In today’s transparent, social saturated world, employee brand ambassadors are more powerful than ever. Leadership and communication skills are crucial to engaging employees and, through them, consumers. A recent event by Ketchum Change, in partnership with The Employee Engagement Alliance, explored the latest Ketchum Leadership Communication Monitor research – a global study that looks in depth at the specific attributes of successful leaders and leading corporations.
The value of corporate memory has never been in doubt, but how can it be nurtured and retained during a time of exponential technological change? Especially when employees change roles frequently, and contractors come and go. Elisa Steele, CEO of Jive, spoke about these challenges at a breakfast event in London, to shed light on how to ensure that memory does not walk out of the door when employees leave.
Gloria Lombardi discusses the freelance marketplace with Joseph Liu, a career change strategist and the host of the Career Relaunch Podcast. In this interview, Liu shares his views on new ways of working, the emergence of new team structures, and the impact of freelancing on relationship management.
One Paper Lane, a tech company, has missionary zeal, to treat our addiction for paper by prescribing a heavy dosage of digitisation. Gloria Lombardi speaks with Gaurav Mirchandani, the founder and CEO, about how he wants to “eliminate paperwork with happiness”.
Reliable and high performing technology is the cornerstone of a successful workspace according to Essensys, which has developed a platform for workspace companies that is available on demand, anywhere in the world. Gloria Lombardi interviews Essensys’ Chief Marketing Officer Stephen Eveleigh, to find out more.
Oblong Industries, the creator of an immersive visual collaboration solution called Mezzanine, is convinced that Infopresence – a term that describes the experience of being immersed as a group in your vital content and data in a room or across locations – represents the future of work. Gloria Lombardi speaks with VP EMEA Mary Ann de Lares Norris to find out more.
Green Hat People design interactive business games and workshops. Installed as apps on smartphones and tablets, they trigger collaboration that ensures attendees are highly engaged in workshops, team building activities and business games.
Imagine working alongside robots that could roam around offices and factory floors. It’s not the stuff of sci-fi, but a reality. Magazino is a tech company which develops and builds perception-controlled, mobile robots named TORU, which are designed to navigate freely and dynamically amongst a human workforce.
In a quest for deeper understanding about mobile apps, internal communications agency AB has just launched a survey to identify behavioural insights. Gloria Lombardi interviews Managing Director Katie Macaulay to find out more about the research study and her views on the future of employee communications.
Large organisations have been undergoing digital transformation for a number of years, but has enough been done to ensure that their employees have the right tools and content to work productively? Enter mHub – a digital workplace app designed to give access to all the information and tools that they need to work more productively.
A recent event – “The Robots are coming: The future of work”- at the South Bank Centre brought together a panel of experts on robotics and artificial intelligence to debate what awaits our working lives in the near future. Gloria Lombardi was there to explore the topic and report on the talk.