Archives for Collaboration and social

Ensure your staff can pass the BBQ test

By: James Robertson Posted: June 30, 2015
Intranets can help staff to be effective brand ambassadors at social events.

How intranets unlock the value of CRM and financial systems

By: Steve Bynghall Posted: March 12, 2015
Many core systems which are introduced by businesses tend are complex. These include CRM systems, finance platforms, practice management systems and ERP systems. While these products are critical for key organisational …

Take an ‘all of the above’ approach to intranets

By: James Robertson Posted: November 28, 2014
Teams need to cut through religious wars to make the most of both new and old ideas.
Many of the organisations we’re working with are in the process of moving into new office environments. These are often brand new office complexes, which have been shaped according to …

What’s happening in the wild when it comes to collaboration?

By: James Robertson Posted: August 1, 2014
The Real Story Group have been long time friends and colleagues of Step Two, and their pragmatic (and vendor-neutral) advice stands out ahead of many others. So we’re very interested …

How ready is your organisation for social?

By: James Robertson Posted: May 29, 2014
The starting point for every social project should be a ‘temperature check’ of readiness.

Ideation applications on the intranet

By: Catherine Grenfell Posted: April 30, 2014
Ideation applications tap into staff knowledge to create and share ideas.

Social must be mobile

By: James Robertson Posted: April 30, 2014
Social and collaboration tools must be provided on mobile devices from day one.

Collaboration isn’t free

By: James Robertson Posted: February 27, 2014
Enterprise collaboration needs to be deployed seriously to succeed, and not treated as a zero-cost option.

There is (largely) nothing to fear from enterprise social media

By: James Robertson Posted: December 19, 2013
Experience from many organisations is that enterprise social tools generate few (if any) problems.