Enterprise Social Networks

esn
Engage Employees with New Groups on your Enterprise Social Network

Most enterprise social networks (ESNs) have many groups related to a company’s different business functions and departments. While many of these are necessary to business operation, such as HR for employee docs or All Company for company-wide announcements, include some lighter groups for employees to...

Intranet
Intranet Launch: Include Employees from the Start

Launching a new department or company-wide intranet can be daunting. Whether it be constraints on the IT side, budget, sliding dates or gaining executive buy-in, getting to launch can seem like a slow and winding road. And launch is just the start. A common misconception...

journey mapping
Employee Journey Mapping for Intranets and the Digital Workplace

The best intranets are indispensable: without them, it is simply not possible to complete business-critical tasks. Journey mapping for intranets is a process for understanding these business-critical tasks, and then identifying opportunities to make them more efficient, pleasurable and profitable. What is an employee journey map? A journey map visually describes...

collaboration tools
Collaboration Tools Help a Geographically Distributed Team

The Future of Work promotes flexibility, and offering remote work to employees is a growing trend. According to FlexJobs, a company that promotes freelance and teleworking jobs, “68% of U.S. workers say, in the future, they expect to work remotely instead of commute to an office...

Strategy
Strategy First: The Importance of an Overarching Digital Strategy

Many organizations desire a digital strategy centered around communication and collaboration. A hub that engages colleagues by fostering social collaboration and unlocking collective business memory is critical to the success of a business. This hub builds a vibrant community of knowledge. It is important not...

Intranet Profile Photo
Intranet Profile: Setting Guidelines for Profile Photos

Community managers of a company's intranet or Enterprise Social Network can spend countless hours answering the same questions around profiles when rolling out a new platform. Believe it or not, one of the most challenging parts of getting employees to fully complete their intranet profile is...

intranet profile
Intranet Profile: FILL IT OUT!

Employees take pride in making their work area and desk personable; their profile on a company's intranet or Enterprise Social Network should be the same.  An employee intranet profiles tells the story of every individual member of an organization. The larger the company, the more...

Working Out Loud
Lesson 5: Working Out Loud in Small Teams

A collaborative post with Enterprise Strategies' Internal Digital Strategy Advisor- Lesley Crook, Consultant- Jackie Mills and Community Manager- Kelsey Steuer. At Enterprise Strategies, we partner with our clients to Deliver the Future of Work--including launching social tools and encouraging adoption of new platforms. Internally, our team...

Working Out Loud
Lesson 4: Working Out Loud in a Responsive Supply Chain Network

Supply Chain is the sequence of processes, people, activities and resources involved moving a product from supplier to customer. What were the problems that needed to be fixed? A 2000 strong Supply Chain team had collective expertise at each stage from: Procurement, Production, Distribution, Sales and Marketing...