Intranet & Digital Workplace

Maintaining a strong company culture and engagement among employees is critical during times of rapid growth. Not many companies know this better than Facebook. Advanced Learning Institute sat down with Andrew Blotky, Manager of Internal Communications at Facebook, to get a better understanding of the internal communications challenges Facebook faces and how they overcome them to drive employee engagement. Here’s

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Organizations are re-imagining the way they do business, internally and externally. As intranets continue to evolve and new digital technologies emerge, the digital workplace is taking center stage. So, how do we create a successful digital workplace?   Rethink the role of the intranet. As technology continues to change exponentially, managing and deciding which changes are adopted can be a

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A well-planned digital workplace can have important benefits that prepare a business for the future of work. When making the case for an updated intranet and the move towards a digital workplace, consider these three benefits: Create community. Give your workforce a place to engage in two-way communication with each other. Create a valuable community through delivering 24/7 access to

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To ease the transition, make sure you avoid common digital workplace mistakes. The workplace continues to evolve past the traditional intranet. Digital transformation and transition to a digital workplace is a significant challenge, but critical to moving towards the future of work. Building a valuable and streamlined digital workplace keeps employees engaged with relevant content, the organization’s mission, and each

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The rise of intranets and digital transformation signifies a fundamental shift in the workplace: out with the old, in with the new. Organizations large and small are embracing the concept and moving towards a digital workplace. A digital workplace provides employees with the self-serve convenience of a digital information hub and collaboration tools. The digital workplace is also becoming an

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By Stacy Wilson, ABC, Eloquor Consulting, Inc. Many executives still don’t appreciate the business value of using social technology inside the organization. In some cases, you need to use different language when you talk to them about social technology. While sometimes this is necessitated by a lack of experience or even technology fear, most of the time it is due

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By Stacy Wilson, ABC  | Eloquor Consulting, Inc. With all the new online tools, card sorting is easier than ever to implement. The tough part is, knowing what to do with the results. We focus on several important findings when we do card sorting: Patterns in how participants grouped the items Similarities in how participants labeled their categories Differences between

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Employee engagement is a buzz term that (hopefully) every business professional is aware of. In successful companies, leadership acknowledges the importance of engaging and retaining top talent. Why is employee engagement so important? Employee engagement directly impacts the bottom line. However, according to a poll from Gallup, nearly 70% of U.S. workers weren’t engaged in 2014. Building a highly engaged

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Avoiding these common mistakes when planning and implementing your internal communications strategy will help ensure you’re building a highly engaged workforce and making a positive impact on the bottom line. Avoid these 4 common internal communications mistakes: 1) Lack of objectives and goals – This might go without saying, but deciding what your objectives and goals are should come before

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As the role of internal communicators continues to evolve and more tools and technologies become available, businesses are being faced with new challenges each and every day. Recognizing and understanding the challenges is the first step in finding the right solutions. (And it doesn’t hurt to know you’re not alone! We’re all facing the same or similar challenges…) Here are

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