While we still may not know our neighbours, many of us have become well acquainted with people online who share similar interests to us. So it’s only natural that this way of building relationships and collaborating has seeped into the workplace.
But while local communities of the previous century didn’t need a community manager to moderate their various activities, the same can’t be said of our modern equivalents.
As enterprise social networks (ESN) become a key channel for communication within many organisations, it’s important that we as internal communicators understand how to maximise the benefits they can bring to businesses, as well as support and encourage our colleagues to use them.
Originally written for Alive with ideas. Read the full blog on their website.