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Barriers to internal knowledge sharing

Most organisations have two types of employees: People who embrace internal knowledge sharing and creating meaningful and transparent data or, members who keep business information to themselves. Modern, effective businesses aim to reduce the number of employees who hoard knowledge. Data transparency contributes to increased productivity, improves data transparency and helps prioritise work. The goal for organisations […]

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Why it’s important to engage from the start [community engagement journey]

When a project aims to benefit the community, its success often relies heavily on how well it addresses the community’s expectations and responds to an identified problem/issue. This means creating an effective community engagement journey is vital to project success. Early inclusion of the community can add significant value to a project – it enables […]

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3 benefits of knowledge sharing creating efficiencies across teams

There are many benefits of knowledge sharing. Organisational sharing expertise helps create a competitive business advantage. Knowledge Management Systems improve operational efficiency and help the business quickly respond to change. Teams need information sharing capabilities to support organisational and strategic activities. Let’s look at how data transparency can improve operational activities. Tina, the Minister’s personal assistant, needs access to last […]

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What is Internal Team Knowledge Sharing?

We all share knowledge every day. At work, at home, across different channels. But what does effective team knowledge sharing look like in the field of stakeholder engagement? A common problem we are often asked to solve is increasing transparency across teams. But what is the underlying issue we are actually trying to solve here? A […]

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Case Study – The City of Gold Coast

Who: City of Gold Coast Goals: To ensure residents, local businesses and industries communication activities are effectively managed. To meet the reporting requirements of the International Games Federation. Background: The Gold Coast, located in Queensland, is a majestic destination including beaches, amusement parks and an energetic atmosphere. Establishment of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation […]

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Steve and Jack take on the UK

Have you ever gone on an adventure to a place you’ve never been to before? Maybe the destination was a foreign land, or perhaps you went camping for the first time. How did you feel entering unknown territory? Were you excited and full of enthusiasm to begin your day? Or were you scared, even a little anxious of the […]

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Keys to driving a consistent message

Whether you’re communicating with your internal or external stakeholders, you need to provide consistent messages and your data must remain up-to-date. Your stakeholders usually have a specific interest in your business. They want to know the most recent information that applies to them. We previously wrote an article about why consistent messaging to your stakeholders is important, but […]

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4 Ways your Organisation can De-risk Community Feedback

Engaging communities throughout the lifecycle of major projects is just as important as in pre-planning phases. Hearing feedback as your projects progresses is not only important in proactively managing your community but also in understanding risk. The risks we are talking about here are those that are often detrimental – those that can quickly bring projects to a grinding halt, turn governments or […]

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