Leadership Lessons: Bridging expectations and creating value
Aug05

Leadership Lessons: Bridging expectations and creating value

Creating a new intranet for the first time can be challenging when your employees have low expectations of its potential. Yet it can open up many new ways to engage your staff that until now may have been impossible to consider. Just how do you go about bridging those expectations, ending up with something new and at the same time valuable?

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Why it’s Vital That Your Digital Workplace Engages All Your Employees
Jun13

Why it’s Vital That Your Digital Workplace Engages All Your Employees

Designing a digital workplace is a complex undertaking. To make it successful, enterprises must develop a solution that drives innovation and collaboration through effective internal communications that reaches and engages each and every employee.

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How Informa, Flight Centre and Shell unlocked their productivity objectives
Jun04

How Informa, Flight Centre and Shell unlocked their productivity objectives

Originally published on Unily. Intranets have historically tended to focus on internal communications initiatives, such as instilling a shared culture among all employees. However, a new breed of digital workplace platforms are making it easier to realize other business objectives. For example, many Unily customers are beginning to tackle employee productivity issues too. This reflects a key technology trend we predicted, that...

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Leadership Lessons: Putting knowledge management at the heart of the digital workplace
Dec14

Leadership Lessons: Putting knowledge management at the heart of the digital workplace

Originally published on Unily. One of the most challenging areas for any business is how to capture, keep hold of, and make use of knowledge to sustain and improve business performance. It has a somewhat mysterious and complex quality: it’s more than data, facts or information. Knowledge is the sum of experience, expertise and human intuition — knowing the best way to solve a problem, or how to do something the right way. It can be...

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The Digital workplace in 2018: improving how we work
Dec05

The Digital workplace in 2018: improving how we work

As the New Year approaches, here we take a look at what will make our digital workplace projects a success in 2018. The year ahead will provide an opportunity to improve the bottom-line, along with cost savings, productivity gains and better engaged workers. It will be essential to achieve these goals in order to secure ongoing digital workplace investment.

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Panel Discussion: How to create a compelling business case for your Office 365 Intranet webinar
Nov30

Panel Discussion: How to create a compelling business case for your Office 365 Intranet webinar

Join CMSWire and Unily by BrightStarr for this live, hour-long webinar on how to create a business case that demonstrates your intranet’s value and wins leadership support. Prepare to hear stories from successful business cases and seize the opportunity to ask live questions. As organizations adopt SharePoint and Office 365 to equip employees with leading productivity tools, the next step is to define a plan to bring these tools...

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The roadmap to digital workplace adoption seminar
Oct26

The roadmap to digital workplace adoption seminar

26 October | BrightStarr / Open seminar, Copenhagen Delivering a digital workplace solution that employees actually adopt requires more than simply implementing the technology. From idea to launch to on-going engagement, your employees must be front and centre to the plan and equipped to make the most of a digital workplace. In this half-day master-class, BrightStarr and employee communications experts Open, will take you on the road...

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Navigation and search with Unily

Original event information on Information Architecture London. Presentation for Information Architecture MeetUp London on how to design for a digital workplace product called Unily. And to debate how designers should think about working with a product where the choices are already made, but equally, where there is no end-point either. Hence, navigation always changes; taxonomy always updates; and where authors and administrators are...

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Who needs governance?
Oct05

Who needs governance?

5 October | Intranet Now 2016 It made sense when everyone knew their place. Now times are different. Technology is much easier to use. Staff expect to be trusted. Does governance inhibit trying things out? Should we be more or less controlling of our digital workspaces? Originally published on...

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Smart Dinner: Artificial Intelligence. When will the robots take over?
Sep28

Smart Dinner: Artificial Intelligence. When will the robots take over?

Originally published on EatofftheMenu Smart Dinner Meetup group Not a day goes by when a world ruled by artificially intelligent machines is posed as a very real and dangerous possibility. Futurologists, scientists, engineers to even artists love to point out that most areas of life are under threat from machines, automation and their algorithms that can process data, recognise patterns (including faces) and correlate trends far...

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Leadership lessons: overcoming digital workplace growing pains with Informa
Sep28

Leadership lessons: overcoming digital workplace growing pains with Informa

Informa is a leading business intelligence, academic publishing, knowledge and events business with a growing portfolio including everything from market analysts Datamonitor, the academic publishers Taylor Francis, Monaco Yacht Show event organisers, to owners of the historic maritime intelligence publication Lloyd’s List. They operate in 43 countries and are run by 7,500 staff. Having such a diverse global business made for an...

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Gartner Digital Workplace Summit 2017
Sep19

Gartner Digital Workplace Summit 2017

18 – 19 September | Gartner Digital Workplace Summit 2017 For a second year running, we’re platinum sponsors for the Gartner Digital Workplace Summit. Hosted in London Waterloo’s Park Plaza hotel, this summit offers an impressive agenda sharing new insights and actionable strategies to help you create a compelling digital workplace that drives engagement and innovation. The Gartner Digital Workplace Summit 2017 will focus on...

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Goodbye Governance, We Don’t Need You Any More
Aug13

Goodbye Governance, We Don’t Need You Any More

When it comes to managing your digital workplace, the worst word you can use is “governance.” Wait: before you snap your pencil in half or close this article, let me explain. An Argument for Less Management The word governance speaks of the past, of a time and a way of thinking that is replete with boardroom politics, stuffy decision making, and codifying rules, guidelines, regulations and compliance. I’m not naive....

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Intranets and summer drinks with BrightStarr

Originally published on BrightStarr. This drinks evening will give you an exclusive opportunity to hear from Amec Foster Wheeler’s Global Head of Corporate Communications, Tereza Urbankova, as we discuss the role a modern intranet can play in driving better internal communications and employee engagement to your global team. There will also be plenty of time to network with other like-minded individuals interested in intranets,...

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Leadership lessons: driving intranet engagement with Ellie Mae
Jul20

Leadership lessons: driving intranet engagement with Ellie Mae

Ellie Mae is the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry. We caught up with Sara Holtz, Ellie Mae’s Senior Manager, Internal Communications to get an exclusive insight into their intranet project. Their technology solutions enable lenders to originate more loans, reduce origination costs, and shorten the time to close, all while ensuring the highest levels of compliance, quality and efficiency....

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