With the Opening Ceremony for the 2012 Olympics now just two days away, London drivers are starting to feel the pinch as traffic restrictions go into effect. According to a report by the UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), Londoners can expect an influx of foreign tourists of about 450,000 staying and 5.5 million day visitors. Can you imagine what your daily commute would look like if this tidal wave of people suddenly flooded your city?
Telligent surveyed 1,000 UK employees to gain their views on workplace communication and remote working. In particular, we wanted to understand how these topics will impact employees during this summer’s games. The survey results are staggering:
There’s a clear disconnect, which indicates that UK companies are not prepared to support social tools for remote working during the Summer of Sport. This begs the question: “which companies are committed to the social enterprise?”
UK-based Promethean is an excellent example. A world leader in the rapidly growing global market of interactive learning technologies, Promethean connects its more than 950 employees in regional offices across the globe with a social intranet for workplace communication and collaboration. Promethean launched its Symphonia employee community in November 2011 as the single collaboration platform for all things Promethean. Built on Telligent Enterprise, Symphonia allows employees to:
Promethean experienced rapid adoption of Symphonia by employees:
Download the case study to pick up more employee engagement tips from Promethean and learn more about its road to becoming a truly social enterprise. You can also check out Steve Poncini’s tips for staying productive during the Games in this article by Bdaily Business Network. Steve Poncini is Telligent’s General Manager for International Business in the UK – he’s in London attempting to hail a taxi now…
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