5 Great New Salesforce Wave Features In The Summer ‘17 Release

By: Dave Dixon There is a lot to love about Salesforce Wave — the rich and intuitive interface, the powerful visualizations for exploring and analyzing information, the ability to take action on your findings right from where you are doing the analysis. However, one of the best Wave features is often overlooked — the speed […]

Outdated Technology Hurts Employee Engagement

Whatever your field or industry, your people have jobs to do. (Even this guy, who tastes ice cream for a living.) So if your workers have to jump through hoops to access the tools they need to do those jobs, they will become frustrated — and eventually — disengaged. Workers who are disengaged from their […]

Ask the MVPs: 6 Questions About Salesforce

By Akshat Singh Salesforce is the most important platform we utilize. We run our business from this platform — from presales, to customer requests, to implementation and delivery. In essence, we’re successful because Salesforce gives us the ability to do hassle-free business, stay organized, run analytics, and stay engaged. Recently, we sat down with eight […]

Appirio Worker Experience Tour ‘17 Enlightens in The Big Apple

Appirio rounded out the spring leg of the Worker Experience Tour at Manhattan’s delightfully boudoir-esque Redbury Hotel. The speaker lineup was padded with top industry execs and thought leaders, including John Davisi, Senior Director of People Operations at Buzzfeed, and best-selling author and “futurist”, Jacob Morgan. Nonprofit worker insights The first of two customer panels […]

Enabling the Modern Workforce with RingCentral

Contributed by Tom Phillips, Director Channel Sales, RingCentral Common problems of today’s workforce and IT teams allude to dreams of having all communications on a single platform while meeting budget and avoiding the logistical nightmare of tracking who is using what for which purpose. Let those dreams become your reality. The question to seriously consider […]

These 5 Companies are Doing Community Service Right

If you want to recruit (and keep) top talent in today’s competitive environment, offering a volunteer program to your workers is crucial. Donating corporate dollars or offering gift-matching just isn’t attractive enough to many workers. This is particularly true of millennials, who make up the largest generation in today’s workforce. In an interview with, […]

The Importance of Employee-Led Communities

Empowering employees to self-organize can make a big impact on engagement. (And by self-organize, I mean the organization of employee groups and committees — not unions. That’s an entirely different conversation that I am very unqualified to comment on.) Employee-led communities can be professional, social, or job-specific, and should be created and managed by members. […]

Envisioning the Future of Work with Cheryl Cran

“The future of work is about people first.” Known internationally as an expert in the Future of Work and Change Leadership, Cheryl Cran excels in a field that welcomes only a select few. Her research and knowledge centers around work innovation and technology enablement. Her expertise allows her the unique opportunity to assist leaders in […]

How to Measure Employee Engagement with Surveys

Surveying your workers is an obvious way to find out if they’re engaged in their jobs. But walking around the office and talking to people, or emailing your employees and saying, “Are you engaged?” isn’t going to get very accurate results. Even in regular meetings with managers, employees are less likely to be honest about […]

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