Digital Workplace Strategy: Involving the Right Teams

Digital Workplace Strategy: Involving the Right Teams

To create a digital workplace strategy that improves the employee experience and supports overarching business goals, the first order of business (and by no means the easiest) is to identify the key stakeholders and assemble the right team for the initiative. If the thought of having to actually do that evokes images of herding cats, […]

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Modern Technology (and Trust) for Communicators

Modern Technology (and Trust) for Communicators

Corporate communications, according to the latest crowd-sourced definition on Wikipedia, ”is a set of activities involved in managing and orchestrating all internal and external communications aimed at creating favorable point of view among stakeholders on which the company depends.” Wrong. If this is your definition of corporate communications, you are failing as a communicator. The notion that […]

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Creating a Decentralized Intranet News & Content Team

Creating a Decentralized Intranet News & Content Team

Save time, save money – these are principal objectives of content management (and intranet news). In short, content management describes the process of easily creating, managing and publishing online content and intranet news with neither programming nor technical skills. Easy and effective content management is achieved through the deployment of a content management system (CMS) […]

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Walmart Trains Managers with Employee Video Game

Walmart Trains Managers with Employee Video Game

The World’s largest employer is using an employee video game to attract and develop a new generation of managers. Spark City, Walmart’s new mobile management game, trains managers while they play. Modelled on popular mobile resource management games like Sims and Clash of Clans, Spark City challenges Walmart employees to run their departments like small businesses. […]

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SharePoint for Communicators & Content Management

SharePoint for Communicators & Content Management

Microsoft SharePoint has conquered the enterprise intranet. Although the conquest is never as bloody nor expensive as more invasive wars, such as those by the Mongols under Genghis Khan, intranet users are not always thrilled by the structure and usability of SharePoint under Gates Khan. Though not used for conquering, SharePoint is used by many communicators as the […]

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Intranet Podcasting for Internal Communications

Intranet Podcasting for Internal Communications

Email is easy; newsletters and intranet home page news are par-for-the-course. But communications that that drives employee engagement are truly great. This is the impetus for  CEOs, communications and intranet managers that are increasingly employing intranet podcasting as a way to engage employees. Podcasting is spreading like wildfire (Nielsen, 2018): 120 million Americans listened to a […]

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Intranet software revolution

Intranet software revolution

The digital workplace is revolutionizing at high-speed; leading the charge is the intranet. The intranet is the gateway to employee tools, and all internal applications. From custom-built solutions to portals, and complete digital workplace solutions, intranet software solutions are changing the way we work, fed by trends in artificial intelligence (AI), social computing, and mobile access. […]

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