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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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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Social business is nothing new

(SAN JOSE, CA) “Digital work became more social… but work has always been social,” says Thomas Vander Wal, InfoCloud Solutions, addressing the KM World 2009 conference. “Businesses by nature are social – you need to have people in your organization talking to each other.” Drivers of social media and enterprise 2.0 include: Office productivity tools […]

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Enterprise 2.0: key ingredients & barriers

(SAN JOSE, CA) “Enterprise 2.0 is the use of emergent social software platforms by organizations in pursuit of their goals,” says the man who coined the phrase, Andrew McAfee, Principal Research Scientist, Center for Digital Business, MIT Sloan School of Management; Author, Enterprise 2.0.   “A key word is emergent… we’ve always been good at […]

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