Increase employee engagement by increasing your engagement with employees

An “engaged employee” is defined as an individual who is involved in, enthusiastic about, and committed to their work and workplace.  In other words, an employee that every company would love to call its own.

And yet, according to a Gallup poll, only 3 out of every 10 employees are actively engaged at work.  So how can businesses change this?

In his Forbes article entitled “Cultivating Employee Engagement With Emotional Connection,” author Louis Carter asserts that if companies want employees to be actively engaged with their jobs, then the company needs to be actively engaged with its employees.  This means making an emotional connection that lets employees know their opinions, contributions, and input are both appreciated and highly valued.

Read the full article to learn Mr. Carter’s advice for companies that want to improve their business by improving their communication with employees.

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How your company’s IT group must change to support digital transformation

The digital transformation of your business can be a difficult endeavour, but well worth the effort, especially in digital readiness.

In his Forbes article entitled “How Your Company’s IT Group Must Change To Support Digital Transformation”, author Peter Bendor-Samuel says in a recent study of over 200 companies on their digital reediness, IT organization restructuring has a big impact.

Companies still immature in IT restructuring efforts were effective digital transformation partner with the business only 43% of the time.  Companies that made the investment to restructure IT for digital transformation capabilities were effective partners 86% of the time.

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Results Matter Cloud Services wants your organization to be digitally ready for whatever comes your way.

Cloud services can help your business become more productive, agile, and reliable by integrating scalable infrastructure and simplified management capabilities.

Contact us today to learn more about supporting digital transformations.

Develop ‘Security Champions’ For Successful Enterprise Security Scalability

What steps have you taken to create an internal team of security champions to support your security strategy? The idea is to create “front-line support”.

Ian Amit writes, “These advocates know their businesses better than any of my security engineers could, and they are deeply embedded in their organization’s culture. And, as a result, they can provide the best context for security decisions. Our role is to equip them with our services and security expertise.”

Make your employees security assets, rather than security liabilities.

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How You Work Together Is How You Win Together

Think communication within your team could be better? Location, connectivity, and infrastructure all play a part in how efficiently your team communicates.

“When it comes to groups and teams there are three practices each must do to produce work: meet, communicate and decide. That’s it. Simple, yes. Easy, no.” says Jeff Boss.

Results Matter Cloud Services wants to help your team get the tools they need to communicate well. With Office 365, your employees can connect with the right people, share information across teams, and organize around projects so they can go further, faster.

Contact Results Matter Cloud Services and read Jeff’s full article at Forbes.

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