Making the Most of Your Technology-Course Outline

Whenever there’s a major change to the workplace – a move to a new location, the adoption of shared workspaces, the merger of two enterprises – technology typically goes through a major change as well. The ultimate challenge is to orient the enterprise technology strategy and policy among users at the right time to ensure a consistent, timely transition to the new ways of working.

Everyone needs the new playbook and to begin following the same rules

The e-work.com “Making the Most of Your Technology” module when, customized with your process, technology and support detail, provides each individual what they need to know – before, during and after the change – for a smooth transition. In 15 minutes or so, each individual becomes oriented and acclimated to the technology tools in the context of their new workplace. When taken simultaneously by all those involved with the change, teams establish common new routines and practices simultaneously, quickly transitioning to their new work environment without delay.

This Quick-Learn Orientation Module is divided into four essential sections, including:

1. Technology tools in the new workplace:
Technology enables us to be effective working anytime, anywhere. This section provides descriptions, tips and resources for enterprise technology tools including:

  • Computing solutions
  • Voice solutions
  • Mobile devices
  • Mobility accessories
  • Document production and replication solutions

2. Optimizing your productivity through technology:
This section provides descriptions, tips and resources for achieving high levels of productivity using:

  • Meeting platforms
  • Instant messaging
  • Social media applications
  • Team applications
  • Personal productivity tools

3. Using information security best practices:
The increased use of mobility tools also increases the vulnerability of information. This section reviews best practices for reducing information security risk by providing guidance on:

  • Software updates
  • System access
  • Network access
  • Protecting information assets

4. Accessing technology support:
When technology is not working, prompt resolutions are essential to reduce down time. This section provides instructions, protocols and resources by providing:

  • Help desk access
  • Guides and tip sheets
  • Access to informal support networks

When to use this training: This module provides essential technology guidance for the new workplace to individuals, teams and the enterprise. Ideal applications for this training module is when an organization:

  • Makes a move or consolidates multiple workplaces
  • Reinvents the workplace with an activity-based work environment
  • Installs a major workplace technology upgrade
  • Merges with another organization and consolidates technology
  • Hires new employees or contractors

Providing essential enterprise-wide operating guidance with a just-in-time module: Successful mobility management involves consistent, efficient practice of technology policies and procedures across the enterprise. This Quick Learn Workplace Orientation module is designed to provide essential enterprise-wide operating guidance and expectations for integrating enterprise technology with an individual’s own equipment to maximize productivity, collaboration, safety and security. Let us show you how we’ve helped dozens of Fortune 500 companies and government agencies so just that.

Customizing Your Module: This e-Learning module is easily customized with your content, messaging and images using our exclusive Rapid e-Learning Development Engine. We start you off with our fully detailed best practices content on MS Word documents. You simply edit these documents with your content and images and return them to your e-work.com production team. We then map your changes into our automated e-Learning system, and you’ll typically see your changes in the online module within 24 hours.

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See the Evolving Workplace e-Learning Series: Technology-enabled workplace change can only be successful if the people change too. The e-work.com Evolving Workplace e-Learning Series modules accelerate workplace change through a deliberate mindshift in individuals, teams and the enterprise to work together in new ways.

Click here to learn about the Work Place Orientation e-Learning Series modules.