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3 Mistakes You’re Making With Gamification In Business

Written by: Christie Wroten 1. Failing to personalize the training experience. When you’re using gamification for mandatory online training, consider your learner’s preferences. Even though gamification is the current trend—and has tons of success—not all employees will want to participate. Make gamification a choice. An article I read in Chief Learning Officer points out that

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Build a Better Pizza (and the rest of the top 5 takeaways from my last ALI adventure)

 I think by now we all know I’m a big fan of ALI Conferences and last week in Nashville was no exception. This time I was thrilled to be a speaker at their “Social, Mobile and Video for Internal Communications” conference to bring some small pieces of wisdom on incorporating video into your internal communications

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3 Simple Tips for Measuring Internal Communications

Written by: Emma Hanley, Newsweaver Communications Specialist Are you struggling to measuring internal communications? Or are you one of those beleaguered members of the 16% of corporate communicators that aren’t measuring at all? If the idea of trying to pull together data from your organizations intranet, ESN, email platform fills you with dread then rest

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Trends in Biometric Data Collections

Written by Caitlin Newark, Novetta Solutions Novel biometric technologies are receiving an increasing amount of public attention and news coverage, particularly given the strong uptick in diverse mobile and wearable biometric applications. At a glance, media reporting can often be overly generous with respect to the capabilities offered by these technologies. In February, for example,

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4 storytelling tips for better internal communications

4 storytelling tips for better internal communications

Written by Andrea Nazarian in Connected Companies Want better internal communications at your place of work? Start telling stories. Here are four ways to quickly bring your content to life with impact, variety, and colour. 1. Make publishing content easy You need to make publishing content simple and straightforward for everyone at your company. Your

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7 Ways Local Government Can Use Social Media

For municipalities, having an active social media presence with relevant content posted regularly can help boost your citizen following. Often times, finding relevant content to help keep your citizens engaged is the primary reason why social media accounts aren’t updated on a regular basis. Having worked with over 2,000 municipalities, CivicPlus has thousands of great

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My Ten Key Takeaways from the ALI Conference on Brand Engagement

Written by: Rick DeMarco, Managing Director, Inward Strategic Consulting I just returned from an Advanced Learning Institute (ALI) conference in Scottsdale, Arizona, on Strategic Internal Branding. As usual, ALI did an outstanding job of lining up some great speakers and presentations and participants were able to attend four hands-on workshops on the first day. Inward

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What ‘Live’ Kelly and Michael saga teaches us about communication during reorganization and change

Written by: Priya Bates, President, Inner Strength Communication Inc. “This started a conversation about communication, and consideration and most importantly respect in the workplace.” Kelly Ripa Not many of us have time to watch ‘Live’ with Kelly and Michael, especially if you have a day-time job; but for the past week, I’ve been watching the saga and

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