Communications

Written by Sheri Saginor   Advanced Learning Institute (ALI) hosted its annual Strategic Internal Communications conference July 17-19, 2018, at the Omni Parker House in Boston. ALI is one of the nation’s leading organizers of communications conferences. Their programming always includes excellent speakers, content-rich workshops, and ample networking opportunities. This SIC conference was no exception. Because IABC was a sponsor,

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Written by Cindy Crescenzo, CrescenzoCommunications.com. The good news about being a communicator is that there are so many ways to collect all kinds of data these days. The bad news … if you collect it, you’ve got to do something with it. Often times, we end up with that sinking feeling and we say to ourselves, “What did I just

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Written by Steve Crescenzo Communicators, pencils ready! You have three minutes to complete the following multiple-choice question. Good luck! Why do most corporate communicators fail to reach the status of Strategic Counselor in their organizations, and instead fall into the “Communication Order Taker” role: a.  Never-ending deadlines that suck your time away and leave you no time to be either

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Written by Hellen Deverell, Alive! Often the perception of internal communication is far from where we want it to be. But with large numbers of IC pros not a member of any professional body or investing in CPD, is it any wonder*? Developing our credibility needs to be a priority for IC pros, and here are our top seven tips for doing

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Written by Amir Ameri, Beekeeper. Though today’s consumer digital communications tools are designed to be the ultimate data mines, businesses can’t afford to take data security risks when it comes to internal communications. With personal data being an increasingly profitable commodity, the tracking of online activity is occurring on an unprecedented level. In this context, it’s never been more important

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Written by Ann Melinger, BrilliantInk.net. A few weeks ago, several Brilliant Inkies, myself included, attended ALI’s 5th Annual Strategic Internal Communications Conference in Boston. It was an excellent gathering of professionals representing a wide range of industries, organizations, geographies and backgrounds. (My colleague Becky, shared one of her personal highlights from Crayola, and Kate shared some of her all around

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Do you ever leave a conference chock full of ideas and new contacts? After Advanced Learning Institute’s 5th Annual Strategic Comms Conference, I certainly did! If you missed it, check out some awesome nuggets (and sorry if you get a serious case of FOMO):   “Learn your employees’ love language.” – Speaker from Pernod Ricard What a great reminder to

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Written by Maddie Ecker, AgencyChief.com. Social media trends are, in a word, ephemeral. Just when you think you’ve finally locked down how to properly use Snapchat filters, the platform changes. Despite the ever-evolving landscape of social media, we took a look at the top five trends that will undoubtedly dominate the back half of 2018. 1. Video Content is King 

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Written by John Boyle, ICF.com. When it comes to finding a survey research partner, make sure you ask these questions. The survey research field is evolving and expanding at a rapid rate. On the one hand, emerging technologies and methods promise faster and more cost-efficient methods to gather that information; on the other, however, there’s still much we need to

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Written on ICF.com. Results show that federal agencies face an uphill battle—but not an impossible one. What does digital transformation mean for government agencies? And how can they achieve it in the context of the unique challenges they face? This kind of sea change is no longer a luxury, but a critical component for increasing efficiencies, reducing costs, and achieving

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