Delivering internal communications and intranet content in a hybrid workplace: the challenges and opportunities

Guest author, Annette Corbett, identifies some quick wins and reasons to be optimistic about the future of internal communications and content in the digital workplace.

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Why HR is the essential digital workplace partner

Maturity is the act of knowing when and how to behave at the right time and in the right place. Maturity is subjective. Maturity is a fluid state. Just as there is no one path to maturity for a human being, there is no one path towards digital maturity for an organization. The quest for…

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Nine key communications, content and employee engagement trends

In DWG’s recent annual update on Communications and Content, research author, Nicole Carter, looks at the latest trends in internal communications, content strategy and employee engagement. The research identifies three key trends within each of the topic areas: Internal communications Crisis communications – repurposing existing plans and widening the scope of what is considered a crisis…

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Seven digital workplace takeaways from the 2021 DWG member survey

Digital workplaces and the ways in which employees work are always in a state of flux – but the past year has shown just how dramatic such change can be, with intranets, digital workplaces and the teams behind them having to adapt rapidly to new needs and circumstances. Here at DWG, we keep a keen…

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Tech hubs, taxonomies and chatbots: four more takeaways from DWG24

During 2020 many events have pivoted to being virtual. While most of us miss in-person conferences and workshops to some extent, digital conferences and festivals have helped to bring the global digital workplace and intranet community together, to share knowledge and continue to learn. In many respects, DWG24 was ahead of its time; DWG24 is…

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Digital workplace overload: How to reduce employee technostress

We live in a time of unprecedented digital workplace “wealth”. The knowledge, connectivity and tools at our fingertips afford us new possibilities in how we work. And this year, we’ve seen just how essential this is in order to keep many people working, collaborating, productive and connected. Yet there’s another side to this story. We…

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A sneak peek at what’s coming for DWG24

We are very excited here at DWG as our signature online digital workplace event, DWG24, is only days away. The guests are ready, the rehearsals are nearly over and we are gargling honey and lemon to ensure our voices are in tip-top condition! DWG24 broadcasts from around the world over 24 hours and is TOTALLY FREE…

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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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Communicating in real-time at work: The promise and the perils

Real-time communications (RTC), such as instant messaging, video calling, tele/video conferencing and internet relay chat, have become central to how people communicate and work inside organizations. During the COVID-19 crisis, these tools have assumed even more importance. DWG’s new research report Communicating in real-time at work: The promise and the perils explores the ways organizations…

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Remote Working 2020: Distributed working in times of disruption

The coronavirus crisis is very challenging for all of us. Not only is there the stress associated with the spread of the disease and the lockdown measures that many of us are having to adhere to, but the world of work has been turned upside down. Many people are worried about their jobs or have…

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20 areas organizations need to consider to embed remote working in the long term

The mid- to long-term impact The coronavirus has had an immediate impact on the way we work, with a spectacular and almost overnight introduction of home working for millions of office-based workers. If organizations were planning such a roll-out of distributed working on this scale in normal times, it would be a year-plus project, with…

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Why the COVID-19 crisis is the turning point for remote working

This is a watershed moment The evolution of the digital workplace that successfully enables remote or distributed working has been going on for a long time. Up to now, progress has been steady and considerable, both in terms of the capability for us to work from home or in any location, but also in terms…

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