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

Managing the New Normal

For most organizations, the days of being able to rely on the physical work place as the main driver of engagement, culture, and information sharing are over. Hybrid work is rapidly becoming the new norm, and the digital workplace is, by necessity, taking center stage as we all adapt to another "new normal."

Here are a few resources to help you navigate these changes. Remember - being successful in the future of work is all about focusing on employee needs. 

Good luck and let us know how we can help!

The Latest from Workgrid

[Blog] 4 Ways an Employee Communication App Increases Productivity & Improves the Employee Experience

Successfully supporting a hybrid work model will require a new way of thinking that goes beyond just digitizing outdated manual processes. Find out how an employee communication app can be the key to success.

[Guide] Navigating the Future of Work: 4 Key Ways to Create Modern Digital Experiences that Adapt to Changing Work Models

Now that the physical workplace no longer takes center stage with the employee experience, what are we supposed to do? Use modern, intelligent digital solutions to help employees stay engaged, connected, and productive. Here’s how.

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[Blog] Achieving Success with the Future of Work: Addressing the 4 Key Areas of Your Digital Workplace That Need Immediate Attention

The sudden shift to remote work was a bigger success than anyone could have imagined. But it did cause some unexpected (and unintentional) issues that need to be addressed to successfully support hybrid work over the long term. Here are the 4 areas you should focus on.


What We're Interested in Lately

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

From The New Yorker

How to Achieve Sustainable Remote Work

Shifting to a hybrid work model can require significant change management, which isn’t easy for organizations that have long been steeped in the formality of having a physical office presence. This article provides an in-depth exploration of (and explanation for) businesses that have navigated this change successfully as well as others that have struggled.

From Dion Hinchcliffe

Building a New, Better, and More Collaborative Future of Work Post-Pandemic

Building the kind of digital employee experiences needed to support an ever-changing work model means fostering seamless collaboration, enabling higher productivity and empowering better engagement. But doing this successfully depends on applying the right employee experience technology to manage all aspects of work and life so that workers can reach their full potential.

CMSWire

The Job Roles That Will Lead Hybrid Work Strategies in the Workplace

Who are the leaders in the workplace that will drive hybrid-work strategies, who will consider the varying degrees of employees’ desires and implement tools and technologies to ensure their productivity, health, and well-being? The easy answer is team effort. But who will it really be and what will their roles and responsibilities be?


[Watch] Digital Workplace of the Future: Focused on People, Unifying Technology

Learn how The AES Corporation built an integrated digital workplace strategy that leverages Workgrid and major software platforms - including Microsoft, Workday, SAP ARIBA, and ServiceNow – to improve the digital employee experience. This session, presented by Workgrid’s Chief Product Officer, Troy Campano, and AES’s Director or Global Digital Workplace Experience, Angie Wyatt, illustrates how AES is using data to help employees balance productivity and well-being and deliver a workplace experience that integrates digital touchpoints for a unified, simplified experience.

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