Digital Workplace Impact

Digital Workplace Impact
By Digital Workplace Group
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Feb. 6, 2018
Paul Miller speaks to Gregg Carman, Executive VP of Global Commercial Operations at Humanyze about how they are helping their clients to replace performance reviews and employee surveys with “people analytics” to make their organizations more productive and profitable, along with improving the experience for employees. Your workplace is watching you but with the objective of creating a more engaging and satisfying place in which to work. Follow the conversation as Paul and Gregg discuss AI and the science behind the analytics; how Humanyze’s thinking has developed over time; and the ever-sensitive subject of respecting employee privacy. Show notes, links and resources for this episode: “Digital workplace integration: Key approaches to drive benefits”: free report by the Digital Workplace Group – “Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow” by Yuval Noah Harari – Digital Workplace Impact: How NASA explores digital space in the 21st Century (with David Meza) –
Jan. 16, 2018
This episode of Digital Workplace Impact takes us on a tour of the globe and explores how technology is enabling developing nations to kickstart their economies and inspire their younger generations. Paul Miller speaks with Samia Melhem, Global Digital Development Lead at the World Bank’s Transport and ICT Practice. With a dramatic rise in entrepreneurial spirit among the young, as well as the speed of response that comes with social media, governments need to digitally modernize from within to inspire and cater for the needs of their fledgling citizens. Paul and Samia discuss what is needed to drive these projects forward to a successful completion; how the word is spreading; and why ICT (information communication technology) has been key to the breakthrough in so many developing countries. Show notes, links and resources for this episode: “World Development Report 2016: Digital Dividends” - Digital Nations Group meeting at World Bank HQ, Washington DC – Digital Workplace Impact: How NASA explores digital space in the 21st Century (with David Meza) –
Jan. 3, 2018
The first Digital Workplace Impact podcast of 2018, hosted by Paul Miller, investigates wellbeing (a very topical subject for January!) with Sally Augustin and Christine Kohlert. Wellbeing in the workplace has benefited from a sea-change in recent years, with organizations taking it more seriously and working harder to retain employees. Tune in to hear the trio discuss the impact of wellbeing on employee output; how digital workplaces can have an adverse effect on our wellbeing; balancing company and local cultures; and napping at work! Show notes, links and resources for this episode: “Design with Science” – “Space for Creative Thinking: Design Principles for Work and Learning Environments”, by Christine Kohlert and Scott Cooper – “Dar Es Salaam: Urbane Restrukturierung Einer Afrikanischen Hafenstadt”, Christine Kohlert’s first book – Workplace Trends –
Dec. 8, 2017
In this special episode of Digital Workplace Impact, instead of being the interviewer, Paul Miller, CEO of DWG, is the interviewee. Paul talks us through his 10 digital workplace predictions for 2018, with the objective of helping digital workplace teams to anticipate industry trends along with their implications. Now in his fifth year of predictions (and with a strong track record), tune in to find out what Paul believes the digital workplace has in store for us! Show notes, links and resources for this episode: My 10 digital workplace predictions for 2018 -
Nov. 20, 2017
Since its inception in 1958, NASA has accumulated a wealth of data and information as part of its spectacular research programme. One of its most significant challenges is how to turn this data and information into actionable knowledge. As Chief Knowledge Architect, our guest, David Meza grapples with this challenge every day. Hear David’s thoughts on what it’s like to work at NASA; our (sometimes unhealthy) dependency on technology; and how the digital workplace has influenced team dynamics (and the demise of the ego!). Show notes, links and resources for this episode: Digital Workplace Impact Episode 15: Driving for digital workplace success – with Williams Formula 1: Paul Miller’s blog post: 5 essential skills we need now – for the digital workplaces to come:
Oct. 31, 2017
As we close out our first season of Digital Workplace Impact, we’ve taken the opportunity in this episode to revisit some of the highlights. And what a season it was! We covered everything from the highs ignited by passionate people all the way down to the lows of the darker side of digital. Our exceptional guests have holidayed with colleagues, changed working practices, digitally transformed businesses over 300 years old and worked for robots. They’ve challenged the status quo and are striving for better working environments for today and for the future. Meet our heroes of Season 1! Show notes, links and resources for this episode: All Digital Workplace Episodes can be found here:
Sept. 29, 2017
Williams F1 is three years into a five-year digital and IT transformation programme. Graeme Hackland, CIO, talks to Paul Miller about how the digital workplace is helping the team to reach its shared goal: continually improving the performance of their F1 cars. He shares their journey to date, the challenges facing Williams and how the digital workplace has helped them to move forward. Follow the conversation as Graeme reveals insights into his team’s work and explains why Williams is more like other businesses than you might at first think – they just operate at a slightly faster pace! Show notes, links and resources for this episode: Williams: DWG report: Setting up a user experience programme: The path to a user-centred digital workplace -
Sept. 10, 2017
As runner-up in the Digital Workplace of the Year 2017 Awards, Vodafone has come a long way since embarking on its digital journey in 2008. Sharon Doherty and Robert Leeson explain how the company has joined forces across the board to provide “a total experience for its employees”; expand on some of the initiatives that most impressed the judges; and discuss what they believe has been key to Vodafone’s success. Show notes, links and resources for this episode: Winner of the Digital Workplace of the Year Awards:
Aug. 20, 2017
Today, it is easier than ever to connect digitally with others around the world. Within the workplace, for those who sit in front of a computer, this is a straightforward task. However, how can the millions of employees who don’t sit at desks connect digitally with the rest of the organization? Workplace by Facebook launched with a mission to connect the previously unconnected. VP, Julien Codorniou, explains how its new platform has been able to successfully connect factory workers, holiday reps and baristas with the wider business. Oxfam America’s Neal McCarthy speaks from the user perspective to tell us how they are using Workplace by Facebook to transform the way they share information, and how these learnings are being used to help Oxfam reach the very people it’s trying to help. Show notes, links and resources for this episode: Workplace by Facebook: Oxfam: Digital Nations Group: Can Knowledge Management save the world?:
July 23, 2017
The digital workplace encompasses a number of tools and services, all of which are easily measurable. However, measuring their impact on the overall business objectives is a much more complex task. In this episode, Paul Miller is joined by two pioneers who understand how progress and performance of digital workplace initiatives can be measured meaningfully. They share best practice, showcase forward-thinking organizations and discuss whether more intelligent metrics are a blessing or a curse. Show notes, links and resources for this episode: BNY Mellon – Winner of the Digital Workplace of the Year: Measuring the digital workplace: