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Will COVID's legacy be a healthier workplace?

If there's any silver lining to disasters, it's that they can quickly change rules and behaviors in ways that save many more lives over the long term. It's the same with COVID.


Seven ways to make meetings better

Although they’re essential to keeping people in the know, meetings can become a time sink that saps morale and diminishes productivity. Here are 7 ways to improve them.

Why remote work will lead to greater success

It's time to let go of collaboration bias and embrace the power of deep work.

Considering contract help? Keep these 10 tips in mind

Skills shortages are forcing more companies than ever to tap into the market for freelance talent. But keys to success are quite different than hiring full-time help.

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Workers planning 'bleisure' trips this summer spur travel demand

A new study shows Americans plan to extend their summer vacations in order spend at least some of their time away working.

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Apple’s self-repair program is bad for consumers, but might work well for IT

Apple has changed its self-repair program and has gone out of its way to make the program a horrible option for its intended audience: consumers. But it might make a lot of sense for enterprise IT wanting to do iOS device repairs.

How one company used lockdowns to envision a new way of working

Purell maker GOJO took the pandemic as an opportunity to rethink the workplace.

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California legislators put four-day workweek proposal on hold

Plans to reduce the standard workweek from 40 to 32 hours at larger firms have been shelved for now, but the bill could return.

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As biz travel slowly returns, some companies expect workers to pay their own way

Business travel is still two years away from reaching pre-pandemic levels, according to Deloitte. But when it does bounce back, some companies expect remote workers to pay for trips back to the office.

Video meetings don’t have to be live

Asynchronous video can deliver messages more effectively than email does—and make physical encounters more productive.

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The rise of 'bleisure' trips: How post-pandemic business travel will change

Business travel revenue is expected to return to normal by the end of 2024. But how workers participate in face-to-face meetings, how long they stay, and what new amenities they'll get will be very different.

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Signing up with a cloud provider? Don't forget to set an exit plan

It’s not simply about getting easy permission to go when it's time to part ways; it’s about IT making sure any decisions don’t complicate that eventual departure.

Vendor onboarding doesn’t have to be a slog

When you contract with a new vendor, a handful of best practices can ensure your new relationship gets off on the right foot, without unwarranted effort.

Web accessibility is good for your soul—and for business

Few websites go the whole nine yards to make themselves fully accessible to the disabled. Yet compliance with the W3C’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines is well worth the effort.

Furnishing the work-from-home office

The pandemic hammered the office furniture industry, but manufacturers are adapting with new designs that fit the needs of remote employees.

Why e-commerce search is so bad and what may soon fix it

What was that you were searching for? Many e-commerce sites don’t have a clue, so customers give up and leave in a huff without spending a dime. Vector search is solving the problem.

What you need to know about NFTs

NFTs have turned the art world upside down. But, believe it or not, they may also have promising uses in business.

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Talent war to push CIOs toward consultancies, managed services in '22

As organizations struggle to find IT talent to fill their needs, CIOs will find they have little choice but to outsource work, according to a new IT spending forecast. But they may be able to move past short-term goals and focus on...

The golden age of computer monitors

Your display is probably the most important aspect of your ergonomic interaction with your computer. Recent advances are nothing short of amazing.

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