More organizations are looking at their employee's workplace experience and asking how they can do better. The ability to attract the best and the brightest is becoming even more challenging as the economy grows and the labor market shrinks. Now is the time for companies to look beyond the traditional benefits strategy and ask what people really want today to be successful in both their professional and their personal lives.
Lesson # 5 Organizations Make Collaborative Tools Available, though They're Underutilized This is the final blog post that wraps up our series of The SMART Workplace Lessons Learned from Early Adopters. Use technology to strengthen your team relationships.
Lesson #4: Technology is the Enabler and People are the Key Organizations need to remove the mystery of online collaboration and reset behaviors so the interaction that is happening through technology is the best it can be. Work is social and gets done through people. Technology should help people connect to each other and information in ways that align with how work really gets done. The network is the main thoroughfare of business communication and information sharing. The interrelationship between technology and the people play the greatest part in the adoptions of technology tools that build strong communication and collaboration. Often times we think if we throw money at a problem, it will magically get resolved. But without a high touch change management process, all the new technology in the world won't change old behaviors.
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