Your IT Department is Changing

Your IT Department is Changing

Every company is becoming a software company. Think about the vehicle you drove to work today. Was it a car? Or a series of sensors and computers? Think about your television. Is it simply receiving a series of images and sounds? Or is it also transmitting, storing and delivering data about your preferences, interests and habits? In this world where every product is digitally connected, every company must become a technology company. These changes are sweeping across all industries and forcing the information technology professional to work differently.

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4 Questions to Ask Before Investing in Your Next Workspace

4 Questions to Ask Before Investing in Your Next Workspace

 

New ways of working are driving the demands for different kinds of spaces at work. People are looking for more informal, comfortable places to get work done. Workers want to feel like they can be themselves at work leading them to seek out spots that remind them of home. But, while a couch and a coffee table might look inviting, they don’t all survive the rigors of the workplace.

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What Football’s Big Game Can Teach Us About the Workplace

What Football’s Big Game Can Teach us about the Workplace

 

On Sunday, more than one-hundred million people will watch football’s biggest night and many could care less about who wins. In fact, fewer than half, a full 40 percent are not football fans and only about one-third say the actual game is important. So, why does everyone commit an entire Sunday to this pigskin pursuit?

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Changes to Offices in a Technically Advanced Workplace

Offices Changes

 

Office construction and remodeling numbers are up in the United States. An office renaissance is underway and changes are happening fast. Steelcase designers and researchers offer insights into five key reasons we’re seeing changes now.

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How Design, Materiality & Performance Create Inspiring Spaces

Design, Materiality and Inspiration at Work

 

Why are some parts of the workplace always buzzing with activity — social spaces with constant clusters of people, rooms that are always booked or desks and enclaves that are always taken? What makes people choose to work in one space over another? Increasingly, people at work are searching for something. They’re looking for spaces that allow them to feel comfortable, help them think better and support their ability to solve problems.

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NEXT Student Design Competition Sparks New Business

NEXT Design CompetitionThe reigning NEXT Student Design Competition winner is using his new skills to start a bussiness.

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Active Learning Center Grant Launches Third Cycle

Active Learning Center Grant Launches Third CycleOld norms are giving way to a deeper, broader and more individualized perspective on what student success is and how to achieve it. Many educators are rethinking their teaching methods, curricula, support services and technologies, all with the aim of developing a more relevant and strategic approach. The Active Learning Center Grant from Steelcase Education is launching its third cycle to help educators create the most effective, rewarding and inspiring active learning environments to meet the evolving needs of students and teachers.

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How Leadership Won the World Series for the Chicago Cubs

How Leadership Won the World Series for the Chicago CubsChicago Cubs’ manager Joe Maddon delivered a team culture built to overcome obstacles.

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Leadership Under Pressure: Inside the Executive Office

Leadership Under Pressure- Inside the Executive OfficeA first-hand perspective on why pressure at the executive level is mounting.

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Finding Ways to Attract Hard to Engage Employees

Finding Ways to Attract Hard to Engage EmployeesCompared to the global averages, Japanese employees lack engagement, trust and a sense of feeling valued at work. So, what can be done?

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