Social Business

transformation
Digital Transformation May Require Company Culture Shift

Organizations see the correlation of employee experience and engagement with productivity and innovation. The intersection of these positive employee attributes is directly traced from a well-implemented digital workplace ecosystem. It is not an “if” but a “when” for organizations that have not digitally transformed, as...

chatbots
Chatbots Are the Next Big Thing for Internal Communicators

This post about chatbots originally appeared on Tangowork's blog.  What are chatbots? Why are communications experts calling chatbots "the next big thing for internal communicators?" This 30-minute webinar, hosted by Chris McGrath, will show you exactly what they are and how you can use them for internal communications...

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...

Marketers
Lesson 7: Working Out Loud with Marketers

Marketers lead the strategic direction and promotion of a brand or product. They should be capable of communicating across a myriad of responsive internal and external channels. Engaging marketers across the world to share best practice examples via email is never easy. With considerable challenges of...

Lesson 6: Working Out Loud with employees fundraising

This story is about how a global healthcare company used Working Out Loud on an ESN to encourage employee engagement and advocacy with their preferred charity, Save the Children. "ESN has been without a doubt the "hero" channel for our employee fundraising efforts. ESN presents an incredible opportunity...

WOLAN
Lesson 1: Working out Loud by a Sales Team

Working Out Loud in a Network #wolan   Have you tried Working Out Loud in a Network #wolan? A four-part change management approach: 1. #wolan model. Combines Working Out Loud with enterprise business tools e.g. Enterprise Social Networks. Purpose is to nurture conversations to help fix business problems,...

Demonstrating Yammer’s Business Value

This post originally appeared on Janus Boye's LinkedIn on July 2, 2015. "What can you do to create a flourishing and responsive Yammer service at your organization? How do you get your co-workers to embrace the platform and prove its business value to senior management? Lesley Crook,...