In 2007, Steve Ballmer, then Microsoft CEO, famously declared: "There's no chance that the iPhone is going to get any significant market share. No chance." Three years before, the technologist Jerry Kaplan said: "I wouldn't be buying Google stock, and I don't know anyone who would."
We explore the challenges this year's SME Culture Leaders have overcome in order to become culture winners.
This year we brought together an expert panel of company culture aficionados to decide the top 25 SME Culture Leaders in the UK. Find out which companies made the 2019 list below.
As many companies are beginning to move from traditional management to agile management to address business challenges, they should be aware, the process is a slow evolution.
Digital Workplace software allows remote employees to effectively collaborate and access all data, tools, and systems they need from any device and location.
Several years ago, our whole team switched to fully flexible working. Rather than monitor when and where our people worked, or check they had speedy Wi-Fi and a quiet home workspace, we decided to just trust them.
What does Facebook's 'Like' button and Microsoft's mobile group messaging app GroupMe have in common? Both were born from hackathons.
A workforce that is never overworked and never underutilized is the grail of healthcare leadership.
Great businesses are always looking for new opportunities, not just to make sales but also to deliver better products and services faster. Through a combination of expert opinion and case studies, we deliver top tips to do business better
Workplace culture is all about people: that's a statement we can all agree with. We also know that culture can't be bought with motivational neon signs, table football or free beer.
As more brands focus on improving employee experience, investments in digital collaboration platforms, in all forms, have risen. According to Deloitte's Human Capital Trends, the collaboration platform adoption rate has increased to 70 percent.
Today's businesses leaders have the unavoidable challenge of flexible to contend with, writes Nigel Davies, founder and CEO of Claromentis.
Earlier this month, BNY Mellon attempted to ban all its UK employees from remote working, only to make a swift U-turn two days later following a backlash from employees and equality campaigners. While the banking giant "takes a few months to reconsider its approach", Nigel Davies, founder of digital workplace Claromentis, pens an open letter.
After analysing the jobs of 20 million people in England in 2017, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) concludes that 1.5 million of them are at 'high risk' of automation.
Silicon Valley titans like Google know the value of creativity. They invest millions designing workspaces to be the ideal breeding grounds for innovation.
Improving the gender balance of a company is not simply about being inclusive; it's about enhancing the business and its bottom line. What are the tangible ways in which gender-balanced boardrooms and workplaces improve the business outlook?
From encouraging diversity to championing transparency, culture is the glue that ties your business together.
It used to be the case that healthcare technology needed to be hosted on premises, with an IT support squad to make it both well-oiled and cyber-safe.
But times change, the cloud got secure, and software-makers targeting the healthcare industry got HIPAA compliant. As a result, smaller healthcare providers have been able to automate paper and manual small scale processes far more easily.
Companies and staff are still figuring out successful strategies
Claromentis CEO Nigel Davies spoke to five people who have led tech change in businesses, to find out how they inspired and rallied workforces through the power of personality.