Insights from a well-received keynote on the intranet manager perspective by Jesper Bylund
How do you truly strike the right balance between your work and your life? A constant challenge for most it seems, with many workplaces making employees physically sick. Might we be approaching it from the wrong angle? We've covered this topic extensively during the past decade in our peer groups as well as at our … Continue reading Work-life balance RIP!
A few days ago, I listened to a podcast in which my business partner of a decade and the founder of our business, Janus Boye was interviewed by behavioral scientist and psychology Ph.D., Susan Weinschenk, CEO at The Team W; a Wisconsin based advisory firm helping organisations with insights on brain and behavioral science. The … Continue reading A podcast on the power and potential of peer learning
In the US, cybersecurity has become a top priority for the board of directors. 2017 was one more in a string of years with increasingly alarming evidence that the organizations we trust with personal data have dropped the ball when it comes to cybersecurity. News of high-profile data breaches at Equifax, Uber, Yahoo, and the … Continue reading Cybersecurity: A top priority for the board in 2018
During my keynote presentation at the J. Boye 17 Aarhus conference, I shared my thoughts about how slow adoption of digital has catalyzed what analysts and the press refer to as the Retail Apocalypse in the US. Since 2006, thousands of physical stores have been affected by this slow-motion train wreck, including 6800 closures in … Continue reading Unpacking the 2017 US Holiday Shopping Weekend
At the end of the day, these technologies will hopefully push companies toward better, more user-focused content When US-based content strategist Hilary Marsh made this comment during her visit to Aarhus in November for the annual J. Boye conference, it resonated really well with me. Both in terms of new technologies like artificial intelligence and chatbots, but … Continue reading Stop managing your website
When you look at how to speed up a complex digital project and deliver high-quality end-user experiences, the palette of options placed in front of you is daunting. It’s never a binary decision what to do next.
When people ask me what in my experience is the biggest barrier to innovation in our workplaces, it almost always falls back to workplace fears: Fears about expectations, fears of being seen, fears about making a mistake. Dig a little deeper and we can see that they are all ultimately based on a lack of … Continue reading How to form trust in the digital workplace
Have you ever put a new CMS, marketing or e-commerce tool in place to address a specific problem, only to find an ever-increasing workload and new problems emerge? During the recent years, cloud and the software-as-a-service approach have been differentiators in a crowded and fast-moving marketplace, yet these have rarely really addressed the customer need for … Continue reading Coredna – a digital platform vendor built for speed and scale
The promise of combining new ways of collaboration with design thinking to come up with important innovation sounds almost too good to be true. This was at the heart of a popular session at the J. Boye Aarhus 17 conference where Maren Christin Huebl from German software giant SAP gave a talk on fostering a … Continue reading Scaling design thinking