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Executive Roundtable: 5 Key Strategies for Leading Through the Next 6 Months

The COVID-19 crisis has been a test of management and leadership. Recent weeks have seen business leaders grappling with the dramatic upheaval to normal business operations and the corresponding changes to managing people and maintaining productivity. But as companies emerge from shelter-in-place, the question of “what does it take to lead a business through the recovery phase?” is on every leader’s mind.

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The Future is Flexibility: How IT Leaders Are Moving Forward

When organizations around the world began shifting their workforces in response to the COVID-19 crisis, the question on everyone’s mind was “When will things go back to normal?” When social media giant Twitter announced it would be allowing employees to work remotely permanently, the conversation took a quick shift: Forget normal, are traditional offices gone for good?

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Better Together: Integrations to Make "Work Anywhere" Work

The nature of work these days is collaborative. Teams that work together get more done. But successful collaboration in business goes beyond people; it applies to the tools teams use to get their work done. Never has this been more true than now with the global pandemic that has shut most offices down and led to widespread remote-work situations for employees.

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How Two Companies Fast-Forwarded Their Work-From-Anywhere Strategy

When the coronavirus pandemic hit, companies had to close offices and transition the bulk of their employees to full-time remote working. Here, we talk to IT leaders from IK Investment Partners and Brookfield Properties about their experiences of pivoting to a fully remote environment at speed – and how they empowered people to stay productive and connected.

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3 Ways To Easily Integrate Egnyte Content into Microsoft Teams

Now that we’ve also extended our integration to allow organizations to further use Egnyte as a default cloud storage option, users get the benefit of the Egnyte content platform with Microsoft’s productivity and collaboration tool. Egnyte capabilities through Collaboration Tab and Messaging Extension is another critical way we enhance how organizations use Microsoft Teams.

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Locked Down But Not Locked Out: Business As Usual with Lawton Communications Group

It’s one thing to simulate your disaster recovery and business continuity response; it’s quite another to have to stress test your plan for real and at scale. Recently we chatted with Norman Cave-Browne-Cave, IT & Facilities Manager at Lawton Communications Group, the guy in the hot seat when the lockdown came. The task fell to Norman to maintain business as usual for his team in the UK, US and Australia. Here, he reflects on his experiences.

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Inter-institutional Collaboration, Part 1: Articulating Data Concerns

In an earlier blog, Collaboration in the Modern Biotech Era, we explored the scope, dynamics, and complexity of collaboration in modern biotech and how “…these external partnerships have made the life sciences industry more distributed, networked, and collaborative than ever before.” But data security, integrity, structure, and storage present a number of concerns that need to be addressed to strengthen your GxP compliance envelope when working with external partners.

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Transitioning to an Open CDE For Construction File Sharing

A single repository for all construction content changes the way people work, and it can make a big difference in project profitability. Increasingly, a CDE is an essential tool for conforming to Building Information Modeling (BIM) practices and meeting compliance requirements. It’s important to recognize that a CDE is not just for giant construction companies. It delivers the same benefits to smaller contractors and subcontractors who often operate on much thinner profit margins.

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Egnyte's Chief Security Officer Provides Practical Advice for IT Admins Of a Remote Workforce

Companies around the globe scrambled to make work life productive for their employees once health and government mandates instructed offices to close. While the Internet became awash in work from home advice for employees, it was the IT admins who had to quickly enable their workforces to be productive, secure, and fully equipped to mimic the office environment at their kitchen table.

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3 Ways an Open CDE Has Radically Improved Productivity for Innovative Construction Companies

In our previous blog, we took a detailed look at how a Common Data Environment (CDE) can provide construction teams with operational advantages that enable them to work more efficiently, save time, and reduce errors. A CDE provides a central repository for all aspects of construction content management, including storing and accessing design files, bid documents, specifications, images, videos, change orders, and markups – everything that makes up the content that defines a construction project.