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[Infographic] Is Virtual Reality Technology the Future of Work?

Is the future of work virtual reality technology for the virtual workplace - the VR workplace?

Typically associated with computer gaming or a Keanu Reeves sci-fi movie, virtual reality (VR) might be in your workplace sooner than you’d think. This infographic from PGi, a global leader in collaboration software and services, shows that excitement is building for the potential power that VR and 3D technology represents, particularly in the way work gets done. VR might just ... Read More »

PGi & Innovative iMeet Web Conferencing App Bring Home Gold & Silver Stevie Awards

PGi's Mario Martinez Jr. accepts the Gold "Company of the Year" Stevie Award. Photo courtesy of Flickr user mikeg44311.

We are honored to announce that PGi was awarded two Stevie® Awards at The 2014 American Business Awards℠—gold for “Company of the Year” and silver for our innovative iMeet® app for Android™. “We are thrilled and honored to be recognized by The American Business Awards for our long-standing commitment to provide innovative, simple and powerful collaboration solutions that help our ... Read More »

Managing Telecommuters: Let Employees Create Your WFH Policy

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You give employees the floor in town halls, you let them weigh in on big decisions and some of you even let employees choose their own job titles, but how many managers let employees create their own work-from-home (WFH) policy? In the great debate on whether telecommuting leads to greater productivity or just more Netflix binge watching, employee input could just ... Read More »

Celebrate Georgia Telework Week with PGi’s Telecommuting Top 5

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September 15th-19th has been officially proclaimed as the fifth annual Georgia Telework Week. PGi is headquartered here in Atlanta, Georgia, and as providers of collaboration solutions, we’re big fans of telecommuting and telework. To celebrate the kick-off of Georgia Telework Week, we’ve compiled our Telecommuting Top 5, a list of our favorite and most popular telecommuting articles, covering everything from ... Read More »

10 Secrets to Building a Happy Workforce

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Does your company have a happy workforce? 70% of employees are actively disengaged at work. 1/3 of employees say their managers don’t listen. Are you listening? “Individual commitment to a group effort – that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.” – Vince Lombardi How would your employees answer? My company makes ... Read More »

3 Things You Should Never Say on a Conference Call

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Love ‘em or hate ‘em, conference calls are an inevitable part of your workday. They’re so commonplace that Tripp and Tyler’s video mocking them has, as of this writing, over 8 and a half million views on YouTube. That’s a lot of mockery: The question, of course, is this: if they’re such a common part of our workday, why are ... Read More »

4 Ways to Make Benefits Communications More Engaging

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Every year, companies struggle to create the right benefits communications plan that will successfully engage employees during benefits enrollment. Although benefits enrollment is a high priority for employees and HR departments, sometimes the process can be complicated and confusing. Because of this, it’s vital for human resources departments to find fun, interactive ways to increase engagement. Employees must engage, ask ... Read More »

Agenday Brings the Fire: PGi’s Smart Calendar Launches on Amazon Appstore

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It’s been a big year for Agenday, PGi’s latest productivity app for iOS and Android™. Launching earlier this year, the Agenday Smart Calendar has already won the Platinum Award for Best Mobile Calendar from the Best Mobile App Awards, and was featured as a Top Mobile Calendar App by General Assembly. PGi’s Innovation Lab has been hard at work improving ... Read More »

Mystery Solved! What the Top 20 Business Buzzwords Really Mean

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We’ve heard them in every business meeting, email and presentation. Buzzwords. Phrases that leave us scratching our heads or grimacing with their constant use. Their original meanings forgotten, these words and phrases buzz around conference rooms and online meetings in reckless abandon, often leaving us mere business mortals baffled. Our newest SlideShare deck reveals what the top 20 business buzzwords ... Read More »

Virtualize Your Benefits Communications

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Open enrollment for health care benefits is generally a busy time for human resources departments. To help employees make informed decisions, HR teams must successfully update the company’s entire workforce on benefits options. This can prove especially difficult for a large, dispersed workforce, but you can make the process easier by using an online meeting tool for benefits communications. iMeet® ... Read More »