ViewSonic president says flashy sports complex in Guelph a strong example of an open, collaborative work space

Conversations in a boardroom are undoubtedly different from a team huddle in a locker room, but the president of ViewSonic Corp. says a sports pavilion in Guelph, that has the company's technology written

Published on: July 4th, 2018 Alex Coop

Cisco rebrands collaboration portfolio

ORLANDO - Cisco's collaboration business has been a confusing beast, the company acknowledged at its flagship event, Cisco Live. That's understandable, since it was pieced together over time, with acquisitions and internal development

Published on: June 18th, 2018 Lynn Greiner

Cisco converges Spark and Webex; enhances new platform with machine learning

Cisco is on a path towards simplification and its collaboration tools are its most recent target. The company has converged its cloud-based team workspace suite, Cisco Spark, with its online video meetings and

Published on: April 23rd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

How Softchoice uses office design to maximize employee collaboration

Something is missing from the new 25,000 square-foot addition to solution provider and CDN Top 100 winner Softchoice's Toronto headquarters. It has no individual offices. Not one. Incorporating offices would have been antithetical

Published on: August 24th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

This Alberta-based provider started from the bottom to digitally transform

In order to digitally transform, Alberta-based electricity provider Enmax went back to the basics, starting with enhancing employee communication. Headquartered in Calgary, the Enmax business, through its subsidiaries, revolves around selling electricity to

Published on: June 7th, 2017 Alex Radu

The biggest secret to life (and work)

It’s time for each of us to realize the biggest change we need is one of mindset. We’ve been thinking a lot about competition lately. How so much of our society is set up

Published on: March 29th, 2017 Ayelet Baron

The definitive review of Microsoft Teams

The developer preview period of Microsoft Teams is over. Microsoft Corp's. new team collaboration tool is now available globally, adding a potentially new app to consider for your business. With competitors like Slack,

Published on: March 14th, 2017 Alex Radu

How to collaborate human-to-human with purpose: Working out loud in the digital age

Working out loud is about sharing what you are working on in a way that brings other people to understand how they can contribute to the work that is being done. When you

Published on: March 3rd, 2017 Ayelet Baron

Slack for Enterprise release to compete with Microsoft Teams

Vancouver-based collaboration software startup Slack Technologies Inc. is expected to announce its new Slack for Enterprise edition at an event in San Francisco on Tuesday morning, according to a report in Business Insider.

Published on: January 30th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Introducing new and ancient tools for the 21st century salesperson

We are already living in the 21st century and many of us are hanging on to practices, processes and systems that no longer serve us. When we continue to pile on much of

Published on: August 4th, 2016 Ayelet Baron

Busting the myths of the future of work: How not to lead in the 21st century

I am often invited to share interactive keynotes on the future of work and too often I am asked to highlight the best practices of companies like Google and Facebook. I rarely comply

Published on: May 20th, 2016 Ayelet Baron

Canadian Tire employees encouraged to use Facebook at Work

At Canadian Tire Corp. there are 2,500 employees that are logging into Facebook on a regular basis to post, comment, like, and share while they're on the clock - and their employer is

Published on: March 29th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Have you heard of the most powerful technology for business in the 21st century?

There is this old technology you may have heard of that is about to make a comeback to the business world. It is the secret sauce to the future of life and work

Published on: February 9th, 2016 Ayelet Baron

How CMOs and CIOs can foster cross-business unit collaboration

The eyes of most business leaders will glaze over during keynote speeches and start looking down at their smartphones during a so-so session, but give them a problem to solve and you'll never see a

Published on: November 6th, 2015 Shane Schick