5 Smartwatch Apps You Should Bring to Work
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5 Smartwatch Apps You Should Bring to Work

According to Business Insider, the wearable computing market will reach 148 million units by 2019, and each day more companies are throwing more devices throw into the proverbial ring. Apple, Google (or rather, Google's army of...

6 Collaboration Trends Shaping the Future of IT
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6 Collaboration Trends Shaping the Future of IT

Collaboration-centric strategies are now at the heart of modern IT departments, breaking down formerly rigidly defined siloes and creating responsive, communicative teams through methodologies like agile development. Instead of...

3 Reasons for IT to Embrace Modern Collaboration
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3 Reasons for IT to Embrace Modern Collaboration

IT is in a powerful position to provide mission-critical technologies across the enterprise. When it comes to communication and collaboration, organizations are often dealing with a myriad of complex options in addition to...

Distributed Agile Stand-ups: Real Time or Your Own Time?
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Distributed Agile Stand-ups: Real Time or Your Own Time?

Daily stand-up meetings should take 15 minutes. Ours used to take an hour. Like other distributed IT teams, mine struggled to practice agile without being together or knowing each other well. Then, magic started happening. Our...

In Defense of Innovation Labs
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In Defense of Innovation Labs

A video caught my attention the other day on the subject of innovation labs. In it, two Fast Company editors have a back-and-forth debate about whether these types of Labs are actual valuable additions to an organization or, as...

The Changing Definition of Collaboration
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The Changing Definition of Collaboration

We live and work in a world of constantly shifting jargon. Someone's always trying to coin the next "it" phrase, the next "BYOD" or "Internet of Things" or other trend that will light the internet ablaze. As such, even commonplace...

Turning the Problem of Shadow IT into Opportunity
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Turning the Problem of Shadow IT into Opportunity

The ease of deployment, use and maintenance of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications is something of a double-edged sword for IT departments. While they often let IT lower their support burdens and costs, they also effectively...

Are You Losing Patience for Process by Chasing Innovation?
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Are You Losing Patience for Process by Chasing Innovation?

To create a culture of open innovation, you need to break a lot of rules. You have to part with traditional hierarchy to empower every employee to present and pursue ideas no matter their function or title. So it seems...

3 Tips for Evaluating Audio Conferencing
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3 Tips for Evaluating Audio Conferencing

In spite of the advances in communication technologies of late—face-to-face video, instant messaging, mobile applications and more—it can be easy to forget that audio conferencing is still the cornerstone of collaboration. All of...

2 Huge Mistakes Businesses Make Buying Collaboration Software
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2 Huge Mistakes Businesses Make Buying Collaboration Software

Email may have pioneered virtual communications, but now, there’s a better way to manage projects, share files, send updates, centralize information, archive conversations and connect teams. Collaboration software, online project...

What Keeps IT Up at Night Part 2: Enemies at the Gates
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What Keeps IT Up at Night Part 2: Enemies at the Gates

We recently heard insights from IT experts about the dangers presented by vulnerabilities in their internal user base and processes, such as password weakness and the challenges of balancing flexible work and BYOD with creating...

2016 IT Budget Predictions - A Cloud on the Horizon
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2016 IT Budget Predictions - A Cloud on the Horizon

Let’s talk everyone’s favorite subject: budgets. In order to start getting a picture of what IT budgets might look like in the coming year, we polled a wide variety of IT leaders across various industries and verticals. What stood...

Building Great IT Teams Amidst Tech Talent Shortages
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Building Great IT Teams Amidst Tech Talent Shortages

Our IT team at PGi commits to three things for success: our philosophy of agile, our framework of scrum and our team of skilled workers. Today, though, it's nearly impossible to find great IT workers unless you’re willing to...

What Keeps IT Up at Night Part 1: The Human Element
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What Keeps IT Up at Night Part 1: The Human Element

Security threats—in this case, internal ones—are giving some CIOs plenty of sleepless nights.

What Marketing Really Thinks About Your IT Organization
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What Marketing Really Thinks About Your IT Organization

A marketing leader discusses the value of a strong link between marketing and IT.

9 Essential Tech Tools Every Business Traveler Needs
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9 Essential Tech Tools Every Business Traveler Needs

If you’re working on-the-go, this is your official packing checklist.

Culture is the Key to Work-Life Balance
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Culture is the Key to Work-Life Balance

Business collaboration tools provide unparalleled connectivity, but company culture has to dictate the balance between personal and professional time.

Big Data: The Key to Collaboration-Centric Business
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Big Data: The Key to Collaboration-Centric Business

Even though managing data can still be a struggle, it’s a key area for nurturing cross-functional collaboration.

Wearables in the Workplace
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Wearables in the Workplace

Soon, we won’t just be carrying our digital workplaces on the go, we’ll be wearing our work. Don’t underestimate the growth of the enterprise wearables market.

5 New Apps to Boost Your Productivity
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5 New Apps to Boost Your Productivity

Check out some of the latest applications designed to wring more productivity out of your workday.

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