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Who works for your organisation? Employees probably come to mind first, but usually there are also contractors, contingent or seasonal workers, some consultants, agencies that you outsource to, partner organisations or even whole service departments like payroll that are outsourced. All of these people contribute to what you do and represent a spectrum of relationships. But often our digital workplaces fail to reflect these nuances, instead reducing...

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Live blogging from Day 2 (see also Day 1). It's been a fantastic conference so far, so I'll try to do justice to today's tracks (and apologies in advance when it goes silent at the end as I've the privilege of being the closing keynote -- no pressure then!). Conference agenda. Creating Trust and Uniting staff at a global and local level. Kim Sbarcea - ThinkingShift James...

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[frame]This post is part of a series that looks at what’s changed from an intranet manager perspective, in particular things employees will notice and improvements for site and content owners. SharePoint 2013 Series Is SharePoint 2013 worth waiting for? SharePoint 2013 for intranet sites  SharePoint 2013 social features SharePoint 2013 for collaboration (this post) SharePoint 2013 digital workplace and mobile (forthcoming) SharePoint 2013 governance, analytics and search (forthcoming) SharePoint 2013 user experience (forthcoming) See our summary webinar on...

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The new SharePoint has been released as a public preview, along with hopes by the Microsoft team of “leapfrogging expectations” (see the launch blog post). Is it worth holding out for the full release? Do the new features make it compelling to those planning a social intranet? [frame]This post is the first of a series that looks at what’s changed from an intranet manager perspective, in particular...

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It’s good to learn from your mistakes, but it’s much cheaper to learn from someone else’s. With this in mind, here’s a summary of 10 worst practices that I’ve seen as an intranet consultant and manager over the years. What strikes me is that, even as technology has moved on and trends such as social media and the ‘consumerisation of IT’ have risen, the fundamentals of...

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Communication vs. Collaboration Imagine if you are going to buy a new sofa, and instead of entering a showroom you are taken straight into the workshop. Inside there are rolls of fabric, wooden frames of part-built sofas, others that look nearly finished but you can’t quite tell. You pick out one that you like only to be told that it’s last year’s model and no longer...

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There’s an interesting article on how Accenture used gamification to drive intranet adoption. But there’s a risk that game theory (aka gamification) on intranets can reduce creativity and co-operation because it relies on shallow motivators. There have been a number of other good posts on intranet and gamification such as: Alex Manchester:  Enhancing the Intranet with Game Theory and Gaming Mechanics Scott Hitchins on Interact: The Power of...

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