The publicity for last night’s London Area Communicators’ Group October Meetup was intriguing: based around social networking, it would take place in Clerkenwell Theatre and feature a group of actors. Unsurprisingly given such novelty, it filled up quickly. Arriving early after an energising stroll up from the Thames, I was greeted warmly at the door and asked to complete a profile which I taped up … Continue reading “Carry On Up The Network” – Best Network Event Ever?
A nice story about internal social networking with Connect from British American Tobacco’s intranet: Connect – joining up the business and keeping up with the times Six months on from its revamp, Connect, our employee directory and social networking tool is basking in the glow of statistics that demonstrate its incredible success throughout the Group. The speed at which the online networking revolution is taking … Continue reading Succeeding by connecting
The recent update of our Connect tool has increased usage by a factor of ten, though there is plenty of scope to improve further. More than three times as many people used Connect in July as used it in the previous month. And they looked at ten times as many user profiles. But the current user base is still only just over 5,000 – around … Continue reading Networking increases use of internal directories tenfold