6 flexible workforce advantages that you need to know

Posted by Niall Sullivan on 24-Jul-2017 08:00:00

If you’re currently working in an office, you soon might not be. By 2020, flexible working is set to be the default option for most employers.

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Topics: workplace innovation, collaboration tools, improving productivity, agile working,, online collaboration, remote working

How to win at remote project management

Posted by Niall Sullivan on 19-Jun-2017 08:00:00

If you didn’t know already, the days of having all of your project team in the same office are long gone. With the rise of the digital workplace, this isn’t too much of a surprise.

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Topics: business file sharing, improving productivity, project management, agile working,, online collaboration, digital workplace, remote working

How to effectively manage remote employees

Posted by Niall Sullivan on 03-Jan-2017 08:00:00

As 91% of firms in Britain have at least one employee working from home and with the rise of the digital workplace, it is likely that some of your project team members and other stakeholders will be based primarily out of the office.

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Topics: agile project management,, agile working,, remote working

Why you need agile working to attract the best new talent

Posted by John Glover on 30-Aug-2016 12:30:00

In the first quarter of 2015, Millennials surpassed Generation X to become the largest demographic in the US workforce. By 2025, the generation of people born in the 1980s and 90s will represent 75% of the entire workforce globally.

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Topics: agile working,

How to implement agile working: Is it all about mindset?

Posted by John Glover on 07-Aug-2015 11:00:00

When people talk about developing agile working practices, they often focus on the technology infrastructure needed to support them. There's nothing wrong with this outlook - it's true that outdated and inflexible legacy systems can quickly scupper agile initiatives, while cloud services and other innovative technologies are powerful enablers of agility.

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Topics: agile working,

How agile working is transforming the marketing industry

Posted by John Glover on 14-Jul-2015 17:09:45

Digital technology and social media has created a new kind of world, with many industries forced to adapt for survival. In the marketing industry, the change in the landscape has been particularly dramatic. Faced with a vast, 'always-on' network of consumers who are constantly looking to interact, the traditional model - a carefully planned marketing campaign that culminates in a 'big reveal' following months of work behind the scenes - is now often ineffective.

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Topics: workplace innovation, agile working,

Why you need agile working to attract the best new talent

Posted by John Glover on 07-Jul-2015 09:02:45

In the first quarter of 2015, Millennials surpassed Generation X to become the largest demographic in the US workforce. By 2025, the generation of people born in the 1980s and 90s will represent 75% of the entire workforce globally.

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Topics: workplace innovation, agile working,

Uber and Airbnb: The importance of agile working in 2015

Posted by John Glover on 03-Jun-2015 17:16:00

"Uber, the world's largest taxi company, owns no vehicles. Facebook, the world's most popular media owner, creates no content. Alibaba, the most valuable retailer, has no inventory. And Airbnb, the world's largest accommodation provider, owns no real estate."

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Topics: workplace innovation, agile working,

How to use the cloud to enable agile working

Posted by John Glover on 18-May-2015 10:00:00

"Immediately responsive,  constantly improving and ready to address technological developments, unexpected customer feedback or any another unforeseen event at the drop of a hat." 

This is how we defined the agile organisation in our last post about agile working. From this, it's possible to deduce that two of the most important qualities shared by all agile organisations are speed and flexibilityA growing number of businesses, enterprises and public sector organisations are using the cloud to achieve both.

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Topics: collaboration tools, cloud collaboration, agile working,

After UC Expo 2015: What is agile working?

Posted by John Glover on 30-Apr-2015 20:11:00

Last month, Kahootz attended UC Expo 2015 at London's Olympia. We knew it would be a great event, but there was one thing we found particularly inspiring about the many exhibitors and attendees. Everyone seemed to have really embraced the idea that achieving innovation in the workplace requires more than just technology - it requires the heightened level of teamwork and collaboration that technology makes possible.

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Topics: cloud collaboration, agile project management,, agile working,