Interesting chart and article from Raconteur about the challenges and opportunities of enabling staff to access company sites and platforms using their own smartphones, tablets and laptops. As with many aspects of the emerging, connected, cloud-based, digital landscape, the best approach is not one of futile, Canute like prevention but, instead, one of positive engagement... Continue Reading →
Interesting info-graphic from Usablenet on the recent growth in tablet computing and what we might expect to see in the future.
Interesting insights from econsultancy on the skills needed by today's successful marketers. Alongside the obvious need to understand digital and social media, the report highlights a growing emphasis on the need for softer skills. Perhaps this reflects the fact that marketing activity is at last becoming less the siloed domain of specialists and more a... Continue Reading →
Digital Workplace Group have announced the winners of My Beautiful Intranet 2014, their competition to promote and celebrate the use of good design in the creation of engaging, inspiring, usable and adaptive internal websites. This year's winners include Verizon and Adobe (both pictured below) and you can see screenshots and read more about them here. Usefully,... Continue Reading →
Gatehouse have released their fifth annual State of the Sector report, looking at the key challenges facing Internal Communications in 2013-2014. Conducted in November 2013, the survey received 157 responses from organisations ranging in size from a few hundred people to more than 50,000 employees. The full report is well worth a read, as always,... Continue Reading →