Social Enterprise

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 In a Network
Lesson 3: Working Out Loud in A Network from a Factory

Business Benefits What were the problems which needed to be fixed? How to efficiently and effectively connect c.2100 people across 8 primary supply pharmaceutical factories, predominantly in the UK and 2 international factories, plus collaborate with head office support function staff and management. How would you have fixed it in the past,...

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,...

COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT
Teach Them to Fish — Community Management Builds the Community

Last week I was working with a customer, planning for their 2016 community management education and awareness program.  One thing that struck me was her reference to wanting to teach her community managers "how to fish".  I loved this analogy. Where this was coming from was that...

Enterprise Strategies
Transform the World of Work Through Inspired Leadership

Are you leading workforce and leadership transformation? Tasked with crafting new ways to drive business forward across all avenues (technology, culture, and leadership), HR professionals and executives are spearheading innovation in the workforce. Gloria Burke, senior director and Andy Jankowski, founder and managing director of...

Gamification: It’s Elementary

When I look back at my elementary school days, one thing gives me immediate anxiety: math board races.  For third graders, it only takes a few runs through a multiplication table for teachers to notice disengagement.  Much to the chagrin of my passive self, teachers...

Make Your Enterprise Social Investment A Slam Dunk

Picture your high school basketball court. Conference and sectional titles from years ago hang proudly, even if a little discolored from too many years in the gym. The glossy floor mirrors bright lights that are ready to radiate heat over each passionate player and hysterical...