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Productivity

Productivity in the digital era

Companies are always looking to gain in efficiency, increase productivity and improve employee performance. In the past, presenteeism and long hours on nights and weekends allowed workers do more work. But that’s all changed. In the digital era, thanks to the rise of all kinds of useful tools and solutions, it is now possible to better manage one’s time at work while remaining efficient. These new tools optimize your workday and represent a real game changer in company productivity.

Cloud and SaaS systems are one solution

In recent years, the cloud has made its appearance at a number of companies and has spread like wildfire.

ProductivityTime Management

The right tools to automate your professional tasks

Thankless, repetitive tasks can make you lose motivation at work. When you’re unable to concentrate on what really matters, it’s normal to feel like you’re losing valuable time. Here are some tools to automate some of those repetitive work tasks!

Automating tasks : a major challenge for employers and employees alike

A study published this year by ServiceNow revealed that 1 in 2 French companies need a higher level of automation to cope with the volume of tasks generated from now until 2018. According to the study, this percentage will reach 86% by 2020.

Future of Work

More than remuneration: How to enhance employee experience to build loyalty?

A 2015 survey conducted by OpinionWay revealed that one in two French salaried workers dream about leaving their company and that half of the time, they would leave for a salary raise. In light of these results, one question deserves to be asked: is it really possible to enhance employee experience and build loyalty in ways other than simply giving them more money?

Employee loyalty: a major issue for companies

A successful employee experience proves that building loyalty and trust with employees is worth a company’s time.. Why? Good employee experience is good for both your business and your brand.

Time Management

How to Manage a Manager’s Agenda

Whether he works in a startup or an SME, a manager rarely has a moment to himself. To accomplish everything his job requires, he’ll need to manage his time in a smart way. Here are a few solutions to help manage a manager’s agenda more efficiently.

The Key Role of an Assistant

An article published in LesEchos Business (in French) entitled: “Manager's assistant, a strategic asset for a company," argued that polyvalent assistants “contribute enormously to the productivity of employers and to a company’s organization.” The job has certainly evolved in the last few decades! 80% of assistants surveyed by the French group Cegos observatory in 2015 believed their job was essential to their company.

Artificial Intelligence

The AI assistant of tomorrow: A Global Brain?

Today, artificial intelligence excels in accomplishing specific tasks. Even still, tech giants dream of virtual assistants capable of doing everything by working in tandem with connected objects and specialized AI to transform the lives of users.

When we think of AI, we automatically think of general AI, capable of surpassing the human brain with the help of a computer program. Today's headlines envision nothing but catastrophe at the idea. But the reality is more complex.

In the summer of 1955, scientists John McCarthy, Marvin Minsky, Nathan Rochester and Claude Shannon posited that “The study (of AI) should be based on the conjecture that any aspect of learning or intelligence can be described in such a way that it can be replicated.” Based on an innovative approach on human cognitive abilities as applied to machines, their report pioneered the discipline of AI assistants.

Future of Work

What does the digital transformation mean for the future of work and HR?

The world around us is changing quickly. Things have sped up in the last 20 years, thanks to the arrival of new technology. “These changes are referred to as a digital transformation.” Whether it’s the internet, with its unlimited capacity to give anyone the ability to communicate (wherever and whenever) or its channels: smartphones tablets, the cloud, big data, artificial intelligence, connected objects and blockchain, in the last two decades, man has seen more innovative technology than it has in the entire history of humanity. These changes have an immediate impact on the way we think about work, the relationships we have with our employers and most importantly, human resources.