Category Archives: Internal communications

The Economist Weighs In On Data Security

We mentioned earlier in this space, outsourcing security and regularly testing your defenses are two specific ways to get better at protecting yourself. But here’s one approach that is plausible but rarely used. Apply deception. Deliberately plant data with enticing … Continue reading

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What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains Part II

The torrent of new technology and new ways to use it is unrelenting. Some push back. There is a recent emphasis by some investment management companies on human financial advisors, advisors that are actually NOT robo advisors, that new class … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget Internal Branding

Branding. An external program for the most part, right? Not necessarily. More and more organizations are realizing that the internal, employee communications benefits from branding are worthwhile, even necessary. An HBR paper by Omilion-Hodges and Baker (“Everyday talk and convincing … Continue reading

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Big Data Is No Panacea

The NSA, Target data breach and other issues aside, the future of Big Data is bright – so bright that industry experts’ biggest concern is often a lack of skilled people to implement data management programs in organizations. All the … Continue reading

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Effective communication in increasingly diverse environments

Good, productive internal communications has arguably become harder, not easier. In Top Issues Facing CEOs in a March Wall Street Journal article two common themes are innovation and recruiting and keeping top people. One would think they complement each other. … Continue reading

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How to compete with smartphones when delivering content

So many professionals still struggle with presentations – any presentations, big or small. Like many things it all comes down to a few simple components. Keep it simple, the human brain can only absorb a limited amount of data in … Continue reading

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