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Picking the right channel: a guide for internal communications practitioners

Here’s a framework for internal communications practitioners to help them take a more structured and systematic approach to content, audiences and …

Five skills that can make or break your ESN

When it comes to enterprise social networks (ESN), what skills do communicators need and what do you need to think through?<p>You’re in the right place …

Social Media

Essential Tips for Turning Employees Into Social Media Ambassadors

While you might not need an expert to tell you your staff is spending time on Facebook and Twitter, Ambrosia Humphrey, vp of talent at Hootsuite, …

Engage Your Long-Time Employees to Improve Performance

Let this be a wake-up call for business leaders: The employees with the longest tenures in your company are also the least likely to be engaged.<p>Somewhere along the way, most workers lose some of their motivation to make a difference and create value for their employers. Many grow apathetic over …

The Collapse of Expertise and Rise of Collaborative Sensemaking

If organizations are going to thrive in turbulent times, they must surrender many of their most cherished assumptions and start leveraging the power …

Management

Future of Work: Culture

THE TRADITIONAL WORKPLACE, AS WE'VE KNOWN IT, DOESN'T EVEN EXIST TODAY.<p>The explosion of new technologies, mass adoption of social channels, ubiquity of mobile and connectivity, and proliferation of devices continue to drive massive transformation, but at what cost? How can large organizations …

Haal het meeste uit je intranet! Bekijk Iris' intranettips & -tricks

Iris Intranet in actie!<p>Ervaar de vanzelfsprekendheid van Iris en ontdek wat Iris voor jou kan betekenen, als social intranet en spil van je digitale …

Sameer Patel: 4 elements of a digital transformation framework

<b>Recently I was following a few events where the core theme was digital transformation. One of them had SAP’s Sameer Patel as a speaker.</b><p>I noticed this …

Innovation

Enhance Internal Communication And Collaboration With Social Media Inspired Technologies

Nancy Rubin Executive Director of Distance Education and Online Learning, Columbia University<p>Dr. Nancy Rubin is the Executive Director of Distance …

Employee Engagement

The focus of new work is conversation and doing more with more

Social Business - <b>The Future of Work Series</b> Part 4 of 11. <b>The Future of Work is Business as a Community of Purpose and Belonging</b>. If Appreciative …

Innovation

Most CIOs are Not Seen as Influencing Corporate Strategy: Report

By<p>Rachael King<p>For all the talk of alignment between business and IT, a recent survey from McKinsey & Co. finds that many business executives don’t see CIOs as strategic partners. And the problem appears to be growing worse, according to the report.<p>As business becomes increasingly digitized, …

Management

Sitrion Blog: Does every company need an Enterprise Social Network? by Cedric Lan

Start with the "Why" Exercise<p>Before decision makers focus on which solution to pick they have to “start with why” – why should my company have an …

Employee Engagement

The Value of Having Your Own Dedicated Social Network Within the Enterprise

Let’s see . . . . There’s Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Instagram, Vine, Tumblr, Reddit, Stumbleupon, and many, many more. Does the world …

When Your Intranet and Enterprise Social Network Get Married

Pop the champagne and get ready to celebrate: your Intranet and Enterprise Social Network are getting married!<p>As we prepare to toast this joyous …

Employment

When Investors Want to Know How You Treat People

How much time do you spend enhancing your organizational culture, leadership pipeline, and employer brand? How well are those efforts reported to your investors? If you’re typical, then your culture, leadership, and employment brand are described vaguely or not at all. That may be changing as …

U.S. millennials post ‘abysmal’ scores in tech skills test, lag behind foreign peers

There was this test. And it was daunting. It was like the SAT or ACT -- which many American millennials are no doubt familiar with, as they are on track to be the best educated generation in history -- except this test was not about getting into college. This exam, given in 23 countries, assessed …

Demographics

Can We Really Be "Social" At Work?

Julian Mills, Head, Corporate Intranet and Internal Social Media, Bank of Montreal and I recently spoke at the interactive conference South by Southwest (SXSW) on the use of collaboration tools in the workplace. An edited version of our session, “Liar Liar Pants Of Fire: The Fallacy of Social At …

Employment

Forget Intranets, Give Me an ESN

We heard it all a decade ago: Intranets are the wave of the future. Intranets are a waste of resources. Intranets are valuable tools. Intranets need …

Hack the Science of Engagement!

Ripe for disruption.<br>Fatally flawed.<br>Requires 21st century reboot.<p><b>QUESTION 1:</b><br>Let’s say you’ve perfected the science of studying lab rats. …

Positive Teams Are More Productive

All managers would like their teams to be more productive. Yet most companies are using the same old methods: strategic plans, goal-setting, streamlining operations, reducing inefficiency. Others are offering employee perks, such as on-site food, daycare, or gyms. Others are offering bigger bonuses …

HR Isn't Meeting Global Business Demands

Competition demands that companies "upskill" their workforces. But first, they must upskill their human resources functions.

The Supply Chain Meets Social Business

Complex business processes like the supply chain aren't what most people associate with social business. With so much focus on social media and …

Manufacturing

Are ESNs Just Intranets In New Clothing?

The term "intranet" has been around for a relatively long time in technology-speak. And while it seems that every time an upstart comes on the scene …

Culture: Why It's The Hottest Topic In Business Today

Last year Merriam Webster’s dictionary stated that ”culture” was the most popular word of the year. Well, it has now become one of the most important words in corporate board rooms, and for good reason.<p>We have a retention crisis. New Deloitte research shows that culture, engagement, and employee …

Employee Engagement

The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

When the Internet came along, optimism was at an all-time high. We thought we would solve all the problems of the world, possibilities were …

Selling

The Art of Measuring Social Network Adoption

The precipitous drop in the Twitter stock price earlier this year created lots of debate of the value and viability of the company. Much of the …