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11 ways to boost morale in a COVID world

IT leaders are shaking up IT strategies and altering their approaching to leading their teams, introducing new methods for motivating and rewarding remotely.

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Inside Adobe's employee-focused COVID-19 response roadmap

A comprehensive business continuity blueprint and advance planning paved the way for Adobe's rapid work-from-home transition, but the focus on employee experience was the key to success.

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A 10-point plan for addressing WFH cybersecurity challenges

Back in early Spring, ensuring users could access the necessary applications securely from home was priority No. 1. Now, 3-4 months later, work from home looks like it's here to stay … for a while, at least. Here's your to-do list for...

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8 tips for avoiding IT staff burnout during a pandemic

IT leaders get creative managing remote tech teams working from the confines of home offices. Here’s how they alleviate burnout that threatens to crater WFH life.

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7 steps to prepare IT for a second-wave COVID-19 outbreak

Lessons learned to date promise to help IT weather a second round of COVID-19 lockdowns this winter. Following a few basic suggestions could spell the difference between a trouble-free transition to remote teams and a viral meltdown.

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Don't squander that crisis-induced transformation

Veteran CIO Phil Fasano has some straight talk for CEOs and corporate boards about why they should invest in the technologies that support new ways of working.

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Q&A: Box CEO Aaron Levie looks at the future of remote work

Once a company focused on cloud-based file-sharing, Box now offers features to support remote productivity and teamwork. CEO Aaron Levie talks about his company's evolution – and how the workplace continues to change.

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Update: Coronavirus prompts collaboration tool makers to offer wares for free

Several vendors, including Microsoft, Google, Slack, Zoom, Cisco and LogMeIn, are making chat, videoconferencing and other collaboration services free as demand for remote working booms.

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Collaboration answers the call

When office workers fled to their homes, collaboration tools and methods suddenly became indispensable. Here's what our new era of collaboration may look like.

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Remote working, now and forevermore?

Employees around the world are suddenly working from home full-time. Find out how to make the new WFH reality work for your organization, whether it will last beyond the pandemic, and where it might take us.

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10 most telecommuting-friendly companies in tech

Remote work is a boon for both employers and employees alike. If you're looking for a job that allows (or even encourages) telecommuting, these 10 tech companies are the places to begin your search.

4 reasons remote project management and virtual teams work

Remote project management and virtual teams can be a great project model if your organization allows it and your staff is focused on productivity. Here's why.

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8 tips for running a successful remote meeting

Employing remote workers is commonplace these days, but you might still find it difficult to have a successful remote meeting. Here are eight tips both remote workers and employers can use to ensure remote meetings run smoothly.

How the best remote companies train their people

We all know the importance of having great talent on our team. Talent alone though is not enough. After working with some of the best remote companies, I’ve seen that an outstanding training process can dramatically change an...

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5 essential tools for the telecommuters

If you plan to telecommute full-time, you'll need more than just a computer and a mobile phone. Here are five essential tools you'll want to consider before you decide to work from home.

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8 must-have tools if you work from home

Working from home isn’t for everyone, and there are many factors to consider before you decide if it’s right thing for you. Columnist Rob Enderle helps you decide if it is and suggests some tools that will make your home office more...

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6 etiquette rules for office communications

Corporate communication has taken a decidedly casual turn, with texting, messaging and even emoticons becoming a standard in the office. Here's how to navigate the tricky etiquette of the new communications frontier.

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How to use video to improve IT recruiting

Video may have killed the radio star, but it's reinvigorating tired and time-consuming hiring practices to increase efficiency and boost the quality of IT talent.

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How to nail the video job interview

Many organizations are using video to simplify candidate screening and make the interviewing process more cost-effective. Our experts offer eight etiquette tips to help you make the most of your next -- or your first -- 'screen test.'...

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Top 10 cities for IT pros looking to make a move

Business is booming in 2015, and across the country IT organizations are loosening the purse strings and shelling out big bucks for critical IT talent. Here's a look at the 10 hottest cities for IT pay based on percent increase in...

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