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Dropbox’s bid to build a smarter workplace

When Dropbox first launched its groundbreaking file sync and share app in March 2008, it was just over a year since Apple launched the first iPhone. Just as the iPhone heralded a now-ubiquitous feature of our daily lives – the smartphone, Dropbox represented one of the earliest examples of a SaaS application aimed squarely at improving workplace productivity.

Fast forward to the present day, and there is a bewildering assortment of cloud-based software applications vying for employee attention and promising to make their lives easier. Firms are swimming in a sea of applications and each on average relies on over 150 to stay productive, according to Okta. Because of this oversupply, productivity is, in fact, being hamstrung. Employees have hundreds of tabs open, each bombarding them with notifications and forcing them to switch environments. 


The inexorable rise of advanced persistent threats
John Bensalhia talks to Ian Thornton-Trump about the rise of the APT (Advanced Persistent Threat), and how organisations can best defend themselves  Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) is a relatively recent addition to the cybersecurity lexicon. It stands for a stealth computer network attack in which the attackers illegally gain access to a network and stay... Read More

Why your DevOps pipeline must reach the top floor
Talking to John Bensalhia, Elsevier's Joshua Boyles says in today's world CEOs need a thorough understanding of DevOps culture to optimise their firms' success For Joshua Boyles, Elsevier's Senior Director of DevOps, TIO and Interim Director, Technology Optimization, there are three forces fuelling DevOps: "The need for businesses to deliver high quality software quickly and... Read More

LEGO’s Jesper Toubøl talks agile mould-making
Jesper Toubøl, Vice President E&M Elements & Moulds at LEGO, explains how LEGO has shaped business success through sound agile principles Leadership in transformation Today many businesses face practically ruthless demands to be ready for changes due to constantly shifting needs in the business environment. On top of this, technological developments often surprise many of us... Read More

A Twitter Veep on the secrets to workplace fulfilment
Having worked at Google, YouTube and now Twitter, Bruce Daisley is well placed to advise on the ins and outs of work culture in modern day tech. But his instructive insights on office harmony cut across industry, and are just as valuable to a firm’s workers as its C-suite on the top floor. Ahead of his... Read More


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