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7 tips for effective leadership for 2021 and beyond

As the world becomes increasingly digital, you may feel that effective leadership is becoming more difficult. In some ways true, but in fact, this development also gives us great opportunities. ...

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3 Virtual Event Ideas and 3 Examples of Awesome Virtual Events

The number of virtual events is growing at a pace, especially because of the 2020 restrictions and challenges associated with organizing physical events.  This means that a growing number of ...

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From in-person to virtual - without compromising the experience

The future of many training businesses as well as L&D initiatives depends on making a fast transformation to virtual. To succeed with that requires not compromising the participant and learner ...

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Top 7 Strategies for Virtual Change Management

Are you looking for actionable and effective ways to manage organizational change and development programs in a digital environment? My first pro-tip is: change should never be managed.

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Troy Pfeffer on the future of work: Robots can't replace collaboration

Troy Pfeffer is looking at a screen. It’s not an uncommon sight these days, with 90% of all jobs in the American economy requiring at least some interaction with computers as part of the workday. But ...

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A facilitator’s daydream: Engaging everyone with Howspace Live

Howspace Live is a major update to the Howspace digital facilitation platform. It brings video meetings to a new environment - to one where both text-based dialogue as well as different participation ...

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What’s the difference between digital and face-to-face facilitation?

One of the greatest things about new technologies is that they can be used to either digitize existing processes or develop completely new ways of working. However, when it comes to inherently ...

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5 Facilitator Skills to Re-think in the Digital Era

Facilitation is a craft that requires many very different types of expertise. The best facilitators know how to pick and choose the right skills and methods for any situation, which often happens ...

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Social sector influencers learning Artificial Intelligence: e-Learning that looks like its users is the key to success

AI knowhow and its development have become a hot topic in recent years. Yhteiskunta-alan korkeakoulutetut ry (name of association: Social Science Professionals, YKA) has recognised that there is a ...

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Five tips for organizing a successful hybrid event or hybrid training

The pandemic situation continues to pose challenges to training and event organizers in trying out new ways of implementation. Alongside fully digital implementations, hybrid events and hybrid ...

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Actions develop an organizational culture - Milestone and Aktia are on a journey of digital culture development

Milestone Coaching & Consulting is a Corporate culture design (coaching and development) agency with over 20 years of history in human-centred change. They build their customer relationships, ...

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A pioneer of digital collaboration: Finnish Business School Graduates renews operations through bold experiments

Finnish Business School Graduates is a leader in the digitalization of nonprofit work. This trade union of economists and students in the field, known for its active membership activities, is ...

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An awesome start: Howspace supports business, growth and stability in new working conditions

During the first spring of the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Turku's TSE exe worked hard to move events and training packages online as quickly as possible. TSE exe – the University’s program ...

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Inclusion and listening at the heart of strategic work

The way nonprofits work is currently transforming. This is a challenge to all organizations in the field today, including the Trade Union of Education in Finland (OAJ), one of the largest trade ...

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Digital Facilitation: 2 Facilitation Methods Done Virtually

Traditionally workshops are done in person, which places limitations on scheduling. Even before the pandemic's unexpected fast-tracking to digital transformation, meetings were often impossible to ...

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The Top 25 Digital Facilitation Tools for Virtual Workshops and Events

As a digital facilitator, it’s important to know what technologies are available to you, and how to effectively use them.  It’s critical to find the right tools that will help you effectively ...

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Antti Pitkänen and Agile Work: Modern workplace design is multifaceted, participative and scalable

Agile Work, founded in 2015, specializes in planning and managing changes in the workplace. Agile Work looks at workplaces from a multidisciplinary perspective: employee experience, culture and the ...

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Events moved easily to the internet: “Kasvu Open – Growth path” rolls on despite cancellations of face-to-face events

Finland's biggest growth and sparring programme, Kasvu Open – Growth Open, is facing new challenges in the midst of the prevailing exceptional circumstances. Kasvu Open – Growth Open is aimed at ...

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Being present is a key aspect of SDP’s Employees’ Seminars - now it has been proven to be possible in virtual mode

Spring 2020 brought with it many changes to the Finnish Social Democratic Party. This community, comprised of close to 40,000 party members and more than 700 active local associations, embarked years ...

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How a pandemic will rewrite the future of learning and organizational development

It seems like overnight, the COVID-19 global pandemic has forcibly changed our ways of working. The phenomena has accelerated the organizational transformation and learning curve of most, if not all ...

