The professional services giant has been using Yammer since 2008 to improve the internal comms of 6,000 employees. Now they are extending collaboration outside the firewall.
Increased collaboration and networking across the firm are just two of the benefits being seen on their new enterprise social network (ESN), Jam.
Internal comms is not rocket science and authors Liam FitzPatrick and Klavs Valskov believe that all you need to do is to follow a few sensible principles. Gloria Lombardi finds out more.

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25 September, 2014 - 09:00 - 17:00
Kosmos Cinema/ Park Inn Hotel, Berlin
29 September, 2014 - 08:00 - 30 September, 2014 - 16:30
Kia Oval, London
2 October, 2014 - 10:00 - 17:00
Ellwood Atfield Gallery
21 October, 2014 - 09:30 - 17:00

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We interview hundreds of companies to bring you the very best case studies at SMiLE London on 25th September. Here is the line-up including household names like Barclays and British Gas, overseas pioneers like Société Générale and Alcatel Lucet, advertiser Dentsu Aegis, plus Grant Thornton and the Rugby Football Union.
The Financial Ombudsman Service spreads the word internally through 'on the go’ - the new employee magazine keeps everything short and sweet.
How do you remove digital barriers and become an agile organisation? The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) used a 3-day hackathon to help colleagues embrace the change.
The 8th annual study by Researcher Jane McConnell, seeks to understand how an organisation, its people and tools are shaping new ways of working.

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The multi-awarded advertising agency in the Asia-Pacific region switched from Facebook to Pie. Now sharing and discussing creative work is almost a piece of cake.
The Kazakh public sector is a firm believer in the power of digital, including using Whatsapp as an internal comms tool and leveraging Twitter’s crisis prevention potential.

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OK - there are 15 not 50 of them but from Seth Godin to Adam Grant, Brian Solis, Patrick Lencioni, Robert Scoble and Shel Israel, Gloria Lombardi picks and reviews some of the best summer reads out there.
Want to know the profiles of our speakers on the 25th September?
Biogen Idec, one the world’s largest independent biotech companies, has been using an app to connect their sales force and help them share critical knowledge with their peers.