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Quocirca Future of Work Study Tracks Rise of the Employee-centric Hybrid Workplace

London, UK, 27th September 2022: Quocirca today published the third edition of its Global Print 2025 study, analyzing how print and digital convergence is shaping today’s workplace. ‘The Future of Work, 2025’ reveals that post-pandemic transformation is proceeding at pace and that the role and requirements of the modern workplace are undergoing fundamental changes. As the energy crisis and ‘Great Resignation’ add increasing complexity to decisions by both employers and employees on the balance between home and office working, changes are set to continue.

The in-depth study was conducted among 1021 office workers and 521 IT decision-makers in SMBs and large enterprises in the UK, France, Germany, and the US.

Peak season staff squeeze: 44% of retail leaders fear they don’t have enough staff to cope with next ecommerce rush

London, 18th July, 2022: 44% of retail leaders say they don’t have enough staff to support the upcoming peak season, and need to staff up. That’s according to new data from Delivery Experience Platform Sorted, which found that retail customer service and operations managers believe they are understaffed for the upcoming ecommerce rush, with 52% fearing service levels will drop as a result.

Five Reasons Why Some Company Intranets Fail

Every company that deploys an intranet solution does so with the best of intentions.  The purpose of any company intranet is to make internal processes smoother within the organization, enabling better communications and efficient management of content.

Whether your organization is looking to provide easier access to resources, improve collaboration and internal comms with employees, or boost engagement and productivity levels, every intranet solution ultimately has objectives to meet.

But what if your company intranet doesn’t live up to expectations?  Unfortunately, the reality for some companies is that better engagement, increased productivity and accessible resources are simply a myth on their company intranet.

Re-Energize Your Intranet News

The modern workplace is undergoing a drastic transformation in terms of technological advancements and changing work culture. This has resulted in companies across the globe discovering new ways to collaborate and communicate with their employees, using Intranet software as a social tool to reengage end-users. One of the best ways to engage, inform and empower your employees in the workplace is by providing content that is genuinely interesting, with topics that truly resonate with your end users -  which is why your Intranet News is the cornerstone of your company intranet.

Pay-for-Pounds Contests Prompting Workplace Weight Loss

Four Key Marketing Strategies Helping Business Groups of all Sizes ‘"Diet for Dollars" to Boost Bottom Lines as Innovative Workplace Wellness Approach

While the modern-day workplace is rife with technology and other advancements that have made it more efficient, productive and profitable from a business standpoint, it seems much of that progress is having an adverse effect on the collective waistline—and well-being in general—of America’s workforce.

Four ideas that can boost employee productivity

When it comes to boosting employee productivity, it is not uncommon for companies to implement once-every-season tactic of distributing bonuses and other perks. However, as time goes on, employee priorities tend to shift from monetary gain to flexible working hours and more. Employee productivity, therefore, should be a company’s priority all year round. After all, a company is only as good as its employees.

Be it customer satisfaction, driving key company metrics, handling large investments, all activities are crucial to a company’s success. Camaraderie between employees and their heads increases recognition, makes communication easier and forms a strong company culture under which employees can work with genuine interest.

75% of Europe’s workforce will be mobile by 2018, IDC research reveals

New whitepaper sponsored by OKI Europe outlines impact of BYOD and growing mobile workforce, creating a critical need for secure ‘anytime and anywhere’ access

Egham, 26 January 2016 – Three quarters of the Western European workforce will be mobile by 2018 and require the ability to access and process information quickly and securely in order to maintain and increase productivity, a new whitepaper from the analysts IDC has found.

Quoting IT: When Geeks are in Decline

"On the other hand, the U.S. workforce is now 20-odd years into a decline in expertise in science, technology, engineering and math...If you include statistical analysis in that skill set, the decline potentially sets the stage for a perfect storm in self-service IT, where overconfident but underskilled end users run amok in business systems, draw bad conclusions from randomly mashed-up data or corrupt IT's once-pristine data stores."

-  Tracy Mayor, Self-service IT: Are users up for the task?, ComputerWorld, January 9, 2012