WORKTECH17 Sydney

March 9, 2017

Events

WORKTECH17 Sydney is a forum for all those involved in the future of work and the workplace as well as real estate, technology and innovation. This years’ conference will attract some of the biggest and brightest names to debate, discuss and divulge the latest thinking on the Future of Work and the Workplace.

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Employee motivation is not a carrot on a stick

January 5, 2017

Advanced Learning

Every workplace has a certain set of expectations as to the company’s and employee’s respective roles. Overwhelmingly, those expectations seem to be that the company provides the work, and it’s up to the employee to motivate themselves to get it done.

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Bank of New York appoints new head for its EMEA Innovation Centre

September 29, 2016

Innovation Factory

Niamh De Niese is now leading Bank of New York’s (BNY) Europe Middle East and Africa Innovation Centre (EMEA). Strategically based in London, EMEA is one of six BNY client solutions incubators spread worldwide, and De Niese will be developing collaborative innovation bridges with the region’s fintech communities.

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Gartner paves the way for a workplace revolution

August 11, 2016

Events

Are you ready to transform your workplace and take employee engagement and innovation at work to a new level? As every business inevitably becomes a digital business, Gartner Digital Workplace Summit will provide the insights, strategies and best practices to help you make this transition – and make the most of it. The summit takes […]

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A world built by Lego in which you can actually work

July 20, 2016

Innovation Factory

Lego’s new corporate headquarters project in Billund, Denmark, is every child’s – and grownup’s – dream come true. Architect CF Møller designed the building to encourage people to collaborate, taking creative working spaces to a whole new level.

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How to create meaningful innovation

July 13, 2016

Practitioners' Guide

Designing innovation requires more than just problem solving. Andrew Sinclair, product development manager of Motovated Design & Analysis in Christchurch, New Zealand, recalls a statement made by Stanford’s school of design: know your users, and care about their lives. Similarly, Philips, the leading health technology company, says that meaningful innovation is about understanding people and […]

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Is employee engagement worth it? Good&Co shows how much

June 1, 2016

Advanced Learning

Is it simply a ‘feel-good initiative’ or is employee engagement truly effective? If you’re in charge of an innovation programme and you need to get your teams on board, you most likely know already how relevant this is. Good&Co, a self-described ‘matchmaker-slash-headhunter in a lab coat’, now helps everyone visualise engagement results with an infographic […]

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Global Human Capital Trends 2016: 10 Top Priorities for Executives

March 8, 2016

Latest Reports

However, only 46% of the 7,000 companies surveyed in 130 countries believe their organisations are prepared to deal with employee engagement challenges, according to Deloitte’s report ‘Global Human Capital Trends 2016 – The new organisation: Different by design’.

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‘Rethinking Innovation with Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs’ by Faisal Hoque

October 14, 2015

Practitioners' Guide

‘Does anyone remember the Newton, Apple’s failed personal digital assistant?’ Or Toshiba’s HD-DVD bet?, wonders Faisal Hoque. Read more here.

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The future of work and ways Google apps can help you get there

September 30, 2015

Events

Are you keen to know how new Google tools can help you keep ‘customers and employees happy, bottom-lines at bay and operations efficient and safe’? If so, join the live event ‘How to move your business forward with Google Apps for Work’, on 21 October, at 10 a.m. Greenwich Mean Time. Google invites ‘leaders of […]