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 Custom Build

Employee Engagement Platform for Global Insurance Company

Headshift helped a large global insurance company develop a pilot employee engagement platform that lets users contribute stories in the form of text, video and photos as well as rate, comment on and discuss other users’ content. The company is looking for stories that show how they are making a difference to their customers. A… read full post

Categories Corporate, Custom Build, Ruby on Rails, Sector, Technology, User Experience Design Tags , , , , ,

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

Categories Confluence, Custom Build, Legal and Professional Services, Ruby on Rails Tags , , ,

Demos – Think Tank

Headshift transformed Demos’ former one-way information hub into a transparent collaborative network to engage the think tank’s target audience, as well as Demos employees. Creating Interaction and DiscussionBy developing a tool for project collaboration, ideas dissemination and relationship building, Headshift helped Demos reflect their core brand values of ‘interaction and discussion’.In doing so, the research… read full post

Categories Custom Build, Public and Third Sector, Sector, Technology Tags ,

NHS Collaborate

For NHS Collaborate Headshift worked with representatives of two distinct medical communities: one consisting of doctors and nurses, the other of health care managers. Our aim was to create a pilot platform to help different communities of health care professionals achieve their goals through more effective collaboration and sharing of good practice. Mapping needs and… read full post

Categories Custom Build, Health, Sector, Technology Tags , ,

Commission for Rural Communities

The Commission for Rural Communities ensures that governmental policies reflect the real needs of people living and working in rural England. Collaborating closely with the CRC and following a user-centred consultation and engagement process, Headshift developed the organisation’s website and extranet system. Fostering unity as well as free discussion Working with the Commission for Rural… read full post

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BBC Prototypes

Exploring social media and testing how they can be used at the BBC we developed a range of social software prototypes, ranging from collaborative co-production tools, smaller social networks to new ways of bookmarking to obtain a better overview of the news. Working with a fellow market innovator Working with the BBC let’s us test… read full post

Categories Custom Build, Media and Publishing, Sector, Technology Tags ,