June 2021 Digital Workplace Guide

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June 2021 Digital Workplace Guide
As vaccines roll out and the threat of COVID-19 subsides, companies are at a crossroads. Should you bring everyone back into the office—or remain remote until the pandemic officially ends?
Regardless of how your business is proceeding in these confusing times, you’ll find helpful guidance in the stories below. In the meantime, we wish you success, health and happiness along the way.
Also, check out the latest tools and products from our partners.
How to combat vaccine skepticism
Try these empathetic tactics to tamp down resistance and hesitancy among employees.
10 ways to purge clutter and spark a digital detox
Try these tips to lighten your (work)load, lift your mood, and boost your productivity.
3 tips for more accessible social media
Follow this guidance to make sure your digital content speaks to everyone—no exceptions.
How to foster clarity and confidence in return-to-office plans
As the companies look to bring their workers back to the office, communications will play a crucial role.
Essential communication skills for the future
Mark Ragan offers guidance on career advancement, crisp writing, and how communicators can claim a more influential seat at the table moving forward.
From Our Partners
Microsoft Viva
Meet Microsoft Viva
Microsoft Viva is an employee experience platform that brings together communications, knowledge, learning, resources and insights. And coming soon, Microsoft Viva Connections gives everyone a personalized destination to discover relevant news, conversations and the tools they need to succeed. Shape an inclusive corporate culture where everyone has a voice.
Viva Connections gives you a curated, company-branded experience that brings together relevant news, conversations and other resources. It is personalized and appears in the apps and devices you already use every day, like Microsoft Teams and Yammer. Viva Connections is the launchpad for Microsoft Viva and the gateway to your employee experience.
Learn more about Microsoft Viva.
Watch this webinar on demand and meet Microsoft Viva: A New Kind of Employee Experience and What it Means for Internal Communications.


Don’t let guesswork be a part of your IC strategy
Take our new online assessment and in 10 minutes, you’ll receive a personalized maturity score and learn actionable practices that will instantly strengthen your internal comms.


Unily is the enterprise employee experience platform at the heart of your digital workplace.
Our solution fuels engagement, productivity and knowledge-sharing in complex workforces, elevating employee experience across the enterprise.
Trusted by the world’s most iconic brands to connect, engage and inspire employees, Unily customers include Shell, L’Oreal, and Johnson & Johnson.
Discover the potential of your people with a digital HQ that helps you shape the future of work.
Downloadable content:


Dynamic Signal
Turning Communications from a Function to a Practice
There is a fundamental misunderstanding when it comes to the role of internal communication. With the growing need for a digital workplace, it is becoming more and more apparent that internal comms is a practice, not a function; a practice through which companies foster an inclusive, connected and engaged workforce.
Download our eBook which describes how leaders can build a strategy that puts communication on the path to being the key driver of a thriving culture.


With the country opening back up, what’s your back-to-office plan? Remote, hybrid or in-office?
As COVID-19 cases diminish and vaccinations accelerate, the talk about returning to the office has increased significantly. The big question is, what will that look like? What do employees want and what do organizations expect?
PoliteMail answers your burning questions on how to navigate his decision with its latest guide, The Ultimate Return-to-Work Guide for Communication. You’ll learn how to use data to help guide your plan through employee surveys, segmenting your audiences, performing a GAP analysis and much more.
Communicators can play an integral role in helping your company decide (with confidence) on which route is best for your organization—and PoliteMail offers an approach to navigate this decision, using data, to ensure a successful transition.
PoliteMail is your one-stop shop for impressive emails and robust metrics, all within Outlook. Learn how to optimize your email communication to keep employees informed and engaged.
Looking for more resources? Check out our free resource center.


Simpplr Inc
Simpplr Inc
Simpplr is today’s modern employee intranet. Our software helps companies engage their workforce by streamlining internal communication and forging employee connections.
Simpplr customers include many leading brands such as Workday, AAA, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, DocuSign, Eurostar, and Columbia University. Our customers are improving internal communications, increasing employee engagement, and reducing employee turnover.
Will your company benefit from a modern intranet?
Download 2021 Intranet Buyers Guide
To include your solution in this guide contact
Hannah Lavelle at Hannahl@ragan.com.


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