19 episodes

The Workgrid is a show about the Digital Workplace, Technology, and everything in between. Every other week we dive into the nuances of the employee experience, digital friction, AI, and the emergent trends of work technology. Join us as we explore these topics via interviews with subject matter experts and industry leaders – as they share their stories and perspectives - all in under an hour.
Hosted by Rob Ryan

The Workgrid Workgrid Software

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The Workgrid is a show about the Digital Workplace, Technology, and everything in between. Every other week we dive into the nuances of the employee experience, digital friction, AI, and the emergent trends of work technology. Join us as we explore these topics via interviews with subject matter experts and industry leaders – as they share their stories and perspectives - all in under an hour.
Hosted by Rob Ryan

    Gloria Mark, PhD, Attention Spans in the Workplace and the Digital Age

    Gloria Mark, PhD, Attention Spans in the Workplace and the Digital Age

    Welcome back to "THE WORKGRID”. Today, we welcome Gloria Mark, PhD. psychologist, professor, and author of “Attention Span: A Groundbreaking Way to Restore Balance, Happiness and Productivity".

    Gloria is a renowned expert in the psychology, human-computer interaction, and luminary in the area of workplace distractions.

    In this episode, we dive into the complexities of attention, executive function, the impact of modern workplace disruptions, and touch upon effective strategies to enhance focus and productivity.

    Gloria brings her extensive research to the table, providing listeners with actionable insights to navigate the challenges of staying focused in today’s digitally-driven environment.

    Whether you’re managing teams, organizations, or managing your day-to-day tasks, this discussion will equip you with the understanding to take control of your attention and excel in the digital age. Don’t miss out on this enlightening conversation!



    For more about Gloria and her incredible work:


    Substack: https://gloriamark.substack.com/
    website: https://gloriamark.com/

    • 41 min
    Internal Communications and the Digital Workplace w/ Asia (Joanna) Kucza, Employee Communications Manager, State Street

    Internal Communications and the Digital Workplace w/ Asia (Joanna) Kucza, Employee Communications Manager, State Street

    Hello folks, today our episode dives into the heart of effective internal communications within the digital workplace. This episode features the expertise of Asia (Joanna) Kucza, Employee Communications Manager at State Street.

    Asia brings her extensive experience in internal communications, marketing, and public relations to the table, offering a comprehensive view of the value of strategic employee engagement and technology - in today's hybrid and digital work environments.

    In this episode, we cover:


    The intricate process of digital segmentation for different personas within an organization
    The importance of analytics and effective syndication strategies for internal communications teams
    The selection of effective tools for employee comms
    The essential collaboration and rapport needed between IT departments and business units
    The perennial debate: “Who should be in charge of the corporate intranet?”

    This is a must-listen for anyone interested in the junction of internal communications and the digital workplace.

    • 38 min
    Digital Workplaces Demystified: Insights with ClearBox Consulting's Sam Marshall & Suzie Robinson

    Digital Workplaces Demystified: Insights with ClearBox Consulting's Sam Marshall & Suzie Robinson

    In this enlightening episode, Sam Marshall and Suzie Robinson from ClearBox Consulting guide us through the intricate world of the digital workplace. As experts in intranet strategy, SharePoint deployments, Office 365, and the broader spectrum of employee engagement solutions, they illuminate the challenges and opportunities that define today’s ever-changing digital work environment.

    We discuss their acclaimed 'Intranet and Employee Experience Platforms Report,' one of the most robust independent analyst reports charting the complex landscape of digital workplace vendors.

    In addition, we explore areas of digital workplace strategy, define trends in employee experience solutions, the rise of AI, and much more.



    For More Information on ClearBox Consulting services and their reports:


    Website: https://www.clearbox.co.uk/
    Intranet and Employee Experience Platform Report: https://www.clearbox.co.uk/reports/
    Blog: https://www.clearbox.co.uk/blog/
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/clearbox-consulting-ltd

    • 50 min
    Changing the world: Spatial and AR technology at Work and Home w/ Alan Lepofsky, Head of Marketing, Mobeus

    Changing the world: Spatial and AR technology at Work and Home w/ Alan Lepofsky, Head of Marketing, Mobeus

    In this compelling episode of THE WORKGRID we sit down with Alan Lepofsky, Head of Marketing at Mobeus. Alan brings nearly 30 years of expertise in productivity, communication, and collaboration. He's dedicated to empowering people to express their ideas and creativity.

