Digit@l Workpl@ce World

By Andrew Gilleran | Using digital workplaces for internal communications, employee social networking, collaboration and more in the ever changing world of work.

CIOs: Step Away From the Email and Get On Board with Collaboration

How many more times do we have to hear email is king of workplace communications?<p>As a former CIO at an insurance provider with over 30,000 deployed …

Online Life

The rise of the digital workplace and its impact on intranet

If you’re an intranet professional, have been investigating a new intranet product, or are working on an Office 365 roadmap, you’re likely to have …

The Workplace

7 Technology Trends Shaping the Digital Workplace

Predicting the future of work is clearly impossible, but during one of the final sessions of the Gartner Digital Workplace Summit in London, Gartner …

Intelligence

what’s the best channel for internal comms?

<b>If you had to choose just one channel to deliver your internal comms which one would you pick? Tough isn’t it? One leading internal comms expert</b> …

Management

What works now – Successful intranets within today’s digital workplace

<b>Interact to return as event sponsor for Intranet Now conference, October 2017</b>Returning for its 4th consecutive year, the Intranet Now conference is …

Employee Engagement

Which cultural values can help and hinder an effective digital workplace programme?

In our last foray into organizational culture and the digital workplace, I brought you tales and findings from

Management

Office 365 photos are critical to success of your digital workplace

Profile photos are everywhere in Office 365. Seeing hundreds of profile silhouettes with a few real faces reduces the visual impact of these …

Microsoft

Free Cloud-Native Tools Are Changing the Industry

Our entire company started using Slack in less than a week.<p>The marketing team in Amsterdam was completely onboarded within an hour, most of the …

Procurement

Five Issues Businesses Are Still Facing with Collaboration

Collaboration has changed pretty dramatically since I entered the space (officially) back in 1997, when my little startup built our own proprietary …

Collaboration

10 Best Intranets of 2017

<b>Summary:</b> The winners of our 16th Intranet Design Annual came from diverse industries and relied on a combination of internal resources and external …

Bank of America

Intranet and Digital Workplace Awards, Great Digital Workplaces, External Access to Teams, Feature Pack 2 for SharePoint, Track Ignite and Optimize Search

Here is what I found interesting in week 37: Winners of the Intranet and Digital Workplace Awards from StepTwo, make a great digital workplace, …

Collaboration

Home Page Expo is back

During the breaks, not only will the exhibitors’ foyer be packed with intranet vendors, agencies, and experts, but you will also be able to peruse …

InterAct

Free Intranet and Digital Workplace Awards events around the globe

Come along to see screenshots and insights from intranet and digital workplace leaders from the UK, USA, Denmark, Switzerland, New Zealand and …

Awards

Employee experience and the digital workplace

Presentation discusses the macro trends impacting DW usage, the experience challenge of the DW and economic importance of getting this right.

The Workplace

Keep it simple – set your users free from “corporate speak”

Does your intranet have an “Employee Zone”? What can users expect to find in the “Alert Box”? Do The post Keep it simple – set your users free from …

UX Design

Not to be missed: Intranet Now conference in London (5 October 2017)

We’ve been a huge fan of the Intranet Now conference from the outset. The result of an upwelling of community passion, this is a conference that’s …

Employee Engagement

PANDORA: Running a global intranet launch campaign

Danish manufacturer and retailer PANDORA has created a global intranet called INFORA and also rolled out Office 365 as a ‘digital workspace’. To …

Pandora

Got a disparate and diverse bunch of #intranet users? Hear @GiuliaFares explain how she got everyone connected #intranetnow https://t.co/4Uv74p422J

5 steps toward setting up a digital workplace user experience programme

In a new report for DWG members, “Setting up a user experience programme: The path to a user-centred digital workplace”, user experience expert and …

UX Design

Visa: Building a beautiful user-centred intranet

Visa has launched a highly effective new intranet. Featuring a powerful new design influenced by a mobile-first strategy, it now has a very …

UX Design

Digital Workplace Manifesto (illustrated)

Jan 2013<p>The agenda for the digital workplace is becoming established from an architectural perspective, but what are the things we need to preserve …

The Workplace

Slack Shared Channels: You Can't Spell Email Killer Without Interoperability

Earlier this week, Slack announced the release of Shared Channels.<p>Shared Channels, according to a blog announcing the release, is a space in Slack …

Collaboration

Event Review: Slack Frontiers

Today Slack held their first user conference, Slack Frontiers. Since jumping into the collaboration market just a few short years ago, Slack has been …

Collaboration

Intranet Launch: Cultivate a Social Intranet

I don’t know about you, but I can easily find myself engrossed in HGTV. Whether it is Chip and Joanna shiplapping Waco, Karen and Mina revamping …

Gardening

How Vodafone won a Digital Workplace of the Year award

“If we’re to be a world-class employer, we need to be thinking not just about the physical environment that employees experience, but also the …

The Workplace

Collaborating without documents in the digital workplace

It’s tempting to think that a suite of tools like Office 365 or IBM connections will meet your collaboration needs. However, when I run focus groups …

The Virtuous Cycle of Shared Knowledge and Innovation

Inspiration is an iterative process, where the first idea is rarely the right idea. More often than not, innovation comes through an iterative …

Collaboration

4 Secrets to Digital Workplace Satisfaction from Scandinavia

If you’re a worker in Denmark, Sweden or Norway, you might actually look forward to hearing your alarm go off each morning.<p>Why? Well, according to …

The Workplace

Where Office 365 and Groups Fit in Your Collaboration Approach

Do you remember when the geeks referred to Microsoft as the "Evil Empire"? I was one of them. I've been working with SharePoint since it was …

Microsoft