- Create baseline group structure by identifying conversations that large teams, if not the entire organization, should be part of
- Select the group type, privacy and posting permissions that best reflect the audience objectives
- Identify Workplace groups which users should join by default
By now we know it's really important to have a baseline group structure ready for launch with a clear content strategy associated to each.
Here we take you through the different group types, giving examples and recommended settings for each. As you're reviewing and planning your groups, think about the following:
- Baseline Group structure should be inclusive of as many people in the organization as possible. Try to create top level groups that cover everyone. QUICK TIP: Perhaps start by looking at the Org chart and go from there.
- When choosing to create a group, think about who will be the group admin and what the purpose and content strategy is.
- Decide whether a group is going to be a default group which everyone in the organization will be added to.
Team & Project Groups
Allow your employees to collaborate more efficiently within their projects. Scheduling meetings via polls, summarizing actions in group docs, etc. all project information will remain in a single place and can be quickly read by new member additions.
- Website Relaunch Project
- Marketing Team
- Sales Team
- Office Move Project
- Customer X Campaign
Allow your employees to stay on top of other department, product or team news. It helps bring everyone together and discover synergies across teams.
- All Company News
- Marketing Announcements
- HR Updates
These Groups allow employees to share their intel and experience to solve company challenges. By allowing everyone to contribute and share feedback ideas on new products, better customer service, etc. will flourish.
- Customer Feedback Q&A
- Cost Saving Ideas
- Lets be better