Driving Team Efficiency: Scrum for Internal Communications

“We work in small, interdisciplinary teams that use methods like Kanban and Scrum.”


One might expect to hear such a statement coming from a software developer, but there it was in the November 2017 issue of the German internal communications magazine BEYOND, being spoken by Claudia Tillmann, head of Brand Experience at Yello, a sales and marketing company for energy and energy-related services.

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How to Boost Employee Engagement with Awesome Internal Communication

At the start of 2017, we talked about how internal communications is a field that requires constant rethinking. With that thought in mind, we've gone back to the drawing board and come up with 18 new ideas for making improvements in this crucial area. 18 is no small number, so, in the interest of speeding things up (see point #11), let's get down to business. 

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Swapping Old for New, A German Public Utilities Provider Welcomes Digitization with Their Employee App

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?

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How an Employee App Is Leading One Company into Its Second Century: A Staffbase Webinar with Viessmann’s Carsten Lucaßen

“We can no longer do without the app. It’s become the main hub for all internal communications, far surpassing our intranet use.”

—Carsten Lucaßen, Head of Digital Communications Projects, Viessmann

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4 Reasons Why a Successful Employee Engagement App Is More Than a Snap

Employee engagement apps are increasingly popular among organizations looking for mobile-first ways to stimulate workplace commitment. But they often fail to live up to their fullest potential. Much like a Snap, there's a risk that any engagement they do manage to create will be ephemeral. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Here's why.

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