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26 Mar 2017, 15:47
There remains much confusion in the terms used for new ways of working and limited recognition of the benefits of to be gained from their adoption. The Agile Working Progression Model seeks to provide a way of assessing how an organisation can progressing through six stages true Agile Working. The stages in the model reflect the chronology in the development of technological developments to support new ways of working.
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1 Jan 2018, 15:47
The Ways of Working Progression Model shows how new ways of working have progressed through technology from the traditional office to the Digital Workplace.
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2 Mar 2015, 15:47
While interviewing employees of large public and private sector organisations for a major survey on Agile Working it became clear to me that many staff didn't really ‘get’ what Agile Working was about. With an increasing number of organisations introducing Agile Working initiatives surely they will stand a greater chance of success if their employees have grasped the concept of Agile Working. In this blog we define Agile Working and identify differences between Agile Working and Flexible Working.
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26 Mar 2017, 15:47
There remains much confusion in the terms used for new ways of working and limited recognition of the benefits of to be gained from their adoption. The Agile Working Progression Model seeks to provide a way of assessing how an organisation can progressing through six stages true Agile Working. The stages in the model reflect the chronology in the development of technological developments to support new ways of working.
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2 Jun 2014, 15:47
The industry is full of jargon, BYOD, CYOD and even GWYG, for describing the use of devices in the workplace. While Bring Your Own Device has benefits for employers as well as employees there are also considerable concerns from employers and IT departments in particular. There are also a number of strategic considerations.
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26 Mar 2017, 15:47
Agile Working, as a form of mobile working, introduces additional security threats to those arising from office based working. A number of recent surveys have highlighted security threats as being one of the greatest concerns for businesses adopting agile working especially those using personal devices. It is essential that the security risks of Agile Working are addressed.
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10 Mar 2014, 15:47
While the alluring variety of mobile devices grabs the agile working technology headlines more important is how these devices are connected effectively to corporate information systems. There is a range of ways to provide IT Infrastructure to effectively support Agile Working.
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2 Dec 2013, 15:47
One of the problems of discussing new ways of working is the number of terms used to describe it: Agile Working, Smart Working, Flexible Working Mobile Working, Remote Working etc. I present a personal glossary and a commentary on their use.
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23 Aug 2013, 15:47
‘Bring your Own Device’ (BYOD) is one of the most talked subjects in IT. With BYOD, employees are allowed to bring their own device (smart phone, tablet and laptops) and connect them to the corporate network and company services and use them for their work.  Employees often feel more comfortable using their own devices, especially when they are superior to the equipment provided by their employer. To date the benefits of BYOD are mainly focussed on choice and convenience for employees and cost savings for employers but there are potentially much greater gains from introducing radical new ways of working that BYOD enables.