The future of work I a new playbook for Internal Comms

The world of work has been changing around us for some time now, with digital disrupting the workplace and people strategies. Agility is becoming a really important part of the employee experience and to recruit and retain the best people, organisations are needing to adapt and change. Of course, a global pandemic is always going … Continue reading The future of work I a new playbook for Internal Comms

Digital Content in the Workplace

Digital transformation is a focus for most organisations – ‘going digital’ has many facets, it isn’t just about the technology – it is also about culture and the content. The Digital Workplace is the inward looking part of transformation; the focus is on enabling employees to work in more agile and efficient ways. Although the … Continue reading Digital Content in the Workplace

The Multiple Meanings of Agile

Agile is very much the buzz phrase of the moment in most organisations, it can be confusing at times when new ideas emerge like agile working, especially if you work in a Digital or Technology role where agile methodology means something completely different. Due to the nature of working in Communications, you often find that … Continue reading The Multiple Meanings of Agile

The role of a Digital Champion

As more businesses move towards a Digital Workplace and new ways of working, the driver behind change is going to be a mix of technology and people. The technology will act as an enabler for better collaboration and a virtual workspace – but it is the culture of a business that will drive the behaviour … Continue reading The role of a Digital Champion

The Digital Workplace

The workplaces of today will likely look very different in five years. More organisations are starting to look to digital as a mechanism to create a better, more agile and collaborative workplace. Digital has always had a role in the workplace, but with the evolving world of social tools and new technologies, there is a … Continue reading The Digital Workplace

Engaging in an agile world

The way businesses operate is changing. Traditional working practices are slowly being changed as businesses begin to recognise that agile working offers a lower cost, more productive alternative. Agile working is an enabler for businesses to operate in a more productive and efficient way by empowering employees to work to a more outcome based model … Continue reading Engaging in an agile world

Building a social culture

Before you look at deploying social tools in your business, you may need to take a step back and look at the cultural aspect of social media. The primary benefit of social media in business is to facilitate better collaboration and conversation; using tools as a mechanism to ‘connect’ people with the objective of achieving … Continue reading Building a social culture

Three common cultural challenges in business

There are a number of factors that will determine success or failure in business; and each one of those factors will probably be determined by your organisational culture. Each organisation is different; and as a general observation many organisations may reflect the personality of the person leading the business. It is at the leadership level … Continue reading Three common cultural challenges in business

Turning your strategy into a story

One of the most important roles for Internal Communications in business is translating organisational strategy into a digestible narrative for employees. Most successful businesses will have a clear roadmap to what success looks like in the mid to long term. Sharing that roadmap with employees and engaging them on how they fit into it and … Continue reading Turning your strategy into a story

Building a culture from scratch

The identity of your business will be defined by your organisational culture. Culture and identity is essentially the same thing: both define what your business stands for and the way it interacts with its stakeholders. How you position your business to stakeholders will be influenced by your culture; it is the driver behind reputation, brand, … Continue reading Building a culture from scratch