What We've Learned from Our New Workplace Survey in Week One
The New Workplace survey has been underway for ca. one week. Several hundred people have already participated - if you haven't, please take it. We will send you an executive summary of our findings after the survey with our compliments, and one lucky survey taker will win a new Microsoft Zune digital music player.
Although it's too early to draw conclusions, here are some interesting facts. Survey takers come from every walk of life, from elementary knowledge worker to CEO, and from almost every industry one could imagine.
Not surprisingly, ca. 96% of respondents use e-mail and word processing regularly.
60% have told us that their work is completely autonomous, while 46% said their job is all about creative thinking.
The war stories survey respondents are contributing to questions asking how they have used software to make themselves more productive, tell us that human ingenuity is alive and well in an age of cold, faceless technology.
Make sure we hear from you - go to the New Workplace survey now and please tell your friends and colleagues to participate as well.
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.
Top IT Trends to Watch in Financial ServicesIT pros at banks, investment houses, insurance companies, and other financial services organizations are focused on a range of issues, from peer-to-peer lending to cybersecurity to performance, agility, and compliance. It all matters.
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