Many organizations are stuck in the "we have always done it like this" way of working: the staff spends 2-3 hours every day commuting to and from work to sit in front of a computer or on the phone. I think future generations will smile (or cry) when they think of how many organizations...
Many corporations have small cubicles, bad infrastructure, and demanding supervisors, which often leads to unmotivated and stressed employees. Below are some funny (and sad) videos that document very well the implications of an old Enterprise 1.0 environment. Check out the new Enterprise 2.0 ...
Provided below is a teaser of some of the hot topics that will be covered in my session “ Knowledge Workers – The Emergence of a New Breed of Savvy Employees .” In the first part of the session, I will examine three factors that are driving the importance of knowledge workers in our evolving digital workplaces. The three factors that will be examined are the: (1) Shifting workforce demographic that is altering the composition of gen-Y, gen-X, and baby boomers employees in the workplace (2) Increase in the percentage of knowledge workers needed by companies and industry, and (3) Evolving work patterns that are dramatically impacting how we work. The second part of the session will dive into the core characteristics and capabilities that knowledge workers need today and into the future
Increasingly, users are asking for access to content repositories from mobile devices, such as phones and iPads. The usage scenarios are primarily for reference purposes, such as checking the price on a proposal document or looking at the age listed on an application, etc. How big a...
Improved Knowledge Worker Efficiency Are your employees doing the job they were hired for?...Reduced Workers Comp Claims Any repeated task is hard on workers
We cannot ignore the fact that we live in an information society and that all of today’s workers are information or knowledge workers
* When it comes to reference materials, if an information governance worker takes off their records manager hat and puts on a knowledge manager hat they can take major strides in bringing peace to content chaos
A recent client of ours found through some joint analysis that their knowledge workers were spending up to 20% of a work-week researching answers...The knowledge workers are left to pull it together
Here, however, is the subtle but significant difference in Jason’s strategy versus my own: I created a community for project level workers to share information with other project level workers
Companies are changing, and Godin’s book Linchpin urges workers to find ways to be indispensible within their organizations