4 ways to prevent log-in fatigue at work

Your staff has enough to do without being asked to devise yet another username/password combination. Try consolidating and standardizing.

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If you are a smart person who provides a lot of value to your company—I’ll assume you are—wrestling with multiple username/password combinations can be completely demoralizing.

Logging in many times a day can be the bane of your work existence if it interrupts your regular work schedule and causes frustration. Are you and your colleagues victims of log-in fatigue?

Here are the top five signs:

Adding enterprise social media to an organization’s already time-intensive routine of program log-in requirements can mean yet another helping of frustration on your employees’ plates, but it doesn’t have to be so. Let’s consider what could bring on log-in fatigue:

1. Separation of social and systems. If your company’s technology won’t allow new social media tools to be an integral part of your current systems, log-in fatigue can result. Asking people to shift from their current programs and tasks to log into a new program is a poor way to encourage adoption of social tools. It’s a similar case if you are not integrating social tools into your current intranet platform.

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