From Junk Drawer to Premier Engagement Tool: Overhauling Your Intranet Like a Pro
Erica Hersh, Senior Content Manager | Boston Medical Center
Is your intranet a mix of outdated documents, broken links, and pages with four different fonts?
Learn how to overhaul your junk drawer intranet to boost engagement, help your employees find everything they need to do their jobs, and highlight organizational priorities—and how to get the rest of your organization on board with the changes.
We’ll also cover how to maintain your intranet and how to know when it’s time for another round of updates.
10:10 am - 10:30 am
Morning Refreshments, Networking Break + Visit Your Sponsors
Enjoy complimentary coffee, tea, and other refreshments as you network with your peers.
Be sure to stop by and visit your sponsors and be sure to fill out your evaluation forms.
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Interactive Group Breakout Session: Paper Airplanes And Ideas That Fly
Pinaki Kathiari, CEO & Owner | Local Wisdom
At work, every day, we face barriers, obstacles, and challenges of all shapes and sizes. We may stay stuck by keeping it close to our chest or could stick our heads in the sand hoping it will go away, or we might have too much on our plates and never find the time to find a solution.
Pinaki Kathiari, CEO of the digital communications agency Local Wisdom, brings a fresh approach to problem-solving and harnessing the collective wisdom in the room.
This interactive session helps you get unstuck by introducing your problems to others to gain new perspectives and ideas. You will go through a unique, 30-minute ideation exercise that utilizes all attendees in a random, anonymous, fun way to generate solutions and action steps to individuals’ specific challenges. And we’ll be doing this with paper airplanes.
In this session, you’ll discover:
How to craft a sound problem statement
A few powerful design-thinking exercises
Real ideas and solutions that pertain to your challenges
11:00 am - 11:35 am
Migrating to a Modern SharePoint Online Intranet on a Shoestring Budget
Dayna Lovelady, Digital Communications & Collaboration Leader | CBN
In this session you will learn how to:
Gather employee feedback and create your intranet migration plan
Create key sections of a modern SharePoint online intranet
Create an intranet migration communication plan to prepare your workforce for change
Integrate a SharePoint Online intranet into Microsoft Teams through Viva Connections)
11:35 am - 12:05 pm
How Micro-Stories Are Connecting Communities: An OmniChannel Approach To Communication and Collaboration
Cai Kjaer, CEO & Co-Founder | SWOOP Analytics
Paola Storchi, Digital Communities Lead | UNICEF
Paola Storchi, Digital Community Lead at UNICEF, will share how the organization uses a micro-story model to drive engagement and action: a 100-word curated summary that captures the essence of a longer conversation. The impact and reach of these conversations is captured with data from SWOOP Analytics to measure employee engagement and connection across Yammer communities amplified worldwide. Paola will explain how Yammer fits in the UNICEF’s omnichannel approach to internal communication and how it measures network uptake and real-time engagement using SWOOP Analytics
12:05 pm - 12:35 pm
Rapid-Fire Panel: Get Your Biggest Intranet & Digital Workplace Questions Answered
Stefanie Barton, Internal Communications Manager | Ford Foundation
Chris Sheffield, Internal Communications Manager | Youth Villages
Joey Levi, VP of Pre Sales | LumApps
You've submitted your biggest challenges, you've continued to submit questions over the past 24 hours, and this is your opportunity to get answers to those questions. With an expert speaker panel with a variety of experience levels—you're bound to takeaway practical ideas that will immediately enhance your digital workplace and communications strategies.
More panelists TBA!
12:35 pm - 12:45 pm
Key Takeaways, Conference Wrap-Up
Thank you for joining us for the 6th Annual Modern Intranets For The Digital Workplace Conference.
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You will receive a link to OneDrive next week with copies of all presentations.
Dayna Lovelady Digital Communications & Collaboration Leader | CBN
Erica Hersh Senior Content Manager | Boston Medical Center