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A great employee experience enables employees to focus on their most important work. Disruption has become the new norm, and empowering employees to grow and change is crucial for firms looking to be the disruptor, not the disrupted.

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The Emerging Mental Health Ecosystem Will Help Drive Down Costs And Increase Accessibility

Daniel Hong October 15, 2021
It was World Mental Health Day earlier this month, on October 10 — a day designated by the World Health Organization to raise awareness of mental health issues globally and to mobilize efforts in support of mental health. It’s a solid reminder to embrace the progress we’ve made in mental health support but also recognize […]
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Employee Vaccination Mandates: Indecision Is The Riskiest Decision Of All

Alla Valente October 14, 2021
Whether it's the carrot or the stick approach, the key to a decision on vaccination mandates is to make a definitive decision. Failing to do so constitutes a risk in itself. Find out why in this post.
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Could Internal Talent Marketplaces Help Us Fix Talent Mobility?

Betsy Summers October 7, 2021
One of the top drivers of employee experience is having opportunities to advance at work (this is easy to find in Forrester’s employee experience research). In the age of shorter tenures and flatter organizations, leaders look to talent mobility to increase opportunities for growth and advancement, instead of promotions. And talent mobility has big benefits […]
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We Played Minecraft At Work — Here’s How It Went

William McKeon-White October 5, 2021
What five things can you learn about team building in a remote work environment by playing video games together? Find out.
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Forr The Planet: Sustainability Interview Series — Dr. CB Bhattacharya, University Of Pittsburgh

Abhijit Sunil August 27, 2021
Photo by Abhinav Sunil At the Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh, the H.J. Zoffer Chair in Sustainability and Ethics is CB Bhattacharya. He is a world-renowned expert in business strategy innovation aimed at increasing both business and social value. He recently published his third book, “Small Actions Big Difference,” in which he […]
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Headspace Health Looks To Build Mental Resilience In All Employees By Giving Them More Choice

Daniel Hong August 27, 2021
Ginger announced its intent to merge with Headspace earlier this week. The combined entity, Headspace Health, will create a workforce of 800-plus and a $3 billion valuation. Yeah, it’s big for the mental health space. The vendor will join the upper band of large employee mental health support providers (which includes firms such as Modern Health […]
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Agent Desktops: The Silent — And Costly — Tax On Your Agents’ Time And Energy

Andrew Hogan August 26, 2021
Coauthored with Kate Leggett.  I’ve asked before if it’s a given that employees should use frustrating systems. Should employees be forced to endure extra effort just because they choose to work at a company? Do their managers believe workers have to strain to feel like a full days’ work has been done?  Kate lives this […]
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Experiment, Then Scale: Lessons From Manufacturing

Paul Miller August 24, 2021
What's the best way to scale innovation at your firm? Start by learning from others' missteps. Find out more in this blog post.
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Tech Executives Need To Make Diversity And Inclusion Core To Their Talent Strategy

Dan Bieler August 19, 2021
As the world is gradually entering into a post-pandemic stage, businesses are recognising “softer” themes — including ethics, sustainability, trust, and diversity — as necessary components for shaping new value propositions.
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The Tech Council Of Australia Brings The Digital Generation To The Policy Forefront

Michael Barnes August 18, 2021
Technology is central to nearly every aspect of our lives — even more so in the post-COVID world we’re all stumbling towards. For individuals, it’s the key to maintaining connections with family and friends. For employees, it’s the basis for communication, collaboration, and productivity. For many organizations, it’s currently the only way to engage with […]
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Stop, Look, And Listen Before Expanding Your Use Of Workplace Augmented Reality

Paul Miller August 18, 2021
A new Forrester report explains how business leaders should approach broader deployment of AR as one piece of larger employee experience (EX) programs that encourage employees to engage more creatively with the future of their work.
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Why Investing In Employee Wellness Is No Longer Optional

What It Means August 12, 2021
Employee wellness became a top priority during the pandemic. But will it remain one? VP, Principal Analyst James McQuivey and Analyst Jonathan Roberts discuss the role of employee wellness in the future of work.
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How To Crack The Code On B2B Recruiting

Amy Bills August 11, 2021
Get an inside look at the findings from Forrester’s The State Of Customer Obsession 2021 survey, which show the importance of an empowered and appreciated workforce for B2B organizations.
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It’s Time For The Infosec Industry To Address Gender Bias And Bullying Head On

Jinan Budge July 11, 2021
The week of June 28 was a big one (not in a good way) for showcasing the persistence and depth of harassment and exclusion for women in cybersecurity. Those on infosec social media were flooded with bikini selfies protesting the harassment that a woman received for posting her own bikini selfie. Men and women took […]
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Forr Education: Interview Series About Tech’s Role In The Student Experience — Tracy Schroeder, VP Of IS&T, Boston University

Brent Ellis July 6, 2021
Photo: Brent Ellis Higher education institutions are driven to improve customer experience (CX) by competitive pressures related to the future of work and an evolving understanding of what the important aspects of a formal education entail.  The student experience, however, is far more than the three E’s of customer experience — ease, effectiveness, and emotion. […]
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The Forrester Wave™: Content Platforms, Q2 2021 Is Live — ECM Continues Its Evolution

Cheryl McKinnon June 14, 2021
The latest edition of “The Forrester Wave™: Content Platforms, Q2 2021” is now available to Forrester clients! The enterprise content management (ECM) market continues its evolution, with vendors stepping up their investments in cloud-first, flexible platforms. While many vendors still offer products that can be deployed on-premises or in a hosted model, cloud has become […]
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The Pandemic’s Lasting Impact On Employee Engagement

What It Means June 10, 2021
The pandemic highlighted the value of effective employee engagement. But what now? VP, Principal Analyst Thomas Husson and Principal Analyst David Johnson discuss the future of employee engagement.
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Be An Authentic Ally To Earn The Right To Wear The Rainbow

Judy Weader June 1, 2021
June: a time when flowers bloom, kids count the days until summer vacation, and businesses everywhere turn their logos into little Pride flags. “Rainbow capitalism” is becoming more common, but as it spreads wider, it becomes more obvious when a firm’s commitment to the LGBTQ+ community barely runs skin deep. In 2019, LGBTQ+ groups pushed […]
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The State Of Employer Mental Health Support In 2021: Employers Need To Do A Better Job For Their Employees

Arielle Trzcinski May 20, 2021
Amid the pandemic, the need for mental health support rose to unprecedented levels. Learn how employers can drive systemic improvements for employees.
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Planning Your Return To Office Requires Calculating Readiness

J.P. Gownder May 18, 2021
Discover key questions that need to be answered for a successful return to office plan and how to calculate your organization's return to office readiness.
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