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


Case Studies with a Knowledge sharing theme

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

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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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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

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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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