There’s a myth that some people are ‘creative types’ while others are not. Rob Eastaway, author of ‘Any Ideas?’, argues that everyone has valuable ideas all the time. In this interview, Eastaway explains the importance of creative problem-solving for the future of work. Everyone can be creative, given the right conditions.
VolkerWessels UK has built and launched its new staff portal using EasySharePoint, to unify 2,500 employees across the construction company’s numerous sites and five business units. Amanda Speirs, Corporate Communications Manager, shares the process and the lessons learnt.
Dave Marvit, Innovation Strategy Consultant at Fujitsu’s Open Innovation Gateway, walks MARGINALIA through the characteristics and opportunities of Infopresence to accelerate innovation. Oblong Industries’ Mezzanine system is enabling new kinds of communications and collaboration inside and outside Fujitsu.
Gloria Lombardi interviews Jeremiah Owyang, founder of Crowd Companies, to explore their newly-released report ‘The Corporate Innovation Imperative’. Owyang describes some of the most popular innovation practices that established corporations adopt to avoid being disrupted by emerging competition.
Bryan Schoening, co-founder and Chief Product Officer at ElevatePoint, believes that a successful intranet must provide a “comprehensive communication experience.” Here’s how.
The Lotus Awards are a revolutionary way to recognise companies with great cultures. There are no categories, no entry requirements, and it’s free to enter. In this interview, James Murphy describes why he created the awards, what sets them apart, and he shares his views on fostering a collaborative culture. MARGINALIA readers are, of course, encouraged to enter their company by the end of March.
In this interview, Richard Milnes, CEO of Zaptic, discusses how to enable digital operational excellence and close the gap between customers and frontline workers. He also encourages leaders and managers to consider the manifold benefits of building their digital work platforms with Business Process Management.
In this interview, the CEO of Shift*Base Research, Christine Overby, shares new methods and practical tips for developing leaders who can succeed in the digital age. Overby also invites MARGINALIA readers to attend ‘Building Digital Leadership Superpowers Within Your Org’ on 28th March in London.
Jacob Morgan, author of ‘The Employee Experience Advantage’ (the sequel to ‘The Future of Work’), has spent the last two years researching how organisations move beyond employee engagement tactics.
Gloria Lombardi interviews Ana Neves, the founder of Social Now, who shares insights on enterprise collaboration tools and practices. Neves also invites MARGINALIA readers to attend her conference in Lisbon in May for two days of digital ways of working expertise.
Understanding employee behaviour around their use of content and comms is essential for companies requiring ROI from their internal endeavours. Collecting and analysing the data can be daunting, but decision-making suffers without accurate information. Bethany Garland is building graphical analytics reporting into mHub’s employee engagement app, and explains the impact of meaningful data.
How can organisations adapt to change and help employees to keep learning and developing? Susanne van der Velden created Team up, a digital workplace tool that combines collaboration and e-learning, and knows a thing or two about innovation after her many years of academic studies.
Gloria Lombardi interviews Agnieszka Haladus who will speak at IntraTeam Event Copenhagen 2017 about Trans.eu System’s implementation of Workplace by Facebook. Launched in September 2016, the internal social network has already transformed the internal communications of the European company.
Internal communications agency, AB, reveals the key findings from its new study into mobile applications. It draws valuable conclusions about employee communications across a diverse workforce. Find out more in this interview with Amy Hegarty, Communications Consultant at AB.
How can the workplace be more inclusive? Why must diversity matter to business? Ori Chandler, Managing Director at OUTstanding, a corporate members network for LGBT+ leaders, their allies and next generation leaders, talks to Gloria Lombardi about the bottom-line benefits.
Gloria Lombardi interviews Paolo Tosolini who will speak at the IntraTeam Event Copenhagen 2017 about the use and benefits of immersive technology inside the workplace. VR and AR have the potential to create engaging internal communications through immersive storytelling.
The ‘Sodexo Echo’ employee app saved the food services and facilities management company significant outlay by increasing staff retention. Results show that Sodexo Canada got a clear return on their investment in the app.
In a quest for deeper understanding about internal communications, enterprise software provider, Signet, has launched a survey to identify best practices. In this interview, Director of Creative Services, Neil Rieger, invites people to take part in the research, and shares his views on the latest trends in employee communications.
Karen Rivoire defines herself as a cause related, human capital pioneer. In this interview, Rivoire shares her views on the new ways of working that are emerging at the intersection between technology and humanity.