Small ideas, big impact

CEB Internal Communications Day 2 recap When you’re conferencing around the corner from the Tate Modern, no doubt creativity and inspiration will be in the air. Which is exactly what Day Two of the CEB Internal Communications Summit 2017 was – a day filled with creative and inspirational stories and opinions on everything ranging from […]

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It’s what’s inside that counts

CEB Internal Communications Day 1 recap At icandi CQ we strongly believe that to add Creative Intelligence to all that we do, we need to continuously learn. Which is why we’re at the CEB Internal Communications Summit 2017. Here are a few highlights, if you missed our tweets… Day One of the CEB Internal Communications […]

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Making communication more meaningful for Millennials

Did you know that Millennials are now the largest generation in the work place? And that means how you communicate internally matters more than ever – because Millennials value effective communication more than any other generation. So, in the spirit of Youth month, we’ve compiled a few Internal Communication Hacks to assist you in connecting […]

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What’s the forecast for Internal Communications in 2017?

The good news is that 2016 is over. The great news is that 2017 has some exciting new trends and developments that will likely bring Internal Communications into the spotlight. So get ready to shine in 2017. Have a look at our forecast to see what’s in store for Internal Communications in 2017. PS: If […]

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User-generated video is no longer a swear word

The second workshop that icandi CQ attended at #smilelondon 2016 was hosted by Seenit, and focused on user-generated video and transforming employees into film crews. Now, in our experience, while communicators like the ‘idea’ of user-generated content, few are willing to experiment. The general sentiment is that “it’s complicated”, “it can go horribly wrong”, “employees […]

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What’s your reality?

On the second day of #smilelondon 2016, icandi CQ attended an introduction to virtual reality for business, hosted by Paulo Tosolini. Paulo previously led new media initiatives at Microsoft and is now the founder of a Seattle-based digital agency, Tosolini Productions, specialising in business storytelling through emerging technologies. He also works extensively with Microsoft supporting […]

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#smilelondon 2016: a recap

The 8th #smilelondon conference took place on 14 November. icandi CQ attended the conference for the first time. We were not disappointed. The day was packed with interesting case studies, engaging content and interesting table discussions. A few key takeouts and highlights: Employee-generated video is changing the internal communication landscape. HSBC has restored the trust […]

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There’s no i in engagement

Employee engagement is not new. What is changing, is how we consider, drive and measure engagement. In this article we take a closer look at how the traditional engagement model is moving towards a collective engagement model. Hint: think more “we” and less “me”…

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Future fit or future flop?

In less than five years many companies will be reviewing how they have delivered on their 2020 strategic focus areas and will be assessing whether they have reached their 2020 goals. Have a read through this article and consider your own 2020 goals as an internal communicator, think about whether your personal development plans are […]

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