Nowhere is this more...

hybrid work

How happy is your organization? Hint: it’s more than smiles.

Gretchen Rubin

In just about any role we play—as manager, health-care professional, team member, teacher, coach, spouse, parent, or colleague, to name a few—it’s helpful to know our own and other people’s...

productivity

5 ways to get IT, HR, and employees on the same hybrid work page

Carolina Milanesi

We know hybrid work means different things to different organizations. Often, it comes to mean different things to different stakeholders in the same organization. It is not so much about...

modern workspace

When your colleague is in the same room…but isn’t

Ahead Thought Leadership

From holograms to workspaces in self-driving cars, the coming decade will create a profound shift in how we work—and where we do it. Here’s a glimpse of what’s on the...

hybrid work

The unexpected reason to hold hybrid events

Shelly Kramer

Hybrid events are becoming the preferred model for event planning and attendance. In this Futurum Tech Webcast, lead analyst Shelly Kramer sits down with Kara Gladish, Customer Experience Manager for...

work culture

Solving the riddle of your people working from home

Carolina Milanesi

Lately, you can’t talk about work without talking about hybrid work. As the world attempts to get back to “regular” business, brands and industry watchers hypothesize what work will look...

modern workspace

How the distributed workforce is facilitating hybrid workforce culture

Umesh Uttamchandani

Meet the workforce of tomorrow There’s been a drastic change in the way we work post pandemic. We’ve started connecting for quick, more intimate calls instead of “let’s get a...

hybrid work

Leveraging the Value proposition of hybrid events with the right technology

Shelly Kramer

The COVID-19 virus and its many variants are likely far from done with us. As such, event producers and companies are contending with how to format their corporate events. Do...

hybrid work

Hybrid events reach all audiences

Fred McClimans

As the world slowly re-opens, many are eager to shift back from virtual-only events and return to the in-person type of events we’ve loved from the past. They want to...

work culture

6 inspiring ways to bring remote employees together

Darshan Somashekar

From luxurious break rooms to fun team outings, employers have historically invested a lot in providing ways for their people to socialize. That is: until our working world moved from...

hybrid work

Addressing the biggest challenges of hosting hybrid events

Cisco

Addressing the Biggest Challenges of Hosting Hybrid Events Working at the office wasn’t the only casualty of the pandemic. Almost as soon as the Covid-19 virus began spreading in early...

modern workplace

5 traits of a successful hybrid work environment

Cisco

It’s hard to imagine, but prior to the pandemic, only 8% of meetings included a remote participant. Collaboration was almost always done in person. The pandemic forced companies to quickly...

modern workspace

Surprising skills managers need to adapt to a post-COVID future

Darshan Somashekar

We all know work looks different these days. Many companies are opting to stay remote-friendly for the long haul. And even those planning a return to the office are considering...

remote work

Hybrid work: connected and flexible

Whitney Johnson

I haven’t been sick in over a year. That might be a red flag. Don’t get me wrong: I’m deeply grateful that I haven’t contracted COVID, deeply grateful for the...

hybrid work

Breaking the hybrid barrier: how to recruit and retain top talent

Whitney Johnson

Patrick Pichette, former CFO of Google, was already at the top of his game when the company recruited him. Pichette was a catch: a blue-chip CFO twice over. He’d served...

hybrid work

Future of work thought leader series - Webex and Box

Jeetu Patel

In this fireside chat, Jeetu Patel, SVP/GM Cisco Collaboration and Security and Aaron Levie, CEO and Co-Founder of Box, discuss what is the future of hybrid work and how you...

work culture

Personal disruption: the wind beneath your wings

Whitney Johnson

When it comes to my own team, I don’t want us to get too good at our jobs. If we can do our jobs in our sleep, then we have...

remote work

To succeed in hybrid work, disrupt yourself

Whitney Johnson

IF I WERE to pick two words to describe the COVID pandemic, the first would be “tragedy,” and the second would be “disruption.” We used to know exactly what “I’m...

productivity

Five business shifts that beckon the next generation of the workforce

Aruna Ravichandran

Very rarely do we, as leaders, have a chance to go back to the drawing board and re-imagine our leadership philosophies and practices, or physical workplace dynamics, for that matter....

remote work

An inclusive future of work: our 'Beatles moment'

Aruna Ravichandran

What is a “Beatles moment?” Many legendary entertainers who got their start in the 1960s and ’70s will likely say that seeing the Beatles on the Ed Sullivan Show in...


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