Make Working Remotely a Breeze with These 4 Results-driven Tips

With huge Fortune 500 companies like Dell, Deloitte and IBM leading the way, it’s clear that the modern workforce is becoming increasingly remote.


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3 Ways Document Collaboration Can Improve How You Work

Here’s a challenge for you. Find an organization whose work doesn’t rely heavily on document sharing and collaboration. Even service-based companies rely on documents and files to keep the doors open.


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Endless Summer – The Top 5 Reasons to Work in Silicon Beach

 


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It’s Miller Time: 3 Reasons Why an Office Happy Hour Should be Company Policy


Close relationships are fundamental to happiness and health, so why would we shortchange ourselves in that arena just because we’re at work? Fostering a positive, relaxed and fun work environment allows employees to bond more easily with their peers.


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Transparency: What Your Employees Don’t Know CAN Hurt Them

A recent study revealed some interesting findings about transparency within organizations. Did you know that:


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TL;DR? That’s Exactly Why You Need to Read This

In a business world where time is money, no one wants to feel poor. Unfortunately, it seems that when our day-to-day is filled with unlimited distractions and new possibilities, everyone is scrambling for more hours in the day.


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5 Ways To Supercharge Your Workforce With Millennials

It’s a statistic we talk about all the time – Millennials are slowly overtaking every other demographic in the workplace. By 2025, Millennials will comprise the majority of the workforce, and it’s important for companies to know how to recruit and groom them for their organizations’ benefit.


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Search and Ye Shall Find: Tips for a More Powerful Social Intranet Search

Let's face it. Technology has conditioned us to expect instant gratification. We visit Google, enter a search term and within a matter of milliseconds, we have thousands of results at our fingertips.


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Are Your Business Apps Hurting Your Business Rather than Helping?

One of the wonderful benefits of technology dominating the workplace is all of the apps it’s brought into our lives. Business tools like Dropbox, Skype, Google Drive, Slack and various time-tracking tools are available at the click of an “install” button, and each offer their own take on optimizing our time and increasing productivity.


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How to Escape SharePoint Hell: Top 4 Ways A Social Intranet Can Improve SharePoint

SharePoint is frequently criticized and the butt of many office jokes usually centered around inefficiency and wasted money. 


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4 Easy Ways to Promote a Culture of Innovation in the Workplace

CEOs and research consistently report that innovation is the most important ingredient for company growth. And any manager worth his or her salt will tell you that a culture of innovation is only possible when it’s promoted and encouraged from within.


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Get the Picture: Sharing Photos on Your Social Intranet

Enterprise social collaboration platforms are great for making work more social - it's in the name, after all. The technology enables teams to interact more freely, work together more easily and share documents, files and - yes - even pictures.


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Take the Mess out of HR Workflow Management

People are your organization’s most valuable – not to mention costly – asset. So, it makes sense that you’d want to be getting the most you can out of them, right?


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Why Your Employees Hate Coming to Work (and What You Can Do About It)


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The Smarter Way to Manage Social Collaboration Notifications and Get More Done

As more and more businesses and teams adopt social collaboration tools, they begin to reap the perks of working more collaboratively. Among the chief benefits is seeing the waters of their internal email floods recede.


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Communicate and Collaborate: Incentive Spring 2015 Focuses on Real-Time Team Chat and Automated Task Management

Incentive Spring 2015 is here - just under the seasonal wire (c'mon, summer doesn't officially start until June 21) - and with it comes a complete package of our updated enterprise social collaboration tools to enable you and your coworkers you get way more stuff done than you ever thought possible.


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Improving Team Collaboration: Ensuring Sales and Marketing Go Together Like Peas and Carrots Instead of Oil and Water

Sales and marketing often work in tandem and synchronized unison. They’re two peas in a pod, Batman and Robin, peanut butter and jelly. Unfortunately, while the two roles rely on each other for success, feedback and guidance, getting sales and marketing teams to collaborate and communicate effectively has sometimes been a bumpy road.


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Enterprise Collaboration Cannot Subsist of Messaging Alone

In this digital age, instant messaging has essentially become a way of life. From the good ole days of AOL Messenger to modern means of texting, Slack, What’s App, Yammer, Jive and Skype, the options and opportunities for instant messaging are endless.


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Now's the Time to Consolidate Your Enterprise Social Networks onto a Single Platform

Do you have an enterprise social network (ESN) in your organization? You know, like an internal Facebook or Twitter of sorts, where you collaborate on work initiatives. If you do, you're one of the early adopters, driven by real-time, knowledge-centric communication.


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Don’t Lose Intellectual Property: Collaborate to preserve your collective brain trust

Intellectual Property (IP) retention has always been an important issue for organizations. And it’s becoming increasingly more important as Baby Boomers retire and Millennials take over the workforce. Adding to the issue is the younger demographic’s tendency to move from job to job quickly, with an average tenure of just around two years at any single workplace.


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Top 4 HR Collaboration Tools to Make Onboarding Easier

As 1.86 million new undergraduates flood the job market this May, human resources (HR) professionals find themselves in a hiring paradise… and a paperwork and process nightmare.


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Once People Ask "Why?" Rather than "How?" You've Won

At Incentive, we deliver an enterprise social collaboration platform with a feature set so rich that users have access to all of their knowledge, information and communication in a single location, giving the organization complete control. Users don't have to wander outside of Incentive for additional programs or rely on unapproved or unsafe services to "Get Stuff Done, Together."


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Top 5 Disruptive Technology Trends from Collision

I’ve been attending Collision’s sister conference, Web Summit, for years. When the organization that throws Europe’s biggest annual tech event decided to launch here in the States, I was excited to not only attend, but also to showcase Incentive’s technology. We applied, were selected to exhibit, and, “Bam!” We were off to Vegas!


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Onboarding Made Easy: The Secret to Quickly and Effectively Onboarding New Employees

Though it’s often seen as a time-consuming or costly process, onboarding new employees is extremely important – and can all too often be overlooked. A 2013 survey by CandE found that almost half of prospective employees evaluate a company’s initial materials to assess whether or not the employer is a good cultural and personal fit.


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We’re not the only ones excited about enterprise social collaboration…

…and we’ve got a fresh $1.7 million in funding to prove it!


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