Thursday, February 21, 2013

5 Mistakes Organisations Make With Technology & How You Can Avoid Them

Over the many years I have been training, consulting and presenting to large groups, I’ve noticed a lot about the WAY people tackle technology and the challenges it presents.

In the last four years in particular there has been a huge shift in the use of technology for business.

Gone are the days of a single computer being on every desk. Now there
may be a computer as well as portable devices such as laptops, netbooks, smartphones and tablet computers.

The business landscape has shifted as a result of:
    The introduction and explosion of Social Media,
    The "Boomer" generation commencing it’s workforce exit,
    Gen Y & Z employee numbers increasing

and the rules of business have altered significantly and permanently!

Now is a time of great change and transition. With the global economy still uncertain, many organisations are simply treading water.

Want to know more?
I've written an ebook on the topic.
Get a copy by emailing 5mistakes@primesolutions.net.au
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Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Workplace Stress - What Is It Costing Your Business?

Although slightly dated, but still extremely relevant, this Medibank Private report uncovers the hidden cost of workplace stress to business.

I believe technology and the "New Workplace" [my definition - 24/7 access via multiple devices] is adding to this.

Does your workplace offer regular, customised learning and development options with technology to help you get more done, or reduce your stress or does it do nothing thinking there is no problem?

Read the full report here