When augmenting the benefits package
for your organization, it’s natural to focus
on traditional perks that employees have come to
expect: PTO, health insurance, and maybe a tuition
assistance credit here or there. But if you’re looking
for creative and effective ways to stimulate
employee engagement while also driving business
results, you’ll want to consider the powerful impact
of offering language-learning opportunities.
Why language learning? It offers immediate and
long-term benefits to both employees and employers.
Research shows that organizations that offer access
to language learning see an increase in employee
engagement factors like loyalty, morale, and
productivity, which in turn boosts business performance
factors such as customer satisfaction
and internal communications.
Where’s the connection? And how can you reproduce
these benefits within your organization? This
playbook offers a deeper look at why language
learning has such a positive influence on employee
Collaboration has evolved significantly over the past five years from sliding your chair over to the next desk to consult with a co-worker to setting up a virtual conference call with your colleagues located in multiple countries across the world.
The need for closer collaboration between finance and HR has never been more important. Finance has become the co-pilot to the business, providing the forward-looking guidance management needs to capitalize on the next market opportunity. HR plays an essential role in ensuring that the business has the talent it needs to execute on digital strategies, and create a change-ready culture. Oracle commissioned new research by MIT Technology Review Custom, called Finance and HR: the Cloud’s New Power Partnership, to understand how closer collaboration between Finance and HR could support digital transformation and unlock new benefits.
Modern manufacturing requires adapting to a new world where customers are better informed than ever, customer expectations are at an all-time high, and the tiniest of changes around the world can have profound rippling effects on every industry. CSO Insights analysts gathered 100+ metrics from 1,500+ sales executives to develop insights on three key areas:
• The challenges facing their sales teams
• Why those problems exist
• How they are successfully reengineering their teams to overcome those challenges
CSO Insights leveraged this data in the whitepaper CRM & Manufacturing: Working Hand in Glove, which clearly outlines how to increase productivity and collaboration so reps can spend more time selling. These insights are more important than ever to manufacturers looking to refine their internal processes, communications, and agility.
Published By: Sitrion
Published Date: Feb 11, 2016
Internal communications is a critical component to your company’s success. You need to think about the role of internal communications more strategically than ever before. Not just in the face of change events like acquisitions or a major market shift, but also to align your employees behind your vision, your strategy, and to drive daily productivity. This only works if you can communicate effectively with them and excite them about their work. Reaching employees and engaging them will help you successfully meet your goals.
Published By: Sitrion
Published Date: Feb 11, 2016
An engaged workforce is a critical component to your company’s success. When employees are engaged and behind your vision and strategy, they are more motivated and focused on your organization’s business goals.
Published By: Sitrion
Published Date: May 11, 2016
Internal communications is critical to your company’s success. And aligning your employees behind your vision, your strategy, and driving daily productivity helps you to get there. Yet, this only works if you can communicate effectively with them.
Download this white paper to learn more about how mobile drives internal communications success.
Published By: Kontiki
Published Date: Sep 16, 2014
Learn how to reach and engage remote employees within your organization and see how this will strengthen employee engagement, create personal connection with executives, and increase collaboration between teams and employees.
The incredible reach of social media can be used to nurture business relationships and nourish invaluable customer relationships. But without an enterprise-wide security strategy, your organization is susceptible to a variety of internal and external threats, including account hijackings, malware and employee errors that can lead to brand and communication crises.
Without a doubt, technology has revolutionized the way business is done. The vast majority of internal and external communication is now done through email, instant messaging, VOIP and other types of electronic communication. In addition, most business documents exist in digital form. The digitization of business has had significant implications for litigation. Legal eDiscovery is now an essential part of settling cases between organizations. Previously, many companies believed that eDiscovery was only for organizations that were public or highly regulated, but now most companies recognize that electronically stored information (ESI) regulations are applicable to all organizations and there is an ever-increasing need for cost-effective eDiscovery.
Published By: Skillsoft
Published Date: Oct 03, 2014
With the recent increase in enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the tightening of anti-corruption legislation in Europe and other regions, knowledge of bribery rules and regulations has never been more critical. In the US alone, the total fines for FCPA violations levied by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in 2013 exceeded $720 million1. Fortunately, effective training and internal communication have been identified as strategies to mitigate your compliance risk. Here are five things you need to know about anti-bribery enforcement trends.
Published By: Forcepoint
Published Date: Apr 19, 2016
The right cybersecurity solutions can improve your bottom line. According to a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Forcepoint, SureView®Insider Threat (SVIT) monitors and investigates internal threats across all endpoints and channel communications. It “lowers risk and increases productivity” and can mean significant ROI to your enterprise.
