The Plain Language Mandate: Communicating for Clarity

For those who communicate for a living, creating a gloriously complex sentence full of large words can be immensely satisfying. But is your audience impressed or just confused? This week, the New Zealand parliament will consider a “Plain Language Bill” to require a level of clarity in government documents. The bill requires government agencies to[…]

Policy hub

Protecting your organisation – and your team – in the hybrid workplace

  Mandatory training in meeting room 1! Those were the days, when all we had to do was herd everyone into the room and ensure they signed the attendance sheet.  Except then of course someone had to collect, scan, verify and file each one. Now things are more complicated. The need for training and policy education[…]

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Quick Wins: Digital transformation ideas to implement now

There has never been a better time to digitise processes and remove manual intervention, boosting productivity and making life easier for users. If you’re planning a road map for your organisation’s Digital Workplace, supporting remote work or simply looking to enhance user experience and productivity, these ideas might inspire you. Naturally, the best course of[…]

Digital Workplace Conference

Notes from the Digital Workplace Conference – Melbourne 2018

Once again, ShareThePoint put on a brilliant Digital Workplace Conference full of ideas, discussion, industry developments, how-tos and secret expert hacks. And LOTS of carb-laden snacks and coffee. Here are our notes from some of the fantastic sessions we attended. Make an impact with Mark Rhodes When speaking to more than one person, try these[…]

Digital Workplace Tool Kit

What is a Digital Workplace and why do you need one?

The term ‘Digital Workplace’ was first coined by Paul Millar, CEO of Digital Workplace Group (DWG) in 2009 as “… the collection of all of the digital tools provided by an organisation to allow its employees to do their jobs.” Definitions have evolved over time, and the one I like to use is more focused[…]

Microsoft Office 365 tips

Office 365 – 30 more Top Tips

Last year, we published 30 Office 365 tips and they were so popular, we have hunted down 30 more. From Teams to OneNote to Excel and the ever popular PowerPoint, these tips will make your daily worklife happier and more productive. 1. If your desk is starting to resemble a pinata, put DOWN the Post-It[…]

Digital economy threatens dinosaurs with extinction

Once again, September quarter figures indicate minimal wages growth with many Australian pay packets only just keeping pace with inflation. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, private sector wages grew by just 1.86% after seasonal adjustments over the year to September 2017, with a CPI increase of 1.8% in the same period[1]. The International[…]

Microsoft Office 365

Our top Office 365 Tips

If you are working with Office 365, you already know that it’s a complex and powerful set of business tools. It’s hard enough to work out whether you are supposed to be using OneNote, Delve, Yammer, Teams, Groups, SharePoint or Planner, let alone keep up to date with tricky features and sneaky shortcuts that make[…]

Employees using Yammer

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[…]

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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[…]