Strategic communication professionals know that if you have a limited or unlimited budget, a small team or a large department, it's always smart to get as much mileage as possible out of the employee communication tools, channels, content, and resources at your disposal. We joined with International Vice Chair of the International Association of Business Communicators and Founder of Dewpoint Communications, Victoria Dew, SCMP to learn about some of her magical and most-requested insights to make an internal communication impact in the workplace.
Staffbase was thrilled to continue its relationship with IABC as a sponsor for The 2018 IABC Heritage Region Conference! We were so excited that we decided to fully embrace the communication revolution theme by arriving in costume! We learned so many invaluable lessons from our fellow communication professionals who shared new ideas on how to make a notable difference in the field.
As communication professionals, we all know that the power of an awesome video is unmatched at telling stories for internal or external purposes. That said, video production isn't cheap, making video expenditures a frequent victim on the budget chopping block. But don't despair! You can in fact save your company thousands of dollars by learning to produce videos in-house. Award-winning video producer Andy Pollard of Children's Mercy Kansas City saved his health care organization approximately $200,000 in just one year, creating videos that engaged almost 8,000 employees in multiple locations across the midwest. See some of his videos here and learn some effective storytelling techniques that you can use to make your own amazing videos!
If you're stuck in a rut and playing it safe at work, here's why you need to act now and move forward to make change happen via internal communication. According to author and workplace culture expert Jason Lauritsen, "Safe never changed anything."
This release is packed with improvements, including the eagerly awaited analytics dashboard for admins, many new languages, as well as multi-language capability in the Forms plugin, plus a variety of compliance and security updates such as our ISO 27001 certification and the app lock feature. All of this with enhanced support for the just released iOS 12 and Android 9 "Pie"!
Back in September, Staffbase co-founders Frank, Lutz, and myself sat down in our Chemnitz HQ with a reporter and a photographer from the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. The resulting profile was a big hit among all of our colleagues, many of whom shared it on social media with comments like, “For all of my friends wondering just what it is we do at Staffbase, here’s a great overview.”