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The promise of digital workplace transformation

The promise of digital workplace transformation hasn’t changed in more than a decade - connecting our employees to expertise.

We used to make arguments for investment in digital workplaces and employee engagement tools and in most cases, it was really tough to get funding.

We’d offer statistics about the impact on talent attraction and retention and on and on. We’d chase ROI’s.

An IBM study from 2009 assured executives that employees weren’t using social networks to suck time (as we still do at home), but rather to discover the “teams of experts” that can help them support each other and customers.  

David Bator
By David Bator
on May 18, 2020
   
The promise of digital workplace transformation

The promise of digital workplace transformation hasn’t changed in more than a decade - connecting our employees to expertise.

We used to make arguments for investment in digital...

David Bator
By David Bator
on May 18, 2020
Iteration over Innovation

When the sailing is a bit smoother, many of us are driving towards disruption, working to inspire innovation and collaboration at work.

But we’ve all been disrupted already. Our focus...

David Bator
By David Bator
on May 4, 2020
The Value of Self-Submitted Stories

Self-promotion can be virtuous when in self-isolation.

Traditionally, employee recognition is shared by one person about another - or about a group of people.

David Bator
By David Bator
on April 20, 2020
Your intranet, the heartbeat for all communications and culture

As companies move to work from home, the intranet is playing an even bigger role as a critical communication tool.

David Bator
By David Bator
on April 6, 2020
Enable dialogue across the organization

As COVID-19 continues to change shape and challenge how we manage our teams, our health and our tasks while working remotely, communicators are doing great work to ensure employees...

David Bator
By David Bator
on March 30, 2020
Adaptation is the siren song of the innovator

Adaptation is the siren song of the innovator and it tells of how when confronted, we are are able to change and make something new.

David Bator
By David Bator
on March 2, 2020
How to relieve your company's technostress

The futurists are anticipating the arrival of cloud-based, consumer grade social tools at work.

David Bator
By David Bator
on February 24, 2020
How storytelling documents the unwritten rules of your culture

A wise friend once told me that there were three sides to every story - yours, mine and the truth.

David Bator
By David Bator
on February 17, 2020
Overcommunicate when the goalposts change

Change is constant and it's hard.  It can be easy to put your head down and hope no one notices in the middle of all of it.

David Bator
By David Bator
on February 10, 2020
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