From social networking platforms and mobile applications to new engagement strategies, HR professionals have been adapting to a tsunami of changes over the past year due to our evolving workplace. Executives have shifted their strategy; with a focus on building an internal structure that’s rooted in attracting and retaining quality talent. At the forefront of employer discussions were buzzwords like ‘engagement’ and ‘culture,’ – two areas of investment that soared to the head of business initiatives.
Improving the patient experience, streamlining communication to boost efficacy and speed of care delivered, and integrating technology into the healthcare setting are the current trends shaping the medical landscape. As HIPPA regulations and the HITECH Act continue to evolve with the times, there will be a corresponding uptick in the number of healthcare institutions investing in new tech to advance the level of patient care provided.
The phrase 'Artificial Intelligence,' often elicits visions of futuristic, sci-fi realities that Hollywood has so brilliantly manufactured for us. Computer-generated programs with aspirations of eliminating the human race, subsequently catapulting us into some horrific dystopian future, might be captivating for moviegoers and avid readers, but isn't an accurate depiction of the current technological advancements being made in the field.
The convenience of modern technology and the ability to procure information ‘on-demand’ has become a welcomed luxury in the workplace. Applications like Trello, designed to boost efficiency and collaboration among workers, and communication software like Skype, are shaping the way corporations conduct business. Between innovation in technology and the cultural shift in what constitutes as desirable in the workplace, employers are striving to update internal practices, reworking processes to align with the needs of the evolving workplace. This paradigm shift will continue to have a transformational impact on employers over the next few years, altering the way we connect, earn a living, and navigate the business world. Here's what's trending.
From Pokémon Go and Uber Eats to perusing your Twitter feed and the latest deals on Amazon Prime, your mobile device is like a pocket-sized computer that connects us to the World Wide Web. Of the millions of applications available for download, there is an entire breed of job-related software designed to boost productivity, enhance your focus, and help you successfully complete work projects. Whether you are constantly submerged in a pile of paperwork, a business traveler, or looking to add a little organization to your workflow, these apps will help you make the most of the work day.