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Workplace of the future stories

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Salesforce to train 400 Kiwis with Mission Ready and TupuToa
Fri, 18th Mar 2022
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Salesforce commits to training 400 New Zealanders in Salesforce skills to address the country's digital skills crisis.
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ASI Solutions acquires Microsoft and workplace specialist
Thu, 17th Feb 2022
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ASI Solutions expands its end-to-end solutions by acquiring Tablet PC, enhancing training and education capabilities for Microsoft solutions.
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Future of work tech spend to reach $656bn in 2021, IDC finds
Mon, 5th Jul 2021
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Organizations in 2021 are projected to spend $656bn on future of work technologies, a 17.4% increase over 2020, according to IDC.
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Cognizant names 21 locations that will epitomise the future of work
Wed, 17th Mar 2021
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Asia Pacific cities such as Wellington, Da Nang, Shenzhen, Songdo, Haidian Qu, and Kochi have all been named as hotspots.
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2020 has profoundly changed how we work – so what now?
Fri, 25th Sep 2020
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To navigate these changes now and into the future we need to build adaptable technologies and resilient workforces that can adjust on the fly.
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It's time to sculpt the future of hybrid work, says Poly report
Fri, 24th Jul 2020
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COVID-19 has sparked a shift from a 'place' of work to a 'purpose' WHERE id = as organisations embrace remote working, according to a study from Poly.
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Aruba unveils tech solutions for reimagined workplace
Wed, 3rd Jun 2020
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Aruba has unveiled innovative workplace solutions and a new vision for the future of work, including returning to the office and working from home.
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Okta report outlines the new decade, new apps & new ways to work
Thu, 30th Jan 2020
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Businesses and employees are using more applications, new technologies, and learning more than ever before, according to Okta’s 2020 Businesses @ Work report.
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What will NZ's workplace of the future look like? We've got the trends.
Thu, 5th Sep 2019
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Hays predicts that ethical job automation, collaborative workplaces, and an aging workforce will shape New Zealand's future work environment.
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Noise pollution is the new second-hand smoke
Mon, 13th May 2019
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ow loud is our phone call? Can you hear your co-worker’s music through their headphones? Do you need to have that meeting in a public area of the office?.
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Explained: Reverse mentoring and how you can make it work
Thu, 4th Oct 2018
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Reverse Mentoring takes root, flips traditional senior-to-junior guidance on its head.
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Ten new ways for everyone to achieve more in the modern workplace
Tue, 25th Sep 2018
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Microsoft is introducing new capabilities in Microsoft 365 that make it possible for every person to do their best work.
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Beyond the day job: Fonterra rolls out ‘gig economy’ project called amp
Wed, 12th Sep 2018
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Fonterra unveils 'amp' scheme, letting staff spend 1/3 time on passion projects.
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Flexible working isn't a passing fad - and it benefits everyone
Fri, 15th Jun 2018
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The survey found flexible working reduces commuting time, enhances productivity, staff retention, job satisfaction, and creativity.
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Come along and experience workforce management like never before
Wed, 13th Jun 2018
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What could you do to optimise your office space and your employees? Come along to one of our exclusive sessions to find out.
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Exclusive: VMware on the new equilibrium of digital business
Thu, 7th Jun 2018
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A new study by Forbes Insight for VMware reveals the impact of business apps on employee and business performance.
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Taupō talks tech: The local Kiwi firms transforming business from the ground up
Thu, 24th May 2018
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From New Zealand's farming heartland to the mountains and to the cloud, Taupō's regional businesses are embracing technology from the ground up.
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Australians choose better work / life balance over better pay
Tue, 8th May 2018
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Nearly 85% of Australian office workers are willing to take a pay cut in exchange for better work-life balance, according to a survey by Robert Half.
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Asia's top workplaces named...here's where Rackspace placed
Fri, 20th Apr 2018
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Rackspace's workplace culture has been recognized as one of the best in Asia by Great Places to Work, ranking 9th overall.
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New platform solves growing 'empty office' problem
Thu, 19th Apr 2018
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Due to a number of factors including an increasingly mobile workforce, most offices around the world are being severely under-utilised.
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Polycom on workplace diversity and multi-generational workforces in Australia
Fri, 16th Feb 2018
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66% of Australia’s population, an estimated 11.8 million people aged between 15 and 64 years - now make up our workforce.
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Unlocking the benefits of leading a multi-generational workforce
Tue, 13th Feb 2018
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Diversity – and not just gender diversity – brings different ideas, backgrounds, and assumptions to the table.
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How to maintain productivity and engagement in the workplace
Wed, 7th Feb 2018
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A mistake many businesses make is the belief that a remote workplace, and a stationed office, are binary opposites.
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The new normal: Robots, hyper-collaboration and smart meetings
Fri, 12th Jan 2018
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75% of workers use tech to bridge office gaps, set to grow amid rising telecollaboration, Polycom finds.