28 Mar

Meet the face of your digital workforce

Meet the face of your digital workforce

Gone are traditional offices occupied by employees during regular work hours. Digital workspaces powered by technologies are contributing to a digital workforce, leading to increased productivity, cost savings and more mobile and agile workers. But what defines a digital workforce? A digital workforce leverages the capabilities of technologies to perform their duties any time and anywhere. From virtual and global collaboration to adopting a disperse team and even the reengineering of monotonous work using cognitive technologies, the digitisation of the workforce is redefining ways of working. Furthermore, this integration enhances collaboration and knowledge sharing, which helps improve productivity by connecting expertise with work. It also empowers workers to have better control of how …

16 Mar

Protecting your mobile workforce from cyber attacks

Protecting your mobile workforce from cyber attacks

Mobile devices are empowering employees to be more productive than ever before. However, they also expose organisations to cyber attacks by putting massive amounts of company data at risk. Instances such as accessing unsecure Wi-Fi networks with personal devices, ignoring mobile security updates and using unapproved apps and devices open up new opportunities for cyber attacks. Ponemon Institute’s 2016 Cost of Data Breach report revealed that when it comes to the biggest threats to endpoint security, IT and IT security practitioners point to mobile-related threats. The most frequently cited threat? “Negligent or careless employees who do not follow security policies”. It is thus imperative to devise a cyber security strategy to guard against …

7 Dec

Trends in Workplace Flexibility

Trends in Workplace Flexibility

The adoption of flexible workspaces is the cultural core of some of today’s most influential and thriving companies. Technological advances have made it possible for many to work from home or even while travelling, as a flexible working environment fosters innovative employees that value collaboration. Flexible Working enables both the employee and the business’ needs to be met through agility and adjustments to things like time, location, and manner both choose to work. This is mutually beneficial to both the employer and employee and result in outcomes that reap success. However, based on Microsoft’s 2015 study on Asia Pacific SMBs, only 31% of mobile employees work on an environment with formal work policies …

27 Oct

Setting up the office of the future, today

Setting up the office of the future, today

Take a look around your office, and chances are some of the equipment you see on your desk or being used by your colleagues would have been confined to the realms of science fiction just a few short years ago. The world of consumer and business technology moves incredibly quickly, whether with incremental improvements to existing devices or brand new, revolutionary items that can impact the entire world. Keeping your organisation up-to-date may no longer be enough – the most successful businesses need to be able to predict how the office environment will change in the coming years and remain agile enough to adapt. Expert research into technological evolution can shed some light …

13 Sep

Security Tip: How to Secure your BYOD future

Security Tip: How to Secure your BYOD future

If you don’t already know, the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is thriving. Tech Pro Research’s study confirms the trend, saying 74 per cent of organisations are either already using, or planning to allow employees to bring their own devices into the office for business use. While this may be good news for companies and employees, translating to a boost in productivity as employees work on-the-go, it is an added burden to IT departments tasked with security. By letting employees use their own devices for work purposes, pertinent company data can be compromised. Fuji Xerox’s Working Folder is a simple, yet highly functional cloud document management solution that equips businesses with complete data …

6 Sep

How to Protect your Mobile Workspace

How to Protect your Mobile Workspace

As demand for remote working increases, SMEs should tighten access to cloud services through mobile integration and regulation of mobile devices. So how do you go about regulating mobile access? With a mobile print for business application. With the ubiquity of laptops, smartphones, and easy Wi-Fi access enabling employees to be location-restricted no longer, nearly 61% of them reportedly spend at least part of the time working remotely. In fact, the BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) workforce in the Asia-Pacific region is forecast to grow to a whopping AUD 87.68 billion by 2019. As the world progresses in the direction of a fully mobile workspace, the productivity and agility of workers has improved immensely thanks to the almost-constant level of …

21 Jun

How Desktop as a Service will benefit your workplace

How Desktop as a Service will benefit your workplace

If your business has been operating since the advent of the internet, chances are you are familiar the concept of cloud computing. Taking advantage of the cloud is something that has crept more and more into day-to-day operations for many Australian companies, with web-based software such as email and digital storage systems now commonplace. Just as internet infrastructure and online apps have developed, so too have the devices on which we access these services. Gone are the days when your employees were chained to the same clunky desktop PCs, and the home computer was only used to play rudimentary games. Nowadays, the majority of us carry a powerful computer around in our pocket, …

About nextwork

The next generation of work opens the door to new opportunities and challenges. The workplace of tomorrow will be a transformed place where greater mobility, increased innovation, collaboration and employee flexibility will be key drivers of change. At Fuji Xerox Australia we help businesses integrate data, documents and business processes and turn tomorrow’s documents into knowledge. Nextwork explores the dawn of the ‘new working world’ and how we can successfully harness the opportunities and mitigate the challenges of tomorrow.

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