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As Brand Loyalty Grows, IT Departments Struggle to Find Balance

NOVEMBER 29, 2018

As loyalty to certain products and program grow, tech workplaces are working to strike a balance between what employees want and what they can provide. Unified collaboration services provider NextPlane recently released a survey on the growing divide between IT teams and employees…

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Report: End Users Are Winning the Shadow IT War

NOVEMBER 29, 2018

IT continues to lose control of technologies used in the enterprise. A recent report explains just how empowered end users have become, especially when it comes to communications and collaboration technologies. Gone are the days when the IT group controlled all enterprise technologies…

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Employees Push Back on Which Technology Tools They Can Use

NOVEMBER 27, 2018

Who makes the final decision on which tech tools end up in the workplace? Managers (including the company’s CTO) might insist that such decisions rest with them. But employees are determined to bring in technology that makes their jobs easier, whether or not their higher-ups (or IT) give the sign-off….

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38 Percent of Employees Don’t Want Management Dictating the Tech They Use for Work

NOVEMBER 21, 2018

The technology people use today doesn’t stop when they are in their workplace, as a matter of fact, they might be more loyal to it than what a company might be providing. According to a new report from NexPlane, 38% of employees don’t want management dictating the tech they use for work…

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Collaboration Technology and the Tug of War Between IT and Employees

NOVEMBER 19, 2018

Organisations of all sizes live and breathe on the ability to communicate and collaborate. Not so long ago, collaboration existed solely within the office or over the phone. That has all changed. Technology has evolved to provide us with a myriad of collaboration options, from messaging services to video collaboration to product management software, the choices are abundant and seemingly endless. It’s no surprise that with the all of choices…

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Tech loyalty threatens productivity in the workplace

NOVEMBER 17, 2018

Business professionals are seeking out new tools and technology to not just do their own jobs better, but to help their teams collaborate more effectively according to a new report. Sunnyvale, CA-based unified collaboration services provider NextPlane surveyed 750 business professionals in a range of positions and industries…

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Workers ignore security concerns by bringing own devices to the office

NOVEMBER 8, 2018

Workers are increasingly introducing technology devices, software and other tools into the workplace without their employer’s approval, claims a new report from NextPlane that examines the extent of this growing rift and its impact on collaboration and productivity. Nearly half of professionals (46 percent) said they or their team have introduced new technology into their workplace, and despite IT attempts to remain in control…

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Tech Loyalty in the Workplace Threatens Productivity and IT Control

NOVEMBER 6, 2018

As consumers build loyalty toward specific technology brands, those preferences are bleeding into the workplace—leading them to introduce technology devices, software and other tools without IT’s approval, a new report shows. Nearly half of professionals (46 percent) said they or someone on their team have introduced new technology into their workplace…

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October 16, 2018

As consumers build loyalty toward specific technology brands, those preferences are bleeding into the workplace, leading them to introduce technology devices, software and other tools without IT’s approval, a new report shows. Nearly half of professionals (46 percent) said they or their team have introduced new technology into their workplace…

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