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ISS Facility Services Chooses Mumba to Communicate & Interact with Their Workforce

ISS Facility Services Chooses Mumba to Communicate & Interact with Their Workforce
It is a pleasure to see major blue chip companies engaging with Mumba Cloud and exploring how our unique Enterprise Mobility Solution will wrap around their existing business systems and convert them into a secure, powerful, cost efficient and easy to use employee app. As the new Managing Director of Mumba, I regard it as especially noteworthy when our customers publicly endorse the value our software solution provides, as is the case with ISS Fa...
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Top 10 Leadership Insights from Tanveer Naseer

Top 10 Leadership Insights from Tanveer Naseer
We here at Mumba Cloud are on a mission to assist our customers in enhancing their business performance – therefore it is only natural that we look inwardly and focus on our internal performance as a business too. Whilst one’s own experience is highly relevant, learning from others is equally important, especially in this regard. Excellent insight into this area is provided in a recent blog by Tanveer Naseer entitled: My Top 10 Leadership Insight...
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10 Tips to Cultivating a leadership culture in IT and beyond

10 Tips to Cultivating a leadership culture in IT and beyond
Developing the optimal company culture is widely recognised as an integral component of success in business. But corporate culture is not one dimensional but rather multidimensional. In his recent-ish blog , expert Lou Markstrom provides guidelines as to what companies can do to develop a leadership culture in IT and thereby move up the IT Maturity Curve.   The 10 tips required to cultivate a winning culture that Markstrom recommends (with s...
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Useful vs pushy personlization within the workforce

Useful vs pushy personlization within the workforce
I recently came across an informative article written by Sean Rusinko in which he focused on the personalization of mass information to recipients from a customer perspective. Being in the business of mass information distribution I am of the opinion that many of the same principles could equally apply to internal employee communications. In his recent post entitled: The Line Between Useful and Pushy Personalisation , Sean Rusinko focuses on impo...
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Internal Communications: Selecting the finest ingredients

Internal Communications: Selecting the finest ingredients
Great chefs are found across many different cultures, and those we prefer are simply a matter of taste. Names such as Nigela Lawson, Jamie Oliver, Anthony Bourdain and Massino Bottura are but a few of the premier chefs who are hugely successful, with enormous followings to match. Irrespective of your favourite chef, their distinctive styles, and the types of food they are famous for, great chefs all have some things in common. They all begin with...
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Bridging the gap between conventional intranets and enterprise social networks

Bridging the gap between conventional intranets and enterprise social networks
Mention the Golden Gate Bridge, Sydney Harbour Bridge and London Bridge to anyone in your circle and you will initiate instant recognition and feedback of far more than functional attributes. In almost every instance there are also emotional links of many kinds. This is because far from simply having immense functionality, the extended values of these iconic structures span countless areas including: tourism, being the subject of writing in many ...
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What do athletes have in common with Internal Employee Communication?

What do athletes have in common with Internal Employee Communication?
Between 1891 and 1903, the 15 fastest male athletes in the world all ran the 100 metres in a time of 10.8. On 16 August 2009, Usain Bolt of Jamaica shattered the then 100 metres record, in Berlin, bolting home in a time of 9.58 seconds. How things have changed! At the other distance extreme, Dennis Kimetto of Kenya established a new IAAF world record for the men’s marathon in Berlin by winning in a time of 2.02.57 hours on September 28, 2014. Con...
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Why team collaboration is easy to learn but difficult to master

Why team collaboration is easy to learn but difficult to master
Formed in 1988, many regard the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra as the best of its kind in the world. Whether you share this view or, believe instead, that this accolade should go to the Berlin or Vienna Philharmonic, each produces brilliant renditions of classical music. Year after year, time after time, each delivers technically sound performances that are exceptionally noteworthy, in every sense of the term. In order to reach these lofty heights...
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Information Age: Taking enormous strides for internal communication - without email

Information Age: Taking enormous strides for internal communication - without email
“That’s one small step for (a) man, one giant leap for mankind.” These famous words of Neil Armstrong, on making the first moon landing on 20 July 1969, are still quoted in many contexts to this day and will continue to have great significance for millennia. Symbolically, this sentiment of making enormous strides can also apply in another space. This is the profoundly positive impact that the Information Age has had on internal (and other) commun...
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A Cutting Edge Platform to Deliver Transparent Internal Communications

A Cutting Edge Platform to Deliver Transparent Internal Communications
When many think of smoke signals they recall scenes from entertaining Westerns of years gone by. Smoke signals, as a means of communication however, go back a lot longer in time and most historians agree that they were first used thousands of years ago by a variety of cultures and tribes for a multitude of reasons, ranging from conveying general news to directing military tactics. Although smoke signals had their uses, they were far from perfect ...
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What Nelson Mandela Can Teach Us about Internal Communications

What Nelson Mandela Can Teach Us about Internal Communications
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart. Nelson Mandela Few would deny Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was one of the greatest and most inspiring leaders of modern times. The Nobel Peace Prize he shared in 1993, however, only recognised a small part of this leader's genius as he was also a philosopher, orator and one who cherished humanity and justice. In addit...
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Internal Communication is The Key to Personal & Business Success

Internal Communication is The Key to Personal & Business Success
Homo sapiens, and those before them, have always communicated in some form or another. Whether through grunts, sounds strung together, shouting, facial expressions, gestures or early rock paintings the need to provide, or exchange information was an essential part of the development of our species and profoundly influenced crucial areas of our existence including relationships, art, science, innovations, religion, perceptions and much more. Commu...
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Internal Communications: The case for HR to own it

Internal Communications: The case for HR to own it
In my last blog I presented some compelling reasons for Marketing to own Internal Communications . In this blog I present some strong arguments as to why Human Resources (HR) should be entrusted with this area, as many believe should be the case. Major arguments in favour of HR being at the helm of internal communications include: HR perceives internal communications as being primarily a 'people function' and as such places a higher priority in t...
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Internal Communications: The case for marketing to own it

Internal Communications: The case for marketing to own it
Because of its importance and immense value, internal communications is at the heart of what Mumba Cloud offers and delivers to many significant organisations across the world. Internal communications can be utilised for a host of key tasks within organisations but needs to be optimally managed. In addition it should also have both a strategy and plan that details exactly what an organisation's internal communications objectives are, and how thes...
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Enterprise Social Networking for Human Resources: The Compass Group Case Study

Enterprise Social Networking for Human Resources: The Compass Group Case Study
Mumba Cloud was recently featured in The Australian Newspaper in a case study describing how we worked together with the world's leading food and support services company, Compass Group Australia , with the aim of driving better employee engagement and communication. Mumba Cloud, known to Compass Group employees as Compasslive! has now been deployed for 13,500 people across 650 to 700 locations at Compass. From the outset, we were focussed on emp...
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