There's Gold in Them Hills
James Robertson shares a must read on the temptation among communicators to abandon the rust of their intranets for the promise of social and collaboration tools promised in abundance "out there."
"Without a clear strategy for driving adoption of collaboration tools, comms teams are left with additional channels, rather than a clear replacement for existing intranet news," says Robertson.
Josh Bersin's research points to the average organization supporting 11 systems of record, "with new apps for wellbeing, engagement, feedback, recognition, performance management, learning and even pay launching every day."
Point of fact - the TemboSocial customers that I speak to every day are not looking for more platforms.
They are searching for smarter integrations with the platforms they've already invested in. If they're in IT, this is less a quest and much more of a mandate.
The intranet remains a key tool for connecting companies and improving internal communications.
Let's make our systems intelligent by presenting employees with context relevant experiences and making it easy to find people and skills so they're productive.
Here's what it looks like for our customer WSPS when they finally reached the summit.