The Future of Internal Communications [#infographic]

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Guest post by: Newsweaver Internal Communications, Danielle Gibbons

the-future-of-internal-comms“In a world where digital technology can both help and hinder employee interactions, there’s an intrinsic need to address how to ensure excellence from our managers. When companies get manager communication right, it can be a source of competitive advantage.” — Luke Dodd, Melcrum

Internal communications (IC) radically improves, controls and measures the way employers communicate with employees and stakeholders, helping to drive positive employee behaviour and increase engagement with influencers. The future of this industry is very bright as organizations are increasingly recognising its importance.

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Employee Happiness Isn’t Fluff, It’s a Business Tool

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A bowl full of HappinessSource: Daily Infographic

Employee happiness affects the productivity of the workplace, and the overall feelings that employees have about their work. Fixing issues that make employees unhappy can turn the productivity of a workplace around, and can ultimately save a doomed business. Melanie Graham, of digital and web design agency Gravitate, created this infographic to illustrate that employee happiness isn’t just a bunch of fluff and that there is real financial value in creating better work environments.

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Social Tools, Social Workplace?

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Source: Bring Your Own Service, Microsoft Press Release, May 27, 2013

Nearly half of employees report that social tools at work help increase their productivity, but more than 30 percent of companies underestimate the value of these tools and often restrict their use, according to new Microsoft research.

The survey asked 9,908 employees in 32 countries and found that 39 percent of them feel there isn’t enough collaboration in their workplaces, and 40 percent believe social tools help foster better teamwork. More surprisingly, 31 percent said they are willing to spend their own money to buy social tools.

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Star Trek Out of Darkness and Into Enterprise Mobility

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This article originally appeared: What Star Trek Can Teach Us About Enterprise Mobility, Citrix Online


Photo courtesy of: Legoagogo via Flickr

Being on the Starship Enterprise was like being in the workplace of the future. In fact the Enterprise operated with the same challenges that enterprises face today. Everyone had lots of devices, needed access to lots of different apps and desktops from these devices, and the ability to share data and do this with complete security and control. On top of that, everyone wanted the ability to work at any time, from any device and from anywhere. The Enterprise was definitely the workplace of the future.

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Commit. Engage. Excel. Keeping and Engaging Your Talent.

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Commit, Engage, Execute.TalentKeepers just released its 2013 Talent Engagement and Retention Trends Survey Report which is now the largest and longest running study of its kind.  This year’s research signals another shift in nearly every aspect of how organizations manage human resources is underway, and finally this time the shift is signaling a brighter outlook. This optimism shows up in a wide range of measures as organizations gain confidence and take a longer view in planning their talent strategies.

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