Digital workplace visionary reveals what to expect for intranets and digital communication in 2012

27-28 March 2012, 200 Aldersgate, St Paul's, London

Paul Miller, CEO and founder of the Intranet Benchmarking Forum and Digital Workplace Forum is opening Melcrum’s first-ever Digital Communication Summit on 27 March in London, where he’ll share his top predictions for intranets and digital communication for 2012.


In his keynote session on 27 March, Miller will also give first-hand insights from his new book launching later this month, “The Digital Workplace: How Technology is Liberating Work”, and explore the challenges for communicators that have arisen as a result of the now technologically transformed workplace. Says Miller:


“Technology is currently transforming work itself. It’s changing the way leaders communicate and employees collaborate, moving from the confines of the physical office to a new digital workplace. I’ll be looking at what we can expect to see in 2012 as the world of intranets and digital communication start to evolve.”


On day two of the Digital Communication Summit, Laurie Hibbs, HR director at LexisNexis UK will share how his team have successfully driven uptake of the social networking tool, Yammer, across nearly the full employee population since its implementation in July 2011, when the CEO requested a shift of the communication culture from “broadcast” to “dialogue”.


Melcrum’s Digital Communication Summit will take place on 27-28 March in London and explore how communicators can enable the “crucial conversations” between their employees that drive productivity and business results. More specifically, it will explore the cultural and leadership shifts required to create an environment where technology can work to its potential in building an engaged and collaborative workforce. 


Business leaders from organisations including IBM, Nokia, Bupa, the adidas Group and BT Conferencing will also present inspiring case study examples of how they’re unlocking the collaboration potential of their workforce and reaping business benefits. 


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