The rise of transmedia and gaming for employee engagement: Cisco

9 January 2012
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Here’s an interesting little vid on how Cisco have used gaming to engage with their sales force employees… The Hunt Case Study from JUXT Interactive on Vimeo. No Mimes Media, a company specialising in creating rich narrative-based transmedia experiences said: “In 2010, responding to the success of The Threshold, Juxt Interactive again asked No Mimes […]

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Interview series: not all bosses are anti-social (IBM, Sodexo, Jobsite, eircom & Meteor)

2 January 2012
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Here is a series of interviews I’ve conducted with socially savvy bosses – determined to help create a more social workplace. For more information on the series, click here. Caroline Taylor (@green_goddess) is VP Marketing, Communications and Citizenship at IBM. Click here for her interview where she talks about the huge benefits IBM has seen […]

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Slides: Social technologies for internal communications #smwldn #media140

9 February 2011
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Today, I’ll be presenting at media140’s afternoon session as part of Social Media Week. This year, media140 is focusing on creating an internal business toolkit for collaboration, enrichment and retention of employees. My session will focus on how social tools such as twitter, facebook, linkedin and youtube can be used to support and enhance employee […]

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Social technologies for internal communications #smwldn #media140

3 February 2011
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On Wednesday 9th February 2011, I’ll be presenting at media140’s afternoon session as part of Social Media Week. This year, media140 is focusing on creating an internal business toolkit for collaboration, enrichment and retention of employees. My session will focus on how social tools such as twitter, facebook, linkedin and youtube can be used to […]

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Interview with Caroline Taylor, VP Marketing, Communications & Citizenship, IBM

18 January 2011
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Here’s the fourth of the interviews in my “Not all bosses are anti-social: interview series“. Caroline Taylor (@green_goddess) is VP Marketing, Communications and Citizenship at IBM. In this interview, she talks about the huge benefits IBM has seen in becoming more social within the workplace. As well as giving some background on how social communication […]

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#themeet140 Brighton round-up

17 January 2011
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Next tweetup: Thursday, March 10th, 2011 – RSVP now! Last Thursday, 13th January 2010, saw the first #themeet140 by the sea in Brighton. Myself and Steve Ward (@cloudninerec), my partner in crime co-organiser, were both really excited about the event. There’d been a great buzz in the build up to the event, with a brilliant […]

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#themeet140 comes to the seaside

12 January 2011
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When Steve Ward (@cloudninerec) contacted me a couple of months ago about jointly organising #themeet140 by the sea in Brighton, I jumped at the chance. #themeet140 is one of those tweetups you just don’t want to miss as it seems to attract a very diverse mix of the loveliest, coolest and friendliest of twits. It’s […]

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Not all bosses are anti-social: interview series – interview with Arie Ball, VP Talent Acquisition, Sodexo

16 December 2010
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Here’s the third of the interviews in my “Not all bosses are anti-social: interview series“. Arie Ball (@Arie_Ball) is VP, Talent Acquisition, Sodexo. In this interview, Arie talks about how Sodexo is creating a unique, online presence via social media that shows the many faces of Sodexo – the company, employees, value, culture and opportunities. […]

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