All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘corporate’
With the advent, in recent years, of high-tech conference centers boasting amenities seen before only at hotels and resorts, companies are increasingly choosing to conduct their training sessions at off-site locations. However, all venues are not the same, and consequently it has never been more important for companies to choose the right conference center for their corporate training programs.
As we public relations people blithely enter this brave new world of corporate blogging and podcasting, perhaps this would be a good time to re-emphasize some basic ground rules regarding corporate communications and the Internet.
Niall Cook writes about a new report called How are corporate weblogs affecting public relations practice?
International accounting firm KPMG has published the results of its latest survey on corporate responsibility reporting.
Mainstream support for the now-aging operating system ends on June 30th, but many firms aren’t ready to move to XP.
The more I think of it, the more obvious it becomes. The only long-term tool a company can use to “control” blogging employees is internal communication; the things we do to support a corporate culture where all employees understand what the company is doing, where it’s going and why.
On four points, all of the eight most well-known corporate blogging policies agree — corporate bloggers are personally responsible and they should abide by existing rules, keep secrets and be nice. Those four principles are the core of today’s corporate blogging rules.
A slate of new features for corporate desktop users will be in a new platform available later this month.
An interesting perspective on corporate blogging from gapingvoid: Every market has an internal and external conversation.
I’m mentioned in a New York Times Article on the dangers of corporate blogging tomorrow.
America Online, Inc., the world’s leading interactive services company, today announced that it has launched the AOL Enterprise Federation Partner (EFP) program to help communities of at-work instant messaging users connect and communicate in real time.
Communicating on corporate responsibility doesn’t get more transparent than this. The Financial Times reports …
A study conducted by AssetMetrix determined a large number of corporate PCs have been slow to install Microsoft’s Windows XP Service Pack 2.
Nooked, the creator of an online RSS service for publishing and measuring corporate news in RSS feeds, launched the beta version of a searchable directory of corporate RSS feeds on Friday.
Gapingvoid talks about the corporate tipping point, “…the point where blogging stops being the supposed realm of freaks, weirdos […] and starts being …
I’ve been following the expansion of corporate and organizational blogging in Europe for a while now.
Greg Hoffman: “The company has been around for 15 years but blogging has helped brand our company as the premier Security Awareness team in the industry; all while saving us time and money.”
Business Week reports on the success of enterprise software vendors and their ‘corporate governance programs’ to fix internal accounting problems …
More than 70 professionals from private and public organizations, academia and capital markets will gather today in Boston for a first-ever forum focused on the state of corporate venturing — an investment area emerging as a key component of innovation.
A new survey, sponsored by Unisys reveals that corporate executives and IT managers are growing increasingly aggravated by the complexity of business intelligence (BI) solutions intended to streamline their business decision-making processes.
When most people want to find something on the web, they use a search engine. Millions of searches are conducted every day on search engines such as: google.com, yahoo.com, msn.com and many others. Some people are looking for your website. So how do you capture people searching for what your site has to offer? Through techniques called search engine marketing (SEM).
Google has one of the worst corporate governance of any company in the S&P 500 index according to a highly respected advisory group.
How to reduce development costs for individual brand Web sites while ensuring corporate Web strategy?
Once upon a time there were what were called “displaced homemakers.” If you’re too young to know what that phrase means, this article may be particularly helpful to you. It referred to women who were taking their first jobs in the workplace after having been home raising their children; generally speaking, because of divorce.
There is a WHOLE lot of talk these days about Corporate Team Building. There are many, many options: vacation packages, rope courses, on-going office games, ice-breakers, etc. Management can also purchase videos, books, and seminar packages to assist them in building up their organization into a team worthy of belonging. A little later I will give you some ideas of where you can go for information on these team building tools.
The word that Google based their name on, Googol, was invented by Columbia University professor Edward Kasner. The term means 10 to 100th power or a 1 with 100 zeros following it. With Google’s 4 billion and growing web index, their name’s association with Googol is increasingly appropriate.
Have you ever found yourself working with a client-supplied design for an interface or a design from their print/marketing company? Most companies do not realize the value of a properly designed website and will not always make the right choice in selecting the website designer. The next time you find yourself in this situation, remind them of some of the points outlined below.
Increase your chances of success at selling new ideas to management. Understand that ideas create change. Change needs to be well managed. To be well managed ideas need to be thoroughly thought through. The following list of questions will help you determine which ideas are worth the effort of pursuit because they are powerful for the organization.
My granddaughter is 5. Last time she smacked her little brother and I had words with her, she said, “I didn’t mean to hit him.” A preposterous statement since I’d seen her walk over, pick up a book and whack him with it. But then she’s only 5.
Every January, trade publications put out a list of predictions for the coming year. They discuss products, services and trends that they think will change the way business is done, labeling these “disruptive technologies.”
The corporation is America’s most popular and oldest form of business entity. As such, corporate statutes have had the opportunity to evolve over the years and have become quite uniform throughout the states. Today, the most popular forms of corporation include the “General-For-Profit Corporation (or, C-Corporation)” and the “S-Corporation.”
“On the continent,” says Lorna Ramsay, Director of
the TOP-SET Investigation System, referring to
Europe, there’s corporate manslaughter. The CEO
can be put in jail if people are injured or killed
on-the-job. This concentrates the mind of the CEO
wonderfully,” she added.
Accident Investigation is responsible, effective and helps the bottom line.
Ever wish your people would accept more personal responsibility in the workplace, and make decisions on their own without having to come to you for every answer? You’re not alone. Business owners and managers often tell me, “I just wish my people would be more independent. I wish they didn’t feel the need to gain my approval for every little detail before taking action.” I understand their frustration. This type of dependence on leadership impairs speed and agility within the organization, and usually the person who suffers the most is the customer. While the employee is busy trying to find out what they can or should do, the customer’s needs go unmet. And dissatisfied customers will hurt any organization.
Designing an identity for your company is a lot like creating an image for a personality figure: you need to determine what you should look like in order to attract and appeal to your target customer at first glance.
Take a moment to look at what you’re wearing and imagine yourself walking into a party room filled with rock stars. Ask yourself this question: “Do I fit in?” Now, ask yourself what your chances are of selling anything to them. Are your chances good or bad?
Considerable intellectual work has been done in the area of “business integration,” which views the business enterprise as a holistic entity comprised of many parts. (Anderson consulting for one). When the connections and relationships among these parts are aligned and properly integrated, the idea is that the benefit to the organization is more than the sum of its parts.