Internal Communications

5 things to consider before launching another internal app

For the first time in history we are spending more internet time on our mobiles and tablets than on our desktops. The corporate world has rushed to catch up with our consumer behaviour to provide us with a plethora of work apps and tools to do our jobs. These can be apps for internal comms, …

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Brexit and why Innovation is More Important than Ever

I must admit that being part of a generation whose future has been decided for them by people who will be the least affected is a pretty hard pill to swallow. I’m afraid that it is almost impossible to write anything not in the context of Brexit because it would feel irrelevant today.  As businesses …

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Changing the Game in a Mobile World

In the recent McKinsey & Co report, ‘How social tools can reshape the organization’ it outlines the potential transformative benefits of collaboration and the prized features of social technologies. Although collaboration and social tools are important, they don’t actually go far enough to change the game, improve the way people work and ‘reshape the organization’. …

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Your App is Your New HQ

We know that the digital revolution is rapidly transforming the way we live and technology promises to dramatically improve the way we work. But does it actually solve our problems and can it deliver on saving us time and making us more productive?   We are a small company, there are less than 20 of …

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Effective Communication for a Diverse Workplace

Leaders are restructuring the workplace by taking advantage of digital, cloud-based, mobile-orientated technologies to drive growth and productivity. This use of technology brings new communications challenges and opportunities in a world where the workforce is simultaneously becoming younger, older and more diverse. ‘While we no longer spread company news via a photocopied memo in everyone’s …

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The Resistance to Digital Transformation

Last week, I asked if we were ready to become Digital Jedis, so perhaps it is strange to be talking about the dark side of digital or the resistance being a bad thing. In the case of digital transformation, resistance is not only a bad thing, it is fatal. Perhaps I should also stay away …

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Digital Transformation – Connection, Partnerships and Speed

  In my last post, I highlighted the advice from top CEOs who spoke at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting on how to successfully undertake digital transformation. I shared how selected leaders plan to move the needle in the years ahead and what the enablers are to moving towards a digital culture. The question …

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Digital Transformation – The Future Belongs to the Fast

If I’m happy that I did one thing today, it would be watching this video: Click Here It was the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting on ‘The Digital Transformation of Industries’ (which was second only in oversubscription figures to the panel featuring Kevin Spacey). This is doubly exciting to me as it ties together two …

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Transformation: Turning Uncertainty into Innovation

There exists a dichotomy for big companies that desperately need innovation but they are inherently averse to the risk that this innovation requires. Businesses know that they have to move forward, as business guru Eddie Obeng puts it, we all need change because change is really cool. If organisations don’t undertake a transformation program, they …

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If you don’t change the game now, there will be no game left to change…

As we all know, the world of business is changing and that pace of change is faster than ever before. We hear ‘turbulent’, ‘digital’, ‘interconnected’, ‘global’ and ‘transformation program’ more than ever before. Change is the only constant.  The key to success in the modern business world, is the successful implementation of these changes. How …

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