Effective video by simple means

Corporate communicators can definitely learn from news media. This week, for example, the New York Times published the following 2-minute video on the riots in London: http://video.nytimes.com/video/2011/08/10/opinion/100000000992337/what-is-driving-the-riots-.html?emc=eta1 It is gives a professional impression and communicates effectively, yet there is no evidence of any high-end equipment having been used in its production. Obviously, the NYT had…

An introduction to Gamification

A brief discussion of the debate surrounding gamification and its potential uses in business communication with stakeholders.

Is ”the Social Network” calling time on corporate social media?

As the film world prepares for the 83rd Academy Awards, with all the anticipation and romance surrounding the beloved Oscars, the business community also has reason to pause and consider the nominations for this Sunday’s event. One movie with 8 nominations, including Best picture, Best Actor and Best Writing – Adapted Screenplay, is bridging the…

The AGM is outdated – can the conversation be moved online?

Yesterday on the 5th of January, the Dutch IR Awards took place in Amsterdam. Apart from the awards ceremony, there were panel debates on different topics. One of the topics was whether the AGM (annual general meeting) was outdated or not.  As the entire event was simultaneously translated, me and some twenty other people were…