How do you empower people to master new technologies and do their best work? Which foundational technologies are critical for the future workforce? How do we make the “new work” work for everyone? These are just a few of the questions that The New Work podcast series explores, with special guests lending their insights and expertise on IT’s evolving role in hybrid work, employee engagement, and workplace culture and diversity.
People often spend too much time on tasks that get in the way of doing their jobs effectively. They’re hungry for technology to unlock new choices for how they use their time to work, learn, and play. That’s why it’s critical to give employees modern tools to collaborate seamlessly, no matter where the team is or what device they’re using.
On this episode, Adobe CIO Cynthia Stoddard and Deloitte Consulting’s David Linthicum share their insights on the foundational IT components required to meet the changing expectations and diverse workstyles of a multi-generational workforce.
Hybrid work models open the door to a much broader talent pool, with the flexibility to focus on skills the hiring process more on skills rather than location. But there are plenty of challenges in turning DEI commitments into practice. This episode looks at diversity and inclusion in the context of the new work and the role of technology in helping organizations attract, hire, support, and retain a more diverse workforce.
Digital platforms and technologies are transforming healthcare by providing secure, seamless access to disjointed islands of data and siloed technology. The goal is improving the experience for both healthcare providers and their patients, which ultimately leads to better healthcare and, hopefully, better outcomes for patients. And that’s a pretty good KPI.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella observed last year that every organization in every industry will need to infuse technology into every business process and function so that they can do more with less. But he wasn’t talking about working harder or longer – he was talking about the need to apply technology to augment and amplify what we’re doing across the business, in order to be more resilient and more innovative. On this episode of The New Work podcast, we explore the role of artificial intelligence (AI), automation, and even augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) in the new work experience.
As organizations accelerate and expand this digital transformation initiatives, they have discovered that traditional work models are not simply nimble or adaptive enough to keep pace. Welcome to the "new work," which represents a fundamental shift in the workplace to enable new skills and worker experiences, embrace human-machine collaboration, and support an intelligent and dynamic environment that’s unbounded by time or physical space. In this episode of The New Work podcast, hosted by Martin Veitch, guests Toni Vanwinkle, vice president of Digital Employee Experience at Adobe, and Nicole Herskowitz, vice president for Microsoft Teams and the M365 Platform at Microsoft, discuss changing work models and how IT organizations must evolve to support these shifts.