Citrix CEO Henshall: There’s broad realization that future of work is hybrid

First half of the year was very focused from a customer point of view and, frankly, a Citrix point of view on really helping customers move into the pandemic period, enable work from home, everything that was a high priority. Back half of the year, as I’ve stated a few times, is really focused on […]

Salesforce bolsters Work.com with helpdesk, productivity, messaging tools

Employee Workspace, a hub for productivity apps, employee profiles, updates and personalized communications and notifications. Employee Helpdesk, which uses Einstein AI chatbots to resolve questions about HR policies, benefits and IT issues quickly. Queue Management, a tool so brick-and-mortar businesses can minimize physical lines. Using SMS notifications, customers can wait remotely and keep their places […]

Microsoft employees can work from home (or anywhere) forever

Microsoft has reportedly announced that it is allowing its employees to work from home permanently. As per a report by The Verge, Microsoft has sent an “internal guidance” to its employees explaining that they can either opt for work from home for “less than 50% of their working week” or can even get approvals from […]

Microsoft develops a portable, box-shaped data center to bring the cloud to remote areas

“The MDC can give customers a path to migrate apps to Azure while still running these workloads on-premises with low-latency connections to their own datacenter,” writes Microsoft’s Bill Karagounis in a blog post. “This provides a stepping stone for transforming workloads to the Azure API with the option of continuing to run these apps on-premises, […]

COVID-19: Working from home remains best approach, says CWG’s Head of HR

“We implemented the NCDC guidelines. We made available PPEs for all essential staff who visit the office periodically and others on the field. We increased cleaning, sanitize frequently, screen at our entry gates, as well as follow the protocol on how to handle suspected or confirmed cases of COVID-19 in cooperation with the local authorities,” […]

Cloudflare says in 10 years cybersecurity work like a ‘water filtration system’

Why it matters: The coronavirus pandemic has changed the landscape when it comes to the workplace. More people are working from home, some permanently, which creates a precarious cybersecurity situation. As more employees are moved out of the corporate office, more attack vectors have opened up to cybercriminals. A new way of protecting these networks […]

Giants: Contacts of Will Hernandez back to work Friday

Head coach Joe Judge was confident that would not be the case on Thursday as indications were none of the contacts met that criteria. Friday brought more good news on that front. The team announced that the seven players and two coaches will be back to work.

Olivier Awards 2020: Stars’ work celebrated as majority of theatres remain closed

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Calling all entrepreneurs: It’s time to build an innovation engine for the virtual era

So what happens when a global pandemic fundamentally changes the way we work with one another? What happens when our workforces are dispersed and distributed? Put another way, can CEOs drive breakthrough innovation without office space and the serendipitous interaction it encourages? I believe we can, and we must. And that work starts by recognizing […]

Microsoft, Cisco, and Zoom are now ‘The Big Three’ for video

Enterprises reported dealing with video and voice quality problems. Over one in four (27%) of respondents in the largest enterprises reported issues with the quality of video service and almost three out of four (73%) reported voice service issues since the start of the pandemic.