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

The Power of Digital Strategy and Key Trends

I found it very hard to write an Insight post this week in light of the migrant crisis, everything seems to pale into insignificance. Nevertheless I have written on Digital Strategy, the Future Workplace and Key Digital Trends. But I would first like use digital to draw your attention to how we can help our… Continue reading The Power of Digital Strategy and Key Trends

An Interview with Di Burton

This week I had a fascinating discussion with Di Burton, a leading voice within communications and particularly internal communications. It is clear to me that no one is more ahead of the game in terms of understanding the behavioural science behind employee engagement and comms. I was lucky enough to interview her for my blog… Continue reading An Interview with Di Burton

The Perfect Partnership

Bersin concluded in his report, ‘predictions for 2015 – redesigning the organisation for a rapidly changing world’, that a sound strategy would be to buy innovative tools from smaller vendors as your firm up your core system into a single ERP suite. I think this should go one step further in the form of a… Continue reading The Perfect Partnership

On-Demand Video: Helping Drive Use of Yammer and Enterprise Social

Many of our customers are facing the challenge of getting the most from their Enterprise Social investments. The majority of our customers have invested in either Jive and Yammer. Following the post launch euphoria I hear customers struggling to keep engagement levels up. Much like with public social networks users are drawn towards content that… Continue reading On-Demand Video: Helping Drive Use of Yammer and Enterprise Social

Is Your Business Prepared for Generation Y Employees?

Styles of leadership change with each generation and some businesses may find their preferred style of leadership does not seem to be getting the most effective engagement with their employees. What may work with the baby boomer generation is proving ineffective to the X or Y generation workers. The corporate world is realising that it… Continue reading Is Your Business Prepared for Generation Y Employees?

How Employee Engagement Drives Growth

Early in November I attended the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2013 Event. A lot of interesting subjects were raised. The main focus was the digitalisation of business and how every business is now or is becoming a tech business. In the month that has passed since attending that isn’t subject that has stuck in my mind. One… Continue reading How Employee Engagement Drives Growth