Compliance Communications Blog


Planning Effective Compliance Communication, Part 5: Content Assessment

Choosing the right content and assessing your available resources plays a large role in creating an effective compliance communication strategy. Using the previous parts of this series as reference, you’ll be able to look back at your analysis and choose the most appropriate content. You’ll also have a better understanding of current internal messaging and training, which will help you pick the best content for alignment. When you start to choose content, it can be helpful to consider the following points:



Effective Compliance Communication, Part 4: Current Training And HR Initiatives

In Part 3 of this series, the importance of aligning your compliance messaging with that of other departments within your organization was touched upon. To dive a little deeper into this concept, one should focus on alignment with HR and current training initiatives.  Aligning with current training schedules will help determine the optimal release timing for any additional communications, and ultimately help prevent overwhelming your audience. Consider the following questions:



Effective Compliance Communication, Part 3: Message Alignment

Be sure to align your compliance and ethics messages with those of other internal departments and individuals in your organization. Whether you are a department of one or of many, and regardless of how large or small your business is, you won’t want to overwhelm your audience or send out competing messages. In Part 4 of this series, there will be a closer look at alignment with HR-related communications specifically. For now, here are some things to consider when you initially begin your message alignment:



Effective Compliance Communication, Part 2: Understanding Your Audience

Part II: Audience Analysis

As I mentioned in part one of this series, this step in the communication planning process should happen early to avoid messaging pitfalls (like too much, too little, mis-alignment, etc). Understanding these key points will help you understand who you should target based on their roles, interests, and knowledge:



Effective Compliance Communication, Part 1: Set Goals

Recently, I wrote a blog that focused on 8 steps to creating a successful compliance communication plan. It drummed up a lot of excitement around the office, and we’ve had many people ask us to dive deeper in to the content surrounding each individual tip. In fact, the infographic has been so well received that we created some communication planning templates to compliment it. But I recently asked myself, “Why stop there?”