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Signet rolls out Zebra industrial wearables across warehouse operations
Zebra Technologies Corporation has released its new industrial wearable technology solutions with Signet, with the intention to improve worker productivity and lower operational costs.
Australians keen to continue working from home, study finds
There may some inherent biases at play – younger employees are less likely to be offered a permanent work from home arrangement or have offered to work from home but their employer has declined.
Pulse Secure extends support for WFH initiatives with Pulse Cares program
“Our Secure Access solutions are increasingly more relevant to customers as they adapt to new workstyle initiatives and advance their digital and hybrid IT transformation.”
NTT urges NZ firms to extend remote working gains beyond lockdown
“There are plenty of ways to measure customer satisfaction, and monitor service queues that don’t require a person to be physically present in the office."
Isolation and mental health lead concerns about employees during COVID-19
"This is a reassuring indication that the value of people is being recognised and their health given the highest priority."
Ricoh launches Always Current Technology platform in Australia
"Decision makers can invest with confidence in Ricoh technology, knowing that its functionality and value will grow over time."
Businesses may face 'sleepwalking crisis' once lockdown restrictions ease
71% of IT workers are getting less than two hours a day of ‘genuine downtime’.
Disruption – it's coming, ready or not
Suddenly the ultimate disruption has blindsided us and much of what was purely aspirational has become urgent necessity.
Acronis mobilises the home office in the remote working age
One of the biggest changes for Acronis, like many companies, is the transition that allows all employees to work from home.
Tritium transforms global communications with RingCentral Australia
Tritium has chosen RingCentral Australia as its global communications solution as it looks to support rapid growth and enhance employee productivity.
A/NZ tech workers not feeling the happiness
Work happiness is not something to be trifled with – 97% of respondents say that happiness at work is important – and there are plenty of reasons why happiness is dwindling.
How to level up Australia’s cybersecurity productivity – CrowdStrike
The Productivity Bulletin showed that productivity levels in Australia has been declining in key industries since 2013, falling behind global peers.
Cognizant's digital workplace services recognised
“Cognizant’s Digital Workplace portfolio is geared towards enabling organisations to transform EX and establish a digital-native, personalised, and intuitive workplace."
Lack of access to information affecting Australian productivity
"Organisations are getting more complex with people often spread across many locations and time zones, making it harder for teams to collaborate, share, and learn from each other."
The growing role of big data in achieving operational excellence
Data is one of the core elements of a digitally intelligent company and it is the key to unlocking real operational excellence.
Social software & collaboration ripe for innovation, says Gartner
“The future of social software and collaboration will leverage new capabilities like social analytics, virtual personal assistants (VPAs) and smart machines,” says Gartner's Craig Roth.
Mobile-first communications lead to huge productivity gains, study shows
“The slow adoption of most corporate-issued collaboratiokn platforms and the lack of support for secure mobile messaging should be a waeup call to business leaders that they need to view mobile first as their primary employee communication and collaboration channel."
NZ mid-size businesses battle productivity & growth stagnation
New Zealand’s mid-size businesses aren’t quite up to scratch compared to their counterparts overseas, with productivity and profit growth both letting them down.
Enlighten recognised by Gartner, nod to growing demand for optimisation solutions
“At Enlighten, our mission is to continue to educate the market about our robust MBWFO solution, and the advantages of enhancing productivity through more visible performance metrics.”
Knock technology off its pedestal, expert says
"It's time to put technology in its place. It should not be front and centre in your business."
Aus-based employment platform raises AU$22m in funding round
Leading this round of funding was SEEK, the employment marketplace, with participation from OneVentures and AirTree Ventures. This round of funding brings the company’s valuation to more than AU$100 million.
'Sittingitis' is the new taboo in the office
Despite numerous health warnings on the negative effects of prolonged sitting, people continue to sit too much.
AI will improve workers' abilities, not take their jobs
AI will improve people’s ability to work faster and smarter, making them more valuable than ever.
Mobility solutions boost productivity for supply chain businesses
Mobility solutions provide businesses with many benefits including better productivity and revenue, according to new VDC Research conducted by SOTI.