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How to facilitate a virtual workshop

Many of us are currently facing the challenge of turning a workshop that was planned to happen in person, into a virtual one. Whereas many facilitators are incredibly good at leading a group of ...

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How to turn your f2f training digital - 4 steps

Nearly every company is experiencing an exceptional situation in which the digitalisation of processes and projects has become an urgent challenge. Many teaching establishments and training courses ...

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Can a digital meeting be as good as a physical one?

With the help of new digital ways of working, there doesn’t have to be a quality difference between working together face-to-ace and digitally.

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AI helped the Finnish Medical Association shape the basic principles of healthcare

Doctors’ future guidelines on the basic principles of healthcare will be shaped through artificial intelligence. The Finnish Medical Association used the Howspace digital platform for crowdsourcing ...

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How to take the ADKAR Change model from theory to practice

The ADKAR® Model of change is a well-known and widely used tool that helps you analyze your change and better understand it. The five ADKAR elements—awareness, desire, knowledge, ability, and ...

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Top 7 organizational change trends in 2020 and beyond

In my work, I have the pleasure of meeting hundreds of representatives of various companies from around the world every year, and these meetings challenge and shape my thinking. Having worked around ...

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How to design an effective leadership training program with 7 simple tips

Designing a leadership training program is one of those things that seems easy on the surface but is actually really quite difficult—especially if you’re looking to create a sustained learning impact.

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Customer stories

House of Change's Journey: From a training organization to a transformation organization

“We started a transformation journey 5 years ago to take our fairly traditional training business more digital, more relevant and more impactful. A lot has changed since”, tells Roel Van Caenegem, ...

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Digital facilitation technology accelerates the growth of the international school climate movement

  More than 450 schools, internationally from every continent, are committed to a joint Climate Agreement of Schools. The agreement was drafted using Finnish digital facilitation technology. The ...

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How to make meetings more effective - 10 simple tips

Wenche Strømsnes has more than twenty years of experience in leadership and organizational development. Now she is focusing on helping companies improve their meeting culture. How many meetings did ...

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What is a Learning Experience Platform (or LXP)?

According to Beroe, the learning experience category has exploded into a $367 billion dollar market, and it's growing year on year.

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6 effective learning styles your business should adopt in the near future

First, it was LMSes — now it’s all about LXPs. For a while, everyone was talking about e-learning — now all they talk about is blended learning and learning experiences.

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2 practical use cases of AI in organizational development

Artificial intelligence (or AI) is one of those pesky terms that’s difficult to avoid no matter where you go. All you have to do is attend a meeting, browse through your LinkedIn feed, or even walk ...

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Customer cases

Powering organizational transformation with artificial intelligence

Making sense of huge volumes of qualitative data is one of the biggest challenges consultants and facilitators face today. In his work as an Organizational Consultant at Humap Consultation, ...

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Top experts share their digital facilitation experiences: tap into the wisdom of the crowd in the organization

It's about the time to celebrate Howspace first anniversary and dig deeper into the world of digital facilitation. To celebrate Howspace's journey as the world-leading digital facilitation platform, ...

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LMS vs LXP: definitions, differences & use cases

It's no secret that learning management systems have been a staple in larger organization since the 1990’s. However, with the introduction of learning experience platforms, the corporate learning ...

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4 pillars of facilitating successful organizational learning programs

When it comes to facilitating complex organizational development and learning programs, there’s no one quite like Glenda Eoyang. Together with her team at the Human Systems Dynamics Institute, Glenda ...

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How to make organizational change stick?

If you'd like to read this text in Finnish, please click here. “Nobody changes in isolation,” says Glenda Eoyang, Founding Executive Director of the Human Systems Dynamics Institute. “Rather than ...

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20 + 1 of the best online learning platforms for organizations

The success of modern organizations is measured by how fast their employees can learn new skills and absorb information. And while there are many online platforms that support learning and ...

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6 experts share their top tips for facilitating successful learning experiences

Not too long ago, factory workers and other blue-collar employees represented a large majority of the working population in North America and Europe. Back then, a company's financial performance was ...

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7 benefits of digital facilitation for modern organizations

If you’re looking for ways to innovate faster, grow your organization more sustainably, or make your employees more engaged during an organizational development process, digital facilitation may just ...

