The Grid – Workgrid’s Newsletter for the Digital Workplace | August 2021

Laying a Solid Foundation for the Future of Work

The “future of work” is a subject of much discussion and consternation. Is it coming? Is it here? Will all the changes finally start settling down? Are we ready? These are the questions running through everyone’s minds, and none of them have any real, concrete answers.

To help alleviate a little of the angst, here are some resources we’ve pulled together that will help you understand what you need to focus on so you can build a digital workplace that can handle whatever the future brings.

Good luck - let us know how we can help!

The Latest from Workgrid

Article: What is Employee Experience?

Get a back-to-basics explanation of what employee experience is, what tools help improve it, details about how it differs from the digital employee experience, and more.

Blog: 4 Ways the Digital Workplace Can Improve the Employee Experience: A Guide for HR & IT

HR and IT leaders seeking to improve the employee experience should focus on these 4 digital workplace improvements that will help them be prepared for the future of work.

Blog: 3 Digital Employee Experience Improvements You Can Make Right Now

Workgrid's Director of Partner Strategy, Frank Pathyil details three examples of every day use cases that would improve the employee experience dramatically if they were redesigned with a modern approach.


What We're Interested in Lately

Here's what caught our eye in the world of employee experience and the digital workplace lately...

From Dion Hinchcliffe

It's Time to Think About the Post-2020 Employee Experience

Organizations face a significant challenge as they consider what the new, long-term future of their employee experience will be. Few workers are interested in returning to work in a physical office, so what does that mean for the future of work? This article takes a deep dive into what a successful digital workplace will require in the coming months and years.

From Josh Bersin

The Crusade for Employee Experience: How Did We Get Here?

This article takes a full-spectrum look at everything you need to know to create an exceptional employee experience. It covers the basics of what employee experience even is, charts the history that has brought us to this point, provides insights into how to create a great experience for your workforce, and lays out a vision of the future.

From People Matters

On The Road to Recovery: Employee Experience Sits on Top of HR Agenda

Creating a strong employee experience for your organization requires taking a people-first approach to virtually everything. That puts a lot of responsibility squarely on the shoulders of HR. This article covers some of the trends HR leaders should be aware of, including integrating wellbeing into work and bringing out strength with empathy, as they strategize about the future of the digital workplace.


[Watch] The Intranet and Digital Work Experience of the Future

This on-demand session will help you understand the role an innovative intranet plays in the future of work. Learn how experience layers can future-proof your digital workplace and get three real-life examples of improvements you can implement in your organization right now, without replacing existing technology.