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… Continue reading Transformation: Turning Uncertainty into Innovation

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

Big Data – a force for disrupting traditional business models

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

SMiLE London Highlights and 4 Key Messages

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

Driving Adoption of Microsoft Office 365 – another Trojan horse?

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?

It Happened at Midnight

I love Ted talks – here is one of my favourites by Eddie Obeng. He explains failure and how we truly unlock productivity in our new world. Something has happened in the 21st century – somebody or something has changed the rules about how our world works and Eddie says that it happened at midnight. This… Continue reading It Happened at Midnight

HR Technology for 2016: 10 Big Disruptions on the Horizon

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

The Most Important Digital Consumer: The Employee

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

The Future Workplace (Part 2)

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)

The Future Workplace

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