Picture of Toby WardToby Ward

Founder and CEO, Prescient Digital Media

The founder and CEO of Prescient Digital Media, Toby Ward, is a senior Internet and intranet consultant with particular expertise in the area of Internet and intranet planning and communications. A specialist in web and intranet planning and measurement, Toby has led his company to many awards in the past two years including an illustrious Webby Award.

A broadcast journalist turned consultant, Toby founded and launched Prescient in early 2001. He writes for many sources including eHealthNews.com and IntranetBlog.com. He speaks at many conferences across the globe and has worked with many big name clients spanning many different industries.

Toby is a recognized North American expert on effective web planning, communication, benchmarking and best practice measurement (ROI), as well as author of Finding ROI, a leading study conducted on intranet Return on Investment.

He lives in Vancouver, Canada with his wife and two daughters. When he's not working and travelling, he prefers to spend my time with his girls, on the mountain, in the garden, or playing hockey.

Prescient Digital Media

Prescient Digital Media is a group of senior intranet and Interet consultants that provide strategic Internet and intranet consulting, planning and communications services to organizations of all sizes. The company is based in Canada and has great experience in developing highly effective websites and intranets for clients in a variety of sectors.

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Wednesday, November 5th: 15.45 - 16.45

Track: State of the Intranet

Intranet 2.0: case study examples of the next generation of killer intranets

Through case study examples from IBM, Cisco, BT, Sabre, and others Toby will talk about the newest intranet trends including

  • Blogs
  • Wikis
  • Employee networking
  • Multimedia

eHealth 2.0 - Creating engaging and interactive health content and tools

Thursday, November 6th: 10.30 - 12.00

Track: E-Health Challenges

Learn from the best examples and case studies from some of the very best health websites on the planet. Specifically you’ll learn:

a. The best websites and their practices for content, and interactive tools

b. How to implement blogs and other web 2.0 tools

c. Why “the conversation” is one of the most critical metrics to gauge

d. How to measure the business outcome of social media tools