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Transform Your Corporate World with PPDS: Empower Your Vision with Tailored Solutions

Transform Your Corporate World with PPDS: Empower Your Vision with Tailored Solutions

It’s time to seize the moment and embark on a new journey. As business challenges arise, PPDS is here to turn them into opportunities and connect everyone in your team, regardless of their location. With our tailored solutions, we empower you to overcome obstacles and propel your vision forward with ease. PPDS puts you […]

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Building Workplace Communities Around Wellness

In the modern business world, the importance of wellness and the focus on building  strong workplace communities is gaining momentum. This comes as no surprise considering the shift towards remote work and flexible schedules, which while advantageous, can potentially threaten the social fabric of organizations. In fact, the US Surgeon General recently reported that over […]

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InfoComm 2023: Can You Hear Through Your Cheekbones? Bone Conduction is the Latest Innovation in Audio Technology

In the realm of audio technology, bone conduction is reshaping the way we perceive sound. This technology, which allows audio to be transmitted through your cheekbones instead of the traditional ear canal, is at the heart of Shokz’s new bone conduction headset. Shokz attended this year’s InfoComm, where they highlighted the company’s OpenComm2 UC. […]

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Competing with WFH: How Companies are Designing Swanky 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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Amazon’s HQ2 Pause Should Force Businesses to Rethink Workplace Flexibility Office Space Expansion

As Amazon decides to pause the construction of its HQ2 project amidst an uncertain economic climate, businesses are forced to grapple with the strategic viability of their workplace and work model. Major tech companies, faced with significant workforce reductions, are reevaluating the need for traditional office spaces and whether it’s a wise decision to consider […]

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Ditching Cubicles: Barringer Construction’s Revolutionary Take on Modern Workspaces

Modern workspaces are witnessing a revolutionary shift in their design and functionality in the era of remote work. Visionaries such as Brian Didiano of Barringer Construction have recognized that the conventional office layout no longer caters to the evolving needs of a workforce seeking flexibility, collaboration, and creativity. The drab cubicle farms are making […]

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Spotify Will Cut About 6% of Jobs in Latest Tech Layoffs

(Bloomberg) — Spotify Technology SA is planning to cut about 6% of its employees, joining a slew of technology companies from Amazon.com Inc. to Meta Platforms Inc. in announcing job cuts to lower costs. The move was announced in a filing Monday morning, confirming reports from over the weekend that there would be job cuts. […]

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New Energy Infrastructure Vs. Extending Fossil Fuel Plants: How Should the Energy Industry Tackle Aging Power-Generation Assets?
February 28, 2024

If the expected surge in power demand is anything to go by, the U.S. power grid could be in trouble. Fueled by clean energy projects and a massive shift towards electric vehicles by 2030, it’s clear the grid could face major strain — and even blackouts. Unfortunately, the U.S. has already faced such disasters: […]

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Dr. Christopher King Georgetown's inaugural Dean of Health
The Visionary Work That Led Dr. Christopher King to Becoming Georgetown’s Inaugural Dean of Health
February 28, 2024

Currently, the healthcare system is grappling with issues of equity, access, and the integration of social determinants of health. As a result, the conversation around transformative leadership in healthcare education has never been more crucial. Amidst a backdrop of systemic challenges, including structural racism and socioeconomic disparities, the role of education in shaping the […]

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diversity equity
The Key to Increasing Profits? Integrating Diversity and Equity into Recruitments, Promotions and Retention
February 27, 2024

How can organizations truly integrate diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) into their core operations to not only foster a sense of community but also enhance performance and profitability? Geoffrey M. Roche, Director of Workforce Development (North America) at Siemens Healthineers, brings a wealth of experience in leadership, education, culture, and workforce transformation, emphasizing […]

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Risk management and employee well-being
Merging Risk Management with Employee Well-Being is the Secret to Unlocking Workplace Potential
February 27, 2024

In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, the convergence of risk management, business insurance, and employee benefits has emerged as a critical focal point for organizations aiming to foster a resilient and thriving workforce. This intersection of risk management and employee well-being addresses not just the physical assets of a company but extends to the […]

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The Partnering of Lenovo and Jabra
January 12, 2023

In-person work numbers have been climbing and are at a high since early 2020, hitting 54.5 percent of pre-pandemic numbers in September, according to The Washington Post. However, we will probably never reach full pre-pandemic levels with the remote work movement and the flexibility it enables. How is the new partnership between Jabra and Lenovo […]

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Hire Education: Work from Home, Sustainability and Content Creation
November 7, 2022

What’s your why and where are you going? It’s an interesting philosophy and one that few would associate with the real estate industry. But that’s par for the course when it comes to speaking with Roy Reis, Senior Vice President at Cresa. Reis sat down with long-time colleague Alex Anderson, Chief Financial Officer at Catapult, […]

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Remote Work: Unintended Challenges and Dilemmas Explored by Experts
October 28, 2022

While remote work might seem like a fantastic way to build a company and retain employees, some unintended consequences come with it. In this episode of Location Cubed, Weaver’s Howard Altshuler, Partner-in-Charge, and Rob Nowak, Partner, talk about the strategies and dilemmas companies face in undertaking remote work. Often, when a company changes location, there […]

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Finding Talent Anywhere Around the Globe with Lach de Crespigny
May 19, 2022

One of the emerging trends in AV and across all technology over the past few years is the shift to cloud and web-based workflows. But with these trends come the challenges. As AV and tech companies find themselves ill-equipped to accommodate these shifts, companies are outsourcing remote labor to handle these challenges at a previously unseen […]

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How the Pandemic Accelerated Technology Adoption and Automation
April 19, 2022

With the pandemic forcing most office workers to work remotely, it’s no surprise that there are major shifts occurring in workplace technology innovation and adoption. Irene Petrick and Faith McCreary, both Ph.D. researchers and Intel IoT employees, branch out in this companion piece to their To the Edge and Beyond long-form podcast episode, Grounding Success […]

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How Rising Gas Prices are Fueling Remote Work
March 9, 2022

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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Remote Work Made Microsoft Teams a Household Name. It Also Forced the Software to Adapt.
November 8, 2021

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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Why Even Top Finance Roles Could Benefit from Remote and Freelance Work
November 5, 2021

Commentary: A tight labor market, a redefinition of the work day, and a wave of labor flexing its political power in the workplace are all culminating in a hiring dynamic that, for certain industries, is giving candidates more room to make demands. This is even bearing out in the financial sector, where major banks […]

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How Instacart’s Remote Collaboration Investments Supports Grocery Delivery
November 2, 2021

Key Points: Tech disruptor Instacart made an appearance at InfoComm. The pandemic made Instacart’s services a necessity. The mass increase in users put an additional workload on employees. Commentary: MarketScale is on the ground in Orlando for InfoComm 2021, the AV industry’s big show of the year, chatting with industry professionals about the impact […]

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