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Organisations are having to work ever faster to keep up with the pressures of an uncertain world. Internally, new technologies and ways of working are transforming how firms operate.
Increasingly, organisations are moving from a collection of free-standing ‘silos’ (such as intranets, document management, ERP, CRM) to a more coordinated digital workplace. But what does this look like in practice? We can help you create a concrete vision, and chart a course towards it.
The digital workplace consists of the holistic set of tools, platforms and environments for work, delivered in a coherent, usable and productive way.
But the digital workplace is easy to define … it’s journey that we should all be focusing on.
The changing nature of the modern workplace is presenting both challenges and opportunities:
- new technologies, such as social tools, are allowing staff to connect and collaborate
- information flows go from top-down, to two-way
- mobile devices are changing how we want to work
- senior management is driving change at an ever-greater pace
- untangling legacy systems and silos is hard
- without a common vision, projects are heading in many different directions
How we can help
We can help you get moving towards the digital workplace, by providing both inspiration and practical steps to take. This includes:
- Presenting a vision for the digital workplace, outlining the opportunities and possibilities, including real-world examples of what’s already been done.
- Creating a shared vision for your organisation, bringing stakeholders together to align needs and plans.
- Researching staff needs and opportunities, using practical research techniques to determine key needs and points of pain.
- Developing a DW strategy, outlining a pragmatic approach and roadmap for delivering on the digital workplace vision.
- Creating a plan for enterprise mobility, a key element of the digital workplace.
A few of our clients
What our clients say
I met Catherine Grenfell at a Share Conference a few years back, and she invited me to attend an Intranet Leadership Forum as a guest. I found it so valuable given we were looking to implement a new Intranet that I decided to join up. Catherine has been a great resource, and support. I have drawn upon her extensive knowledge in the Intranet space on several occasions and she is always more than willing to help and offer unbiased expert advice. Apart from all that, she is a lot of fun and make the forums a great place to network with fellow Intranet specialists. Recently, I have offered up the opportunity to my team to attend the forums on my behalf and they too have found the experience extremely beneficial.
- Therese Chakour-West Information Technology Manager, Stihl
James has run a number of mentoring days for the Environment Agency, and I’ve had an epiphany at every one. James’ clarity of thought, wealth of experience and excellent communication skills means he’s able to bring all of those things you kind of know together and make sense of them.