Opennetworks is Agile

Written by Ana Lemmer, Opennetworks Chief Agility Officer It’s not news; the fact that the COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated not only the need for greater business agility; but also validated an Agile approach through which to leverage it. Even if an organization had started on their agility journey before COVID-19, the pandemic pushed for even […]

The Power of Scheduling Focus Time

Focus is a funny thing.  It seems to take a different form with each of us, but whatever your specific type of focus looks like, I think we can all agree on one thing.  Within every single workday, we need some time, just to ourselves, to get some good and proper focus time in. Research […]

6 Top Tips to Enhance Your Productivity

6 Top Tips to Enhance Your Productivity

Written by Ilonka Poole from our LearningDesign team.  Do you remember those days when an “update“ of a program or software was a big deal? These days updates and added features are released more frequently as users request certain functionality to help streamline their workflows and cut out frustrations. Technology has allowed us to collaborate and communicate […]

The SSA Webinar Series: Emerging Trends in Education

Overview of the Emerging Trends in Education series Google for Education released their “Future of the Classroom” report which details 8 emerging trends in Education. These are the trends that Google predicts will help teachers to prepare learners for the careers and challenges that they are most likely to face in the future. Essentially, preparing […]

Our Top 5 Google Workspace Features

Our Top 5 Google Workspace Features

Did you know that, according to Findstack, 16% of companies in the world are 100% remote?  And would you believe that of those, 77% of remote workers say they are more productive when working from home? But what is it that makes a remote worker productive?  We reckon it’s the flexibility to work at your own pace, in […]

Preventing Email Scam: Let’s Talk SPF and DKIM

Preventing email scam is easier than you think! When you are representing your organization through email, it is of the utmost importance that what your receivers get is exactly what you intend to send out. 9 out of 10 marketers use email marketing to help keep their audience engaged and moving down that sales funnel.  […]

The Importance of the Water Cooler Conversation

According to Buffer’s State of Remote report for 2020, 57% of those surveyed now work completely remotely, and 16.5% work remotely 76-99% of the time. With so many businesses and private entities going remote, we have to ask the question: What about the water cooler conversation? Conversations around the water cooler, literal or proverbial, have long been […]

5 Must-Haves for Implementing Software While Keeping Productivity Up

5 must-haves for implementing software while keeping productivity up | Opennetworks

Having a transformation strategy is pretty important for any business that aims to stay current, progressive and productive.  Part of transformation very often includes implementing new software, but what if that very implementation throws a spanner in the works, and brings your employee productivity to a screeching halt?  Well, fear not!  We have learned through […]

From multiple clouds to the Multicloud

From multiple clouds to the Multicloud | Opennetworks

Your package solution for working in multiple environments. A massive 92% of enterprises interviewed by Flexera use a deliberate multicloud strategy. What does that mean? Basically, a whole lot of businesses are making use of a combination of: One or more public clouds On-premises data centres Private clouds Edge locations So, why would it benefit a business […]

What’s the Big Deal About Data Analytics?

What it is, why you need it, how it works and what you can do with data analytics. What is it? Basically, it’s when we take raw data and analyze it so that we can use the information. Why do we need it? Being able to analyze data gives us the power to improve the […]