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The Confused CEO’s Guide to 21st Century Organisations – crowdfunding campaign

The Confused CEO's Guide to 21st Century Organisations is a cartoon guide to business buzzwords everybody uses but no-one can explain: agile, design thinking, organisational culture, innovation, complexity etc. The story is told through the eyes of a confused CEO who is trying to make sense of it all. Each chapter is also a stand-alone [...]

By | 2018-06-14T10:05:02+00:00 June 13th, 2018|Organisational change|0 Comments

Digital workplace adoption – animation

Digital workplace adoption can be tricky. People stick to email and their local hard drives despite the fact that there are shiny new collaboration and file sharing tools available. This happens because there is no support for behaviour change. And no-one tells employees WHY they should use these new tools - what's in it for [...]

What is digital transformation – cartoon infographic

What is digital transformation? Everybody talks about it but what does it actually mean? Could it be that digital is just a way to get somewhere - not the end destination? Are we letting the word “digital” cloud our thinking? And when you’re involved in a digital transformation project what are you actually involved in..? [...]

By | 2018-01-26T20:56:18+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Infographics, Organisational change|3 Comments

Why change communication should be drawn

Change communication sucks. Most official internal communication is slick and polished. It aligns with the visual brand guidelines, it has been checked for spelling mistakes. It looks perfect. But in change communication the quest for perfection becomes a problem. Why slick sucks Let me explain. When things are changing you are also asking employees to [...]

By | 2018-01-26T20:56:19+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Communication tips, Organisational change|2 Comments

Infographic: Why organisations must change

Organisations must change. But why? This infographic explains how our unpredictable and increasingly complex world forces companies to rethink how they operate. It also gives key ways on how they can change to better adapt to our volatile world (VUCA for those who are into management speak). Like the illustrations? You can download them here for [...]

By | 2018-05-09T14:51:30+00:00 July 27th, 2017|Infographics, Organisational change|10 Comments

Infographic: Employee engagement explained

Employee engagement is something companies know they should care about. Chances are you might have been involved in an  "employee engagement initiative"- whether you know about it or not. Unfortunately very few employee engagement initiatives address the root causes of disengagement: lack of autonomy, mastery and purpose. This infographic makes the case for creating communication [...]

Transforming Telefónica with Yammer – infographic

Want to make a giant corporation more innovative? More entrepreneurial? Chances are you also need to transform the internal communication channels: use less email (it stifles knowledge flows) and favour more open and faster internal social networking tools like Yammer or Slack. This infographic is a story of how an internal community manager, Luz Rodrigo [...]

Yammer case study AIA – Infographic

You can download this Yammer case study infographic and its PowerPoint version here: wwww.businessillustrator.com/aia. This Yammer case study was intended for internal communications managers who struggle to measure the ROI of  their internal collaboration tool. The ROI of an enterprise social network is not straightforward to measure because the benefits don’t always manifest in [...]

Agile government initiative explained – cartoon infographic

I did this narrative infographic for an agile government initiative "Experimental Finland", a project run by a team at the Finnish Prime Minister's Office. The piece was used to explain the project (a funding platform for experiments), as well as a briefing tool for teams participating in a hackathon that aimed to solve some of the [...]