Work culture differences

Focus on Asian and European work cultures.

We welcomed CheeChin Lieu, Enterprise Community Manager of BASF (based in Germany) to our work session on the theme of how work cultures differ in countries/regions. His presentation was entitled “How to work with people who think & act differently?”

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CheeChin walked us through some theory and academic studies, then moved straight to specific and practical differences between Asian and European work customs.

Digital for all à la Société Générale

Nous avons vu l’initiative Digital for All de la Société Générale : le mobile workplace et leur stratégie qui va au delà du BYOD. “Fournir des outils aux collaborateurs pour inventer la banque de demain”.

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Nous avons vu également la nouvelle approche news qui s’intitule “SG News”. Une démo live nous a convaincu de l’intérêt de cette nouvelle app qui donne la main à chaque personne à lire ce qui lui est pertinent, où et quand elle veut.

Amadeus unifying a diverse digital eco-system

It was a pleasure to have Amadeus as our guest in our session at the end of May. Amadeus was the first intranet project that Jane McConnell, creator of IntraNetwork, worked on over 17 years ago.

Amadeus, a young company with a young workforce is made up of people from 123 nationalities and 56 languages. Out of the 14,200 workforce, mover than 6,000 are developers.

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The Amadeus external business model is platform-based, so it is – in a sense – logical to see that internally