Research and statistics show that communications strategy and planning is still an area that many organisations can make big improvements in. In fact, a 2018 research study and report by Arthur J. Gallagher & Co states that 60% of companies don’t have a long-term communication strategy!
Afiniti is pleased to announce that we’ve received an Award of Excellence at the Institute of Internal Communications (IoIC) Awards 2018, for the category of Best Change Communication.
The award is in recognition of the outstanding change communications work which we completed for client, Roche. Read more
With continual change becoming the new norm for modern business, the chances are, no matter what industry or sector you work in, that you’ve experienced work-based change first-hand at least once during your career.
Compelling communications are vital if your change programme is to be a success. Even if your business change involves a dry technology update, there will always be a people side of the story to tell.
It’s no longer an option to view cyber attacks as something that happens to someone else, some other organisation, or just a technical issue. It’s now standard practice for all large organisations to have measures in place to protect themselves and their assets, and these measures often include an element of culture and behaviour change .
Those of us who work in communications frequently support our organisation through major change. And for change managers, often the most challenging part of delivering change is what happens after the project has finished. We need to find ways of embedding the new processes or behaviours and making them stick.
This calls for communications tools that last, are repeatable and sustainable, and have a life beyond the project. Read more
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There is, understandably, some confusion about how change management activities sit alongside project management.
After all, project management provides for comms and learning, so what’s the need for additional change management? Read more
Come on, be honest, how many times have you googled ‘How to write a communications strategy’? I admit I have done so in the past, more than once.
During business change initiatives, Change Champions and / or change networks are well established, not controversial, and often of huge value.
Certainly, we’re rarely involved in an initiative without there being Change Champions or equivalent. Despite that we still observe behaviours that can trip Champions up, rendering them ineffective. And it’s not all about recruiting the right people. Read more
Using our creativity and innovative approach to delivering change, we enable and equip your people to progress through every step of the change journey.
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The second article in our Digital Transformation series. Focus on culture, not just learning how to use new technology.
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Afiniti thinks Business Change approaches to digital transformation need to change. Learn more in the first article of our new series here.
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