• Getting It Right: Process & Positioning

    June 03, 2019

    • by IHAF Staff

    Navigating the operational challenges inherent in running an internal agency can feel like an endless series of twists and turns. While there are ways to overlook certain obstacles for the sake of getting the job done, there are also ways to enhance your team’s problem-solving capabilities to …

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  • Enter Your Sunday Best!

    May 20, 2019

    • by IHAF Staff

    Awards season is underway at IHAF and our in-house community is buzzing as they thoughtfully consider the work they’ve produced over the past year, choosing the best of the best to enter into our 2019 In-House Creativity Awards.

    In fact, members tell us year after year that there’s no better way …

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  • Boosting Performance Through Behavioral Analysis

    May 15, 2019

    Humans have sustained by following something that is instinctual to all of us—tribal loyalty. We are drawn to likeminded, like-valued people which has made it safer, easier and more effective for us to survive for many thousands of years.

    Analyzing human behavior, whether driven by digital data …

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  • Is a Virtual Model Right for Your Team?

    February 11, 2019

    • by IHAF Staff

    With work-from-home policies becoming more and more common, in-house agency leaders want to know what it takes to make a virtual workforce work. According to PwC’s corporate creative agency, making use of readily available technology, building a culture of flexibility and instilling a strong sense …

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  • Meet a Member: Joan Yenawine of Combined Jewish Philanthropies

    December 10, 2018

    • by Davielle Pierrette, IHAF

    Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of meeting Joan Yenawine, Associate Creative Director with Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP). Reconnecting recently, Joan opened up about some exciting new changes involving her team and how they’re leveraging the IHAF community to advance even further.

    One …

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  • Hallmark Wins Best of Show!

    November 12, 2018

    • by IHAF Staff

    Last Thursday evening, over 300 in-house enthusiasts gathered to celebrate creative excellence at the 10th annual IHAF Awards Show—a festive and fun experience! Attendees admired over 650 submissions displayed during the cocktail reception, anticipating which teams would win Gold, Silver and …

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  • Hiring for Talent, Not Location

    October 29, 2018

    • by Jack Teuber, PwC

    When asked why he robbed banks, legend has it that Willie Sutton replied, “Because that’s where the money is.” Get any group of internal agency leaders together and the talk quickly turns to talent. Where to find it. How to keep it. And, what motivates morale.

    If your in-house agency is located in …

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  • Supporting Sponsors Who Support You

    October 22, 2018

    • by IHAF Staff

    If you’ve ever attended the IHAF Conference & Awards Show, you’ve come to expect inspiring keynotes, informative breakouts and ample opportunities to network. What you may not realize is that a keystone of our event is the participation of a dedicated group of sponsors. Without their support, the …

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  • IHAF Conference: Shifting for Change

    July 23, 2018

    • by IHAF Staff

    Are you attending this year’s IHAF Conference & Awards Show? Registration is open with early-bird savings for IHAF members through July 31. That means you only have a few days left to save $150 on our biggest event of the year.

    The theme of this year’s conference is SHIFT—focused on the unexpected …

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  • Got Disruption? Time to Shift!

    June 18, 2018

    • by IHAF Staff

    Each year, IHAF spends considerable time chatting with members about what’s topical for them in order to align on a theme for our annual conference. This year, disruption emerged as a common thread—specifically, the factors that are shaping today’s marketing landscape and how in-house agencies are …

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