Category: Technology

Three Tips for the “Anywhere” Workplace: Collaborating with Virtual Technologies

Do you ever wish you could be in two places at once? Have you struggled to schedule meetings? Do you need to roll out training to team members in distributed locations? Are you trying to maximize the reach, and respect the time, of your specialist trainer? Technology can facilitate working virtually.

Is Your Workplace Culture a Barrier to Digital Transformation?

Either workplace cultures are getting less tech savvy, or people are now realizing that digital transformation is in fact more about workplace culture than it is about technology.

#Harassment – Do Employers Need to Protect Employees on Social Media?

Back in 2012, the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) launched a Twitter account to “receive and respond to customer service questions and concerns.” However, the TTC likely did not anticipate the extent to which its employees would – publicly – become targets for abuse.

Do You Want to Remain Professionally Relevant in the Digital World?

Business life cycles have become increasingly susceptible to ‘disruptive’ technologies and seemingly secure careers are wavering under the ‘relevancy’ scrutiny. The key for astute professionals is a positive mindset with its ability to envision novel ways of adjusting to the dynamic demands of the digital world.

#BCTech Summit Explores Innovation: Vancouver Entrepreneurs Tackle Social Issues with Tech

Thousands gathered at the #BCTech Summit in Vancouver last month to explore the latest ideas and innovations fueling our economy. Among those gathered were some of Vancouver’s own entrepreneurs who have been using technology to solve pressing social issues.

Office Optional

We live in a digital age. We can video conference from our phones, collaborate on a presentation in the cloud or check on the status of a project with the click of a button. All of this technology has empowered us to work smarter and faster – and without the need to be in an office.

The Four Keys to Increasingly Complex Change

Change is no longer interpreted in terms of being gradual, steady, progressive or linear; rather, the defining terminology revolves around the lexicon of hyper-fast, disruptive, transformative or non-linear. Consequently, the rules that have traditionally tried to encapsulate the phenomenon of change are also going through multiple revisions rapidly as past becomes an increasingly irrelevant predictor of the future.

AI and the Future Office: Organizing for Tomorrow

History has borne witness to three industrial revolutions and we are now in the throes of the fourth—one which gives rise to a new form of workplace partnership grounded in the technology of artificial intelligence.