Articles by tag: hybrid work

Competing with WFH: How Companies are Designing Swanky Offices to Entice Employees

Offices to entice employees

Three years ago, most corporate employers moved their workplaces entirely online. Now, bringing employees back is proving to be a challenge. The flexibility and convenience offered by work-from-home jobs mean many employees do not want to return to the office. This much is clear from the results of a recent Gallup survey: While a […]

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How Rising Gas Prices are Fueling Remote Work

COVID-19 necessitated one of the largest shifts in the nature of work that we had seen in decades. Overnight, businesses went from operating primarily out of central office locations to working remotely. Concerns about the health and well-being of employees drove this decision from business leaders. However, as the effects of the pandemic have waned, […]

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Professional AV
Remote Work Made Microsoft Teams a Household Name. It Also Forced the Software to Adapt.

Commentary: The pandemic’s mass shift of office work to remote and hybrid workflows was the perfect storm for remote collaboration tools to find new user bases, engage already active users, and test new features that would define the future of work. Unsurprisingly, Microsoft Teams, with its Office integrations and free-to-use chat features, absorbed a […]

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Food & Beverage
Panera Boosts Catering Offering with Nationwide Rollout

Fast-casual staple Panera is making an interesting catering call – they’re ready to cater your next meeting, even if the employees attending it are spread out across the country. This is a response to a dramatic dip in catering revenue during the pandemic, as well as a forecast for work that will see many employees […]

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Podcast Network
Optimizing Staffing in a Dynamic Operation

Highmark Health’s Mike Tracy joins host Sergio Reyes to help listeners navigate an ever-more-complex labor landscape.   Staffing and recruiting are difficult enough, particularly when there’s more competition than ever before standing between your organization and finding and retaining top talent. Add in more dynamic operations in the face of a changing labor landscape, hybrid […]

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Business Services
Will Apple’s Mandated Hybrid Work Strategy Pay Off?

Over more than a year of collaboration in the face of a global pandemic, remote work has become the norm – but companies are getting antsy. Apple and CEO Tim Cook, in fact, have doubled down on a commitment to hybrid work moving forward, putting forward a schedule that would see all employees required to […]

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Business Services
How Flexible are Big Tech’s Hybrid Work Models?

Just over a year ago, Big Tech companies found themselves making the transition from a predominantly office-centric culture to fully remote. Now with the business world seeking to regain a sense of normalcy, Big Tech companies are beginning to change their tune on permanent work-from-home flexibility, as they decipher what range of hybrid work models […]

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Women's empowerment
Seizing the Narrative: The Transformative Impact of Storytelling on Women’s Empowerment
April 19, 2024

With gender equality becoming a significant global agenda, the narrative around women’s empowerment is more relevant than ever. Amid rising awareness and shifting societal norms, women are increasingly seeking avenues for self-expression and empowerment. A recent study by the Global Gender Gap Report highlights that while progress is being made, substantial efforts are still […]

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V2G technology
Plug into the Future: Decoding V2G for Utility Applications
April 19, 2024

Brian Rudy from Verizon IoT and Melissa Chan of Fermata Energy explore the cutting-edge potential of vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Their discussion highlights how this innovation transforms electric vehicles into dynamic energy storage units, capable of stabilizing the grid by storing and discharging power as needed. This technology represents a significant shift […]

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zero trust architecture
Secure Grid Modernization with Zero Trust Architecture
April 19, 2024

Ray Bauer of Verizon Business engages with Del Rodriguez from Palo Alto Networks at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Rodriguez shares insights into the significance of cybersecurity within the utility sector, particularly in light of increasing cyber threats and the convergence of IT and operational technology (OT). Bauer and Rodriguez discuss Palo Alto Networks’ initiatives to enhance […]

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private wireless networks
Private Wireless Networks
April 19, 2024

Verizon host Wayne Weeks discusses the evolving utility industry with John Gaster, CEO of KSI Data Sciences at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Together, they explore how KSI focuses on harnessing data from remote sensing devices to enhance the safety, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of utility operations. Gaster emphasizes the significant role of AI and machine learning in […]

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Ep1043: Building Trends Impacting Commercial Real Estate
June 1, 2021

The world experienced many changes during the pandemic. As a result, many things might translate to the commercial real estate (CRE) sector. Weaver Beyond the Numbers Real Estate Edition hosts Howard Altshuler, Partner-in-Charge, Real Estate Services and Rob Nowak, Partner, Tax Services shared their thoughts on these possibilities. “I was thinking about some things I’ve seen, like contactless […]

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Revolutionizing the Post-COVID Workplace: The Hybrid Approach, Tech-Backed Amenities, and the Power of Food
April 23, 2021

Welcome to Skip the Line, a podcast from Mashgin that will look at the various ways technology impacts how people purchase from start to finish. This first episode discusses how to improve the post-COVID workplace, and it will take some creativity. Host Daniel Litwin spoke to two guests regarding workplace structures and amenities post-COVID. First […]

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