The internet promised to bring people closer together and to empower individuals by bypassing publishers and broadcasters who had acted as gatekeepers between speakers and mass audiences. It has enabled new voices to be heard and sparked the formation of new communities and new movements. What sorts of speech should be permitted and prohibited online? And who should decide?
Can democracy thrive with a totally free web, or should governments step in to protect the citizens they serve? Is it possible to solve new-age problems like filter bubbles and the transformation of our public sphere with a more open online framework? And what can we learn from the success stories of democratic digitalisation overseas?
Creating a new intranet for the first time can be challenging when your employees have low expectations of its potential. Yet it can open up many new ways to engage your staff that until now may have been impossible to consider. Just how do you go about bridging those expectations, ending up with something new and at the same time valuable?
Originally published on Unily. Intranets have historically tended to focus on internal communications initiatives, such as instilling a shared culture among all employees. However, a new breed of digital workplace platforms are making it easier to realize other business objectives. For example, many Unily customers are beginning to tackle employee productivity issues too. This reflects a Continue Reading
Originally published on Unily. One of the most challenging areas for any business is how to capture, keep hold of, and make use of knowledge to sustain and improve business performance. It has a somewhat mysterious and complex quality: it’s more than data, facts or information. Knowledge is the sum of experience, expertise and human Continue Reading
As the New Year approaches, here we take a look at what will make our digital workplace projects a success in 2018. The year ahead will provide an opportunity to improve the bottom-line, along with cost savings, productivity gains and better engaged workers. It will be essential to achieve these goals in order to secure ongoing digital workplace investment.
Originally published on smile london. 20 November | Smile London 2017 In this panel session we look at the tricky issue of governance. Just how much should you set rules for your digital platforms or is it better for adoption to encourage colleagues to do their own thing? On the Relax side of the argument Continue Reading
Originally published on Battle of Ideas. Battle of Ideas festival 2017 By 2020, Gartner predicts there will be around 20 billion connected ‘things’ across the globe. While many devices such as wall sensors, smart meters and thermostats may seem mundane, the advent of ‘wearables’ promises to forge a seamless relationship between our digital and our Continue Reading