Engaging colleagues with new online tools

Getting people to actually use new tools in the workplace is pretty hard. No matter how cool your new social platform is, your colleagues (except for the super keen) won’t suddenly leap into using it. Instead, you need to think tactically about how you engage workers with new online tools. Here are ten ideas for […]

Five for Friday – 28 March 2014

Five for Friday is WorkSmart’s weekly roundup of interesting stuff from the week’s reading. Your wiki is a dump Mixing the unconference format into a traditional conference Why Companies Fail To Engage Today’s Workforce: The Overwhelmed Employee The Responsive Organization Leanership: a new way of work Did you know that WorkSmart has a Pinterest board […]

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I find this stuff so you don’t have to: Newspapers: Community, priorities and platforms Experiments in a new local economics (UK) |  REconomy Why mobile first might not be best for Universal Credit | Helen Milner Introducing the Intel® Galileo Development Board – arduino compatible Open Source: trying to make it more open » Community […]

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I find this stuff so you don’t have to: Google+: author attribution & embedded posts Clay Christensen @RSAInnovate: Why the spreadsheet is killing job creation What public consultation can look like | Postbureaucrat – good stuff from @lesteph Outline has a big first customer and a bigger goal: Making open government user-friendly | PandoDaily Google’s […]

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I find this stuff so you don’t have to: David Wilcox » As the Knowledge Hub faces closure, might a creative Twitter mob help with re-invention? the 73-year old Excel spreadsheet artist Make and share useful lists | Gini Google Reader alternatives | Gini Some things I’ve learnt about public speaking | John Graham-Cumming Evan […]

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I find this stuff so you don’t have to: Enyo JavaScript Application Framework – "Use the same framework to develop apps for the web and for all major platforms, desktop and mobile." Features | Re-usable Drupal recipes for government websites – Nice New Zealand government site sharing open source compontents for Drupal for gov webbies […]

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I find this stuff so you don’t have to: Integrate Your Apps | Zapier – Sync the Web – An ifttt for business web applications. Potentially vey handy. What Organizations Can Learn from "If This Then That" (IFTTT) – Nice post from Nick Charney on ifttt – which I wrote about the other day Digital […]