CIOs should look at 2016 as the ‘The Year of Enablement’. This may sound strange but bear with me. We are all becoming increasingly aware of workplace trends such as mobile BYOD, the democratization of the workplace, collaboration and flexible employees that need to work from anywhere. No longer can these pervasive trends be ignored,… Continue reading The Top 4 Priorities for CIOs in 2016
(based on exerts from ‘The Mobile Mind Shift’) We now turn to smartphones for everything and we expect our smartphones to deliver – ‘not only can we do new things. We now also expect new things.’ One of the most pervasive workplace trends is the blurring of our work and personal lives and with that,… Continue reading 2016: The year to stop disappointing and start saying yes
One of the greatest disruptions facilitated and fuelled by technology has been the density of human interaction and the level of interconnectedness that is now commonplace. Many debates centre around the effect that this has on the quality of our interactions and whether, in fact, we are somehow less connected. There is a fantastic Ted… Continue reading Connected in 2016?
There has never been a more exciting time to be part of communications. This has become more and more clear to me as I attend events such as SMiLE London and the Engage for Change Groucho Breakfasts, something truly transformative is happening. For those with their finger on the pulse, there are new digital trends… Continue reading Big Data – a force for disrupting traditional business models
This was mhub’s first year as a proud exhibitor at SMiLE London; we had high expectations and certainly weren’t disappointed. You can watch it all here. It was a fantastic opportunity to understand the evolving challenges faced by internal communicators and share our own story and innovation in overcoming them. For anyone who sadly missed… Continue reading SMiLE London Highlights and 4 Key Messages
Some time ago, I posted an Insight piece discussing Enterprise Social Networks (ESNs) and whether they over promise and under deliver. The key conclusion is that many organizations and communications teams have unrealistic expectations about ESN’s revolutionising the work place. We speak, on a daily basis, to teams from some of the world’s largest global… Continue reading Driving Adoption of Microsoft Office 365 – another Trojan horse?
As we reach the end of 2015, what are the key disruptions we need to prepare for 2016? – Bersin by Deloitte gives us the edge. ‘Only a decade ago HR systems were designed primarily to help HR professionals do their jobs. Although employees were considered the “end-users” of these systems, they typically used them as… Continue reading HR Technology for 2016: 10 Big Disruptions on the Horizon
Businesses are focusing more and more on ‘Digital Consumers’ and how do they sell and innovate in the Digital Market place in a very competitive arena. What they really need to focus on, are the digital consumers within their businesses. People are, first and foremost, a company’s greatest asset and they have to be number… Continue reading The Most Important Digital Consumer: The Employee
Digital and Collaborative Economies – check out the SMiLE guide here The digital and collaborative economies are allowing businesses to be created and operate in a way they haven’t before. Businesses can operate with a lower infrastructure and with social, like crowd funding, barriers to entry are eliminated. This means that if larger businesses are… Continue reading The Future Workplace (Part 2)
Simply Communicate produced a fantastic Webinar to accompany their new SMiLE guide on the future of work (with guest Kathryn Everest from Jive). Part 1 The future of work is here now. The things that we expect in our personal lives, we are now starting to expect in our business lives. It may sound like… Continue reading The Future Workplace