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

Enabling Employees Through Digital Transformation

It's been more than 18 months since the pandemic hit and there's no end in sight for workplace digital transformation. What started as enabling employees to work remotely has now shifted to facilitating a long-term hybrid work environment. But there's so much to consider when it comes to helping employees work whenever and wherever it's convenient for them, how do you know which initiatives to focus on first?

Here are several resources to help you get your digital transformation efforts right. We're also happy to provide more in-depth guidance as you work through the process, just reach out.

Best of luck!

The Latest from Workgrid

[Blog] Solving the Top 5 Causes of Friction in the Digital Workplace

The digital workplace is often the only workplace for employees these days. That means it’s got to be done right. As it stands now though, there are too many tools, too many ways to communicate, and therefore, too much confusion for employees. Help your workforce be more productive and simplify their workday by understanding the top 5 causes of digital friction and how to solve them.

[Customer Insight] "What's Next": The AES Journey to Improve Digital Employee Experience

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[Blog] 3 Digital Workplace Changes to Consider in the Next Two Years

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From CMSWire

Learning from Digital Transformation Failures

Digital transformation is tricky to get right. Most initiatives – up to 70% - fail. Learn from the mistakes of others and get lessons from the trenches to ensure that your own digital transformation is as effective as possible.

From Sam Marshall

The Invisible Components of Digital Workplace Success

Building a successful digital workplace comes down to many critical factors. But not all of them are as obvious as you may think. Understand what these hidden enablers are and how they can make the difference between success and failure.

From Harvard Business Review

How to Speed Up Your Digital Transformation

Digitalization is a critical initiative in the modern workplace, but there are a lot of places where it can go wrong. Find out what 3 critical factors can help you accelerate your digitalization project so you can avoid potential pitfalls and reap the true benefits of digital transformation.

[Watch] Death by Digital Friction: A Simple Approach to Solving the Challenges of the Digital Workplace

Organizations have a responsibility to shield their employees from unnecessary technological complexity. One easy way to eliminate friction is by bringing together important tasks, information, and communications into a centralized, personalized, and contextual experience. Workgrid’s Director of Product marketing explains how to do just that in this on-demand event presentation from the 2021 Digital Workplace Experience Summit.

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