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

Themes

Case Studies with a Team co-working 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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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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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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Do the Green Thing

‘Do the Green Thing’ is an experiment in changing social behaviour through the use of social media. The aim is to reduce CO2 emissions by doing ‘green things’, and then sharing and displaying your green activity to encourage your peers to follow suit. Headshift built the vertical social network for ‘the Green Thing’ based on… read full post

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Innovation Unit

The Next Practice Acceleration Space is an online space where education professionals can share their ideas, experience and good practice whilst benefiting from the views and experience of their peers. Building a collaboration space Headshift worked with The Innovation Unit to identify the requirements for a site that is expected to support the overall objectives… read full post

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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

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