All posts filed under “English language articles

Time to start a new experiment: Use an automatic translation service to translate some of my posts with some significance beyond Germany into English language, while doing some minor editing after the initial translation. This is a first try. Let us see, how far this goes. As in the past the headline of those postings will be starting with [EN].

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Digital Transformation and Senior Leaders – And a different Approach to the Digital Workplace needed?

Interesting statements: You know how the story goes: a wave of digital disruption is hitting our organizations, with the potential to change how we work. We know what changes are required, but oblivious senior leaders stand in the way of our success. … Senior leaders… Read More

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Digital Transformation: The most effective digital workplace is one where collaboration and sharing are the norms

Great posting and great statements to quote on Digital Transformation and the different aspects to consider. I start with my favorite topic Collaboration: Collaborative relationships will multiply and intensify digital transformation: Hyperconnectivity is one of the great characteristics of digital transformation. Organizations and their people… Read More

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Collaboration: Avoiding Data Breaches versus Sharing and Communication

According to the Ponemon Institute, 23 percent of breaches are caused internally, by accident or by malicious intent. … What about email attachments? Osterman Research noted (pdf) that 95 percent of all business emails sent have attachments. Have they been vetted for security and confidential information? Doubtful.… Read More

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The Digital Workplace: It is about People, Places, Platform, Culture and Adoption

Very interesting thoughts on the different aspects of productivity at the workplace: In short, while we have long championed tools to improve enterprise productivity, the greatest gains may be in re-working the physical, not technological, architecture. Source: Why the workplace doesn’t work | Intranetizen It… Read More

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McKinsey: Successful Digital Transformation needs all Employees and clear Communication

Very interesting study: Transformation needs buy-in from all levels including frontline employees and a much better communcation A new survey suggests that for their transformations to succeed, organizations need employee buy-in at all levels, consistent communication, and better people strategies. … A particular blind spot… Read More

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Why Social Collaboration fails: Old Habits and Persistence, Command and Control

The obvious question is: Why the corporate social network lacks the participation and lively zest found in consumer social media systems? And what can be done about it? Source: Learning from HBR: Making corporate social network collaboration successful – Work Monkey Labs Interesting thoughts on… Read More

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The real Collaboration Challenge: Get your Employees interested. And give them a Hand … After all

Great article by Paul Rubens on Computerworld Malaysia with a lot of truth: The real challenge is to get your employees adopting your solution (whatever it is): „G2 Crowd found that only four platforms could regularly boast adoption rates above 75 percent, and no product… Read More