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ISG Event Explores Digital Evolution of the Workplace

By CIOReview | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

STAMFORD, Conn.:Information Services Group (ISG) (Nasdaq: III), a leading global technology research and advisory firm, will host the ISG Future Workplace Summit March 26-27 at the Convene conference center in New York. The two-day event will explore important trends and technologies driving the rapid transformation of today’s workplace – changes that are improving employee experience, enhancing collaboration and increasing efficiency and productivity.

The event will feature a keynote presentation, “Looking for Answers to Collaboration Through Workplace Design," from Margaret Gilchrist Serrato, Ph.D., workplace foresight architect from Herman Miller, Inc. In her presentation, Dr. Gilchrist Serrato will explore how new thinking around space utilization, innovation and employee engagement are leading to solutions that add value well beyond the conventional considerations of office space cost and square footage.

The conference, produced by ISG Events, will include a series of informative analyst presentations, customer panels and expert roundtables. Attendees will learn how to embrace the digital workplace revolution through an exploration of four key themes:

Collaboration & Innovation: With examples and insights into how workplace environment and technology support innovation, collaboration and mobility, this theme examines use of office design and technology to maximize efficiency and productivity.

New Ways of Working: Personalizing the Employee Experience: How will emerging technologies enable businesses to attract the right talent and increase employee engagement and productivity? Experts will discuss how technologies like virtual and augmented reality, wearables, the IoT, virtual assistants, and automation can be used to enable on-demand learning, promote wellness and productivity, and improve organizational collaboration and agility.

IoT & The Intelligent Workplace: As the physical world merges with the digital, we are seeing new modes of collaboration, sharing and efficiency. The intelligent workplace represents the next big leap in human-computer interaction.

AI & Machine Learning: AI and automation bring big benefits to business, although the impact on the workplace is less certain. Experts will provide examples of how jobs and processes will need to be redefined for companies to take full advantage of this potential.

The ISG Future Workplace Summit kicks off with the HR Tech Workshop, “HR and The Future of Work: Planning and Executing Your HR Technology and Delivery Strategy for the Future,” from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, March 26. The workshop will be hosted by ISG Partners Debora Card and Julie Fernandez. The main conference begins on Tuesday, March 27, starting with registration at 8 a.m.

“Digitization and automation are transforming the workplace – and the nature of work – as never before. In today’s always-on world, the lines between the physical office and where work actually happens are blurring,” said ISG Partner Rajib Datta, who heads up the firm’s Digital Workplace Services practice. “At the ISG Future Workplace Summit, we will explore how advances in technology are improving the employee experience across generations, enhancing collaboration and making work more efficient and productive.”

More details about the ISG Future Workplace Summit, including information about an early-bird discount that ends February 12, can be found at the event website.

The ISG Future Workplace Summit is sponsored by media partners CIO Review, HR Technologist, Innovation Leadership Forum, and Outsourcing

About ISG

ISG (Information Services Group) (Nasdaq: III) is a leading global technology research and advisory firm. A trusted business partner to more than 700 clients, including 75 of the top 100 enterprises in the world, ISG is committed to helping corporations, public sector organizations, and service and technology providers achieve operational excellence and faster growth. The firm specializes in digital transformation services, including automation, cloud and data analytics; sourcing advisory; managed governance and risk services; network carrier services; technology strategy and operations design; change management; market intelligence and technology research and analysis. Founded in 2006, and based in Stamford, Conn., ISG employs more than 1,300 professionals operating in more than 20 countries—a global team known for its innovative thinking, market influence, deep industry and technology expertise, and world-class research and analytical capabilities based on the industry’s most comprehensive marketplace data. For more information, visit

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