Hybrid workforce stories
Microsoft and LinkedIn share latest data, product innovations for hybrid work
The new research digs deeper into two converging trends: The Hybrid Paradox and The Great Reshuffle.
Interview: PagerDuty explains how a single transformation can eliminate burnout in IT teams
We spoke to PagerDuty’s director of customer solutions, Abhijit Pendyal about systems changes, burnout and how to mitigate these.
Lenovo unveils new high-performance AI, edge, and cloud services and hardware at Tech World
Lenovo has unveiled a wave of new enterprise and consumer innovations at its 7th annual global technology event, Tech World.
Hybrid work is here to stay but security concerns are high - report
Survey of 1,500 business leaders and 1,500 general employees from 10 countries to better understand how companies are preparing for new hybrid workplaces.
Xero unveils redesigned flexible work programme - largest hiring drive to date
Xero has unveiled its redesigned flexible work programme, enabling teams to work where they perform best, at home, in the office, or a mix of both.
Poly releases wireless headset for hybrid workers with 50m roaming capability
Poly has announced a new addition to its Voyager wireless Bluetooth headsets family, the Voyager 4300 UC Series.
An extra $1.9 trillion can be generated by millennials working flexibly
Research from Citrix shows young professionals, those ‘born digital’, can globally drive an extra $1.9 trillion in profits if empowered to work flexibly.
8x8 rolls out enhancements to XCaaS offering
"We continue to innovate across 8x8 XCaaS, allowing organisations and their employees to maximise productivity and responsiveness as they collaborate from anywhere, on any device in the app of their choice.”
The future of work is hybrid — is your security ready?
Supporting a hybrid workforce while moving the needle on digital transformation requires a technology platform that adapts to changing business requirements.
NZ businesses lacking right technology for hybrid working as digital transformation accelerates
"The pandemic accelerated the digital transformation roadmap for a lot of New Zealand businesses, forcing everyone to re-evaluate the workplace."
C-suite pushing for back-to-office as people struggle with overload of virtual meetings
Back-to-office scenarios are not only pushed by C-level management, they are completely in line with what employees want.
Hybrid meetings the way forward with new portfolio in market
"We are providing hybrid - a seamless blend of the physical and the virtual, of in-office and remote."
Slack announces new features: Huddles, Recordings, and Slack Atlas
Slack announces a new range of features, focusing on a ‘Digital First’ approach to working with Huddles, Video, Voice and Screen recordings, and Slack Atlas.
Remote working core element of future of work, report finds
The report highlighted the continuing popularity of remote work, with 94% of Australians wanting to work remotely at least once a week, up from 92% in the previous year.
Are productivity tools helping or hindering employees?
Technology implemented to keep employees engaged and productive is frustrating and slowing them down, new research from Citrix reveals.
Five must-haves for unified communications to bridge the gaps in a hybrid workplace
Despite the benefits of remote work, the office will continue to play a key role in how businesses operate in the future.
More Boomers than Zoomers want to work from home
"Employees are pushing for businesses to utilise their tech investments and adopt hybrid working."
Aussie businesses lack the right tech to support employees, study finds
"Organisations which adopt solutions with less software that does more to enable a unified, efficient and most importantly, pleasant working experience will be the ones who get to define the future of work.”
Huge gap in workforce privacy, 63% of organisations want employee privacy, only 34% achieve it
A new report highlights a significant gap in workforce privacy, 63% of IT professionals wanting to protect employee privacy but only 34% of organisations effectively doing so.
Remote working trend continues, digital transformation plans brought forward
“A hybrid workforce is the future of the work, with both remote and on-site part of the same solution to optimise employers’ workforce needs."
Poly A/NZ explores hybrid working and how to provide equality of experience
Many businesses are on a journey to understanding how they can best provide and manage a hybrid workplace for their employees.
VMware collaborates with Zoom, improving security for hybrid work environments
VMware has announced a new collaboration with Zoom for an enhanced and more secure experience in hybrid work environments.
Microsoft: Eight hybrid work trends every business leader should know
Microsoft has announced the New Zealand findings from its first annual Work Trend Index.
Empowering the hybrid workforce with the right technologies
Headsets need to be able to block loud background sounds that can often get in the way of working or videoconferences. Nobody wants to hear a lawnmower.