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Wednesday, November 7 • 10:55am - 11:30am
From Great Idea to Green Light: Getting Your Intranet Refresh Project Approved During Uncertain Times - Whole Foods Market

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Learn about the challenges that Whole Foods Market’s internal communications team faced when pitching an intranet refresh to executive leadership, and how they overcame initial failure by strategically rebranding the intranet project. Get insight into the proposal, business case, and even the name of the project that perfectly aligned with executives’ vision, gave the team a green light, and created two new teams (and several jobs) focused on the digital workplace.

Discover new strategies to solve your biggest communications challenges and how a national retailer engages 85,000 deskless workers, including how to:

  • Recognize the difference between industry-standard terms and what actually works for your business
  • Implement strategies to build a proposal and business case
  • Package, brand, and pitch your intranet project
  • Get the right people for the job: who you need on your team to create a comprehensive and successful proposal

Ian Ragsdale, Sr. Internal Communications Manager, Digital Platforms
Whole Foods Market 

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Ian Ragsdale

Senior Internal Communications Manager, Digital Platforms, Whole Foods Market
Ian Ragsdale started as a marketer, but transitioned to internal communications when he discovered that what he really enjoyed was supporting employees to be and do their best. Ian joined Whole Foods Market in 2017 after seven years in higher education and four years working on enterprise... Read More →

Wednesday November 7, 2018 10:55am - 11:30am
Hotel Republic San Diego, Autograph Collection 421 W B St, San Diego, CA 92101, USA