Digital Workplace Content Lessons & Learnings

Digital Workplace Content Lessons & Learnings

Content is still king. If there was one over-arching lesson from the 2017 Digital Workplace & Intranet Global Forum is that content, in all its forms, should be the apple of any digital workplace manager’s eye. It’s what employees want, and why they visit the intranet. No one goes to the digital workplace because they […]

Read more...

Social intranet drives employee productivity

Social intranet drives employee productivity

Employees may waste too much time on the intranet; social media wastes time; the Internet is a productivity drain. These are common refrains and concerns expressed by many executives, albeit the less educated ones, generally of an older generation, nearing or past retirement. And yet, employee productivity is a big concern. But doesn’t the social […]

Read more...

No social business here

No social business here

A Facebook page and a Twitter account do not make a social business. Truly social businesses are social through and through, and not merely using a few tools in isolation. Sadly, despite the proliferation of social media for five or six years, very few companies are truly social businesses. A true social business uses and […]

Read more...

Intranet 2.0 tools explode; social intranet still rare

Social media tools (intranet 2.0 tools) are exploding in popularity: the Intranet 2.0 Global Study has found that 87% of organizations have at least one social media tool on the intranet. The most popular tool: blogs (present on 55% of intranets of all sizes). However, blogs have only been deployed enterprise wide (available to all […]

Read more...

Why employees don’t want to blog

Blogging is more than popular, it’s revolutionary. Blogging has turned ordinary Joe and Janes into celebrated authors, and celebrities. However, for every Arianna Huffington, there are millions of Joes and Janes that have contributed one or two posts and subsequently never return again to the blogosphere, hundreds of millions that will never try blogging. Consider […]

Read more...