10 Key Skills for Collaborative Leadership in a Virtual World

The global workplace is becoming more and more reliant on virtual teams. An IWG survey reports that 62% of businesses around the world have more flexible workplaces. Increasing amounts of teams are seeing the benefits of remote work and are leaving the office, and are communicating through video conferencing apps like Microsoft Teams and other collaboration software. […]


Digital Workplaces: Drive Employee Productivity

COVID-19 has presented an existential threat to many businesses, with the unrelenting requirement that many employees be confined to home-bound work settings. Working from home is no longer the anomaly. But it’s the “new normal,” which requires a work setting that’s equal to or better than in-office environments. At-home employees are working harder than ever. […]


Microsoft Teams Helps Manage Business Projects and Crises

Good news. Microsoft Teams continues to expand its footprint of value. The business communications platform, and part of the Microsoft 365 family, is more relevant than ever. The use of Teams is increasing. Particularly since organizations have been confronted by the most recent health challenge. This has forced them to build up armies of remote […]


5 Changes Shaping Future of Work

The past few years have seen remote work, flexible hours and reliance on technology evolve into common practices in many modern-day workplaces. The Coronavirus pandemic has accelerated their implementation. Amid a pandemic, many companies have already resumed hiring, and some in a big way. In many cases, they are filling spots vacated during the crisis. And employees showing […]


TikTok Challenge: 5 Reasons Oracle, Walmart Deal Warrants Your Attention

[Editor’s Note: Know This, Do This is a blog series from System Soft Technologies. What is this series for? It’s a cycle of articles that take you on a journey, exploring ways innovative technology can help leaders drive transformation and growth.] With more than 800 million users worldwide posting duets, hashtag challenges and memes, TikTok is one of the most used social media apps of […]


Microsoft Ignite 2020: 6 Things to Know Empowering Business Resilience

The world of work has changed fundamentally. As we work toward the “new normal” or the “next normal,” one thing is abundantly clear: We’re not going back to pre-pandemic normal anytime soon. Does this sound overly dramatic? Perhaps. But, as Satya Nadella said during his recent Microsoft Ignite keynote, Covid-19 seems to have driven a year’s worth of digital transformation each month of 2020. […]


Get an ‘A’ on Your Home-Work

[Editor’s Note: Know This, Do This is a blog series from System Soft Technologies. What is this series for? It’s a cycle of articles that take you on a journey, exploring ways innovative technology can help leaders drive transformation and growth.] Know This Fall is almost here. This back-to-school season is shaping up to be unlike […]


How to Motivate and Engage Remote Employees

“We’re all in this together” – As our nation, and global friends & families, seek triumph over COVID-19, how many times have you heard this encouraging statement?  Ironically, “together”, in this case, often requires “being apart”.  For businesses, this means having to figure out how to most effectively maintain employee engagement, motivation, and company culture during […]


The Digital Workplace: Getting “Tech” to Work at Work

Is your workplace sufficiently “digitized?” The digital employee experience (DEX) is reshaping how work gets done and employees are engaged. Companies with a high level of employee engagement saw an increase in sales growth of up to 4%, which can be substantial. Are you keeping up? A user-friendly and engaging employee experience is an important […]