Just as it did with traditional business models, digitization is forcing organizations to rethink traditional workplaces.
Today, organizations need to work toward cultivating a digital workplace, something researchers at MIT's Center for Information Systems Research (CISR) refer to as "the physical and cultural arrangements that simplify working life in complex, dynamic and often unstructured business environments." That requires not only open, flexible workspaces, but also increased people skills and collaboration on behalf of management, significant data collection and analysis, continuous feedback, and the simplification of workplace processes, according to Kristine Dery, research scientist at CISR.
Has your organization designed an effective digital workplace?
Join SearchCIO Wednesday, June 1, at 3 p.m. EST to talk about the components of an effective digital workplace and the CIO's role in leading this workplace of the future. CISR's Dery will be our guest expert, and she will be joined by SearchCIO editors and Twitter followers.
Date: Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Time: 3 p.m. EST
Hashtag: Use and follow #CIOChat
Tweet chat newbies -- and #CIOChat vets, too -- please review this list of tips before participating in the chat:
- To follow the conversation, type "#CIOChat" into Twitter's search bar. From this page, select "Live" to view tweets in real time.
- Your first #CIOChat tweet should be introductory, including your name, title and organization.
- @SearchCIO will ask a series of questions related to MIT CISR's research on the digital workplace starting at 3 p.m. EST -- Q1, Q2, etc. In your tweeted responses to each question, please preface with A1 (Answer 1), A2 and so on. Then, remember to include "#CIOChat." Include this hashtag in every tweet during the chat.
- Please note that Twitter allows only 140 characters per tweet. You are welcome to tweet multiple responses to each question.
- Throughout the discussion, retweet (RT) and "like" tweets you agree with and reply to any as you see fit.
Kristine's research in technology and the workplace has resulted in a range of both academic and industry publications with particular emphasis on mobile connectivity. This work has stemmed from a longer-term research focus on the relationship between human resource management and information systems which has, in more recent times, generated further inquiry into the management of remote workers and the implications for new ways of working. She co-founded and co-chairs the Digital Disruption Research Group in Sydney, where both academics and industry are engaged in research on the impact of digital technologies and new ways of working. (Taken from MITCIO.com)
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