Productivity in Scotland has been stagnant for the last decade or so. We remain stuck in a second quartile position, ranked 16th in a league table of 37 OECD countries. There are two main ways of improving this. We can all work longer hours and harder. Alternatively, we can leverage the full potential of emerging technologies for building Modern Intelligent Workplaces, rethink ...

It is widely agreed that the burden of excessive email and lengthy meetings act as major productivity busters for most knowledge workers, with some estimates suggesting that less than 60 per cent of work time is spent productively. As reported in a previous blog post, MyAnalytics, in Office 365 and Microsoft 365 Enterprise and Business Suites, presents a personal dashboard sum ...

Microsoft 365 has become the hub for empowering individuals, teams and organisations to achieve more - to be more creative, collaborative and effective, supported by an integrated suite of experiences that are simple, superior, smart and secure. At the recent SharePoint Virtual Summit, Microsoft 365 General Manager Seth Patton shared the company's vision for 'The Intelligent W ...

Digital technology has already helped to shape a new culture of work – from cubicles and silos to collaborative workspaces; from rigid hierarchies to more openness, flexibility and inclusion; from individual achievement to team work and shared success; from limited data to boundless information. With the competitive stakes getting higher, organisations need to be more creative ...

Interesting new research from Microsoft, conducted by Altimeter Group and the University of St. Gallen, examined the relationship between AI and successful leadership. The results provide useful insights supporting organisations on their AI journey. The study, based on research involving 800 business leaders across seven European countries and the United States, identified sig ...