Digital meetings also need to be facilitated

By Daniel Monthan on Jun 15, 2018 10:10:13 AM

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There are many facilitators that are incredibly good at leading a group of people in a physical space. A common scenario can be a group of people who are in a development process and have a facilitator to help them find their way of collaborating. Usually they meet offsite somewhere or in a conference room, the facilitator has carefully planned different steps and areas to work through. There is a purpose and goal with everything, timelines and different elements of work to be done.

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10 change management consulting best practices

By Louise von Matern on Jun 7, 2018 7:55:00 AM

Even if we do say so ourselves, REAL is the perfect platform for facilitating complex change management initiatives. To help you make the most of your next project – and your new favorite platform – I gathered some best practices and practical advice that I thought you might find useful when planning your next change process.

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Five excuses: Why you keep postponing the digital leap

By Tiina Raekallio on May 31, 2018 5:06:32 PM

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Implementing change calls for good management and a great deal of courage. Good management includes encouraging participation. In large organizations, ensuring that everyone is heard usually takes a long time. This is where digital tools excel: they help everyone express themselves, making the discussion transparent.

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6 things change consultants need to start doing immediately

By Hanna Liimatainen on May 24, 2018 8:52:46 AM

Working as a change consultant is not easy. The need to implement transformational change, deliver results, and manage multiple clients at once leaves precious little time to catch one’s breath, let alone much else.

Whilst consultants are focussed on implementing change within their clients’ organizations, they must also make time to improve and change their own ways of working. 

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Just discussions

By Kim-Mikael Arima on May 17, 2018 3:31:56 PM

”Oh, so this is just for discussions”. The look on her face combined with the tone of voice told me that Karen* would never understand what I consider to be the most important part of our product.

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Are you a Digital Facilitation expert? Take our new Grader to find out

By Niko Nykänen on May 11, 2018 11:00:00 AM

As the digital facilitation movement gathers pace it's important to stay ahead of the field when it comes to innovating your processes, scaling up engagement, and embracing technology as a way to deliver more impactful cases.

But how can you test your skills and be sure you're moving in the right direction? Well, that's why we built our brand new Digital Facilitation Grader.

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Founder of JLC Concepts Jackie Cuthbert: Six elements of effective change

By Hanna Liimatainen on May 8, 2018 9:10:06 AM

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Jackie Cuthbert, founder of JLC Concepts consulting company and an experienced change manager, knows that change processes require a strong vision and multiple scenarios.

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What is Digital Facilitation?

By Hanna Liimatainen on May 3, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Digital facilitation is the use of digital platforms and technologies to enable large groups of people to collaborate and work together towards a common goal.

It is most commonly used by change consultants, facilitators, organizational development practitioners, and learning professionals as a way to collaborate on change initiatives and learning programs.

 

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How to help more than 200 managers to evolve together? Case: E.ON & Implement.

By Hanna Liimatainen on Apr 30, 2018 1:07:01 PM

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Inspiring, easy to use and fast. Those are the main qualities of the REAL digital platform that enabled Implement Consulting Group to offer its customers a new way of working.

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GDPR and the human factor

By Tuomas Koski on Apr 19, 2018 1:24:45 PM

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By compiling online data, it’s possible to find out what TV shows you watch, where you went on vacation, how many days you called in sick, or on how many days you were in a good mood, to name just a few examples.

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