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How to run better dialogue in 3 simple steps

If you'd like to read this text in Finnish, please click here. Executive Vice President Tapio Anttila is responsible for societal training at Sitra, in addition to professionally facilitating group ...

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E-learning vs. blended learning — definitions, differences & use cases

Over the past couple of years, we’ve seen a huge increase in the use of different technologies to support organizations’ learning and training programs.

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Building a community around a 3-day conference

Toronto Change Days is not your average conference. Instead of building the event around static PowerPoint decks and one-way presentations, the organizers Nik Beeson and Rich Batchelor wanted to ...

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Customer stories

5 steps for building more effective change processes

If you'd like to read the blog in Swedish please click here. If you'd like to read the blog in Finnish, please click here. “Facilitation takes less time than before, so I have more time to focus on ...

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How to build successful office renovations and relocations through digital planning

If you'd like to read the blog in Finnish, please click here. Every office will undergo a relocation or renovation at some point: a move into new facilities, a conversion of traditional workspaces ...

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Customer stories

How Fingrid helped their experts become influencers

If you'd like to read this post in Finnish, please click here. Fingrid, Finland’s national power transmission company, wanted to train its experts to become influencers. The process is managed by ...

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Work is running smoothly at HR4

Human resources management company HR4 uses Howspace on a daily basis. The digital platform is growing with the company, which uses Howspace for organizational development and customer projects alike.

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How to facilitate a successful workshop in 18 simple steps

While facilitating a workshop is by no means an easy feat, even an inexperienced facilitator can get great results by following these 18 simple steps.

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4 organizational development experts share their thoughts on digitalization and dialogue

If you'd like to read this post in Finnish, please click here. Organizational development professionals believe in digitalization. A digital platform can be used to increase democracy and dialogue in ...

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It's time to digitalize your new employee onboarding process – here's how

If you'd like to read the blog in Finnish, please click here. The fall season is here, and so are new employees. All of them must be able to familiarize themselves with their new jobs as thoroughly ...

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Customer stories

Project Institute Finland: Howspace is suitable for virtually any customer

If you'd like to read this post in Finnish, please click here. More efficient ways of working and inspired partners are encouraging the experts at Project Institute Finland to use the Howspace ...

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20 organizational development experts share their top tips for effective change

We could all use a little help when it comes to implementing effective organizational change and transformation. So we called on 20 organizational development experts from all around the world to ...

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What is digital facilitation?

Digital facilitation is the use of digital platforms and technologies to enable large groups of people to work together towards a common goal. It is most commonly used by change consultants, ...

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

If you'd like to read the blog in Swedish please click here. If you'd like to read the blog in Finnish, please click here. Inspiring, easy to use and fast. Those are the main qualities of the ...

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5 lessons Gaia Leadership learned using Howspace

If you'd like to read the text in Finnish, please click here. Catharina Axling, partner and consultant at Gaia Leadership, recently used Howspace in a client project. She now shares five lessons that ...

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5 characteristics of a powerful digital facilitation platform

Simple, noiseless, contextual, journey-like, and workflow-based. These are the five key characteristics of powerful digital facilitation platforms—and the design principles that guided the creation ...

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GDPR for Howspace customers

If you'd like to read the blog in Finnish, please click here. With its implementation nearing, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is attracting interest and provoking discussion. This ...

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This is the one skill all great facilitators have in common

If you'd like to read the blog in Finnish, please click here. Digital facilitation is one of my favorite topics. I believe there are no limits to positive change when the facilitator’s attitude is ...

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How Gaia Consulting delivers impactful projects across continents with Howspace

When your mission is to make the world a better place, your tools must be up to the task. Gaia Consulting uses Howspace digital platform to promote its multinational projects in sustainable ...

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2 simple things leaders can do to foster motivation

If you'd like to read the blog post in Finnish, please click here. We are making major decisions in our private lives: we take on mortgages for hundreds of thousands of dollars, buy cars or invest in ...

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3 powerful questions to ask during a change process

If you'd like to read the blog post in Finnish, please click here. It’s difficult to imagine a more rewarding job than encouraging others to embrace change and learn something new. I know I have ...

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Are you managing change or facilitating organizational development?

If you'd like to read the blog post in Finnish, please click here. Our customers no longer want to buy planning from us. They want to buy organizational change and its implementation. For us  – as ...

Customer stories

How HR4 develops customer and employee experiences with Howspace

If you'd like to read this text in Finnish, please click here. In 2014, HR4 realized it needed a digital learning and collaboration environment for its customer training programs. Today, many of the ...

