Managing stakeholders for a successful intranet launch

If you have recently survived an intranet planning meeting, you can appreciate the difficulties faced by our international peacekeepers, trying to achieve harmony when each party sees different issues, prioritises divergent outcomes and often seem to be speaking another language. The machinations of Rocketman pale in comparison. Managing shifting internal priorities and disagreements between stakeholders[…]

If you are working like a robot, don’t be surprised if one takes your job

Apparently unsatisfied with beating the world’s top Go player, Google’s AI-powered Alpha computer has gone one better and seems to be creating its own layers of “learning” algorithms, as announced by CEO Sundar Pichai at Google’s I/O 2017 conference. Google’s AI has become its own creator, responding to new information and learning from mistakes. Writing its[…]

Stop. Yammer time.

Taking a look at the top digital workplace priorities, most organizations highlight connections  between colleagues as a key consideration. Collaboration, culture and employee experience also landed in the top five priorities. Intranet effectiveness tied with collaboration for the top spot, highlighting the ongoing importance intranets play in internal digital workplace communications.  The 2017 State of[…]

Designing work for the new generation

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that in this information age, your company’s ability to attract and retain top talent will be a significant determining factor in its ongoing success.Millennials will comprise about 50% of the workforce by 2020[1] and much has been made of this youngest generation of workers, their preferred means of communicating, their expectations[…]