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4 Ways to Make Workplace Email a Thing of the Past

Many professionals have a love-hate relationship with email and feel that it is a necessary evil of the workplace. However, there are plenty who are ready to ditch email for a faster and more efficient method of communication. In March, 9,000 workers from the U.S., U.K., and Germany were surveyed, and 28 percent of them said that email was the tool they would most like removed from the workplace. But without email, how would people communicate in the workplace?

Click here for an article in Entrepreneur that features theEMPLOYEEapp as one of four alternatives to email in the workplace.


Need to Know

The Evolution of the Digital Workplace is Happening Right Before Our Eyes

There’s a trend taking place within the enterprise, and it’s impacting how many employees get their work done everyday. Yes, many employees are using more digital technology, and yes, many are becoming more dependent on mobile devices. However, the trend is more complex than the increase in mobile and digital technology. It stems from the relationship between business units and IT, and how this evolution is enabling business unit professionals to take technology into their own hands.

In its latest report, Gartner recognizes APPrise Mobile as one of five cool vendors in the Digital Workplace, and discusses how this evolution is occurring between HR and IT leaders.

theIRevolution

Title III of the JOBS Act Is Now Underway

On May 16th, Title III of the Jumpstart Our Business Startup (JOBS) Act came into law, four years after officially being passed. At theIRapp and APPrise Mobile, we view this as a positive step as it allows small businesses to equity crowdfund from non-accredited investors. Of course, when dealing with smaller businesses and non-accredited investors, both parties need to be aware of the risks associated with this type of investment. This is where communications comes into play.

Read our blog here on how communications can impact the JOBS Act.


Mobile Views

Infographic: 2016 Digital Workplace Communications Survey

In the first quarter of 2016, APPrise Mobile and the PRSA Employee Communications section had the opportunity to survey over 250 Communications professionals about employee engagement and digital workplace communications. We explored the utilization, frequency, effectiveness, and use cases of the various categories of technology solutions that presently make up the digital workplace.

Click here to view the full survey results and our infographic.


APPrise Mobile Welcomes

pechanga

Who: Pechanga Resorts & Casino is a luxury resort that contains a world-class casino (the largest in California), 10 restaurants, a top of the line golf course, and spacious guest rooms and suites.

What Product: theEMPLOYEEapp

Interesting Fact: The Pechanga casino is the largest in California, totaling 188,000 square feet, making it larger than the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.