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Best Digital Internal Communication Tools 2021
So you're about to launch your new internal communication campaign. You've been working hard for months to get all the right content and ensure your messaging is perfect for your target audience. But how do you know what digital tools are right for your campaign?
Why You Should Use Visual Storytelling in (Internal) Communication
Have you ever wondered why rules in public spaces are often expressed in little images rather than a text? It’s because visuals are easier for the human brain to understand and remember – and therefore the likelihood of the rules being followed is increased. An effect you can (and should!) also use in your internal communication.
How to Measure the Success of Your Internal Communication
With the recent shift to remote working, Internal Communication has become more important than ever. But how successful are we at actually measuring it?
How Internal Communication can Reduce the Stress of Your Employees
Change within a company can cause stress or be demotivational for employees. This is why internal communication and a healthy dialogue with your employees is more important than ever.
Case Study: Illustrative Style Development
Funk-e developed a custom illustrative style for Hornbach to communicate the mission, vision and strategy of Hornbach in a light-hearted manner to the entire organization as well as clients.
Internal Communication in Change Management: Start with Asking Why
To ensure that your message still reaches your internal target audiences, we think that it is crucial to 'Start with Why', as Simon Sinek puts it.
Why Your Own Employee is the Success Factor of Your Change Process
Innovation is necessary to stay ahead of the competition. But there is one thing you should not forget in your innovation process: your own employee.
How to Inspire Your Employees With Every Message
As an internal communicator, you have a really tough job. You need to convey a lot of important information and get all your colleagues to consistently pay attention. But how can you actually grab their attention and inspire them to take action?
Why You Should Avoid Buzzwords in Internal Communication
We all know them: Managers who use lots of buzzwords in every presentation. It sounds important, as if they really know what they are talking about, right? Actually, no. Actually, you should avoid buzzwords when it comes to internal communication.
Why You Really Need an Internal Communication Strategy
Not having an internal communication strategy is like constant firefighting. You just reply to whatever issues come up that affect your company, communicating adhoc with your employees whenever necessary. To reduce stress and negative surprises on all sides, make sure to put your internal communication strategy in place.
Our Attention Span is not Endless
Gaining the attention of your target audience and leaving a lasting impression with content is the daily business of communication experts and marketers. How can you get the attention of your employees in the daily storm of information they receive?
Why Internal Communication Should be on the Agenda of the Management Team
For years, company have not been paying enough attention to internal communication. While employees are the best ambassadors a company can have, for some reason they just never became a priority in communication plans. We really need to change that.
Why Microsoft Viva is the Next Step in Internal Communication
With SharePoint, Microsoft has shown that they understand the importance of internal communication for years. With Microsoft Viva, the company takes it to the next level.
Why Internal Marketers are the New Communication Heroes
Some mega trends such as sustainability, the sharing economy or global digitalization have been accelerated by COVID-19. All these ongoing changes have shown the importance of good internal communication.
Why Your Internal Target Audience is the Most Important One
Communication is all about the audience. Once you know who you are talking to, you know how to address them. But did you know that your most important target audience is actually your internal one?
How to Create a Successful Internal Communication Campaign
If you work in a large organisation, getting your message across clearly to your entire internal target audience can be tricky. How can you possibly get your message to the right people at the right time and through the right channel?
Case Study: Communicating a New Identity
Innovation is essential for any business. In particular for the ABB PMU in Frankfurt. That's why ABB was aiming for everyone in the company to contribute their ideas, from managers to factory employees.
How to Make Your E-learning Effective
E-learnings are popular: The market of e-learnings is growing by 1.1 billion euros, according to the e-learning monitor from Multiscope. But how to make your e-learning effective?
Case Study: Internal Communication Campaign
The Dutch organization WSHD was facing a communications challenge: With the implementation of the new Environment and Planning Act coming up in January 2022, WSHD needed to communicate the effects of the law clearly towards its employees
Case Study Digital Transformation: Implementing ECD
Parlan Jeugdhulp faced an internal change process: implementing the new electronic medical record (ECD). Read how we helped them to communicate this change effectively in this case study.
What the US Elections Taught us About Change Management
How to influence the behaviour of a group of people? This is not only crucial when you want to become the president of the United States, but also the ultimate question when it comes to change management. When a company faces a change process, there is a lot to learn from the US elections.
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