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16th February 2012, New York and London
The Digital Workplace Group (DWG) is pleased to announce that Paul Miller, CEO and Founder of the Digital Workplace Forum and the Digital Workplace Group has been invited to give a keynote talk at the forthcoming Melcrum Digital Communication Summit.
Melcrum’s Digital Communication Summit will focus on the role of communicators in building an engaged and collaborative workforce in the digital workplace. It takes place in London on the 27-28 March 2012.
Paul Miller said “I’m looking forward to speaking at the Digital Communication Summit. Melcrum’s events are always excellent, and provide an exciting opportunity to swap notes with thought leaders in the internal communications area.”
“My keynote is titled the ‘Collaborative Workplace’. Technology is currently transforming work itself. It’s changing the way leaders communicate and employees collaborate, moving from the confines of the physical office to a new Digital Workplace. I’ll be looking at what we can expect to see in 2012 as the world of intranets and digital communication start to evolve.”
Miller will be drawing on the insights contained in his new book “The Digital Workplace: How Technology is Liberating Work” which is due for publication in March.
Paul Miller will also present his keynote at Melcrum’s Digital Communications Summit on May 2-3 in San Francisco.
About the Digital Workplace Forum
The Digital Workplace Forum (DWF) is a confidential, invitation-only grouping for major organizations that are committed to share, investigate, map and measure the performance and business value of their digital workplaces. The purpose of DWF is to radically improve the performance, scope and impact of the digital workplaces of member organizations – positively impacting recruitment, retention, productivity, environment, travel, real estate and HR.
For more information contact:
CEO and Founder
T: +44 (0) 20 7722 8726 | + 44 (0)7785 255883
Nancy M. Goebel
T: +44 (0) 20 7722 8726 | +1.866.903.0232
@ibf | @pw2dw
About Melcrum’s Digital Communication Summit
The Digital Communication Summit will take place at 200 Aldersgate, St. Paul’s in London on 27-28 March 2012 and will focus on the role of communicators in building an engaged and collaborative workforce in the digital workplace.
Themes to be covered include:
- How to generate the required cultural and structural shifts
- Breaking down departmental silos to create a more “fluid” culture
- Encouraging a new style of leadership
- Getting comfortable in our new role as content “enabler” rather than “generator”
- Establishing solid partnerships with key business functions
- How to measure the broader improvements of collaboration-driven performance
Case studies featured include IBM, LexisNexis, Nokia, BT, BUPA and the adidas Group.
For more information please visit http://www.melcrum.com/digitalsummit/index.html
Melcrum, a privately held research and training business, is the leading authority on best practice, emerging trends and strategy in internal communication.
Melcrum advises internal communication leaders at 69% of the Global Fortune 100 largest organisations and 84% of the FTSE 100. Through independent research and executive education, Melcrum helps internal communicators achieve the rewards and recognition they deserve.
With global networks and offices in the UK, US and Australia, Melcrum researchers and editors spend their time meeting and talking to practitioners to find out where the best work gets done. Melcrum makes these tools, techniques, and case studies available to its members through publications, research, events, forums and websites.
For more information visit www.melcrum.com or contact:
Victoria Mellor, Group CEO, Melcrum
T: +44 (0)20 7357 8888