Secrets of award-winning intranets
The Intranet Innovation Awards, organised by Step Two Designs based in Sydney, have been running for seven years. These global awards celebrate innovation in the intranet space and uniquely reward selected functions, design elements or approaches on an intranet, rather than the platform as a whole. [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
Overcoming the weapons of mass distraction
London’s Social Media Week is in full swing and it has been a fantastic week so far, with lots of interesting quotes, statistics and people sharing ideas. I’ve been watching webinars live online all week or catching up afterwards, and have been really struck by the quality of the questions and [...]
A bumper crop of comms resources
Where can you read articles on introducing social media within an organisation, rolling out new values, working as a freelancer, using storytelling to inspire employees and demonstrating gravitas in internal comms? The answer is right here, on this page. Over the three and half years I’ve had m[...]
Building a social collaborative culture, part two
Here is the second part of Sonsoles Lumbreras' article on the Social Workplace Conference last week. If you missed the first part, you can read it and the background here. Over to you Sonsoles... Social collaboration and knowledge sharing at Accenture Priya Banati, Collaboration Strategy Lead f[...]
Building a social collaborative culture, part one
Carrying on my series of guest articles is comms professional Sonsoles Lumbreras who attended the Social Workplace Conference last week. Here she writes for Diary of an internal communicator to share her experience of the event. She’s written two articles and the first is here and will be followe[...]
Is intranet news old news?
What is the role of news on corporate intranets? Is news dead-space or does it justify its conclusion with ease? Intranetizen's 2012 prediction post sparked some healthy debate about the role of news on corporate intranets. A mainstay of intranets since day dot, news has no doubt occupied a sign[...]
If you build it, will they come?
This week I was asked to offer some thoughts on recruiters using social media for recruitment based on what I have seen online. What struck me from the conversation I had was the perception some people have that creating social media channels equals success. Turning to the ‘traditional’ networ[...]