Published By: 8x8 Inc.
Published Date: Jun 16, 2017
In today’s highly competitive business environment, top companies will be the ones that have developed innovative ways to create stellar communications experiences that keep the end users engaged—employees and customers alike.
Video and Web conferencing have become well-established tools to drive rich internal as well as external communications. However, to make an impact, these collaboration tools must be reliable and intuitive to use. Continuous communication offers hassle-free integrated user experiences that fit today’s mobile work styles. Technology advancements and changing perceptions are opening up innovative opportunities, which offer businesses new avenues to create a competitive edge. Smart companies must catch on or get left behind.
Hosted VoIP may appeal to companies that don't want to invest scarce resources in operating their own internal telephony system. However, given the primary role of voice communications for business, companies have to ensure that a provider's service wil meet day-to-day needs and provide excellent reliability. Download this complimentary eBook to discover the six questions that companies must ask and answer before they migrate to a hosted VoIP provider. It also provides insight into how to calculate the cost of a hosted service and whether potential customers will want to add collaboration capabilities to the voice service.
In today's competitive environment, sharing information and expertise can be critical in driving organizational success. To foster innovation, it's important to create collaboration communities of employees, as well as customers and partners "outside the firewall." Read this white paper to learn how to tap into both internal and external knowledge.
Until recently, St. Vincent Heart Center used an HTML-based intranet to disseminate various types of information to its 470 employees and 200 contract workers. But information on that system wasn’t easy to find. Microsoft® Office SharePoint® Server 2007 offers the organization easy access to information—and it enhances productivity and supports increased security for confidential information. Read more about the benefits.
Protecting a business – including its information and intellectual property, physical infrastructure, employees, and reputation – has become increasingly difficult. Online threats come from all sides: internal leaks and external adversaries; domestic hacktivists and overseas cybercrime syndicates; targeted threats and mass attacks. And these threats run the gamut from targeted to indiscriminate to entirely accidental.
Like many security trends and frameworks, the early stages of adoption often involve inconsistent definitions, challenges with justification and management communication and an unknown path to implementation. In this white paper, we:
• Review the current threatscape and why it requires this new approach
• Offer a clarifying definition of what cyber threat Intelligence is
• Describe how to communicate its value to the business and
• Lay out some concrete initial steps toward implementing Intelligence-Led Security
It seems that business moves at a rate more rapid than ever before. All the while, organizations aim to grow revenue, expand abroad and lower costs. Read this white paper to learn the business benefits of improving your organization's internal communications - and how to do it.
Oracle, Leader Networks, and Social Media Today recently conducted an online survey of over 900 marketing and technology leaders at more than 500 organizations from around the world to explore what it means to be a socially enabled enterprise.
Technology and Marketing executives from Chubb & Son, Shell and Whole Foods Market participated in in-depth interviews as part of the study and share lessons learned and provide practical insights from their perspective. Paul Gillin, veteran technology journalist and co-author of the bookAttack of the Customers, adds perspective based on his experience with applying social media to marketing, customer service and internal communications
Download this exclusive White Paper, The Socially Enabled Enterprise to learn more about the opportunities and challenges global organizations are facing in the transition to becoming socially enabled enterprises.
Published By: Riverbed
Published Date: Aug 22, 2014
The network has become the central foundation of many IT operations. The IT infrastructure investment not only supports internal employee communications but also is the very linkage that drives ongoing revenue and growth. IDC found that customers were able to reduce IT costs, improve IT staff efficiency, increase availability for users, and trim time to market with new revenue-generating opportunities.
Published By: GeoTrust
Published Date: Oct 06, 2014
As the backbone of web security, secure sockets layer (SSL) technology is a must for securing sensitive data passing over the Internet — whether that's e-commerce traffic, remote access to internal servers, or other secure communications. Usually, one SSL certificate secures just one domain name or URL; however, some common situations are better handled with a type of certificate that allows multiple domains to be secured with just one certificate. Read this guide to learn about typical situations where multiple domain certificates are the ideal solution, how multiple domain certificates work, and how to select the right multi-domain certificate for your needs.
Published By: Tridion
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
Organizations have been implementing intranets for a number of years, expecting to gain efficiencies and improve information exchange among their employees. Based on an organization's objectives, an intranet can take many different forms, ranging from a corporate information and communication platform to a pragmatic approach to Knowledge Management. This White Paper specifically focuses on the lifeblood of intranets: content.