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CX
8x8 and Genesys collaborate on customer service solution
April 2022
With the new integration, organisations can align agents and the appropriate subject matter experts to collaborate for better customer outcomes.
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Cloud
Salesforce insights show 83% of Aussies digitally unequipped
March 2022
Salesforce has released its Global Digital Skills index, revealing that 83% of Australians do not feel prepared to learn the digital skills modern businesses require.
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IT infrastructure
Empired wins $59M, multi-year contract with Water Corporation
February 2022
"This strategic partnership with Empired will focus on innovative solutions to provide the best experience for our people from anywhere, anytime, across the State to ensure we can deliver great value to our customers."
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Digital Transformation
Digital transformation and talent shortages cited as top challenges for IT departments
December 2021
“Employees are working differently than they have in years before, and we’ll continue to see an evolution of how people work as we move into the future and beyond the pandemic."
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Remote Working
Dropbox goes 'Virtual First' as remote working becomes the new norm
October 2020
Dropbox is investing in what it calls a ‘Virtual First’ working policy, which puts remote work front and centre of the company’s workforce culture.
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AI
How AI can ease workplace distraction & increase productivity
August 2020
Distraction – whether it is in the office or at home – is a major barrier to productivity – research suggests that people are distracted more than 400 times every day. 
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Cloud
Unisys named leader in advanced digital workplace services for third consecutive year
August 2020
“This assessment shows the investments we have made at Unisys are helping our clients deliver a robust virtual work experience for remote workers while keeping operations running smoothly to archive business and mission objectives."
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BI
Minglr chat tool aims to bring 'watercooler' talk back to remote work
August 2020
In the age of remote work, some people are sorely missing the so-called ‘watercooler talk’ and hallway conversations.
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Remote Working
It's time to sculpt the future of hybrid work, says Poly report
July 2020
“The next normal is all about hybrid working moving to the mainstream as we respond, redesign and reinvent — flexible working across multiple locations, with immersive, productive workspaces that accommodate the work style of every employee."
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Cloud
IDC names top Digital Workplace Services vendors
June 2020
A new MarketScape report from IDC names the Leaders and Major Players in the market that is seeing forced growth in the time of COVID-19.
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Remote Working
Gartner updates 2020 future of work trends for post-pandemic world
May 2020
The post-pandemic world will bring workplace change in terms of health support, remote working, gig workers, and employee tracking.
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Cloud Security
Slack launches data residency in Australia
April 2020
Slack selected Sydney, Tokyo, Frankfurt and Paris as the first four regions outside the United States to offer data residency to its users.
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Citrix Systems
Digital wellness key to superior employee experience - Citrix study
February 2020
Digital wellness reflects the way that workplaces and their employees create an intentional and healthy relationship with workplace technology.
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HR
Oracle, CrimsonLogic amongst best places to work in Singapore
October 2019
CrimsonLogic, Adventus, Intellect Minds, Grab, SAS Institute and Titansoft Sony Electronics and Oracle are amongst the best places to work in Singapore, according to a new publication by HR Asia.
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RPA
Blue Prism rolls out new intelligent automation offering
September 2019
“We are adding this flexibility without compromising on key enterprise features such as security and scalability. We’ve eliminated the guesswork and taken out any objections or barriers, so innovators and business leaders can begin their RPA journey.”
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AI
What will NZ's workplace of the future look like? We've got the trends.
September 2019
“When we look back over the last 20 years, a dominant feature is the accelerating pace of change. Looking ahead, change will remain constant, but it will occur through an ethical lens."
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Digital Transformation
You’re invited: The 2019 Digital Workplace Conference, Sydney
July 2019
This is the time to enhance your digital transformation journey, and uncover new ways of working, communication and collaboration.
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Nintex
Kiwi 'Gen Zers' crave learning & development in their jobs
June 2019
Gen Z employees have clear career ambitions that first appear at university and follow them into the workforce, the study claims.
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Intelligent systems
Ricoh debuts new intelligent devices
May 2019
Ricoh Australia has unveiled its new series of Intelligent Devices, as the company looks to help meet the changing needs of the digital workplace. 
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Cybersecurity
Unisys named leader in digital workplace services by NelsonHall
May 2019
NelsonHall cited security as a strength, including the integration of Unisys Stealth into the company’s Unified Endpoint Management offering.
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Gartner
Unisys named Leader for managed workplace services
March 2019
The company was named a Leader in the Gartner 2019 Magic Quadrant for Managed Workplace Services, positioned highest on the ability to execute axis.
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Productivity
Government to investigate tech’s impact on NZ’s workforce
March 2019
As technological disruptors are causing waves in every area of every industry, the Government is looking into the ramifications for Kiwis.
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Digital Transformation
Digital workspace growth foiled by lack of clear strategy
February 2019
A new report has revealed the benefits of digital technology are well-known, yet a distinct lack of cohesion exists around how to effectively adopt it.
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Innovation
Why innovation isn’t a core value for 75% of Australian businesses
February 2019
“The research reveals significant disparities between what Australian organisations are pursuing and what is seen as important.”