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 […]

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Intranet content curation at Google

Intranet content curation at Google

On the indexed Internet, there are more than 4.5 billion pages. Finding the most relevant content can be akin to finding a needle in a hay galaxy. “It’s not information overload. It’s filter failure,” says writer and futurist Clay Shirky. Google obviously helps find and filter out irrelevant content, but the ubiquitous search engine doesn’t […]

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Intranet crisis: IBM eliminates remote workers

Intranet crisis: IBM eliminates remote workers

According to various reports, IBM is eliminating remote workers in marketing, engineering, and other roles. The Register details some of IBM’s plans in Big blues: IBM’s remote-worker crackdown is company-wide, including its engineers. In the US, those that don’t report to one of six main offices, will be eliminated, according to The Register. The same edict will […]

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Employee engagement & the Intranet

Harvard Business School conducted and ROI-engagement study that revealed for every 1% increase in employee engagement, the return on investment (ROI) for a social intranet increased 1000%. Small increases in employee engagement increase the value and ROI of the intranet, and increases corporate profitability. An “engaged employee” is one who is fully absorbed by and […]

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Employee ambassador programs and the intranet

Harvard Business School conducted and ROI-engagement study that revealed for every 1% increase in employee engagement, the return on investment (ROI) for a social intranet increased 1000%. Wow. I’m not sure that this is the case at every organization, it sounds a little high, but the point is clear — small increases in employee engagement […]

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