Leadership Lessons: Putting knowledge management at the heart of the digital workplace

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

Leadership lessons: overcoming digital workplace growing pains with Informa

Informa is a leading business intelligence, academic publishing, knowledge and events business with a growing portfolio including everything from market analysts Datamonitor, the academic publishers Taylor Francis, Monaco Yacht Show event organisers, to owners of the historic maritime intelligence publication Lloyd’s List. They operate in 43 countries and are run by 7,500 staff. Having such Continue Reading

Leadership lessons: driving intranet engagement with Ellie Mae

Ellie Mae is the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry. We caught up with Sara Holtz, Ellie Mae’s Senior Manager, Internal Communications to get an exclusive insight into their intranet project. Their technology solutions enable lenders to originate more loans, reduce origination costs, and shorten the time to close, all while ensuring Continue Reading

Leadership lessons: how Amec Foster Wheeler engineered a successful intranet launch

Originally published on BrightStarr. The role intranets play when two organisations merge can be crucial. When staff need a lot of support, when cultures merge, and old systems need turning off, steering an organisation’s communications through a difficult period of change should make an intranet come alive. To understand more about this, I talked to Tereza Continue Reading

“Unless you’re a fortune-teller, long-term business planning is a fantasy”

Originally published on Netimperative. Now that we have a Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition Government, tough economic times are ahead not least because of their deficit reduction plans. £6 billion cuts in public services will no doubt add further hardship to many technology and service companies who already suffer from decreased investment from their services. Continue Reading