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Which factors will shape your business the most in 2017?

Research by Ricoh across 2,000 European employees has shown that 2017 is expected to be a year of enormous change. The report entitled, ‘A World of Change' uncovered four major factors that will shape the economy of Europe and beyond. Growing confidence Despite the result of the EU referendum in June 2016, Ricoh’s research found [...]

Why are European workers feeling optimistic about 2017?

Although 2016 was the year of global change, it’s in 2017 that we can expect to see its impact on the way we work. Ricoh conducted research with 2,000 respondents from across Europe in January 2017. Our study found that 95% of employees believe the changing landscape will actually benefit their business in the coming [...]

How can I drive more ‘digital dexterity’ in my business?

Could UK businesses be unintentionally denying their employees the chance to share skills? Ricoh’s research in 2016 found workers have more confidence in technology than business leaders may be aware of. If your staff are confidently using communications technologies outside of the office, bringing them into the workspace could drive more collaboration. Are you too [...]

Social collaboration tools in the workplace: friend or foe?

When it comes to collaboration, employees are more optimistic about social technologies than business leaders. Many businesses believe that they should ban these digital platforms altogether. Ricoh conducted research with 2,000 UK workers in December 2016, and we discovered that 44% of workers believe social technologies improve day to day collaboration. This disconnect is [...]

Can your business afford to be a slow adopter of technology?

There is no room for complacency about your digital strategy. When Ricoh surveyed 2,000 UK workers in 2016 we found a troubling disconnect between perceptions of technology at work, and the reality. While some businesses are slow to adopt new ways of working, we found that a third of workers would leave their current position [...]

How your business should see technology – through the eyes of your youngest employees

Your millennial employees bring with them a whole new approach to the workplace. Ricoh has commissioned a study of 2,000 UK workers, and our findings show some fascinating trends in relation to younger workers and IT.  You already know that social media is ubiquitous, but your newest employees are more adept and embedded in this [...]

Why your employees are your biggest digital asset

At Ricoh, we know that the biggest and most innovative technology your business will ever possess are its people. Your staff bring invaluable digital dexterity to your business. In fact, as social media and collaboration tools develop and increasingly overlap with our existing working practises, your workers may know more about innovation than you expect. [...]

Solving the puzzle – what’s the future outlook for Europe’s business leaders?

European business leaders are under constant pressure to keep up with the pace of global change, with businesses managing ever-mounting volumes of data. A recent study by Ricoh revealed that almost 40% of business leaders think they will cease to be competitive if they don’t invest in new technology. But investment in technology may not [...]

The real reason 82% of employees think their current ways of working are ineffective

A study by Ricoh into business leaders and employees across Europe, Ricoh Document Governance Index, found that 82% of employees feel their way of working is out of date. Outdated working practices, and in 20% of cases the struggle to share information, were the main causes. Almost a quarter of employees say the efficiency of [...]

What single thing do your young employees crave the most?

A recent study by Ricoh, A new perspective: Ricoh Document Governance Index, found that employees born after 1990 often have a unique perspective on work. What this generation crave most is a formal structure to work in, in which tasks are reviewed so they can make progress. Unlike older generations of 36-47, the under 25-age [...]