Rita Zonius


How to tame a lion: what it takes to launch an enterprise social network that sticks

Presentation from Intranets2016

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Rita Zonius – How to tame a lion‘ – sketchnotes by Rebecca Jackson CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 on Flickr

About my talk

Introducing an enterprise social network (ESN) in an organisation that’s never had one is like taming a lion: you need to approach carefully and be strategic to calm the all-powerful king of the jungle. In this session, Rita will demonstrate how ANZ introduced its ESN, MaxConnect, to more than 50,000 staff last year, managing the rollout as a significant cultural change to encourage people to adopt a new way of working. The session will cover:

  • how to start the conversation about the business benefits of ESNs
  • how to rally supporters to help lead the charge on ESN engagement and adoption
  • stories and use cases demonstrating how ANZ is benefiting from embracing its ESN.

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About me

With more than 20 years’ experience in corporate communications, Rita heads ANZ’s Internal Digital Communications team, responsible for the leadership and direction of internal digital and social technologies and associated change and communication programs, designed to drive a collaborative and engaged culture across the organisation.

Photos from Intranets2016

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