Breaking News: Communicating With Your Company via the Intranet

author Carol Mentis, September 26, 2016

In this post-paperwork era, the thought of having to produce a company newsletter or newspaper, using newsprint or glazed paper, is enough to give the HR manager a hernia. No-one would give the idea houseroom, any more than a media publisher would be daft enough to launch a new, paper newspaper, would they? Trinity Mirror […]

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The Best Marketing Blogs Your Team Should Follow

author Kerensa Johnson, September 23, 2016

“Good artists copy; great artists steal”. This famous quote, often attributed to Picasso (although no one is really sure if he said it), explores the idea that the best artists take something that’s already been done, and transform it into their own interpretation. Complete originality is incredibly hard to come across, and chances are if […]

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The Value of the Digital Workplace

author Carol Mentis, September 21, 2016

Companies, businesses, and charities are more heavily-invested in the digital workplace than ever before. Workflows, document management, training, and collaborative work are all migrating to the digital ether, and attendance at the office is becoming less of a necessity and more of a formality. At the same time, neuroscientists and managerial experts are decrying the […]

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Digital Workplace Predictions and Trends

author Carol Mentis, September 19, 2016

Some of the digital workplace technology that we take for granted today would’ve been considered science fiction 50 years ago. With today’s rapidly evolving technology, there are further advances on the horizon that will shape every organisation and make employees’ day-to-day life easier and more enjoyable. Read on to find out the predictions for the […]

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Can Company Culture Affect the Digital Workplace’s Success?

author Carol Mentis, September 16, 2016

A frequently asked question is whether an organisation’s culture affects the implementation of its digital workplace. Is there a relationship between the culture and the success or failure of digital initiatives? The answer is most certainly yes. A company’s culture is comprised of practices and values and the digital workplace will mirror an organisation’s culture. […]

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Why Company Values Are More Important Than You Think

author Kerensa Johnson, September 14, 2016

Does your business have company values? If not, it should! No one’s saying you should have them framed and displayed in every office, but company values form the basis of what your business stands for, so they should definitely be part of your ethos. Values tell the world what your company represents and what your […]

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How to Avoid Annoying Your Colleagues in the Digital Workplace

author Kerensa Johnson, September 12, 2016

No one likes to think they’re annoying. But it’s safe to say that you will annoy someone at some point, and given that we spend almost 2000 hours at work each year, your co-workers are the ones most likely to suffer. Everyone has their own pet hates; what’s completely harmless to one person will be […]

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How to Organise Your Intranet Content and Increase Engagement

author Kerensa Johnson, September 9, 2016

You’re fully aware that intranet content is one of the key factors for intranet success, driving high levels of engagement and user adoption. So when assembling your intranet project team, you made sure to have dedicated content creators to put in the hours to create fresh news, blogs, and articles, thinking that would guarantee 100% […]

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Improving the News Content of Your Intranet

author Carol Mentis, September 7, 2016

Improving internal communication is one of the pivotal functions of any corporate intranet. Most intranets have a “latest news” section on their home page, delivering company-wide information relevant to all employees, but many organisations don’t make full use of the function, meaning it’s less effective than it could be. Using intranet software as a news […]

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Intranet Content: Should Everyone Contribute?

author Kerensa Johnson, September 5, 2016

It’s well established that content is the key to intranet success (amongst other things of course, but let’s put those aside for now!) Carefully crafted and curated content is a huge driver for engaging users and encouraging them to use the company intranet. But if content is consistently dry and static, people will pick up […]

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