Turning Over a New Leaf

Turning Over a New Leaf

Right, this is my declaration that I’m disinterring my blogging mojo.  It’s time to come back. There’s a lot in my head – which it would benefit me to articulate in words (it may not benefit you much though!). Future topics are likely to include: SharePoint Vs Intranet How to evaluate team briefing More on … Continue reading

Social Capital & Knowledge Exchange: Blogging Inside the Enterprise

You may think I’ve been unusually quiet recently, but I’ve been diverting my energies into other channels, including a guest spot at Simply Communicate a site that collates advice, toolkits and templates covering every aspect of internal communication inside organisations. Here is a taster: Internal blogging can give us: The ability to get to know … Continue reading

Twitter: is it too limited?

This is a bookmark to Mat Mannion’s post: Twitter is not fit for (my) purpose(s) following this twitter conversation (as best as I can recreate it): @mathewjm Having this sort of interaction 140 characters at a time is sub-optimal, for example!!! 5:50 AM Jan 20th from TweetDeck in reply to mathewjm @mathewjm Or is it … Continue reading

Breasts = Google Gold

Thanks to Laura Dewis for the mention: And congratulations to vblogger of the month, Casey Leaver, for getting the most views in the video blog series on “What YouTube taught me” for Getting abreast of your health. Wonder why videos with sperm and breasts in the title got the most attention? Although, I am rather … Continue reading

Summer Project

This summer we asked everyone in the team to pitch ideas for quick, finite, projects.  They had to: Support at least one of the org’s strategic aims “Change, create and innovate” (Ian likes a nice cheesy slogan.) Which is why I am currently pulling together a focus group of 14-17 year olds so that we … Continue reading

You Tube: My Contribution

My breast examination video on You Tube! The Open University has launched a YouTubeTM Channel with over 300 videos to extend its commitment to broadening access to education. YouTube is the leading online video community that allows people to discover, watch and share originally created videos. OUView went live yesterday [Thursday]. Video taken from OU … Continue reading

Late Adopter

In keeping with today’s adopted persona, I am suitably behind the curve on trying out Twitter. We’ll, I’ve signed up and had a bit of a faff with it, I’ll now set my subconscious on thinking of internal comms applications for it. I was very interested to see how organisations are using it – particularly … Continue reading

Facebook as an Internal Communications Tool

Writing about – http://contenthere.blogspot.com/2007/11/facebook-as-your-intranet.html My colleagues Stuart Brown and Jed Cawthorne have pointed me in the direction of this post, and it certainly chimes with some of the amorphous and ongoing debate going on here. There’s a lot of tinkering going on using Facebook and a variety of other Web 2.0 tools – but as … Continue reading

I’m Lynne Franks, What am I Doing Here?

I’d like to make it clear from the start that this is a completely uninformed view as I have seen none of the current series of I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here. But I was utterly astonished when I heard that Lynne Franks was going to be taking part. “I’m going to stab … Continue reading

Not So Useful

I’m a latecomer – but it really cheered me up…. I Can Has Cheezburger? Make your own at The Cheezburger Factory