With 231,000 employees in over 700 offices across 150 countries, EY is one of the largest professional services firms in the world, providing integrated, cross-border service including financial audit, consulting and advisory services for client companies. EY is regularly ranked on the Fortune 100 ‘Best Companies to Work For’ list.
THE BUSINESS GOAL
The Sydney EY Centre was designed to leverage new technologies and work styles, delivering functionality to enhance workplace culture both in and out of the office. EY needed to help 3000 staff transition to activity-based working in their fabulous new environment at 200 George Street.Consultants would no longer be sitting in their familiar desks each day, surrounded by their team. With a new hot-desking approach, people could go to a different area, and work from a new desk every day. The EY Communications Team required a site that staff could access from their PCs, tablets or mobiles, to find information about this new way of working.
HOW WE HELPED
To determine what kind of information staff would need to access in this new work environment, we completed a series of workshops. With these insights, we designed an intranet solution using the Injio platform, taking into account the different types of people that would need to access the site, the various information they needed to get to, and how likely they were to be on different devices, such as tablets and mobile phones.
We worked out the information architecture for the new site, assisted with the design and created a responsive SharePoint online intranet for EY.
In EY’s new activity-based working environment, staff have information at their fingertips from any device in a sleek Injio SharePoint Online intranet.
This enabled the firm to maintain a high level of productivity throughout the move, guiding staff how to work, where to go and how to complete frequent tasks such as printing documents, organising meetings, booking rooms, locating colleagues, accessing lockers and many other valuable things.