Category Archives: remote working

Why healthy social interaction is important in companies

Why healthy social interaction is important in companies

The importance of social interaction is often underestimated by companies. The focus is more on the work that needs to be done and the company itself than the most important assets of the company: the people who work there. The New Work culture changes all of that. Read on to find out more about this trend and what has changed with the current pandemic.

5 (and More) Good Reasons for the Cloud Part 5: The Future is Looking Up!

Welcome to the last part of our series of articles “5 (and More) Good Reasons for the Cloud”! As we all know, the best comes at the end, so we have saved one of the most important reasons – securing the future of companies. The fact is, more and more companies are moving to the cloud, with many seeing it as a must-have to gain a competitive edge. But is this hope well-founded? We take a closer look at whether (or why) the future is really looking up.

The Influence of Google Workspace and Microsoft 365 on Doing Business

Google Workspace Microsoft 365 comparison

The decision as to which software should be used across the board in a company is often not an easy one. There are now plenty of alternatives to the top dog, Microsoft 365, with Google Workspace leading the way. A study has compared the two from the users’ point of view. The results are good for a surprise here and there. Read for yourself who won the race.

Linchpin: KIWI First: And the Winner Is – a Social Intranet!

Linchpin CAS AG intranet

At CAS AG, everything revolves around KIWI, CAS AG’s social intranet. Strictly speaking, it is an implementation of Linchpin Intranet Suite from Seibert Media, which is built upon the knowledge management system Confluence from Atlassian. Read this blog to find out where the name came from and to watch a video of the presentation two representatives of the company gave at Tools4AgileTeams 2020.

Linchpin Hey Is More Than a Social Intranet: From Congratulations and Hey Fives to Confetti

linchpin hey congratulations hey fives confetti

Employees of companies want to be part of a community, but the current trend (and necessity) of working from home can make building social connections quite difficult. We become so-called “Lonely Workers”, reaching out to others and asking them for help less and less, because they’re not physically close to us. It is now up to companies to offer solutions to make social interactions possible – solutions like Linchpin Hey.

How the Linchpin Intranet Helped dfv Mediengruppe Through the Pandemic

One way or another, Corona has hit every company and forced them to react quickly in order to remain operational and competitive: Suddenly everything was different! This was also the case for the dfv Mediengruppe based in Frankfurt. Our client used this uncertain initial phase of the pandemic to tackle and push forward a Linchpin intranet project, which had been simmering on a low flame for some time. In their presentation at last year’s Tools4AgileTeams conference, Verena Wagenpfeil and Michael Paulus from dfv presented this project with its effects and results.

Value Glide 2021 (11/11/2021) – Adapting to Turbulent Times

Value Glide conference SAFe scaled agile framework remote work

Especially during the last couple of years, it has been made clear that companies need to adapt their way of working and especially their leadership in order to weather storms that occur in their projects and be successful after all. But how can businesses adapt to these turbulent times? The Value Glide virtual conference on November 11th focuses on this question specifically – of course with a lot of expertise about SAFe® too.