The communicator’s role in the digital workplace
- 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
- Connaught Rm, Metropolitan Hotel, 645 Howe St, Vancouver
- May 11, 2017
Communicators can play a central role in transforming their organization into a modern digital workplace. By using design thinking, you can lead the charge for exceptional employee experiences, while helping your enterprise become more agile and productive.
In this session, you’ll learn:
- The tenets of the digital workplace, and where communications fits in
- How communicators can apply design thinking skills to the challenge of digital transformation
- Success stories: A showcase of recent digital workplace solutions highlighting improvements in the employee experience and the role of communicators
Our two presenters for this event come to us from Habanero Consulting Group, powering exceptional workplace experiences for more than 20 years.
Brian Edwards, director of products and services, created and managed the first corporate intranet of a Fortune 500 bank back in 1997, and has spent the last 20 years building, advising and publicly speaking on digital communication and collaboration in the workplace. He is passionate about the role technology can play in building productive, collaborative and engaging workplaces. Edwards also directs Habanero Consulting Group’s portfolio of services and recently collaborated to launch Habanero’s Go Intranet Accelerator.
Mallory O’Connor, practice lead of enterprise experiences and innovation, is responsible for helping enterprise clients create great workplace experiences. Her goal is to work together with people inside organizations and understand the opportunities to create compelling changes to tools, systems, culture, processes and ultimately, experiences. Building on more than 15 years in the field of user experience, interaction design and information architecture, O’Connor now works with clients to solve holistic enterprise problems using collaborative techniques from the service and experience design perspective.
Who should come?
This event is appropriate for communicators at every career level, and especially so for those at the CPM, Strategic Advisor and Business Leader levels.
Registration and networking: 5:30 p.m.
Event: 6-7:30 p.m.