the future

September 12, 2013 #CommsChat on branding and financial services

This week, we’ll be joined by @industry_brand from Industry and Duncan from Living Group (@livinggroup) to chat about the implications of the Lloyds/TSB split on brand, customer relations and the future of financial services. This should be a great opportunity to discuss a specific branding case study and a multifaceted, complex sector, a #CommsChat not […]

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September 10, 2013 Transcript of #CommsChat on Digital Impact Awards

Last week, we celebrated the release of the 2013 Digital Impact Awards shortlist with a special, all-digital #CommsChat event. Some highlighted tweets are below. @adamrubins social is more tangible. Listen, respond, evaluate. Mobile yet to find its feet in digital comms  @dellerm we put video to good use for engagement. Tailored videos for each stakeholder website talking […]

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September 9, 2013 #CommsChat on Digital Impact Awards

Communicate magazine has announced its 2013 Digital Impact Awards shortlist. Tonight on #CommsChat, we’ll be joined by some of the shortlisted companies who will discuss the latest in digital communications. Topics include: How have mobile technology and apps changed digital comms? What role does or can video play in communicating with stakeholders or employees? How […]

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July 23, 2013 Transcript of #CommsChat on #royalbaby

Last week’s chat was an eventful one as #commschat was taking place when the official #royalbaby announcement came through. The hour focused on royal comms and the impact of large-scale events on the news cycle. Take a look at some of the highlights of the hour, you know, before the world was told that it’s […]

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July 2, 2013 Transcript of #CommsChat on niche sectors

Last week, @ncardwell led a discussion about communications in niche sectors. The chat explored the challenges that communicators face in these sectors and the way that companies perceive communications. Some highlighted tweets are below.   @ncardwell T1: Comms people bring a fresh perspective but, most importantly, our experience and confidence in communicating to niche sectors @DanielArda A1) […]

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June 13, 2013 #CommsChat on IC with the big yak

On 21 June, 180 internal communications professionals will descend on Richmond to attend the big yak, the IC Crowd‘s first unconference. “The agenda is set by you,” The IC Crowd says, “In true unconference (or free-to-attend conference if you prefer that name) style, you decide what the topics are and we will pull together the […]

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June 4, 2013 Transcript of #CommsChat with PR Academy

Last week, Kevin Ruck, the co-founder of the PR Academy (@pracademy), one of the leading PR training and qualifications providers, joined us on #CommsChat. Find out what instructors, PR professionals and current and former students had to say below.   @pracademy More employers are asking, though not always insisting, on a qualification. @PeterMBarrett Specialist, non-mandatory quals (in […]

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May 21, 2013 Transcript of #CommsChat with IoIC

Last week, we were joined by IoIC president, Suzanne Peck. We discussed anything and everything IC and the 22-24 May IoIC annual conference (#IoICBristol13). If you missed out, hear what #CommsChat had to say about the future of internal communications. Some standout tweets: steve_murg The future holds whatever we want it to. Its up to us […]

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May 20, 2013 #CommsChat with the IoIC

The programme for the Institute of Internal Communication’s (IoIC) annual conference says, “Feeling empowered is what really engages and motivates an internal audience.” Through its conference programme, it seeks to address the question of engagement and the future of internal communications. The conference takes place this week in Bristol and will bring together the brightest […]

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April 9, 2013 Transcript of #CommsChat on recruitment

The times are a-changing in comms recruitment as an ever-growing pool of hopefuls seeks a limited number of vacancies. Recruitment expert Alice Weightman (@aliceweightman) weighed in. Some highlights of the hour: aliceweightman back drop of recession, budgets squeezed, now looking for growth – was their an investment in junior talent, is there a pipeline lethal_weapon graduates looking […]

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