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Brittany Golob

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January 17, 2014 #CommsChat on Davos

The annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, bills itself as ‘Reshaping the world’. This week on #CommsChat, we’ll discuss the forum, the issues to be addressed this year and its impact. In a world run online, can a high-level meeting such as Davos still reshape the world? What can business leaders achieve at the […]

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August 6, 2013 Transcript of #CommsChat with Mark Borkowski

Last week on #CommsChat, we spoke with Mark Borkowski about publicity, PR stunts, politics and more. The lively discussion yielded a few gems of advice: @jenandersson1 Effective stunt should act as a ‘spike’ within an overall strategy. A catalyst to support a push towards a comms objective @AllthingsIC A3) Time and expectations have accelerated but critical to […]

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July 30, 2013 Transcript of #commschat on conflict comms

Last week on #CommsChat, we discussed local stakeholder engagement, the social licence to operate and risk assessment in unstable political environments. @AlbanyAssociate shared their thoughts on the matter. Read more on social licence to operate and comprehensive communications. Some highlighted tweets: @albanyassociate Yes, requires power-sharing and openness to negotiation and understanding the other side. Mediators often […]

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May 14, 2013 Transcript of #CommsChat on cyber security

Last week, we were joined by now-frequent #Commschat-er Chris Woods, head of digital at Hanover. We discussed the growing threat of cyber security and its potential impact on business. Some topics covered include how hacks are handled internally, what steps are taken to protect a company’s digital assets and the reputational impact of cyber security. […]

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May 9, 2013 #Commschat on cyber security

Cyber security has become a serious issue for everyone from a Facebook account holder to a small business to the armed forces. Twitter is especially prone to hacks, both serious and humorous. Regardless of the severity, maintaining security on social media and in digital communications can impact an organisation’s reputation. Chris Woods, digital director from […]

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March 13, 2013 #CommsChat on employee engagement with Essex County Council

On Monday, we’ll be joined by Katie Hadgraft (@KatieHadgraft), head of employee communications and engagement at the Essex County Council. Hadgraft’s team oversaw an internal engagement programme that recently took home the CIPR Inside award for best employee engagement. At a glance, the Essex County Council employs over 8,000 employees in any number of roles […]

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January 8, 2013 Transcript of #CommsChat on the future of PR

This week, we were joined by Stephen Davies, the digital comms practitioner, blogger, biohacker, and senior consultant at 33 Digital. He recently presented his series of predictions for what PR will look like in 2023. On the first #CommsChat of 2013 we discussed the issues that data, privacy and technology will pose ten years into the future. Some […]

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