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Innovation
Collaboration for Innovation

Leaders at innovative companies must focus on building a community. Good leaders create the environment set for innovation, by creating a workplace where individual slices of genius can be fostered and collected into collaborative powerhouses. To unleash the innovation within your organization, you must tap into...

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...

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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...

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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...

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...

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,...