Up close and personal – the rise of the social intranet
Digital Workplace 24 is taking place from tomorrow (14 May) and includes some seriously smart intranets. If you’ve never come across it before, it’s a free online extravaganza that takes viewers on a 24-hour journey through some of the world’s best intranets and digital workplaces. There ar[...]
Inspiring intranets are go!
What does your intranet look like? Are you proud of it or frustrated by the content? Where can you get some fresh ideas and insight and be rewarded for your efforts?Today I'm delighted to welcome Steve Bynghall @bynghall, who has written a guest article for my blog on all things intranet related. [...]
A student’s view on using social media for IC
Could social media be an effective tool for the development of 21st Century internal communication (IC) strategies? I am contacted every week by students at all levels who are undertaking research and reading and are on the hunt for case studies, resources and opinions to help shape their thinking a[...]
Intelligent communication in a social world
Recent statistics show productivity within an organisation can increase by 25 per cent “with the right technology.” I shared this information today with internal communication (IC) professionals at a client forum hosted by Sequel Group in London where I gave a presentation on using social media [...]
Will there be donuts? A guide to meetings…
How many meetings do you have a day? A week? Are they all a productive use of your time? Are they structured and worth attending? Hmm, I can imagine your answer! So is there another way? Well yes, according to a book that comms pro Leoni Atkins read recently and she’d like to share what she’s[...]
Strategy in action: The Vodafone way
How do you communicate a new business strategy with employees, what are the stages you go through and how do you make it part of your company’s DNA? I'm pleased to welcome Padraic Knox, Internal Communications Consultant with Vodafone Ireland. In this guest article he is going to draw on his ow[...]
How will you communicate in 2023?
What will your business communication and operations look like in 10 years? Will the way employees communicate in 2023 be drastically different from now? Where can you read insights into key business areas that companies need to consider, from organisational structure and innovation to environmen[...]
IoIC top 30… five months on
Using video for communication, communicating pensions, and agency life are just some of the hot topics among the Institute of Internal Communication (IoIC) 30 under 30 group. It’s been nearly five months since the IoIC crowned its first 30 under 30 internal communication (IC) professionals. Wha[...]
Different sectors, same challenges?
What sector do you work in? Do you work for a private or public company or perhaps a charity? How does what you do compare with other people in your network and are there any similarities when it comes to communication? Kim Borrowdale is Director of Borrowdale Consulting Ltd and a former classmat[...]
From BBC to IC… an insider’s view
How did you start your career and what led you to internal communication (IC)? The path is often a varied one, but a popular route for comms pros is from journalistic backgrounds, as I did. When I heard that British Broadcast Corporation (BBC) broadcast journalist Mike Ramsden had made the move, I [...]