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The place to catch up on thoughts, tips, and tools about employee communication.Please give us a hint, if you would like our take on a specific topic.

What to consider when using digital workplace data and insights


According to Open’s Digital Workplace Panel, people analytic skills and getting the job done faster, easier and better are key when activating data from your digital workplace.

How to crack measurements in employee communication


Open Morning: In employee communication, measurement continuously is a hot topic. But still, few of us do it and many find the why, what and how a tough cookie to crack. Are we...

Why boost or kick-start adoption of your digital workplace


Harvesting the benefits of a digital workplace requires adoption. Why? Because speeding up the process enables your people to deliver the right customer experience.

On the Mic: Helle Gudiksen from NKT


We're so happy to have Helle Gudiksen, VP & Head of Communications in NKT, on the mic sharing her experiences with strategy communication...

It’s all about the experience – also for people at work


Developing your business by improving the customer experience is also about optimizing the employee experience. How? Here’s help to...

Employee experience on the agenda


Employee Experience is most certainly on the agenda for the approx. 50 communicators from Denmark’s largest companies present at...

How to communicate and implement best safety practices


In safety communication, sharing best practices is evidence of that efforts matters and that things can be improved. Here...

Open Morning on GDPR


On 25 May 2018, GDPR will be enforced. At this Open Morning, we will dive into what to be aware of and how good communication...

Onboard employees through the voices of peers


How do you welcome new employees to your training centers using video as a tool, when you are not allowed to film the facilities? You...

Make your strategy personal with video


We bet you have seen a good film about people. But have you seen a good film about strategy? This is where video comes in...

On the Mic: Susanne Biltoft from Alm. Brand


We're happy to have Susanne Biltoft, Head of Communication & Investor Relations at Alm. Brand, sharing what she sees as key when...

On the Mic: Lene Mi Ran Kristiansen from LM Wind Power


We're so glad to have Lene Mi Ran Kristiansen from LM Wind Power, sharing what she sees as key when communicating sustainability...

Make great corporate videos with your smartphone


No more dark and blurry smartphone videos. Here are seven simple tips to create excellent employee videos with your smartphone.

Creative shower: A quick guide to the creative process


Have you ever been asked to 'think out of the box' and your only thought was 'how?'. Great news: Using these four steps, you can be...

Add true power to your next ‘talking head’ or event video


The power of video lies in the content and delivery. If you are new to shooting videos these tips can help you make your next...

On the Mic: Steffen Støvelbæk from Nilfisk


Steffen Støvelbæk, Head of Communications at Nilfisk is On the Mic sharing what he sees as key when communicating a stock exchange...

Purpose and planning are key to digital workplace adoption


The road to digital workplace adoption does not need to be winding one. In seven steps, you can get your own, tailored roadmap to get...

Power up your employee communication with personas


People – your employees – respond differently to different messages and situations. How to respond to these differences is where...

On the Mic: Anja Andersen from Mærsk


We are so happy to have Anja Andersen sharing what inspires her to work with employee communication. Anja is Senior Corporate...

What Alien can teach us about corporate video


Credibility and empathy can be what make us identify more with the crew in Alien more than our own CEO in a video. But framing your...

VR is ready to rock your employees


Virtual reality (VR) is designed to give people extraordinary experiences, and that is exactly what we want to give employees, right...

Why employee engagement should be on every leader’s agenda


87 percent of the employed population in 142 countries are unengaged in their jobs. The solution? Good jobs, great leadership, and...

Get through employees’ bullshit filters


Having a hard time getting through to your employees? Learn the successful tactics from influencer marketing and turn your...

Masterclass: The roadmap to digital workplace adoption


Sign up for a half-day masterclass on launching a new intranet or any new digital workplace platform...

On the Mic: Ulf Fensten Madsen from Nets


Ulf Fensten Madsen sharing what inspires him to work with employee communication. Ulf is Head of Internal Communication...

Advice from the safety pros


During this week, we have given a few takes on how organizations can use communication to strengthen their safety culture and...

A safety campaign won’t do it (alone)     


Mobilizing leaders to drive a safety culture should be the focus for any communication department tasked with boosting the...

Why safety communication should be funny, seriously


Many organizations are afraid of using humor when communicating about safety. They think it’s risky, insensitive even. But humor can...

Why we don’t work safely, and how to change it


“If information was the answer, we would all be billionaires and have perfect abs.” This quote by Derek Sivers says it perfectly: when work...

The unattractive brother of strategy communication


Have you ever tried mentioning 'safety communication' to a communication professional only to...

On the Mic: Charlotte Mayntz, Haldor Topsoe


Charlotte Mayntz - Corporate Communication Manager at Haldor Topsøe, renowned Danish catalyst company founded in 1940...

New ways to capture your audiences


Enthralling, captivating and even hyperreal storytelling is not for external communication only. Soon (if not already), our internal...

10 steps to an effective internal communication flow


Is the communication flow in your organization referred to as a jungle or just inept for essential communication? Then now is time to...

On the Mic: Morten Dal from PANDORA


We're glad to have Morten Dal sharing what inspires him in employee communication. Morten Dal is Global Intranet Manager...

How internal communication generates true value


Together with other IC stakeholders, Open launched a publication about the internal communication ecosystem. We wanted...

5 employee communication trends in 2017


What will we see this year, now that Workplace by Facebook has been tested successfully? And after disruption and gamification found...

A guide for using social media in internal communication


Social media is currently at the top of many internal communicators to-do lists, and it is the hot subject on various blogs and...

10 ways to kill your communication


Check out this Open golden oldie: '10 ways to kill your communication'! The short publication contains a tour-de-force of what often goes...