    In this episode we delve into the transformative power of
    Augmented Reality (AR) and spatial computing in the workplace – and at home. Alan offers profound insights into how these cutting-edge technologies are revolutionizing the way we work, fostering unparalleled creativity and productivity. Better yet, Alan demonstrates the power of Mobeus and showcases how spatial technology can be leveraged in the workplace.

    In this episode you will learn:


    The fundamentals of Augmented Reality (AR) and
    spatial computing and their role in the modern workplace and beyond.
    How AR and spatial computing are revolutionizing
    traditional work environments and processes, with a demo of practical examples of AR and spatial computing applications across various industries.
    Insights into the future trends of workplace
    technology from a leading expert in the field.

    To learn how Mobeus is helping improve human connections, productivity, and creativity please visit https://mobeus.com/

    • 44 min
    Knowledge Management Strategies within the Digital Workplace w/ Claire Fletcher, Founder and Principal Consultant, Splendid Consulting

    Knowledge Management Strategies within the Digital Workplace w/ Claire Fletcher, Founder and Principal Consultant, Splendid Consulting

    In this episode of THE WORKGRID, we delve into the world of Knowledge Management in the digital workplace with the expertise of Claire Fletcher; esteemed founder of Splendid Consulting.

    We discuss the complexities of information sharing, impact of corp. culture, and the need for knowledge governance in today's fast-paced digital environment. Claire shares her invaluable perspectives on creating efficient, resilient, and innovative knowledge ecosystems within enterprise organizations.

    Listeners will gain a deeper understanding of the importance of Knowledge Management and hear the challenges and opportunities that digital workplace leaders face in optimizing knowledge flow. Claire offers practical advice on getting started with Knowledge Management initiatives, ensuring that listeners are equipped with the strategies needed to enhance organizational learning and adaptability.

    From this episode, you'll learn:


    The significance of Knowledge Management in the digital workplace and its impact on organizational success.
    Key governance strategies to maintain the integrity and accessibility of knowledge.
    Practical steps for digital workplace leaders to improve knowledge dissemination and collaboration.
    Tactics to foster a culture that values and leverages knowledge effectively for innovation and growth.

    Tune in to unlock the secrets of transforming your digital workplace through effective Knowledge Management.



    For more about Claire and Splendid Consulting please visit:

    https://www.workwithsplendid.com/

    • 39 min
    Harnessing and Developing Artificial Intelligence (AI), Feature Functionality for Smarter Products w/ Linnae Selinga, Sr. Product Manager, Workgrid Software

    Harnessing and Developing Artificial Intelligence (AI), Feature Functionality for Smarter Products w/ Linnae Selinga, Sr. Product Manager, Workgrid Software

    Join us in this insightful episode of THE WORKGRID where we
    sit down with Linnae Selinga, Product Management lead at Workgrid Software.

    Linnae unravels the complexities and exhilaration that come
    with steering the product management helm in a tech-forward landscape. She delves into the intricacies of managing a diverse array of stakeholders and the art of integrating cutting-edge features, such as Artificial Intelligence, Guided Attention, and low-code/no-code functionality into Workgrid's offerings. Discover how Workgrid's AI Assistant transcends the conventional reactive chatbot model by proactively serving as an executive assistant for every employee, enhancing productivity for both knowledge and frontline workers. Get ready to dive into a conversation that not only explores the current scope of product management but also takes a visionary look at the future of the digital workplace.

    What You’ll Learn:


    The pivotal role of product management in tech companies and its impact on product success. The balancing act between immediate feature releases and long-term product vision.


    A day in the life of a product manager: key responsibilities and challenges; and why product managers need to fall in love with the pain and challenges of their customers. Strategies for effectively managing multiple stakeholders in a product development environment.


    Insights into the incorporation of novel AI features. Such as conversational AI, NLP, and proactive engagement into product offerings. The concept of "guided attention" and how it helps curate critical content and actions for users.


    The advantages of Workgrid's AI Work Assistant over traditional chatbots. How AI can proactively anticipate employee needs and streamline workplace efficiency.

    Tune in to gain a comprehensive understanding of how product
    management and AI intersect to create innovative solutions that are transforming the workplace as we know it.

    • 25 min

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