DWG member story: Prudential Financial, Inc.

Prudential Financial, Inc. is an American Fortune Global 500 and Fortune 500 company, whose subsidiaries provide insurance, investment management, and other financial products and services to both retail and institutional customers throughout the United States and in more than 40 other countries. The organization counts around 50,000 employees, located across the United States, Asia, Latin…

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Nine takeaways: How Adobe is delivering personalized, digital experiences to Walmart employees

The DWG Technology and Research Institute brings together organizations, technology providers and experts to share knowledge, ideas and perspectives securely and confidentially, to significantly improve and reimagine the way we work today and in the future. In a January 2021 DWG Institute Technology Exchange, we partnered with Adobe and Walmart to hear how Walmart drives…

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Technology-driven behavioural change: Seven key takeaways from the August Technology Exchange

Can you change behaviour with technology? At the DWG Technology and Research Institute we are working to evolve and improve our offerings that will help organizations on their technology evaluation journeys. In our latest Technology Exchange, we borrowed the successful “VOP3: Voice of the Practitioner” format from our DWG Institute Technology Labs, where we hear…

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My 10 digital workplace predictions for 2020

I’ll start with a story that for me reveals how profound the changes currently encircling the world of work (both digital and physical) are. In September 2019, I gave an address at the Washington, DC headquarters of DWG member and client, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), to what I had expected would be a mainly…

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Runner-up of Digital Workplace Leader of the Year 2019 – Linda Tinnert at IKEA

At DWG, we get excited about passionate people in our industry. So much so that, in 2017, we decided to create an industry award so that we could share our excitement and reward exceptional digital workplace leaders. In 2019, the Digital Workplace Leader of the Year was awarded to Marc Bramoullé for his leadership of…

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The power of people analytics in the digital workplace

Within every organization there are exceptional levels of data being produced and that’s growing. You can find all sorts of scary statistics that demonstrate exponential rates of growth in the data we produce in and outside of the workplace, some suggesting we’re going to reach 163 Zettabytes by 2025 – and that’s rather a lot!…

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Getting recognition for your intranet and digital workplace

One of the best ways to get recognition for your intranet or digital workplace is to enter a competition such as the Intranet and Digital Workplace Awards from Step Two, or DWG’s very own My Beautiful Intranet. Gaining recognition for your platform or project not only highlights your team’s great work externally with your peers,…

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Everybody please stop saying “social collaboration”

The phrase “social collaboration” confuses more than it clarifies and, in fact, hides more specific purposes of using enterprise social software. Digital workplace professionals should avoid the term and focus on more targeted business benefits of using social tools. I’m not trying to be rude (it just comes naturally) I know this post might ruffle…

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Do you have a Chief Employee Experience Officer (CEEO) leading your digital workplace?

Two common success factors for digital workplace projects are: 1) cross-functional teams that work across/against organizational silos; and 2) a focus on the user experience. So why not restructure the organization to incorporate these approaches? Large organizations are struggling to keep up If you read the kind of news I do, you get the sense…

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The 7 levels of HR integration into the intranet

HR systems and content have always played a central role on intranets, but it’s time to move towards real, productive integration that realizes the true potential of digital workplaces. This article lists the seven common stages of HR integration with the intranet and provides a simple self-rating framework. Integration is the latest big trend among…

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6 digital workplace trends from recent Intranet Innovation Awards

The annual  Intranet Innovation Awards show how intranets and digital workplaces are evolving. This post gives six observations on themes such as mobility, social tools and the value of integrating systems. It also includes information on how to enter the 2015 Awards. The Intranet Innovation Awards In my line of work, I’m lucky enough to…

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How to develop an HR content strategy for your intranet – Webinar May 5th

On this webinar Wells Fargo shares its HR content strategy model for the intranet, plus Elizabeth Lupfer, founder of the The Social Workplace, shares insights on HR intranets and employee engagement.

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