Future of Work

October 15, 2021

NETWORKING

How to connect and engage a hybrid workforce

There’s no going back to the pre-pandemic workplace. The workforce of the future is hybrid, where employees will be able to work at home, in the office, or anywhere in between. And it’s up to IT leaders to help support this shift. IDC predicts that by 2023, 75 percent of Forbes Global 2000 companies “wi…

October 7, 2021

NETWORKING

Four key enterprise network trends every IT leader needs to understand

Today’s enterprise network has changed beyond recognition from what it looked like a decade ago—and the rate of that change is accelerating. Gartner, for example, predicts that enterprise IT workloads deployed on global cloud platforms will double from 2020 to 2023, reaching 40 percent of all workloads.…

September 16, 2021

SMB

Small medium business and the move to hybrid working: now is the time

Some of my best decisions were made when things were most challenging. And for many small and medium sized businesses, now is that time. It could be the fortunate challenge of having more business than you can manage. It could be the opposite, with your standard business model under threat. Certainly,…

June 23, 2021

SMB

Forging a collaborative and secure future for SMBs like PolicyPal

Over the past year, small and medium businesses (SMBs) have undergone massive changes in many ways. While some organizations found their business plans delayed by the pandemic, others have taken advantage of the opportunity to transform their business models. It is heartening to know that SMBs in…

March 8, 2021

SECURITY

Better Cybersecurity a Priority for the Healthcare Sector as it Helps the World Recover

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected organizations in the healthcare sector worldwide. Hospitals and clinics have scrambled to ensure continued care while redirecting resources to frontline efforts to contain the virus. Pharmaceutical companies have had to grapple with global supply chain disruptions…

February 11, 2021

FUTURE OF WORK

Future flex: employee ownership and choice in the new world of work

One of the key takeaways from 2020 is that remote working has challenged cultural norms around the workplace. To take a pulse of this shift we looked at new research, the Workforce of the Future survey, commissioned by Cisco which surveyed 14,000 respondents across 14 markets in the Asia Pacific on their…

December 16, 2020

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

Employees choose hybrid: A look into the workforce of the future

Working from home may have been a challenge for organizations at the start of the pandemic. Still, it has driven positive changes in the workplace and fundamentally challenged cultural norms around how and where work is accomplished. To better understand the evolving expectations of employers and…

December 1, 2020

SMB

Hybrid Future of Work to Play a Part in Digitalization of SMBs

COVID-19 has reshaped the way we work and businesses of all sizes around the world have had to adapt to the challenges of increased remote working among their employees almost overnight. People might commonly think that large enterprises would be most technologically equipped for a transition like…

November 25, 2020

SMB

The race to digitise is on. Is your business ready?

Across Australia, New Zealand and the Asia Pacific, small and medium size businesses (SMBs) have been looking at the uncertainties of 2020 as an opportunity to work on becoming more tech savvy. Research from Cisco and IDC tells us that 69% of SMBs surveyed across Asia Pacific are accelerating digitisation…