How can human resources partner with IT to drive communication and knowledge-sharing while supporting business objectives? In today’s distributed workforce HR can embrace social business, taking the lead in defining new HR practices to support the changing workplace landscape and foster innovation and integrated employee networks.
With its in-depth guidance and independent third-party vendor evaluations, Gartner's Magic Quadrant market assessment can assist your organization in implementing an effective social business software solution.
IBM conducted more than 1,700 in-depth, face-to-face interviews with CEOs, general managers and senior public sector leaders from around the globe. Our newest CEO Study, the largest of its type ever undertaken, is the latest in the IBM C-suite Study Series. It explores how CEOs are responding to the complexity of increasingly interconnected organizations, markets, societies and governments – what we call the connected economy. Three themes emerged. Today's CEOs must:
- Empower employees through values
- Engage customers as individuals
- Amplify innovation with partnerships
Register now to access the insights that can help you lead more effectively through impactful connections with your employees, customers and partners.
In a “talent-constrained” economy, attracting and engaging highly talented people, developing globalleaders, improving and sharing new skills, and keeping people aligned and working together are major challenges.
In this report, we discuss how new approaches and a new science of human resources have emerged to develop a “smarter workforce,” resetting the bar on talent, learning, and leadership strategies.
According to a 2012 Ipsos/Reuters poll, one in five employees worldwide now work from home. In another study, two-thirds of those who responded said they, expect their workplace to go fully virtual within the next few years. This IBM whitepaper analyzes the reasons for this shift in the workplace, and its implications for the facilities management of your company. Learn how to manage the growing number of empty real estate inside your company in a smarter fashion, so that your company runs more efficiently, and cuts down on unnecessary costs.
Workforce analytics has become an essential business tool for leading companies that view workforce performance as the key to improving company results, according to a new global survey of business leaders by Harvard Business Review Analytics Services. Workforce analytics is a set of integrated capabilities (technologies, metrics, data, and processes) to measure and improve workforce performance. The goal is simple: put the right
people with the right skills in the right work, provide them with the necessary training and development opportunities, and engage and empower them to perform at their highest possible level.
The IBM Employee Experience Suite helps organizations leverage social software and real-time collaboration to deliver a personalized employee web experience across many channels.
This white paper from IBM, showcases five organizations that are strategically integrating emerging social software and tools with their existing investments and seeing measurable results in return on investment.
The Smarter Workforce Accelerator uses a structured model that helps you understand your current capabilities and those that you need to develop to achieve your Smarter Workforce objectives. The assessment focuses on your current environment and capabilities such as scouting talent, recruiting talent, leadership development, and your work culture and methods.
Each capability is assessed using an objective framework that defines the characteristics of an organization at each level. This approach helps you understand:
• Your current and desired capability levels
• Your organization’s relative maturity compared with the
competition and leading practice
• Business opportunities and priorities resulting from the
Most organizations today understand that a disaster recovery (DR) plan is essential to their continued survival should a natural disaster occur. But implementing a DR plan entails substantial time, effort and cost - not to mention significant investment in developing new areas of technical expertise within the organization. As a result, many organizations are turning to disaster recovery service providers (DRSPs) to offload their disaster recovery operations.
Striving for employees to be able to collect, update, and access data anytime anywhere, organizations are leveraging smartphones and tablets to extend HR data and processes, creating new thresholds of efficiency, decision-making, and competitive advantage. Read this research report for new insights and examples on how mobility is impacting enterprise applications, data and processes, with a particular focus on HR applications.
This paper explores the challenges of supporting a remote workforce with legacy tools such as RDP, pcAnywhere, VPNs and VNC and identifies best practices that organizations can use to choose helpdesk tools that better support today's workforce while also cutting costs.
Progressive retailers have shifted to integrated store lifecycle (SLM) systems enabled by Integrated Workplace Management System (IWMS) to provide a seamless integration of all phases of the entire real estate lifecycle process from market planning; through site selection, store design and construction; to day-to-day operations such as lease administration and facility management.
When budgets are tight, it's more important than ever to get the best performance from the people who deliver, support and deploy technology. But over the past decade, managers have fallen into the trap of believing that motivation requires ever larger bags of money.
Watch this on-demand webinar with Paul Glen, author of Leading Geeks, as he discusses the most effective and surprisingly inexpensive ways to motivate geeks. Getting the best from your people requires clearly understanding what really drives them.