Deutsche Telekom is one of the world's leading integrated telecommunications companies, with around 168 million mobile customers, 28 million fixed-network lines, and 19 million broadband lines. 218,000 employees (as of 2016) in 50 countries are driving the company's success forward. At the forefront are the more than 7,000 sales representatives with over 67,000 customer contacts every day. Communicating with all of these people, all over the world, is a massive challenge, but it's one that they’ve met head on with the aid of their employee app.
The merging of two companies, while exciting, can also be a time of great upheaval and change—and a real challenge for the entire company. At RHI Magnesita,
Intelligent Office are the leading provider of office administrative and secretarial services in the UK. With more than 900 staff members operating across 49 client sites, they recognized the need to improve their internal communication strategy in order to reach all of their employees. They contacted our UK partner Workvine and decided to launch their own app.
Watch the Vlog and see what the company and its employees have to say after nine months with their new tool.
Electricity, gas, drinking water, public transportation, ferries, and telecommunications: the public utilities provider Stadtwerke Konstanz is present everywhere in the southern German city on the shores of Lake Constance. Even the municipality's Wi-Fi comes from the company of approximately 850 employees. The professions within this corporate group are as varied as the departments themselves: bus drivers, IT specialists, media designers, and lifeguards are just some of the jobs. But one description shared among most of these employees is that they don't sit at desks. This creates a challenge for internal communication. How do you reach such a diverse workforce?
Susann Wanitschke, intranet manager at T-Systems Multimedia Solutions, reports on the progress and the new applications of the T-Systems Employee App. After nearly two years of use, one thing is perfectly clear: the young company (whose average employee age is just 35) has found several innovative solutions and use cases for its app.
Health care is a stressful vocation; employees must make instant decisions in emergencies and work around the clock to provide patient care. External factors add to the pressure, as hospitals fight to retain good employees when other organizations are recruiting and staffers have a high rate of burnout.