Internal comms

May 5, 2016 #CommsChat on social media inside large enterprises

Next week on #CommsChat we’re joined by Simply Communicate (@simplycomm) for a chat around social media inside large enterprises. See some of the areas up for consideration here: Should an internal comms strategy always include a social media element? Can specially-designed IC platforms (such as Yammer) be a useful tool? How do you choose which […]

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April 12, 2016 Make HR Visible

Tony Glass, VP and general manager, UK & EMEA, Skillsoft Traditionally, the top table is reserved for those who seem to make the largest contributions to the bottom line – something which HR has always had difficulty proving quantitatively. Though the situation is changing – Forbes last year argued that the chief human resources officer […]

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April 5, 2016 Transcript of #CommsChat on tone of voice

This week on #CommsChat we looked at tone of voice applications in internal communications. With our guest Laura Storey from IBM, we talked about language, channels and audience, as well as outcomes. Catch up on the conversation here: [View the story “Transcript of #CommsChat on tone of voice” on Storify]

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February 5, 2016 #CommsChat on IC and social

This week on #CommsChat we’re looking at the role of social in internal comms. We want to know if your organisation uses social and whether social media is an effective tool for engaging staff within an organisation. How can social benefit an IC strategy? How do social media comms differ to traditional methods? Do employees want to […]

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September 15, 2015 Transcript of #CommsChat on apps and internal comms

Last night we spoke about some of the ways that apps can be used as a tool to better internal communications. We were joined by our guests @StaffConnectApp, here are some of the highlights: @BreeBalchunas A!1: Yes! We just developed an app for our #internalcomms, and it has been widely successful! #CommsChat @CommsGap A1 there are also […]

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April 17, 2015 #Commschat on leadership and trust

Next week we are excited to be joined by the Institute of Internal Communication (@IoICNews) and Nick Terry (@topbanananick) co-founder of Top Banana, who will be helping us to explore how internal communicators can help build trust in leaders. Both organisations have recently launched a report on the subject with Westminster Business School. Here are our topics: Only one […]

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February 17, 2015 Transcript of #CommsChat on internal communications and corporate video

This week we spoke about the pros and cons of using video as a tool for internal communications. We were joined by guest @richard_baker from @CarlsbergUKCorp.   Here are some of the insights: @TheAppGarden as a society we’ve grown & now full appreciate / realise that video content is the most digestible form of content @Caanz Video connects […]

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February 11, 2015 #CommsChat on internal communications and corporate video

Next week we’re talking video and internal communications, inspired by @CommunicateMag‘s Visual content for internal communications conference in March. Our guest is @richard_baker senior internal communications leader at @CarlsbergGroup. Here are some of the topics under consideration:  Why is video an effective tool for communicating with employees? Are there any internal messages that aren’t suited to […]

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January 26, 2015 #CommsChat on gamification in internal comms

This week we’re led by Words&Pictures @EducomWandP as we explore the role game-playing has carved out in the world of internal comms. Here are the topics we’ll be tackling: Gamification in business: fad or fixture? Who responds best to gamification; digital immigrants or natives? (defined here http://bit.ly/1gkyCWZ ) How would an organisation know if gamification was right for […]

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January 21, 2015 Transcript of #CommsChat with the IoIC

This week the IoIC joined us for an internal communications special. We covered everything from to. Here are some of the highlights:   @stevedoswell Size brings responsibility. No longer justifying IC’s existence. Challenge now = exec expectation: ‘IC, we see you. Now perform.’ @CalComms as someone in a newly created IC function, I think it shows respect […]

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