The Multiple Meanings of Agile

Agile is very much the buzz phrase of the moment in most organisations, it can be confusing at times when new ideas emerge like agile working, especially if you work in a Digital or Technology role where agile methodology means something completely different. Due to the nature of working in Communications, you often find that … Continue reading The Multiple Meanings of Agile

Internal Comms & Digital: Friends or Foes?

One of the key drivers behind becoming a ‘digitally enabled’ business is the alignment with your culture – it is a movement away from traditional working practices, and traditional ways of communicating and engaging employees. The latter is a challenge to Internal Communications and HR functions that actually play a critical role in creating a … Continue reading Internal Comms & Digital: Friends or Foes?

Employee Advocacy – getting it right

It is very easy for businesses to become seduced by the power and influence of social media as a way to project brands; and the idea of using employees as storytellers is a real and authentic way to bring you brand to life. Employee advocacy or amplification is a growing trend in organisations, there is … Continue reading Employee Advocacy – getting it right

The rise of the Digital Newsroom

Organisational storytelling has long been a function of a traditional internal communications function, but as organisations continue to adapt to a digital and social age, the model of storytelling is changing. The lines between internal and external communication are very quickly blurring – and that means a different model for generating content. The Newsroom Model … Continue reading The rise of the Digital Newsroom

Creating an adoption strategy for Enterprise Social

With the introduction of Enterprise Social into the workplace; it is a commitment by organisations to a new way of working. The introduction of an Enterprise Social tool can act as the catalyst for change, but in isolation, it will not unlock the business benefits that organisations will expect to see. The deployment of any … Continue reading Creating an adoption strategy for Enterprise Social

The role of a Digital Champion

As more businesses move towards a Digital Workplace and new ways of working, the driver behind change is going to be a mix of technology and people. The technology will act as an enabler for better collaboration and a virtual workspace – but it is the culture of a business that will drive the behaviour … Continue reading The role of a Digital Champion

Creating a Digital Workspace at L&G

There are some real challenges for Financial Services organisations in adapting to the digital age. Both cultural and regulatory barriers make it difficult to navigate both the opportunities and threats that digital can bring. Legal & General has started its digital journey, and in the consumer space has made some real strides with the launch … Continue reading Creating a Digital Workspace at L&G