Published By: Tiny Pulse
Published Date: Jun 03, 2016
The workplace is becoming more distributed and global every day. 37% of U.S. workers have telecommuted, a huge increase from 9% in 1995.
Today’s leaders need to understand how to manage a remote workforce and the tools that navigate the challenges that come with it. Download What Leaders Need To Know About Remote Workers to understand how remote workers compare to in-office counterparts in:
• Feeling valued
• Communication with co-workers
You’ll get tips on managing remote workers and how to use communication, goals, and regular pulse surveys to keep information flowing.
You’ll also get a Free Culture Assessment of your remote and in-office workforce with a two week trial from TINYpulse, the employee engagement platform that helps build stronger teams.
"Traditional remote access technologies—like VPNs, proxies, and remote desktops—provide access in much the same way they did 20 years ago. However, new and growing business realities—like a growing mobile and distributed workforce—are forcing enterprises to take a different approach to address the complexity and security challenges that traditional access technologies present.
Read 5 Reasons Enterprises Need a New Access Model to learn about the fundamental changes enterprises need to make when providing access to their private applications."
The mobile workspace has created problems for IT, including policy enforcement, attack from untrusted wireless networks, and physical data theft. This white paper examines how cloud-based security solutions can protect distributed workers.
Published By: Webroot
Published Date: Nov 02, 2012
This short paper looks at this situation and suggests how by replacing traditional AV with next generation cloud-based endpoint protection you will solve many of the issues surrounding your highly distributed mobile workforce.
This whitepaper will provide you with a better understanding of why more users are working outside of the traditional offices, why that is a challenge for it departments and why cloud-based management is ideal for mobile workers.
The demand for (and benefits of) web-based interfaces combined with an increasingly mobile and distributed workforce has exposed inefficiencies inherent in the browser, the network and its protocols, and the data center. These inefficiencies create performance problems for applications that continue to be magnified by emerging technologies like Web 2.0 and SOA. This White Paper details how F5's approach to Application Delivery Networking eliminates the bottlenecks inherent in browsers, in the network, and in the data.
Published By: 8x8 Inc.
Published Date: Jun 16, 2017
Some companies opt to deploy UC solutions on-premises, but the cloudbased model is gaining popularity. Cloud-based UC solutions are ideal for businesses that have limited IT staff, a distributed workforce and/or a desire for pay-as-you-go flexibility.
By enabling diverse communication media to be carried over a common IP network, UC solutions make it possible to manage a full suite of capabilities from a single point—and use them with common devices.
But what’s the best way to maximize UC capabilities for your specific workplace? Spiceworks surveyed IT decision makers to get their insights on identifying and deploying collaboration and communication solutions across their organizations. This white paper explores the survey results, including key concerns, pain points, and roadmaps around driving UC strategies.
This Forrester white paper examines three surprising findings from a recent study of working behaviors that impact how businesses communicate and collaborate with an increasingly distributed workforce.
How can human resources partner with IT to drive communication and knowledge-sharing while supporting business objectives? In today’s distributed workforce HR can embrace social business, taking the lead in defining new HR practices to support the changing workplace landscape and foster innovation and integrated employee networks.
Download this white paper to learn six reasons why XO UCaaS is the right hosted solution for your business:
- Lower your 'total cost of ownership'
- Business continuity assurance
- Eliminates obsolescence
- Always the right size
- Focus your IT team on business performance
- Empower a fully distributed and mobile workforce
Whether it's a quick brainstorm on a team project or a company-wide meeting, you need to keep employees connected and engaged wherever they may be.
Fully engaged employees can readily align what they do every day with where their companies are going.
This brief by Jack LeMenager, business communications expert, explores how to keep your distributed workforce engaged with new collaboration tools and strategies.
"Today's workplace is flexible, collaborative, and dynamic-allowing people to work anywhere any time. A cloud-first strategy allows organizations to remain competitive and empowers greater productivity amongst their distributed workforce.
But what does 100% cloud and mobile really mean? What does it really look like?
Cloud-first is a philosophy of openness, security and user trust. It has specific components that embody a cloud- and mobile-first strategy.
Read this whitepaper to learn the seven pillars of a 100% cloud and mobile organization. These core attributes serve as vital, interlinking nodes that alone promote efficiency and progress, and together drive cloud-first transformation."
The Hager Group is a $1.5-billion electronics manufacturer. With a distributed global workforce of more than 10,000 employees, Hager has 40 sales subsidiaries and 25 industrial sites worldwide. Today, with a centralized marketing database and software, Hager can ensure data quality and deliver personalized, targeted communications according to customer and prospect profiles and behavior. This program allows Hager to capture 1,000 new prospects each month, and achieve a 10 percent conversion rate - resulting in an incremental revenue increase of $42 million per year.
This IBM whitepaper presents facilities management solutions that utilize feature integrated processes and analytics to create smarter buildings. Facilities management solutions can help improve the effectiveness of a distributed workforce, increase facilities utilization and accelerate workplace configurations.
According to a 2012 Ipsos/Reuters poll, one in five employees worldwide now work from home. In another study, two-thirds of those who responded said they, expect their workplace to go fully virtual within the next few years. This IBM whitepaper analyzes the reasons for this shift in the workplace, and its implications for the facilities management of your company. Learn how to manage the growing number of empty real estate inside your company in a smarter fashion, so that your company runs more efficiently, and cuts down on unnecessary costs.
IBM Lotus Sametime: Real-time. Right now. Forces like Globalization and Converging Technologies require today’s mobile, distributed workforce to use the latest unified communications and collaboration technology to stay connected and keep everyone on the same page.