Amazon’s Reported Censorship Plans Raise Questions About Corporate Surveillance
Leaked documents exposed Amazon's plans to ban specific words on a new employee chat app. What are the costs when companies monitor employee communications?
Dall-E Paints a Picture of a New Frontier in Artificial Intelligence
The AI program can illustrate just about anything using a short text prompt, opening up new questions in the ethical AI debate.
More Isn’t Always Better: 5 Reasons Companies Are Streamlining the Digital Workplace
Five reasons why it makes sense to reduce the number of individual tools employees use in favor of a single platform.
3 Distinct Challenges for Frontline Worker Digital Employee Experience
The frontline is coming into focus, but they have challenges and needs that must be handled in a different manner than desk-based workers.
Managers Need to Do More One-on-One Meetings
Especially in remote and hybrid work, making it a habit to check in with team members to understand their struggles is an important management tactic.
How Intranets and Employee Experience Platforms Complement and Compete
A desire to deliver a simple set of tools for employees is something to celebrate. But the risk is each support function digs in around ‘their’ EX vision.
Is Your Digital Transformation Stalled? These 3 Management Techniques May Be Why
If your digital transformation project is stalling, take a critical look at your management style.
What M&As in the Employee Communications Apps Market Mean for Communications Pros
2021 was a big year for consolidations in the growing employee communications applications (ECA) market. Here's what communications pros should know.
Why You Shouldn't Communicate With Remote, Onsite and Hybrid Teams as One Group
Effective communications is the glue that enables onsite, hybrid and remote teams to interact and collaborate. Here's why.
Could LinkedIn Be Your Next Company Intranet Platform?
LinkedIn introduced a ‘My Company’ tab in 2020, initially for larger organizations but now for all companies. Could this meet your intranet needs?
Does Your Digital Workplace Design Help Employees Get Work Done?
By asking yourself a few key questions, you'll quickly see if your digital workplace is helping or hurting the chances of people accomplishing their work.
Collaboration & Productivity
Whatever Happened to Yammer?
You would be forgiven for thinking that Yammer had gone underground given the focus on Microsoft Teams and Viva. But Yammer is still very much in play.
Global Intranets Aren't Just Big Versions of Normal Intranets
Global organizations need a clear global vs. local framework that puts shape around what sits where and how all the pieces fit together.
The Tools Enterprises Need to Enable Hybrid Workplaces
With an increasing number of workers now splitting time between home and office settings, new research shows where technology is needed.
Is Remote Working Really Impeding Collaboration and Communication?
New research from Microsoft seems to show that remote work is negatively impacting communications and collaboration in the enterprise. But is that the reality?
Zoom Sets Out Its Stall for Post-Pandemic World, Microsoft’s Silo Problem & More News
Microsoft identifies the negative aspects of remote working, Zoom looks past the pandemic & more digital workplace news from Skykick, Powell and Transposit.
Communicating Change: Overcoming Resistance Through Empathy
A critical element of any change management initiative is communications. What kind of messaging can transform potential adversaries into allies?
3 Ways to Put More Control in the Hands of Remote Employees
Research has shown time and again that employee empowerment is not detrimental to organizational success. Rather, it is a boon for business.
Dropbox Builds Studios for Remote Work, Microsoft May Buy RiskIQ, More News
Microsoft aims to secure its products from attack, Dropbox expands its remote digital workplace strategy, Skedulo raises a new funding round and more news.
Another Merger in the Employee Communications Applications Market?
What does the news last week about the Dynamic Signal—SocialChorus merger mean for internal communications?