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How RÖTT uses Howspace to reinvent leadership training

If you'd like to read the story in Swedish, please click here. Jos haluat lukea tekstin suomeksi, paina tästä. Swedish consulting office RÖTT helps companies develop their customer experience. An ...

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How Prego revolutionized organizational learning with the help of Howspace

If you'd like to read the story in Finnish, please click here. Nora Ojala is the founder of Prego, a management development company, and an advocate of blended learning and practical leadership. One ...

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How Mukamas Learning Design used Howspace to engage 600+ participants in a dialogue

There are always limited encounters in one process. That’s why Vilma Mutka looked for a solution that would help her to permit the extension of the learning process as a whole at both ends.

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How Helsinki Brief Therapy Institute delivers effective blended learning programs for thousands of students with Howspace

Jos haluat lukea tekstin suomeksi, paina tästä. Helsinki Brief Therapy Institute searched for a digital solution to help them manage the needs of the different courses, students and educators.

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How Basware accelerated co-creation with hundreds of customers using Howspace

Jos haluat lukea tekstin suomeksi, paina tästä. Basware runs the world’s largest open commerce network. The Basware Network provides access to more than 220 global partner networks and over 1 million ...

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How Flow helped Metsä Group transform into a service organization through virtual collaboration on Howspace

Lukeaksesi asiakastarinan suomeksi, paina tästä. Wood trade is changing, and Metsä Group’s wood supply and forest services wanted to increase the focus of its wood supply chain on customer experience ...

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How Sovelto revolutionized training and consulting methods with Howspace

Lukeaksesi asiakastarinan suomeksi, paina tästä. It’s easy for people to study new things independently these days. But for the newly learned skills and knowledge to make an impact, companies need to ...

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How the Federation of Finnish Technology uses Howspace for co-creation

Keeping track of many great ideas and conversations can be a challenging task.

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How to harmonize company culture after a series of acquisitions

With mergers and acquisitions, what starts as a legal and financial transaction quickly becomes a company cultural exercise. How to turn previously separate organizations into one coherent entity ...

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How to facilitate an organizational development workshop for 700 participants

Take a public organization and its traditional annual Development Day. Pack 700 people in one auditorium and task them with work-related development goals to agree on for the next year. The obvious ...

eBooks & Guides

Digital Facilitation: The Ultimate Guide

What is digital facilitation and how can your organization benefit from it? In this Ultimate Guide, we’ll share everything you need to know about digital facilitation, including the benefits and best practices.

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Change & transformation platform for consultants – Howspace

Howspace is the perfect tool for facilitating organizational change. It allows you to engage an unlimited number of people to drive transformation.

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Blended learning environment – Howspace

Learning is not just a classroom activity. Blended learning environment Howspace allows you to bring a large group of people together to learn from each other.

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Workshop platform for facilitating large groups – Howspace

Multiply the impact of your next workshop with Howspace. Read on to find out how you can run large workshops with better results!

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Digital facilitation eBook: TOP 10 ideas for powerful digital facilitation

Digital facilitation enables multi-way communication, increases transparency, and allows you to engage hundreds, if not thousands, of people. To help you gain an understanding of these and 7 other major benefits of digital facilitation, we wrote a handy eBook that you can now download for free!

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Digital facilitation ideas: TOP 5 tips and tricks for powerful digital facilitation

For organizing effective workshops and change processes, we have collected the best practices of five change management and facilitation professionals. Download free eBook and achieve outcomes that have a real connection on daily work.

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Organizational Development: The Ultimate Guide

Successful organizational development comes down to empowering people. In this ultimate guide we'll share the mindset, skills and tools you'll need to facilitate organizational change effectively.

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Blended Learning: The Ultimate Guide

Everything you need to know about designing and facilitating effective blended learning programs for adults—from best practices to platform selection.

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8 Ways to Rethink Organizational Learning in 2020

To help you navigate the sea of organizational learning trends and understand how learning should change in your business, we broke this eBook down to the 8 learning trends that are already revolutionizing the way people learn at work. 

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The Digital Facilitation Playbook

Digital facilitation insights, benefits, tips, methods, and tools for workshops and meetings from expert virtual facilitators.

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How to Effectively Implement Organizational Change in a Digital Environment

In this eBook, we’ll share trends, tips, and real-life stories on how to digitally engage participants in organizational development and change programs.

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