We were lucky enough to be involved in some great projects, and maintain this archive to share some of the examples and lessons from the first phase of social business implementation work

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Case Studies in Confluence

Reynolds Porter Chamberlain

Reynolds Porter Chamberlain (RPC) LLP is a mid-sized, London-based law firm that was faced with a scenario that is familiar to many enterprises. The firm recognised that far greater business benefits could and should be derived from its intranet along with its other content and information repositories. The Director of Knowledge Management approached Headshift to… read full post

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International FMCG company

The legal team for an international fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) company sought an efficient method of improving internal knowledge sharing among key staff. The company’s legal team consists of 80 lawyers based in 35 countries. The team sought to ensure effective and efficient internal knowledge sharing. Existing practices revolved around using email which had… read full post

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NHS South Central PCT Alliance

SCAN Collaborate is an online collaboration platform built on the Confluence enterprise wiki for the NHS South Central Primary Care Trust Alliance. The project was developed by Headshift and the South Central PCT Alliance to facilitate greater collaboration and support communication and knowledge sharing across Primary Care Trusts (PCTs), which are on the frontline of… read full post

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Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Using a wiki platform, global law firm Freshfields made it easy to create and maintain sites on their intranet. The sites are devoted to a specific subject such as a specialty within a practice or information about key clients. Headshift helped the firm explore how to broaden the participation in providing intranet content and how… read full post

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Involve – People and Participation

Headshift built a wiki based publishing platform for Involve to easily update their research, case studies and methodology in the area of public participation. The platform introduced interactive functionality to the findings and also implemented a collaborative approach to their research and case study gathering process. The platform leveraged the knowledge base of interested communities… read full post

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Legal Division – International Investment Bank

With the high levels of innovation and complexity in banking products, our client wanted to ensure that people involved in the negotiation and implementation of associated transactions could stay abreast of change and be better connected with relevant expertise and information.  In that context, we have been working in a consultancy capacity with members of… read full post

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Leading British Museum

Headshift implemented a wiki-based intranet for one of Britain’s leading museums. Responding to the need for a lightweight solution, the new intranet allows for easy publishing and simpler and more personal collaboration tools, such as wikis, blogs, social tagging and bookmarking. Easy publishing The solution comprises easy, version-controlled publishing of departmental and corporate info, images… read full post

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Major UK Publisher

The wiki for this UK publisher is a platform designed to support the work of editors, PR specialists and innovators inside and across departments around new product ideas, innovations and market intelligence. An increased need to share ideas With the wiki we responded to the increased internal need to be able to brainstorm and share… read full post

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The National Archives

Headshift developed an extranet for ‘Knowledge and Information Management’ professionals in the Government. This project was initiated and implemented by the National Archives, a government department and an executive agency under the Secretary of State for Justice. Connecting Knowledge and Information Management professionals The National Archives provides guidance to government departments and the public sector… read full post

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