Want to change a dysfunctional culture? Intel’s Israel Development Center shows how

Want to change a dysfunctional culture? Intel’s Israel Development Center shows how

You may not have heard of Intel's Israel Development Center, but it's at the center of efforts to reshape Intel's corporate culture.

Extended reality — where we are, what’s missing, and the problems ahead

Extended reality — where we are, what’s missing, and the problems ahead

Whether it's virtual reality, augmented reality or the broader extended reality, things are heating up in the market. But we're not yet ready for all these realities.

Blockchain, AI, and the metaverse — tools for better decision-making?

Blockchain, AI, and the metaverse — tools for better decision-making?

When it comes to working together, people need help — whether they're in a conference room or in the metaverse. Could technology such as blockchain and AI make a difference?

The need to ‘work happy’

The need to ‘work happy’

At HP's Amplify this week, I saw a video that encapsulated something all workers should take to heart: you should be happy in whatever job you do. If you're not, you're doing it wrong.

Productivity and the risks of ‘quiet quitting’

Productivity and the risks of ‘quiet quitting’

The latest trend upending the working world involves employees who do just enough to keep their jobs, but not enough to really help their company thrive. That's not good for anyone.

Nvidia: Avatars could replace human speakers

Nvidia: Avatars could replace human speakers

At this week’s Siggraph event, Nvidia offered a multimedia presentation that showcased the company’s technology and demonstrated how easily avatars could replace real people on stage.

Siggraph preview: How Nvidia envisions the omniverse as a powerful productivity tool

Siggraph preview: How Nvidia envisions the omniverse as a powerful productivity tool

It’s not enough to have cutting-edge technology; you also have to sell it if you’re going to be successful.

Real Messenger: The birth of an industry-centric social network?

Real Messenger: The birth of an industry-centric social network?

One of the problems with social networks is that they tend to be broad and unfocused, which isn't ideal for business. That's why Real Messenger might be onto something.

NetApp’s Spot PC: a foundation for a new desktop paradigm?

NetApp’s Spot PC: a foundation for a new desktop paradigm?

NetApp may be on the right track with its modern take on a traditional thin client, the Spot PC. But it could see quicker success by partnering with another company.

Zuckerberg, Musk and how to mitigate bad executive decisions

Zuckerberg, Musk and how to mitigate bad executive decisions

When corporate leaders make bad decisions, it’s time to turn to employee metrics to try to ameliorate the damage.

The evolution (and eventual end) of computer monitors

The evolution (and eventual end) of computer monitors

For 40 years or so, we've used computer monitors to work with our desktops and laptops. But as as head-mounted displays advance, how we see the online world is going to change.

Human digital twins and evolution: The real Westworld?

Human digital twins and evolution: The real Westworld?

At the moment, digital twins are rudimentary and limited. But as they evolve, could we wind up with Westworld-type twins that could be a boon to productivity?

Merlynn and the promise of human ‘digital twins’

Merlynn and the promise of human ‘digital twins’

The prospect of using a "digital twin" to handle onerous, routine tasks at work may appeal to some workers. But there are pitfalls, too.

The productivity advantages of Microsoft Azure: vertical focus

The productivity advantages of Microsoft Azure: vertical focus

Microsoft this week talked up its cloud-based sustainability efforts, but what it envisions could go far beyond that one issue.

NetApp’s cloud-based Spot PC: Right solution, right direction, wrong company

NetApp’s cloud-based Spot PC: Right solution, right direction, wrong company

A look at some prominent vendors’ past tech failures sheds light on why NetApp’s well-timed Windows 365 offering is likely to fail.

Microsoft takes productivity, collaboration to the top floor at Build

Microsoft takes productivity, collaboration to the top floor at Build

At this year's Build event, Microsoft showed how serious it is about deepening the collaboration capabilities in its software.

How multiverse simulation can speed up innovation

How multiverse simulation can speed up innovation

When it comes to research and development for new products, time matters. And multiverse simulations can shave off years from start to final product. Just ask the military.

Dell, Cisco, and HP vs. Apple and the hybrid-work test

Dell, Cisco, and HP vs. Apple and the hybrid-work test

Apple's under fire from employees who don't like its hybrid return-to-the-office plans. Maybe it could learn something from some of its tech rivals.

Dell’s sustainability program envisions a better future

Dell’s sustainability program envisions a better future

When it comes to sustainability and technology, there's a lot of energy coming from Dell.

The hybrid workplace needs to work for everybody

The hybrid workplace needs to work for everybody

After talking to Kristi Woolsey, a BCG Smart Environments Group consultant, I get the sense that many companies may be missing the boat when it comes to settling on hybrid workplace plans.

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