External advertising on internal-facing intranets has been around since intranets first emerged in the mid- to late-nineties. Even in 1997 marketers were eyeing up the possibilities, although it was also clearly a contentious issue. Since then larger corporates like BT have carried some modest levels of external advertising and, today, it is possible to advertise on the […]
Two Hives delivers insights into digital working through consulting, writing and research.
Our areas of focus include intranets, the digital workplace, collaboration, external-facing websites, enterprise social networks, and knowledge management.
Who we are
Two Hives is run by Steve Bynghall and Kelly Andrews. We're based in London, UK and provide advisory and content services to a variety of companies including global leading brands smaller companies, professional practices, and software vendors and consultancies.
Steve has over twenty years experience of working in the area of online collaboration, intranets and knowledge management, as well as nearly ten years as a professional writer. Kelly has a background in HR and data management, working in the corporate, charity and public sector. Learn more..
What we do
We provide consulting and advisory services, as well as writing and research. We advise clients on strategies, tactics and best practices for deploying and improving intranets, HR portals, social networks and collaboration platforms. We help to define and articulate digital strategies, provide insights for workshops and away days, supply ad hoc advice and also undertake project work.
We also specialise in writing posts, articles, reports, books and whitepapers about digital working which are well-researched, authoritative and written from a position of expertise. Learn more..
Recent insights and posts from the Two Hives blog
Employee advocacy is one of those general terms that is often used to describe something quite specific. Increasingly it now refers to a programme or initiative which encourages employees to use their individual social media channels to promote their employer, usually by sharing suitable communications and content. On the face of it these types of […]
Recently, we’ve heard a lot about chatbots and their use within the digital workplace and for internal communications. This was a recurrent theme at the recent IntraTeam conference in Copenhagen. Many of us agree chatbots have many potential uses and their widespread deployment in the digital workplace is coming soon. So far, beyond the use of chatbots […]
When wearable tech took a step backwards with the failure, of Google Glass, there was perhaps a perception that the widespread adoption of wearable technology within the digital workplace had stalled. The 2015 Gartner Emerging Technology Hype Cycle also suggested wearables were just passing through the “Peak of inflated expectations” and were about to tumble […]