#SWCONF: The House That Social Built

In case you missed the Social Workplace Conference earlier this month, or you want a refresher on what you learned, here is a brief summary of one of the sessions.

Elizabeth Lupfer, Senior Manager, Employee Experience at Verizon US presented a session titled Implementing a Social Workplace Strategy: Employees First. Below are her slides, followed by a few additional thoughts.

#SWCONF 2011 (Elizabeth Lupfer)

One major thing I took away from Elizabeth’s presentation is that employees need control over what is public and what is private on their individual intranet dashboard.

Her company users points, status updates, progress bars, and other tools to track projects. This is done on a personal basis, but if an employee chooses, s/he can share his/her progress with other employees, allowing people to offer help when needed.