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Applying a Digital Workplace Program Approach to Healthcare

Written by Molly Anglin, Nonlinear Enterprise.  The digital transformation of healthcare is not a singular event: rather a series of experiments that move the organization forward. This week, we explore the efforts of two children’s hospitals – sharing how they hope to save lives and money by evolving their relationship with technology. It’s a cliché

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Digital Signage

The Rise of Digital Signage as an Internal Communications Tool

Written by Elena Lathrop The art of internal communications – the transmission of information between members of a business or organization – isn’t new. Businesses and organizations have always needed to communicate internally, for as long as they’ve had the means to do so (i.e. language). It predates smartphones, the Internet and even computers. What

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7 dos and donts for co creation

7 Do’s and Don’ts for Co-Creation from Local Wisdom and Johnson & Johnson

Written By Pinaki Kathiari, Local Wisdom. Even the wintery Wisconsin conditions could not keep Pinaki Kathiari and Steve Garguilo from having a great time presenting to members of the Milwaukee BMA in their talk, “7 Do’s and Don’ts of Co-Creation.” Pinaki and Steve observed that interesting things happen in today’s business setting. Managers and employees meet

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Employee Experience

The Employee Experience Summit Recap

Written by Ann Melinger. Last week, I had the pleasure of chairing the Advanced Learning Institute’s Employee Experience Summit here in New York. It was tremendously energizing to step away from my daily work and spend a few days with so many super-smart people who care so deeply about creating meaningful employee experiences. When you consider

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internal communications

A case for prioritizing internal communication

Written by Stacy Wilson, ABC, President, Eloquor Consulting, Inc. Companies must prioritize resources and initiatives. That is obvious. What seems less obvious to these organizations is the extent to which improved internal communication supports the success of other initiatives. Should they be prioritizing internal communication (IC) higher? History repeats itself: a client is faced with

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strategic internal health care

Why Your Organization Should Attend the Strategic Internal Communications For Health Care Conference

The Advanced Learning Institute’s (ALI) 2nd Strategic Internal Communications for Health Care takes place April 19-21 in Chicago. The conference will host successful organizations and speakers to share their experiences, hear your stories, and talk all things communication and healthcare-oriented. Aside from the excellent savings, here are some reasons why you should register for ALI’s

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Employee engagement and the power of purpose

Employee engagement and the power of purpose: why a respectful dialogue is more important than any office perks

  In the first of a two-part series, internal communications specialist David Kenny explores why a sense of purpose is so important in the workplace to foster real employee engagement. The more complex our world gets, the busier we are, the more ‘reductionist’ our perspective can become. Really easily, we can be pushed into a

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measuring value

Unsure about measuring value? Get over it! It’s where the money’s going to be. Just ask a Smashing Pumpkin

Picture Credit: @Bmorrisonphoto For far too many internal communication professionals the concept of measurement is a bit like physical activity for the deplorably lazy: they know they should do it, they know that it’s good for them, but they find it difficult so don’t do it nearly as often as they should. It’s time to

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Internal communications and the corporate newsroom

It’s time Internal Communicators thought like journalists – the corporate newsroom is on the rise.

Listening to the recent Newsweaver webinar on the Rise of the Corporate Newsroom organized by my colleague Emma Hanley was a fascinating experience, for someone who left a long career in journalism four months ago for a new role in the Internal Communications industry. Emma had organized James Curtis and Abigail Levene, directors of corporate

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