Technology now offers better ways to monitor workplace behaviour.

November 23rd, 2016 by Joanne Doyle-Went

Imagine the transformation a business could undergo with empirical data technology that highlights the aspects of the work environment and monitors workplace behaviour? 


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Time to switch your employee engagement to high performance mode

August 12th, 2016 by Joanne Doyle-Went

Most South African organisations are not very happy with the level of engagement that they have with their own employees. In fact, the evidence of poor engagement, or disengagement, is everywhere. The trouble is with knowing what to do, and how to equip workers to perform at their very peak levels.

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Burnout and Stress: the most significant inhibitor for optimal business performance

August 1st, 2016 by Joanne Doyle-Went

The organisations that are poised for success in the future are those that are implementing a strategy to use smart, mobile, analytics and cloud (SMAC) technologies to help their employees manage workplace stress and anxiety.

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How the mining CIO can be a human resources innovator

February 18th, 2016 by Joanne Doyle-Went

The rise of digitised business processes is putting pressure on the definition and role of the chief information officer (CIO). Whereas in the past this executive’s role was clearly demarcated, the rise of data-based customer engagement is creating new roles for the chief marketing officer (CMO), and even new positions such as chief digital officer (CDO). The bunfight over the convergence of these roles is likely to continue for years to come, but transforming and digitising the operations of an organisation will remain the responsibility of the CIO for the foreseeable future. Organisational innovation in the age of digital everything still comes from them, and that includes bringing their employee engagement up to the very latest and best standards.

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Speak to employees in their own language

October 22nd, 2015 by Joanne Doyle-Went

In October 2013, international research consultancy Gallup released a study with a shocking statistic: the survey of organisations across 142 countries found that only 13% are engaged at work.

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